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KMOV TV St. Louis Chief Meteorologist Steve Templeton hands an autographed photo to Michelle Grimes of Bowling Green during a 4Warn Storm Mode Tour appearance Thursday at Bowling Green High School. In addition to meeting with viewers, station meteorologists did live weather forecasts and presented weather programs. Also pictured are KMOV Meteorologists Meghan Danahey, and […]

Buffalo Fort Offered Early Settlers An Oasis From Danger

• Louisiana’s Past Looking Forward • It stood for only a few years, but it provided a safe haven for early settlers. Work on Fort Buffalo began in December 1811 as tensions with the Sac and Fox tribes rose due to British incitement in the buildup to the War of 1812. The dimensions aren’t recorded, […]

Annual Black History Month Program Held At White Rose Baptist Church

The Northeast Missouri Clergy Coalition held its Annual Black History Program on Sunday, Feb. 4, at White Rose Baptist Church, Bowling Green. The black history speaker was G. Faye Dant, The executive director for Gem’s Journey Huck Finn Freedom Center, Hannibal, also Founding Director Hannibal African American Life & History Project. Sister Dant gave a […]

Van-Far Courtwarming 2018

Van-Far High School held Courtwarming activities last week, which included the coronation that took place between the girl’s and boy’s varsity games against Mark Twain on Friday, Feb. 2. Lathyn McMorris and Maddie Dunn were crowned king and queen. Find more highlights on page 8 of this week’s edition. Both games were featured on TribCast […]

Bowling Green Courtwarming 2018

Bowling Green High School held Courtwarming activities prior to the girl’s championship game during the tournament on Friday, Jan. 26. Dylan Henderson and Jaylen Early (seated) were crowned king and queen. The court includes (back row, from left): Kamden Burnett, Summer Scherder, Bryson Heidecker, Caitlin Bilhartz, Corey Bell, Ashton Thornton, Shelby St.Aubyn, Noah Pafford, Madeline […]

Quilters Sought To Make Squares For Bicentennial

In addition to the many fundraiser events leading up to Louisiana celebrating its 200th anniversary, a local woman has volunteered to help craft a quilt of the town’s history. Helen Crew has done similar projects in the past. She came up with the idea of making a quilt celebrating Louisiana’s history. It will be raffled […]

Safety Coalition Invites Public To Meeting For Opiod Use/Addition On Jan. 11

The Northeast Coalition for Roadway Safety will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11 from 9:30-11 a.m., in various locations using videoconferencing at Missouri Department of Transportation facilities. “We want to accommodate all our safety advocates, so we are encouraging anyone to attend who might be interested in the grants we offer or the […]

Ticket Line Open To Reserve Seats For Mayor’s Masquerade Ball On Feb. 3

The ticket hotline is officially open to reserve seats for the Mayor’s Masquerade Ball – an opportunity to celebrate and support the Louisiana community on Feb. 3. In keeping with the Bicentennial motto “the past looking forward,” the event is designed as a benefit in support of both the Louisiana R-II Performing Arts program and […]

Honeyshuck Holiday

Connie Fleming, left, and Barb Peasel tell Santa Claus what they want for Christmas during a holiday open house Dec. 16 at Honeyshuck, the Champ Clark home in Bowling Green. The national historic landmark is open by appointment during December for visitors to enjoy interior decorations. In addition, new donations have been added to the […]

Jolly Ol’ St. Nick…lean your ear this way!

The Jolly Old Elf was on hand to greet children at the annual Parents As Teachers (PAT) Breakfast With Santa at Clopton Elementary Saturday, Dec. 2. PAT coordinator Julie Phillips was pleased with the turnout as children enjoyed several activities including: a light breakfast, coloring and playdough activities, ornament making and sled rides. Pictured below […]

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