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Elks Make Holidays A Bit Brighter For Over 400 Kids

The Louisiana Elks Lodge held their annual shopping night at Walmart on Monday, Dec. 11. More than 400 kids from the Pike County area were allowed to purchase $80 of clothing including shoes and coats. This has become a holiday tradition for the Elks and one that is very much appreciated by families in need. […]

PCMH Earns Level III Stroke Center Designation Status

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Time Critical Diagnosis Unit has certified Pike County Memorial Hospital as a Level III Stroke Center. Level III Centers play an important role in providing access to time critical care which is important to patients in non-metropolitan areas. PCMH elected to pursue the voluntary Level III Stroke […]

Louisiana Council Approves Work For Georgia Street Corridor

The Louisiana City Council held a special meeting on Monday, Dec. 11 and voted to approve the work included in the Georgia Street Corridor. The project was outlined in a press release from Mayor Bart Niedner last week. The People’s Tribune is reprinting that to provide clarity to the project as a whole. User rates […]

NECAC Begins Second Part Of Utility Assistance Season

NECAC recently launched the second part of the utility assistance season. The effort kicked off Nov. 1 for qualifying elderly and disabled clients. Starting Friday, families and individuals can apply. New clients may sign up at NECAC County Service Centers or by calling 573-324-0120. So far, NECAC is down about 300 applications from this point […]

Louisiana Council Reviews Georgia Street Project

The Louisiana City Council held a work study session on Monday to discuss the Georgia Street Corridor project prior to a special meeting next week. Mayor Bart Niedner explained the project includes a new street and complete renewal of the sanitary sewer from 4th Street to the Stark Cabin. Between 4th Street and the hospital, […]

Bowling Green Board Debates Utility Vehicle Policy

The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen held its committee meeting on Monday, Dec. 4 and took up the issue of utility vehicle use within city limits once again. The issue has come up numerous times over the years. Board members have expressed interest in allowing certain types of utility vehicles to be operated on streets […]

Several Pike County Departments Implement Changes Following State Auditor’s Report

Several county departments are in the process of making changes to address issues raised in a report by the Missouri State Auditor’s office following an audit of Pike County and the 45th Judicial Circuit Court for the year ending Dec. 31, 2016. The state issues ratings on a scale of excellent, good, fair and poor. […]

Clearing Paths

Work continues to be steady on the new Champ Clark Bridge project. In November crews cut a wide swath next to the Illinois approach. Trees and other vegetation was cleared and a gravel roadway has been installed. Semi truckloads of the chipped wood have been hauled away as space is made for the new approach. […]

Two Face Drug Charges Following Bust

Two individuals face felony charges including delivery of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child following an arrest that took place on Wednesday, Nov. 22. George R. Reading III, 32, and Alisa R. Gregory, 33, each of Bowling Green, were taken into custody following the execution of a search warrant at 1409 […]

Champ Clark Bridge Project Has Its Own Facebook Page

Social media is quickly becoming a popular way to communicate and share, and Massman Construction Company recognizes the benefits of sharing updates about the new Champ Clark Bridge. Therefore, they recently launched the Champ Clark Bridge Replacement Facebook page, encouraging anyone on Facebook to like the page and stay informed. The link is: Massman […]

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