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Public Invited To Champ Clark Bridge Update On Feb. 23 At Riverview Park In Louisiana

Massman Construction and the entire Champ Clark Bridge team invite the public to the monthly update meeting Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. in Riverview Park in Louisiana (weather permitting). An update will be given on construction progress on the new Champ Clark Bridge. This is an informal meeting and attendees are encouraged to ask […]

PCMH To Host ‘Heart Wise’ Health Fair Next Week

Area residents are invited to come and take part in Pike County Memorial Hospital’s annual Heart Wise Health Fair that will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The event will take place in the hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Department and will be held starting at 7 a.m. and will end at 10 a.m. It’s important to note […]

BGHS Band Chosen To Perform At State Games

The Bowling Green High School band has been chosen to perform at the Missouri State High School Athletic Association’s basketball championships in Springfield on Saturday, March 16. The band sent in an audition video playing a number of their peop band tunes, along with many other schools auditioning, and their were chosen to perform. While this is […]

Four New Bridges Are Included In Pike Budget

Pike County Commissioners are proud of the work that has been done to secure the construction of four new bridges out of the budget . A clarification to the article last week, the money for the bridges comes from the road and bridge budget of under $3 million and not the general revenue funds from […]

Champagne Toast, Ribbon Cutting Kick Off Opening Of Eastern Missouri Family YMCA

With what started as a request from Fred Kohl, a life-time Vandalia resident, to the Vandalia Board of Aldermen in the early 2000s the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA in Vandalia opened its doors on Monday, Feb. 11. The opening was kicked off on Friday, Feb. 8 with a champagne toast at 7 p.m., in the […]

Louisiana Community Betterment To Host Photo Exhibit On Feb. 23

Louisiana Community Betterment will be holding a photo exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Twin Pike YMCA. Doors open at 4 p.m. and close at 6:30 p.m. Photos are entered from all levels of skill and categories. All photos are of people, places or things that are relative to Louisiana and surrounding areas. With […]

Pike County Passes Balanced Budget

Four Bridges, Raises Part Of $2.64 Million Budget With many new office-holders including an newly-appointed county clerk, development of the budget this year came with challenges but was completed last week. The budget reflects total expected revenue of $2,364,014 which is an increase of about $50,000. Sales tax is projected to be slightly lower than […]

MDC Seeks Public Input On Ted Shanks Area In Pike County

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians. A draft management plan for MDC’s Ted Shanks Conservation Area is available for public review through Feb. 28. To preview this draft management plan and […]

Bienhoff Funeral Home Opens New Location In Vandalia

After approximately six months of remodeling Bienhoff Funeral Home has opened its new facility located at 100 Gaslight Road in Vandalia. In July 2018 Bienhoff Funeral Homes owners, Clyde and Cheryl Oligschlaeger, purchased the former Vandalia VFW Post 2173. The Oligschlaegers had been working to find a building in Vandalia due to the fact that […]

Internal Investigation Is Underway Following Suicide At Pike County Jail

An investigation is underway after an inmate at the Pike County Jail was found dead in his cell from an apparent hanging. Sheriff Stephen Korte said Ben W. Struttman, 32, of Audrain County was discovered deceased at about 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27. Korte noted the Struttman was alone in a cell at the […]

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