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Bobcats Head Football Coach Announces Intent to Resign

Kevin Krietemeyer, the head coach for Bowling Green’s football program announced his intent to resign yesterday. He delivered the letter to Bowling Green Administration at the end of November. The Bowling Green School Board is expected to decide on the matter at their next meeting. Bowling Green’s athletic director, Matt Chance, confirmed the news with […]

Twin Pike Family YMCA Announces Gerald Ogletree As New CEO

The Twin Pike Family YMCA announced Thursday, Nov. 21 the hiring of Gerald Ogletree as its new chief executive officer. He will begin serving as the new CEO effective early December 2019 and succeeds Eric Abts and Kara Viorel who have acted as interim management for the past year. According to the YMCA’s announcement, Ogletree […]

Audrain County Teens Arrested For Attempted Poaching, Weapons Violation

On Saturday, Nov. 16, at approximately 6:48 p.m., the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a reported incident in the 14000 block of Audrain Road 913. During the course, of the investigation it was determined individuals traveling in a red Ford F-150 truck discharged a firearm at a deer near the roadway and near an […]

Louisiana City Council Votes To Increase Water Bill For Recycling

Louisiana City Council voted to increase residence monthly utility bill by 25 cents on Monday, Nov. 25. The rate increase is the result of council members reestablishing a local recycling drop-off. Pike County Sheltered Workshops operates the recycling trailer located within the city. Due to decreased demand of re-cycled material, the workshop could not continue […]

Louisiana Man Publishes ‘They Call Us Pikers’

Engel Believes There’s No End To Pike County Stories The award-winning journalist, author and publicist offers a new batch of them in “They Call Us Pikers.” The 224-page non-fiction book features 56 stories of local history, plus 12 pages of clippings about Pike County from newspapers around the nation. It costs $40 and is scheduled […]

Old Saint Nick Visits Louisiana’s Winter Wonderland

Santa stopped by the City of Louisiana Saturday, Nov. 30 to visit and help celebrate and light the community’s new Christmas tree. The event was hosted by Louisiana Community Betterment Association and sponsored by various local businesses and volunteers. The event kicked off with an evening parade down Georgia Street from Sunset Park to 3rd […]

Green Is Headline Entertainer At 2020 Pike County Fair

The Pike County Fair Board has announced that Riley Green will be the entertainment on the main stage on Saturday, Aug. 1. Green was raised on the sounds of traditional country, bluegrass, and southern gospel music. His 2018 “In A Truck Right Now” introduced his mixture of out-law-rebellion, and respect for tradition across his self-penned […]

NECAC, Meridian Waste Provides Thanksgiving Meals

The Company That Usually Does The Pickup Does Some Dropping off Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, in partnership with the North East Community Action Cor-poration (NECAC) Pike County, donated 30 Thanksgiving dinners to families throughout the company’s Pike County collection service area and home to the company’s Eagle Ridge Landfill. Meridian […]

Honoring A Legacy

Pictured, from left, are Dr. Ned Glenn, Sally Cropp, Martha Sue Smith and Becky Prince. Four local founding board members of the Louisiana Area Historical Museum were honored at the organization’s annual banquet Nov. 14. The four were part of the nine-member group that established the museum in 1992. More than 100 guests attended the […]

Klott Inducted Into Missouri 4-H Hall Of Fame At State Fair

Mike Klott of Bowling Green is one of 43 people inducted Saturday, Aug. 17 into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame, reflecting their decades of support to their county clubs and national organization.  Klott, a 25 year employee of Woods Smoked Meats, has worked in the curing phase of the operation. He has spent many […]

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