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Cancer Memorial Park To Host First Celebration Of Life Survivor Dinner, Luminary Service

The board of the Cancer Memorial Park has recently announced the first Celebration of Life event to be held in Bowling Green on the evening of Friday, Sept. 13. The event will include a dinner for cancer survivors hosted by the First Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green and a luminary service in the Cancer Memorial […]

Two Bowling Green Residents Face Charges Following Chase

Two Bowling Green men face numerous charges following events that took place on Wednesday, Aug. 14. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte reports a citizen reported that a vehicle that was involved in the burglary of their home recently was seen traveling in the area of the Bowling Green reservoir. During the course of investigating the […]

Progress Being Made On Georgia Street Project

Progress is being made along historic Georgia Street which is one part of an overall effort for street and utility improvement throughout the town. In 2015 residents in Louisiana approved a one-half percent sales tax for transportation projects and a one-quarter percent sales tax for storm water drainage projects. This kicked off a major effort […]

Dozen NECC Offenders Complete ‘Connections To Success’ Program

On Thursday, Aug. 8, a total of 12 offenders from Northeast Correctional Center (NECC) graduated from “Connections to Success” with a ceremony and refreshments for those who attended. The first Connections to Success program was completed in July 2018 at Algoa Correctional Facility and recently a graduation was held for approximately 15 offenders at KCRC […]

Ramp, Sewer Issues Addressed At Pike Co. Courthouse

Crews began work last week at the Pike County Courthouse to repair and upgrade a couple of sewer lines. The deteriorating handicap-accessible ramp had to be removed to accommodate the work so a new ramp will be installed after the plumbing work is finished. Western District Commissioner Bill Allen explained that county staff will be […]

MoDOT Facility In Bowling Green For Sale

Missouri Department of Transportation’s Bowling Green maintenance facility, located at 1416 Business Highway 54 West, Bowling Green is for sale, and bids are now being accepted. Efforts were made earlier this summer to sell the building, but no bids were submitted. “Previously we asked for a minimum bid of $200,000,” said Kevin James, MoDOT Northeast […]

Hundreds Attend Champ Clark Bridge Dedication

More Than Double The Size Of Old Span The $63 Million Bridge Is Expected To Last A Century Hundreds of people from both sides of the Mississippi River took one of their last trips across the over 90-year-old Champ Clark Bridge to attend the dedication ceremony of the new span that was held on Saturday, […]

PCMH Crew Members Help Deliver A Labor Of Love In The Ambulance

Alexis Mecham Gives Birth To Healthy Baby Girl Alexis Mecham’s baby decided to greet the world a little earlier than expected and made it safely with the help of emergency crew members from Pike County Memorial Hospital (PCMH). Mecham lives in Curryville and was set to be induced on the morning of Monday, July 19, […]

Chamber Reveals Theme, Slogan For Louisiana Colorfest

‘Pardon Our Construction – We’re Building A Foundation For A Better Tomorrow’ The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce decided to poke a little fun of the construction situation that will force some changes to this year’s Colorfest event and held a contest for the theme. As it turned out, the Chamber Board selected a theme and […]

PCMH Launches Program Honoring Local Veterans

Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands, but now, PCMH patients who have served in the military will also receive a band of another kind — one honoring their service to the country. The red and white wristbands are inscribed with the words, “PCMH, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.” Hospital employees who have served […]

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