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Champ Clark Bridge To Be Closed During Daytime Hours Next Week For Maintenance

If the weather holds the Champ Clark Bridge will have closures next week for maintenance. Closures are scheduled for 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. starting on Monday, Jan. 29 to Friday, Feb. 2. As crews work to construct piers for the new bridge, there have been some “close calls” from debris coming off the existing […]

Filing Period Ends For April Election

Several Municipal Seats To Be Contested In Louisiana & Bowling Green The filing deadline has passed and those who have thrown their name in the hat will appear on the ballot for the upcoming April 3 election. The filing period was held from Dec. 12, 2017 until Jan. 16, 2018. Those interested in filing as […]

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 […]

PCMH Is Recognized For Improved Quality, Safety

The Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) recently recognized Pike County Memorial Hospital with a “Zero Hero” award. PCMH was one of only eight in the top 10 percent with the most zero harm measures reported. The participating organizations have either achieved and/or sustained a zero rate of harm, of HIIN-participating hospitals. HIIN is the Missouri Hospital […]

Contractor Seeks Input On Retaining Wall Selection For Champ Clark Bridge

Voting Ends Jan. 27 Massman Construction, the contractor designing and building the new Champ Clark Bridge, is seeking input from area residents about an important design element concerning where the new bridge will connect to Missouri Route 79 near Ayerco. “The new bridge is being built just south of the existing bridge and will come […]

Coatless Volunteer Provides Inspiration To NECAC, Salvation Army Kettle Campaign

Terry McCormick stood in the cold without a winter coat because she thought others were in greater need. The 50-year-old Louisiana woman was one of 83 people who volunteered with the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) and the Salvation Army to raise $6,003 during the annual six-week bell-ringing kettle campaign at Walmart in […]

John B. Henderson Bust To Be Unveiled During Louisiana Bicentennial Celebration

John Brooks Henderson helped to change America, and there will soon be a permanent tribute in his hometown of Louisiana. A bust of the man who drafted and introduced the 13th Amendment outlawing slavery will be dedicated during the Louisiana Bicentennial Celebration June 30 to July 4. World-renown local artist John Stoeckley undertook the project […]

BOLA Is Sponsor Of Bicentennial

Bank of Louisiana is proud to be a Community Friend Sponsor of the upcoming Louisiana Missouri 2018 Bicentennial Celebration. Jim Ross, Bank of Louisiana President presented the donation to Cindy Blaylock, Co-Chair of the celebration committee. • Louisiana’s Past Looking Forward • Man Who Built First Pike County Courthouse Got Around Editor’s note: Louisiana celebrates its […]

National Mentoring Month Kick-Off Starts At Twin Pike Family YMCA

January is National Mentoring Month, and this year the Reach and Rise® Mentoring Program is celebrating 16 years of the mentoring movement with a recruitment campaign of one-on-one mentors in our area. Reach & Rise® One-on-One Mentoring Program looks for adult volunteers (mentors) who can guide and build a positive rapport with youth. Volunteers may […]

MDC, MoDOT Invite Schools To Fight Litter Through Trash Can Decorating Contest

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) invite Missouri public, private, and home-school students in grades K-8 to help fight litter in the Show-Me State — and to have creative and educational fun — by participating in the 2018 “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter-Free” trash-can-decorating contest. The annual […]

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