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Pike County Recorder Warns Of Scam Targeting New Property Owners

Pike County Recorder Sherry McCarty says a scam has been going around that claims a deed can be purchased for $87. McCarty says deeds are not that expensive and that her office only charges $1 per page so deeds with short descriptions can be as little as $3 or $4. “It seems to only be […]

Health Department Holds Annual Veteran Appreciation Event

The Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice held its annual veteran appreciation and flag dedication ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 9. Members of VFW Post 5553 of Bowling Green took part in presenting the colors and handling the flag. Chris Apps of St. Louis provided bagpipes and the National Anthem was sung by Leah […]

Molly Brown Portrayer Proves Unsinkable At Museum Dinner

It took a tragedy the size of Titanic to momentarily set back a gutsy Missouri native who had overcome immense hurdles. Lisa Marks of the Hannibal History Museum brought to life Margaret Tobin Brown – better known as Molly after Broadway and Hollywood told her story – during the Louisiana Area Historical Museum’s annual fall […]

Niedners To Host First-Ever Mayor’s Ball As Fundraiser For R-II Performing Arts, Bicentennial

Louisiana Mayor Bart Niedner and his wife Michelle are hosting the first-ever Mayor’s Ball on Feb. 3 at the Masonic Temple. People are encouraged to get out their masks and capes for this entertaining event. The Mayor’s Ball is an opportunity to celebrate and support the Louisiana community through a formal gathering. In keeping with […]

Bowling Green Board Opts To Demolish Two Dilapidated Buildings Near Square

It’s taken a couple of months debating the merits of taking down two buildings near the square that are in danger of collapse, but the Bowling Green Board of Aldermen decided to take action at a special meeting last night (Monday, Nov. 6). The buildings are located at the corner of Main and Court Streets […]

‘Living Windows’ Will Be New For This Year’s Holly Jolly Festival

Deadline To Register Is This Friday For Festival On Nov. 17 The Bowling Green Downtown Revitalization committee has cooked up a fun new event for the Holly Jolly Festival that is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. A Holiday Living Windows contest will be held during the event on Friday, Nov. 17. Businesses and organizations […]

Eastern Missouri YMCA Breaks Ground For Vandalia Facility To Come Next Year

A ground-breaking ceremony was held Thursday, Nov. 2 at the site of the new Eastern Missouri YMCA which was attended by many community stakeholders, members of the Van-Far and Community R-VI student councils, and other dignitaries including members of the Rual Morris Foundation. The 18,000 square-foot facility is expected to cost about $1.6 million and […]

Pike County NSDAR Recognizes Louisiana Historical Museum

The Louisiana Area Historical Museum was recently recognized at a ceremony by the Pike County Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for the community service provided by the museum over the course of its 25 years of existence. Cindy Blaylock, Chapter Regent, presented a certificate to members of the […]

Audience Hears Mark Twain, Champ Clark Connection

When one of America’s greatest writers wanted a monumental legal change, he turned to one of the nation’s most astute politicians. Mark Twain and Champ Clark became friends after the author campaigned so well for better copyright law that the legislator called him “the prince of lobbyists.” Members and guests of Champ Clark Honey Shuck […]

Large Loads Have New Place To Pull Off To Cross Champ Clark Bridge

Large Loads Have New Place To Pull Off To Cross Champ Clark Bridge All wide loads needing to cross the U.S. Route 54 Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana, have new locations to pull off and wait for law enforcement escorts due to work at the intersection of U.S. 54 and Missouri Route 79, in conjunction with […]

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