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Louisiana Police Seek Information Into Burglary Of Chainsaws, Tools From Christopher Tire

Louisiana Chief of Police April Epperson said the department is seeking help from the public to gather more infoation on a burglary that took place during the night of Wednesday, Jan. 9. Epperson said the incident took place at local business Christopher Tire. During the burglary, the following chainsaws were stolen: Echo 590 with 20-in. […]

Bowling Green Chamber Of Commerce Celebrates Successful Year At Banquet

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet on Thursday, Jan. 10 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in St. Clement. In addition to a delicious meal, several awards were presented and board members were installed as the chamber reviewed another successful year for the organization. Retired educator and school administrator Frank Berlin […]

Winter Storm Dumps Over Foot Of Snow On The Area

With at least of foot of snow predicted to hit the area on Friday, people started preparing with trips to the store and schools dismissed in the afternoon. This time the predictions were just off on how much more the snow the area would receive. Reports throughout the Trib area are between 13-inches to over […]

Two Teenage Boys Arrested For Numerous Acts Of Property Damage On New Year’s Eve In Louisiana

Louisiana Chief of Police April Epperson announced that two local teenage boys have been arrested for numerous acts of vandalism and property damage that took place on New Year’s Eve. Epperson said the names of the youths are being withheld due to their age. In a press release it was noted that damage was caused […]

New Champ Clark Bridge In Louisiana Past The Halfway Point To Completion

With the Champ Clark Bridge completion past the halfway point, crews have continued to make progress by achieving key milestones. Over the summer, Massman Construction crews completed the substructure work on the bridge. Substructure work included the construction of all piers and caps which support the girders. Beginning in July crews started installing the 68 […]

PCMH Performs First ACL Total Reconstruction Surgery

Pike County Memorial Hospital’s surgery department reached a very special milestone in its history recently. On Dec. 18, 2018, the surgical staff, along with Dr. Melander, DO, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, performed the first ACL reconstruction with an allograft (cadaver tendon) at PCMH. This ACL or anterior cruciate ligament, is located within the knee and […]

Pike County Commissioners Enter Into New Host Fee Agreement With Eagle Ridge Landfill

Partnership Generates New Revenue Stream For Pike County Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, and the Pike County Commissioners jointly announced the adoption and execution of a voluntary 10-year host fee agreement between Meridian Waste’s Eagle Ridge Landfill and the county. Funds generated from the host fee are estimated to be in […]

Local Taxes Roll In As Deadline Arrives

Overall Real Estate, Personal Property Bills About The Same As Last Year The deadline to pay annual tax bills is Monday, Dec. 31 and citizens are urged to bring in their bills or drop them in the mail to avoid penalties.Pike County Collector Marty Morrison pointed out the office will be open on the deadline […]

Eastern Missouri Family YMCA Is Slated To Open Feb. 11, 2019

Debbie Hopke, Branch Director of the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA, has announced that the facility will open on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at 6 a.m. “We are excited to announce the opening date for the YMCA,” Hopke said. “The YMCA has been a priority for the community for many years. I appreciate the patience, endless […]

Work Continues To Demo City Pool

Louisiana Mayor Marvin Brown says he’s unsure of what the future will hold for the site in Veterans Park where the municipal pool was for many years. The decision was made to close the pool by the city council in May 2015 after years of costly repairs and inability to keep it afloat financially. “It […]

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