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Blaze Claims Home Near Bowling Green

A rural Bowling Green family is working to pick up the pieces following a fire that claimed their home on Wednesday night. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday when homeowners Joey and Christy Orf arrived to their home engulfed in flames. Bowling Green Fire Chief Adam Mitalovich said he […]

Champ Clark Bridge Inspection Complete; No Additional Closures Planned

Last week the annual Champ Clark Bridge inspection took place and the bridge has been completely reopened. Inspection findings concluded no major significant repairs will be necessary which would have resulted in an impact to traffic. MoDOT appreciates the patience of the drivers who had to find alternate routes during the closures. Progress on construction […]

Eastern Missouri Family YMCA Building Progress

Construction is progressing on the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA. The majority of the exterior is complete and the installation of the exterior brick is starting. Internally, the walls have been framed and the electrical fixtures are being installed. The Capital Campaign Committee is working on securing additional funds to complete the flooring for the facility, […]

Pike County Fair Board Announces Schedule, Changes For 2018 Event

The annual Pike County Fair is coming soon and will feature many of the favorites fair-goers have come to expect and there will also be changes to the schedule this year. The biggest change will be no concerts on Saturday night. Previously the fair had ended with a big name in country music along with […]

Homes To Be Built Inside Bowling Green Prison

A new initiative calls for houses to be built inside the Northeast Correctional Center at Bowling Green and sold throughout the area. The Aspire Partnership Prison Homes Program, which has been in the works for several years, is an effort of the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) and the Carpenters District Council of […]

Vandalia Pool Crew Has Training Following Incident With Breastfeeding Mother

Workers at the Vandalia city pool had training this week after an incident with a breastfeeding mother that occurred last week. Alix Guthrie had her two young children at the pool, along with her mother and best friend. Guthrie said they were have a great time and that her two-year-old daughter was having a blast. […]

Building Razed At Fourth & Georgia In Louisiana

The two-story brick building at 401 Georgia Street in Louisiana was torn down last week. There is still cleanup work to do, but the majority of demolition is complete. The building has housed many businesses over the past 100 years, but has sat vacant for the past 14 years and became a dangerous building with […]

Louisiana Bicentennial Just Around The Corner

Lots Of Family Fun & Activities Planned For June 30-July 4 The Louisiana Bicentennial is just around the corner and organizers encourage residents to check out the schedule of events and plan to take part in five days packed with family fun and activities. The celebration will take place starting Saturday, June 30 and will […]

Commissioners Approve Reduction To Speed Limit On County Roads

Pike County Commissioners approved the final reading of an ordinance on Monday that reduces the speed limit on county roads from 60 mph to 45 mph, unless the road is marked otherwise. Commissioners are also looking at making further speed reductions in the future to certain targeted areas. They noted that safety is the driving […]

Stark Bro’s Honored With State Historical Marker

The Missouri State Society of the Daughters of American Colonists (MSSDAC) has recognized Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co. as a significant contributor to Missouri’s history by awarding it an official bronze historical marker. The marker recognizes company founder James Hart Stark, his historic hand-built cabin (which was moved to Stark Bro’s from Buffalo Township […]

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