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DAR, American Legion To Host Candidate Forum On March 15

The Pike County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the American Legion Post 370 will be co-sponsoring a “Meet the Candidate Night” on March 15 at the American Legion facility located at 420 Kelly Lane in Louisiana. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. Brent […]

Wording Selected For John B. Henderson Bust

It was announced recently that local artist John Stoeckley was working on the bronze bust of John Brooks Henderson that will be installed at Henderson Park in Louisiana in time for the Bicentennial celebration this summer. The bust was unveiled at the Mayor’s Ball on Saturday, Feb. 3 along with a rendering of the pillar […]

Woman Finds Home In Bowling Green After Escaping From Hurricane Harvey

For Rita Webster, timing was everything. She bought a house in Bowling Green through a program administered by the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (N ECAC) after living for 26 years in Texas – leaving the Lone Star State just before Hurricane Harvey swamped her Houston apartment complex. “The good Lord moved me out […]

Annual Black History Month Program Held At White Rose Baptist Church

The Northeast Missouri Clergy Coalition held its Annual Black History Program on Sunday, Feb. 4, at White Rose Baptist Church, Bowling Green. The black history speaker was G. Faye Dant, The executive director for Gem’s Journey Huck Finn Freedom Center, Hannibal, also Founding Director Hannibal African American Life & History Project. Sister Dant gave a […]

PCMH Athletic Trainer Ryan Pitzer Helps YMCA Lifeguards Save A Swimmer

Being at the right place at the right time can also mean choosing to do the right thing. Ryan Pitzer was recently in that very position. He was at the YMCA running on the track on the upper level over the pool. He happened to notice the life guard jump into the water and pull […]

Retaining Wall For Champ Clark Bridge Will Be Rosemary Ledgestone

Nearly 600 Weigh In On Survey To Select Wall Texture, Color Massman Construction has announced the retaining wall that will be built near the bluff on the south side of the new bridge will be rosemary colored and ledgestone patterned. An example of what the selected options will look like is attached and available on […]

Mayor’s Ball Raises Over $15,000 For Bicentennial, School Endeavors

In April the City of Louisiana will elect a new mayor, so the current mayor Bart Niedner and his wife, Michelle decided to wrap up his tenure in style with a formal masquerade ball. They decided to make the event a fundraiser that fit the theme of the upcoming Bicentennial, “The Past Looking Forward.” Guests […]

LHS Alumni Association To Award Four Scholarships This Year

At their recent meeting the Louisiana Alumni and Friends Assn. planning committee voted to award four scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to this year’s graduates. Application forms are available now from Mrs. Leake, the high school counselor. LHS seniors may access a form through Class of 2018 Counseling in the Google classroom or […]

Mouse Race Fundraser To Be Held For Eastern Mo. YMCA

Event Will Be In Memory Of Felicity Goodpasture-Culwell Joni Barnett and a group of friends are planning a unique and enjoyable fundraiser in support of the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA Project. The event is being coordinated in memory of Felicity Goodpasture-Culwell and will be a Mouse Race held on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the […]

Champ Clark Bridge Is Closed During Daytime Hours For Maintenance

MoDOT reminds motorists that, weather permitting, the U.S. Route 54 Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana will close each day from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., until 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 bridge.  “The narrowness of the existing […]

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