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Ed Woods Is Named To Meat Industry Hall Of Fame

The Meat Industry Hall of Fame announced the Members of the Class of 2017 with Woods Smoked Meats owner and president Ed Woods making the class. The class was selected from a lengthy list of distinguished nominees. A record number of votes were cast by current members of the Hall of Fame and the organization’s […]

Elks Prepare For 10th Annual Clarence Luebrecht Veterans Appreciation Hog Roast On Aug. 12

Saturday August 12 marks the 10th annual Clarence Luebrecht Veterans Appreciation Hog Roast event at the Louisiana Elks Lodge #791. Starting at 11 a.m., veteran residents from the Mexico Veterans home will be welcomed along with the Legion Riders who will accompany them.  All local Veterans and their families are invited to enjoy the Hog […]

Clarksville Gets Assistance For Wastewater System

The City of Clarksville recently received a Small Community Engineering Assistance Program Grant that is funded through the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). This grant is to be used for the development of a facility plan, for planning purposes, and to evaluate how the wastewater system will respond to potential future requirements. Clarksville Mayor Jo […]

Louisiana Student Puts Leadership In Practice During State Chamber Program

There’s no better way to develop leadership skills than to practice, practice, practice. That is exactly what Hanna Blackmore, a student at Louisiana High School, did while recently attending the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Leadership in Practice program. Hanna joined more than 120 high school students who were selected as future leaders from […]

MDC Invites Explorers To Discover Unique Rock Tunnel Sculpted By Water Near Whiteside

It’s something you might not expect to come upon while hiking to a serene Missouri creek. But there it is—a 50-foot domed cliff of stone. Looming over the creek it paints a shimmering reflection on the pool below. Through the rock stretches a tunnel, 12 feet wide and 16 feet tall, carved clean through by […]

Progress Continues In Discussion Toward Centralized 911 Services

Panel Identifies Concerns, Goals For Moving Forward While there continues to be differences of opinion on the best way to consolidate 911 services for Pike County, progress is being made as the new panel held their second official meeting last week. The panel has identified concerns of the many stakeholders and has started to analyze […]

PCMH Again Receives Recognition From Becker’s Hospital Review

The Becker’s Hospital Review has named Pike County Memorial Hospital as one of “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know.” The critical access hospitals featured on this list have a reputation for superior service and care. All hospitals featured on this list have 25 or fewer inpatient beds and an annual average length of stay no […]

Portions Of Highway 61 To Be Resurfaced Starting At Bowling Green On July 24

Drivers will soon enjoy a new, smoother surface on 19 miles of the southbound lanes of Highway 61 between Bowling Green and the Route E intersection in Lincoln County. Chester Bross Construction of Hannibal was awarded the contract for $3.6 million to resurface the southbound lanes, including shoulders, of U.S. 61 and add in a […]

Bridges Start Coming Down

Work is underway on the Noix Creek bridge on Highway 79. The $1.41 million project is expected to be complete by early August. Louisiana City Administrator Kelly Henderson says the city is pleased to see the investment in infrastructure for the long-term success of the town. The new bridge will be expanded to 244-feet long, […]

Louisiana Council Approves Appointment Of Ringhausen

City Reviews Proposal For 401 Georgia Street Property The Louisiana City Council has all eight seats full again as the appointment of Bob Ringhausen was approved at a special meeting on Monday, July 10 prior to the committee meetings. Mayor Bart Niedner made the appointment and thanked Ringhausen for his willingness to serve until the […]

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