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Louisiana Author Publishes Latest Book

Louisiana author Brent Engel’s latest book was published Monday, Nov. 27. The 156-page volume is entitled “A Few More Augusta Stories” and features more than 40 historical accounts of his Illinois hometown. The book costs $25 and is his second about Augusta. “A Few Augusta Stories” was published last year. Engel’s other books are focused […]

Louisiana Bicentennial Committee Plans Tours Of Nine Local Houses

Advance Tickets Available For Event On Dec. 2 Louisiana is showcasing everything from the Gothic and the classic to the rustic and river views. Nine houses are on the Louisiana Bicentennial Committee Holiday Home Tour, which will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. Advance tickets are $20 each and $25 […]

City Prepares For Building Demolition

The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen voted to raze two dilapidated buildings at a special meeting on Monday, Oct. 5. The city accepted a bid from Roberts Engineering for $170,000 to take down the three-story brick building at the corner of Main and Court Streets which is owned by Gary Rahmeyer. The other two-story property […]

Stark Bro’s Presented With Missouri Chamber Of Commerce Fast-Track Award

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has chosen Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co. as one of only seven companies to receive this year’s Fast Track Award. The Missouri Business Awards ceremony took place at Busch Stadium, November 16 at the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards banquet. Ken Lane, Stark Bro’s Chief Marketing Officer, was on hand to accept the […]

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 […]

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