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Louisiana Elks To Host Youth Fishing Derby On May 20

The Louisiana Elks Lodge 791 will host a Youth Fishing Derby on Sunday, May 20 from 10 a.m. until noon at a beautiful private lake on Highway D between Louisiana and Eolia. Kids 13 and under can compete in contests and win awards. All kids must be present to receive the awards and must be […]

Louisiana Council Approves Bid To Demolish Property On Georgia Street For Up To $73,000

Louisiana City Council reorganized after taking care of some old business at the meeting on Monday, April 23. Council members recently sought bids for the demolition of the property at 401 Georgia Street which has been discussed at great length over the past few years. City Administrator Kelly Henderson reported the lowest bid to be […]

Work To Begin On Missouri Approach, Retaining Wall For New Bridge

Over the last several months, much of the work to build a new Champ Clark Bridge has been in the Mississippi River. While work will continue to progress to build the piers for the new bridge, one element of construction will soon be more visible on land – the work on the Missouri approach, including […]

$50,000 Powerball Ticket? ‘Throw It Away’

It’s not every day that Kennet “Kenny” McGuire of Clarksville purchases a Missouri Lottery Powerball ticket. In fact, it’s more like every once in a while. “I just buy one whenever I’m at the gas station and I think about it. I’ve bought maybe five tickets so far this year,” said McGuire. On April 4, […]

Louisiana Man Is Charged For Threatening Behavior

Louisiana Man Is Charged For Threatening Behavior A Louisiana man has been charged with a felony count of making a terrorist threat after allegedly threatening violence last week. According to a report by Sheriff Stephen Korte, deputies responded to a report of an individual threatening to “shoot up” the Hardee’s restaurant in Louisiana on Friday, […]

Louisiana Officials Proud To Break Ground On Huge Georgia Street Corridor Project

Several city officials and representatives of companies related to the massive Georgia Street project braved the cold on Monday to officially break ground on the $4.5 million venture. Mayor Bart Niedner offered a few remarks about the project and what it means for Louisiana. “Georgia Street means many things to us. It is the spine […]

Bowling Green Board Reorganizes

Bowling Green officials took the oath of office at the Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday, April 16. Pictured from left: Mark Bair (Ward 2), Craig Burnett (Ward 3), Diane Kirkpatrick (Ward 1-unexpired), Mike Pugh (Ward 1) and Mayor Don Hunter. The board also elected Kirkpatrick as board president and Terry Burris as vice president […]

Cruise Night Greets Springtime In Martinsburg

Martinsburg will be welcoming spring on Friday, April 27, with the annual Cruise Night and Car Show. Martinsburg Area Community Betterment Council will host the 15th annual event from 5-8 p.m. While it might be a bit early in the season for the true car show enthusiasts, the get-together is sure to invoke some spring […]

Moore-Pike Nursing Home May Face Upcoming Closure

Pam Meier, administrator of Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green issued a statement on Monday regarding rumors about the facility and its potential closure. “The State of Missouri cut all Missouri nursing home Medicaid rates by $5.37 per person, per day last year. Our census has been low the last four years due to residents […]

Construction Progresses On Eastern MO YMCA

Excitement is buzzing as construction progresses on the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA. The outer perimeter of the metal building is taking shape and providing area residents with a better grasp to the size of the facility. In general, the gym will be on the south end of the building end and the wellness area will […]

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