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Louisiana Fire Department Elects New Chief As Mike Lesley Steps Down

Long-time Louisiana Fire Chief Mike Lesley made the announcement last summer that he would be stepping down in command and recently the department held an election for his replacement. Mike Poyser has taken over as acting chief. His official appointment as chief will take place at this month’s regular city council meeting on Monday, April […]

Louisiana Community Cat Coalition Efforts Yielding Positive Results In Controlling Population, Behavior

Volunteer-Based Organization Needs Help, Donations To Continue Work Part Two Of Two-Week Series On LCCC Efforts In less than a year of operation, almost 100 cats in Louisiana have been trapped, then professionally spayed/neutered and returned to the area from which they were trapped in an effort to decrease the population in town, particularly stray, […]

Prep Work To Take Place For New Champ Clark Bridge

This week the Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractor will have work zones set up on Highway 54 on either side of the Champ Clark Bridge, as well as on Third Street in Louisiana, to do some core drilling in preparation for the new bridge. There are four locations, and in each area, the […]

Work Continues Around Courthouse

Work continues to be done around the Pike County Courthouse. The commissioners recently agreed to have new sidewalks installed and repaired, in addition to the removal of shrubbery that had become overgrown. Commissioners estimate that all of the renovations will cost about $6,000. New greenery and decorative rock will be replaced all around the courthouse […]

Community Mourns Loss Of Mr. George Nienhueser

Honored WWII Veteran Spent 26 Years As Bowling Green High School Principal Distinguished, admired, respected – there is no shortage of superlatives to describe the late Mr. George H. Nienhueser, Jr. He experienced an immense life as a decorated war hero of “The Greatest Generation” who went on to be an educator and school administrator. […]

Louisiana Community Cat Coalition Efforts Yielding Positive Results In Controlling Population, Behavior

Volunteer-Based Organization Needs Help, Donations To Continue Work Part One Of Two-Week Series On Louisiana Community Cat Coalition Efforts Communities take a variety of approaches to animal control and the population/health of feral, stray and “community” (free-roaming) cats are generally a chief concern and Louisiana is no different. Last year a group of dedicated volunteers […]

One Vehicle Accident Claims Life Of Bowling Green Man

A Bowling Green man was tragically killed in a one-vehicle accident on Saturday, March 18 in Lincoln County. Justin L. Mannahan, 35, was travelling on Route E, one mile west of Route O in Lincoln County when the accident occurred. According to Troop C of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the collision took place at […]

Louisiana Woman Faces Drug Charges

A Louisiana woman faces several drug-related charges following the execution of a search warrant by the Pike County Sheriff’s Department on Saturday, March 18. Melinda Ralph, 38, was arrested following the search at 519 Washington Street where methamphetamine and paraphernalia were seized. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte said the search warrant was based on information […]

Good News For Pike Sheltered Workshop Recycling Program, Curbside Collection

The Pike County Sheltered Workshop received good news recently about its recycling program and it appears curbside collection will continue. Julie Moore, the director of Pike Shop, says the return on recycling has improved which will help the program offered in Bowling Green a great deal. Last year the returns on items such as paper […]

BGPD Seeks Information Into Vandalism

The Bowling Green Police Department is seeking information into incidents of vandalism that took place on Saturday night. Chief Don Nacke said the incidents appear to be the work of juveniles, though nothing has been ruled out as the investigation continues. He explained that damage was done to a building on the square in addition […]

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