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How to Spot A Counterfeit Bill

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce has been made aware that there have been several counterfeit one-hundred dollar bills passed in town over the past two weeks. While most businesses use detector pens, some counterfeit bills are printed on real currency paper and can pass the pen test. Those accepting money should be aware of […]

Clarksville Chili Cookoff Will Be Held In Louisiana This Weekend

Louisiana Mayor Marvin Brown says he’s looking forward to helping Clarksville host the annual Chili Cookoff this weekend. The decision to move the 19th annual event to Louisiana was made due to the flooding in Clarksville that persists. Mayor Brown noted that Louisiana was happy to help host the huge event and will be ready […]

Audrain County Inmate Kills Another Offender

At approximately 9 a.m., Thursday, June 13, an inmate on inmate assault occurred in the Audrain County Jail. As a result of the assault, the victim, Michael Dale Eisenhauer, 42 of rural Centralia was transported to SSM Hospital in Mexico and was pronounced dead. Eisenhauer had been incarcerated in the Audrain County Jail since March […]

Donation Helps Clarksville Library

Debra Smith and Jeanie Eisenhower recently accepted a new dehumidifier and fans for the Clarksville Library, donated by Walmart in Bowling Green. The units will help reduce the damage to the 109-year-old building structure, the books and the grand piano inside of the facility. Though no water entered the first floor, several feet of water […]

Public Meeting Slated To Discuss Fate Of Louisiana Colorfest For This Year

Community Members Urged To Attend Meeting This Thursday The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is hosting a public meeting to decide the fate of this year’s Louisiana Country Colorfest and everyone is urged to attend and help develop ideas. The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the city council chambers […]

Governor Signs Bill Sending $2 Million To Clarksille For Flood Control System

Clarksville scored a major victory this week as Governor Mike Parson signed off on the state budget and special items such as a dedication of $2 million for Clarksville to help secure a new flood mitigation system for the river town. Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley is delighted the governor decided to approve the monies […]

Louisiana Museum Hosts Program On State’s Warm-Blooded Animals

Two More Programs To Be Hosted At Museum The Louisiana Area Historical Museum welcomed Missouri Department of Conservation agent Karen Armstrong, who is stationed at the Kirksville office and has been an educator with the department for over 18 years. This is the fourth year she has been invited to present a program for the […]

Louisiana Elks Will Hold Flag Day Program On Thursday, June 13

In 1907, the BPOE Grand Lodge designated by resolution June 14 as Flag Day, commemorating the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777. The Grand Lodge of the Order adopted mandatory observance of the occasion by every Lodge in 1911, and that requirement continues to this day, and allegiance to […]

Clarksville Battles Storm As Well As Flooding

Clarksville continues to show its indomitable spirit. Two months of fighting the Mississippi River to its second-highest level in the town’s 202-year history came with an extra whammy over the weekend. A storm that blew through with heavy rain and high winds Saturday night caused property damage and power outages. The Clarksville Apartments along First […]

Commissioners Sign Resolution Recognizing Drug Courts

The month of May was designated to recognize the efforts of Drug Courts in the state of Missouri. Pike County Commissioners gathered recently with various representatives of the drug courts in Pike and Lincoln Counties in the 45th Judicial Circuit to present a resolution. Pictured above from left: Pike County Prosecuting Attorney Alex Ellison, counselor […]

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