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August 7th Primary Results

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Waters Furniture Set To Close In Vandalia After More Than 125 Years In Business

Waters Furniture Company, one of Vandalia’s oldest businesses, will soon be closing its doors following a liquidation sale that begins later this week. Doors to all of the buildings have been locked and banners have been hung in windows and on walls announcing the closure and upcoming merchandise sale. The business was started in 1892 […]

Construction Of New Champ Clark Bridge Reaches Halfway Point

Even though the groundbreaking for a new Champ Clark Bridge took place less than a year ago, construction has now reached a milestone in the extensive project that will bring a new and improved bridge to an important part of Missouri’s infrastructure, Louisiana, and the surrounding community. “As far as construction goes, we’re halfway there,” […]

Pike County Back-To-School Fair To Be Held On Aug. 11

The Pike County Community Care Partnership will be holding the 2018 Back-To-School Fair on Saturday, Aug.11 at the Pike County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. until noon. Representatives from more than 25 community agencies and organizations will be present to provide support and educate on services available to children and their families. They will also be […]

Vandalia Police Arrests Man For Deceptive Business Practices

On July 25, officers with the Vandalia Police Department took a report of fraud in the area of the 600 block of W. Home St. The reporting party had paid for services from an asphalt paving company who had been going door-to-door soliciting sales. Officers arrived on scene and measured and photographed the job site. […]

Stump Speaking By Candidates Set For August Fifth

Champ Clark Honey Shuck Restoration Inc. will host a traditional stump speaking by political candidates. The free public event is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Bowling Green Elementary Multipurpose Room, 700 W. Adams. Candidates for Pike County offices have been invited to attend and make brief presentations about their campaigns. Pike County […]

Great Weather, Big Numbers At The Pike County Fair

The weather was gorgeous for another successful Pike County Fair last week that culminated with the big Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League truck and tractor pull on Saturday night. Despite a little rain on Saturday afternoon and evening, Fair Board President Tim Gamm noted that the weather couldn’t have cooperated better for the week with […]

Stained Glass Window Restoration Nears Completion At Presbyterian Church

Jacksonville Stained Glass Company is putting the finishing touches on the installation of 56 restored individual stained glass panels in the windows of First Presbyterian Church in Louisiana. The windows were originally installed at the time the church was built in 1890. Ron Weaver, of the stained glass company, said their goal was to bring […]

Eastern MO Family YMCA Answers Frequently Asked Questions

As construction progresses on the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA, lots of questions have been buzzing related to how the YMCA will impact the area. Those who may have YMCA memberships in other towns understand the benefits and programs the YMCA will bring to the area, but those who are unfamiliar have questions. To help answer […]

Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Given To Frankford Rural Dept.

During July and August, matching funds grant checks for rural fire departments are being distributed by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Forestry Division staff. One hundred seventy four fire departments are receiving checks for up to $4,000 to help with the purchase of personal protective gear, communications equipment, wildlife suppression equipment to help increase the […]

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