The People's Tribune

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 […]

Governor Examines Flood Conditions In Clarksville

Mayor Urges Passage Of Funding To Help Purchase Flood Control System Clarksville has been battling flood conditions for two months now and has already spent over $75,000. Following a rough weekend that saw a new record set in Clarksville with the crest at 37.1-feet on June 2 (second-highest recorded), the town was visited by Governor […]

VFW Post 5553 Marks Memorial Day

A parade around the square in Bowling Green culminated with a service at Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. The event was hosted by members of VFW Post 5553 and their auxiliary. Dr. Matt Fredrickson, a member of the VFW, offered the keynote address. Fredrickson discussed building more interest in military service. […]

Louisiana Museum Opening With New Features

There’ll be a little “new” to go with the “intriguing” when the Louisiana Area Historical Museum opens for the season today (Tuesday, May 28). Several attractions have been added to the facility at 304 Georgia Street, and more will be unveiled as the year progresses. One of the most visible changes will greet patrons as […]

NECC, Area Law Enforcement Hold Torch Run

The annual Torch Run was held on Thursday last week to help raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics. The event is hosted by members of the Northeast Correctional Center and local law enforcement. A photo was captured prior to the run as the torch was lit at the Pike County Courthouse. The event […]

Louisiana Mayor Marvin Brown Reflects On First Year In Office

Louisiana Mayor Marvin Brown submitted the following article as he reflects on his first year in office as mayor. It’s been one year now since I was sworn in as Mayor of Louisiana. We’ve moved a few things forward, identified some significant challenges and started some important conversations around how to tackle those challenges and […]

Temporary Lane Closures Expected On Champ Clark Bridge

Massman Construction, LLC, is preparing for work necessary to make the final roadway connections for the new Champ Clark Bridge on the Illinois side of U.S. Route 54. Temporary lane closures for this work are tentatively slated to begin on Tuesday, May 28 and conclude on Friday, May 31. Work will be conducted between the […]

Public Invited To Champ Clark Bridge Update

Massman Construction and the entire Champ Clark Bridge team invite the public to the monthly update meeting Saturday, June 1 at 10 a.m. in Riverview Park in Louisiana (weather permitting). This is an informal meeting and attendees are encouraged to ask questions. The update usually lasts about 60 minutes. While the meeting is normally held […]

Text Description

Text Description

Text Description

Log in | 2017 The People's Tribune