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Former employee charged in bar theft – Johnny Diamond’s burglarized

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:44 pm

A former employee of Johnny Diamond’s has been charged in a theft at the St. Clement bar and grill over the weekend. On Saturday, July 19, Pike County deputies were dispatched to Johnny Diamond’s in St. Clement for a reported burglary. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte reported that deputies watched surveillance video from bar and grill and initiated an investigation. As a result of the investigation, deputies arrested Charlee Standley,

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Stolen vehicle recovered in Frankford, Louisiana residents charged

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm

A stolen vehicle was recovered in Frankford last week, reported the Pike County Sheriff’s Office. According to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, on July 18 his office investigated a report of a stolen vehicle from a residence on Route YY in rural Louisiana. As a result of the investigation, Deputies located the stolen vehicle off of Route ZZ in Rural Frankford. The vehicle was towed back to the Pike County

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  • Silex teen injured in wreck

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    A Silex teen sustained what are being referred to as “moderate” injuries as a result of a single-vehicle wreck in Lincoln County over the weekend. According to a crash report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Zachary Welch, age 18, of Troy, was driving his 2006 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on Frenchman Bluff Road east of Happy Hollow Lane. The report states that Welch failed to negotiate a left turn and

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  • Burglary suspect pleads guilty

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Two people accused of burglarizing a Bowling Green storage facility have pleaded guilty to their crimes and are now facing prison time. Accoring to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, the afternoon of Tuesday, April 15 two Detectives with the Pike County Sheriff’s Office observed a brown SUV at the Mack’s Self Storage, located on Business Highway 61 north in Bowling Green. “Because of previous thefts at this location they pulled

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YMCA salutes Barbie “Grand Slam Gamm”

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm

Barbie Gamm is a Pike County player with a purpose. A clutch leader for the Twin Pike Family YMCA, Barbie has been instructing aerobics classes for the Y the last 14 years. A lifetime resident of Pike County she has also served on the YMCA Board of Directors and is currently serving on the Pike County Fair Board as well as the Pike County and Bowling Green Khoury League Boards.

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  • Gymkhana kicks off Pike County Fair

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:42 pm

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    Kelsey Horner, of Curryville, and her horse, Tyree, helped open the Pike County Fair on Sunday, July 20 at the 4-H Gymkhana competition. The Fair resumes Tuesday, July 22 and runs through Saturday, July 26.

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  • Elder selected for international golf tour

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Tanner Elder

    Imagine the excitement when Tanner Elder received the call from Zach Pennington with the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) that he had been nominated by an individual in the golf industry to represent the United States on Team USA against Team Europe and Team Canada in the 2014 IJGT Euro Cup. The IJGT Panel reviewed Tanner’s golf history: he is a two-time All-State golfer, including a second and eighth place

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Jate McCollum

Pike County kids succeed at Audrain County Fair

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:03 pm

Jate McCollum, a member of the Peppy Circle 4-H club, received the Reserve Grand Champion title in his class at the Audrain County 4-H and Youth Fair over the weekend. McCollum showed in the Open Crossbreed class. Jaten is the son of Jacy Mahar, of Frankford, and Jeff McCollum, of Curryville.   Donni Reading received Grand Champion Bucket Calf, Reserve Champion Crossbred Heifer in her class, and Reserve Champion Crossbred

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  • Great weather for St. Clement Picnic

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:50 pm

        Grab this week’s edition or check out our online photo gallery for other photos from the picnic!

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  • Community efforts make fair possible

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    With the Pike County Fair in full swing this week, it’s important to remember the efforts that make the event possible. Not only does the Pike County Fair have the support of a fair board that’s more than 60 members strong, other local groups and members of the community pay their dues in volunteer hours to prepare for the week-long event.   Fair Board Under the direction of president Vernon

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Great weather for St. Clement Picnic

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    Grab this week’s edition or check out our online photo gallery for other photos from the picnic!

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  • Gymkhana kicks off Pike County Fair

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    gymkhana

    Kelsey Horner, of Curryville, and her horse, Tyree, helped open the Pike County Fair on Sunday, July 20 at the 4-H Gymkhana competition. The Fair resumes Tuesday, July 22 and runs through Saturday, July 26.

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  • St. Clement picnic this Saturday

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    SC picnic

    One of Pike County’s favorite annual events has arrived once again. This weekend, area families will flock to St. Clement for the Knights of Columbus picnic – a hallowed tradition for many area residents, especially those of the St. Clement parish. The picnic will be held Saturday, July 19 at the KC Hall. A fried chicken and pork steak dinner will be available from noon to 7 p.m.  in the

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