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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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  • “Ask the Experts” coming to City Park

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    The Pike County Soil & Water Conservation District is sponsoring an “Ask The Experts” event in Bowling Green at the City Park on Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. If you’ve ever had questions about natural resource  or environmental concerns, here is your chance to ask an expert. The district is assembling resource people from several different agencies that deal with natural resources and the environment. Some

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  • Cohea pleads guilty to felony, receives probation

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    A Bowling Green teenager accused of leading authorities on a chase pleaded guilty to a felony charge Friday. Nick Cohea entered a guilty plea Friday, July 18 to a felony charge of resisting arrest. Authorities say the incident happened May 17 on rural roads south of Curryville. According to the Pike County Sheriff’s Department, the driver of an all-terrain vehicle led deputies on a chase with speeds up of to

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  • Highway 79 wreck injures two

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Two O’Fallon residents were injured in a single-vehicle accident along Highway 79 last Thursday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. According to the Highway Patrol’s crash report, 34-year-old David S. Warner, also of O’Fallon, was driving his 2002 Ford F-250 southbound on state highway 79 at Pike County Road 219 when he lost control of the truck, causing it to travel off the left side of the roadway and overturn.

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  • Aldermen approve street improvement contractor

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen gathered for its regular monthly meeting Monday night. Among topics discussed was that of the contractor selected for upcoming street improvement projects. Mayor Don Hunter called the meeting to order Monday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m. Aldermen Kenda Flynn and Kay Reading were absent. The board unanimously approved the previous meeting’s minutes, presentation of warrants, and treasurer’s report. In bills, the board voted to

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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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  • Operation FoodSearch provides free lunch

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Through Aug. 8, local children have been given the opportunity to receive a free lunch, no strings attached. According to statistics from No Kid Hungry, an organization which helps bring additional meals to children in need, nearly one-fourth of Missouri children struggle with hunger. Through Operation FoodSearch, a branch of No Kid Hungry, and in cooperation with Every Child Every Day, free lunches are provided for children ages two through

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