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Park Board selects projects, expenditures for upcoming year

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The City’s Park Board advisory committee gathered last Wednesday for its regular meeting and to select projects for the upcoming fiscal year. Chairman Steve Chismarich called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Other members present were Charlene Willis, Kim Holmes, Trisha Turner, and Craig Burnett. The board approved the previous meeting’s minutes and heard from Michael Bryant with the Pike County Soccer League. Following Bryant’s presentation, the board voted

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  • Area teens injured in wreck

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Two area teens sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Thursday, July 24. A crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol explained that the crash took place when 16-year-old Sabrina Stewart, of Whiteside, changes lanes in her 2000 Toyota Camry in front of a 1991 Chevy 1500 driven by 17-year-old Jonathan Goldfuss, a Winfield resident, causing Goldfuss to strike the rear of the car. The wreck occurred at

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  • Area residents injured in wreck

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Several Bowling Green area residents were injured in a single-vehicle accident over the weekend. According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Matt Myer, of Bowling Green, was driving his 1989 Ford LTD northbound on Pike County Road 41, north of Highway 61, when it travelled off the left side of the road and struck a tree. The crash report lists Myer and four occupants: Taylor Arndt,

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  • Alleged bar burglar court dates set

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Court dates have been set for the two Bowling Green residents accused of burglarizing a St. Clement bar and grill earlier this month. Mark Anthony Smith, age 21, and 23-year-old Charlee Kay Standley are charged with burglary and theft. Smith also faces a tampering with physical evidence charge. The duo is accused of burglarizing Johnny Diamond’s early on the morning of July 19. Authorities said in a probable cause statement

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  • Back 2 School Fair to offer supplies, entertainment

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    The Pike Community Care Partnership is coming together once again to host its annual “Back 2 School Fair.” Pike County students are invited to the event for free gifts and necessary information before the start of the school year. This year’s back to school fair will be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. 12 p.m. Sat., Aug. 9. 2014 marks the sixth year of the annual event

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  • Pre-trial hearing moved for local drug suspect – Second suspect pleads guilty

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Two area residents facing drug charges are getting their day in court. Kevin Early, of Louisiana, was facingfour counts of possession of a controlled substance. During a pre-trial conference earlier this month, Early pleaded guilty to two counts of felony possession. He was sentenced to five years of supervised probation for both counts. Amanda Doyle, of Bowling Green, is charged with three counts of possession, one count of delivery or

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  • Stolen vehicle recovered in Frankford, Louisiana residents charged

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    Daniel Norris

    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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