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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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  • Farm Service Agency News

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Farm Bill updates The Livestock Forage Program signup continues.  This program addresses grazing losses from weather events such as the 2012 drought. Signup is fairly easy and painless.  You just need to tell us, by phone, in person, or email, the number of cows and bulls owned July 17, 2012 and the number of calves that weighed over 500 pounds on July 17, 2012. Bred heifers and bull calves intended

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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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Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:35 pm

I’ve been saying I’ll write a column about puppy-dogs for quite some time now. I plan on doing that today, although I’m not sure it’s quite what everyone will expect… Pitbulls. The breed has become synonymous with violence, fear, and death. All too often, Americans hear horrific stories of how a “pitbull” committed some terrible, scary dog crime and associate it with the breed as a whole. My issue is

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    I read an interesting article online earlier this week, and let me tell you – it spoke volumes to me. This article vocalized my thoughts and opinions that I had tried (unsuccessfully) to put into words. This article was about why today’s parenting is in a crisis. Below I will paraphrase the article, which details the top five reasons why parenting is in such serious trouble.   1. Parents fear

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Before I begin, sorry for slacking on the columns the last couple of weeks. After the third “Do you have a ‘thoughts’ this week?” call from The Mom, I figured it was about time to do another one… Inspired or not.   The last few weekends have been excellent. I’ve made memories that I’ll store for the rest of my life and reflect back on fondly. Here’s the thing, though–

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