Two Arrested In Multi-County Chase

Two people are facing numerous charges after a multi-county pursuit yesterday. [Wednesday] According to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a vehicle, identified as Cole R. Couch of Bowling Green, fled when a deputy attempted to stop him regarding an ongoing investigation. Couch led deputies on a lengthy pursuit through Pike, Ralls and […]

Bowling Green Schools On Lock Down

The entire Bowling Green R1 campus was placed on lock down today [Tuesday] following a threat. The lock down was the result of a student threat to another individual at the high school. The schools were dismissed under police watch. The subject involved in the threat was apprehended.

Area Schools Earning Top Honors At Missouri FFA Convention

Many organizations are being recognized for top awards at the Missouri State FFA Convention that started yesterday (Thursday) in Columbia. The Mexico FFA chapter placed 19th out of 347 in the state earning a Top Chapter Award. Other Schools receiving Top Chapters Awards are Community R-6 placing 27th, Bowling Green earned 24th place, Centralia placed […]

Bowling Green Apartment Fire

One firefighter was taken to a hospital for observation after an apartment complex fire early this morning [Friday] in Bowling Green. Authorities are working to uncover the cause of a fire that was reported at around 4:48. Twenty people in seven apartments were affected by the blaze. The building, located at 100 Creekside Drive is […]

Apartment Complex Fire In Bowling Green

One firefighter was taken to a hospital for observation after an apartment complex fire early this morning [Friday] in Bowling Green. Authorities are working to uncover the cause of a fire that was reported at around 4:48. Twenty people in seven apartments were affected by the blaze. The building, located at 100 Creekside Drive is […]

Bowling Green Community Mourns Death Of High School Senior

The Bowling Green Community is mourning the loss of a high school student and star athlete who died in a car accident last (Friday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, senior Kaleo Dade was driving his vehicle on Route E when he hit a deer and slid off the road. Dade died on the […]

Fatal Crash in Pike County Kills Bowling Green Man

A Bowling Green man has lost his life after a one car accident in Pike County yesterday (Tuesday). The Missouri Highway Patrol reports it happened just after midnight yesterday (Tuesday) on US Highway 54 West of US Highway 61. A vehicle began to slide on an ice covered bridge, left the road and overturned. The […]

Bowling Green Man Now Serving On U.S. Navy Missile Destroyer

A graduate of the Clopton High School is now serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason. Bowling Green, Missouri native,and Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Firkus is a fire control man aboard the warship, based in Norfolk, Virginia. Firkus credits success in the Navy to many of the lessons learned […]

Bowling Green Woman and Vandalia Man Injured in Pike County Accident

A Bowling Green woman has serious injuries after a 2 car accident in Pike County last (Thursday) night. According to the Highway Patrol it happened at Business Highway 54 at North 15th Street when a vehicle was stopped waiting to turn left onto and was hit from behind by another vehicle. The impact caused the […]

Construction Worker Killed in Bowling Green

Kevin James with the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Northeast District confirmed that a construction working has died while working on the new MoDOT building in Bowling Green. James says the accident occurred in the early afternoon yesterday [Monday] at the intersection of Highway 54 and Business 54. Two men reportedly fell off a wall they […]