Anti-Bullying Campaign Launched In Pike County After Mom Has Incident With Her Children Hit Close To Home

Chandra Roberts is the coordinator for the Northeast Community Action Corporation in Pike County and has launched an anti-bullying campaign after an incident involving her children. Interview on   More information about the Pike County Anti-Bullying Group is available by visiting, their Facebook page at Pike County – MO ANTI-Bullying Group or by calling […]

Man Hits Utility Pole In Audrain County Accident

A Louisiana, Missouri man is recovering from minor injuries following a one car accident in Audrain County yesterday morning. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Audrain County Road 744, 1 mile east of Route A. The crash happened when 27 year old Aaron M. Conger was driving and his vehicle went of […]

Crews Begin Dismantling Champ Clark Bridge

Crews have starting dismantling parts of the old Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana. The Missouri Department of Transportation has begun removing parts of the old bridge deck in preparation for the blasts that will take down the trusses beginning sometime next month. A meeting to discuss the demolition will take place at Riverview Park on […]

Champ Clark Bridge Now Open After Dedication Ceremony

The new Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana is now open. A dedication for the new forty four foot wide spanned bridge over the Mississippi River took place on Saturday night. Although some minor roadwork still needs to be done, it opened three months ahead of schedule. The former Champ Clark Bridge, will be demolished in […]

Louisiana Pool Being Demolished

The municipal swimming pool in Louisiana, Missouri is being demolished. The Board of Alderman voted to close the pool and proceed with demolition when it was closed after years of costly repairs and failed effort to keep it afloat financially. The site will be filled and graded, but there are no immediate plans for its […]

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 […]

Mid-Missouri Roads Closed Due To Flooding

The Missouri Department of Transportation is announcing several road closures due to flooding from heavy rain last night. [Tuesday] MoDot says Route N in Shelby County is closed at Salt River Bridge, approximately 4 miles north of U.S. 36. In Monroe County Route A is closed at Crooked Creek Bridge, around 1 miles south of […]

Louisiana To Unveil New Statue In June

The City of Louisiana is honoring a nationally prominent statesman who died a little over a century ago with a statue in Riverview Park. Senator John Brooks Henderson co-authored and introduced the 13 Amendment, outlawing slavery. Henderson was also a strong advocate of women’s voting rights and campaigned against corrupt government. Henderson died at the […]

Louisiana Bicentennial To Include Beard Growing Contest

The planning for the upcoming bicentennial celebration in Louisiana is still underway, and the most recent event is a beard growing contest. The event is in honor of two Pike County residents, Valentine Tapley and Elijah Gates. Tapley famously vowed to never trim his beard again if Abraham Lincoln won the 1860 election. Gates joined […]