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Campers enjoy lunch from Crossroads General Store.

YMCA wraps up summer camp program in Pike County

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:23 pm

YMCA Day Camp was held at Louisiana Elementary School from June 30 through Aug. 8 for children from all over Pike County. Many important things happened in day camp this summer. One addition was summer lunches being provided by Operation Food Search in St. Louis and catered by Crossroads General Store in Bowling Green. The meals were great and really enjoyed by the children. Other day camp activities included arts

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  • Free vaccinations offered by Pike County Health Department

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:21 am

    The Pike County Health Department will be offering multiple free vaccination clinics during the month of August during their walk-in hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays – 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. These opportunities are for children 11 years old through 18 and college students’ ages 19 through 26. PCHD will also have two outreach clinic opportunities:  one will be in Louisiana at the

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  • Eastern Missouri Health Services gets new parking lot

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 8:16 am

    A new parking lot was recently poured at Eastern Missouri Health Services in Bowling Green due to the need and requests from the community. The existing parking lot is being re-striped to make the parking spaces wider.

    A new parking lot was recently poured at Eastern Missouri Health Services in Bowling Green due to the need and requests from the community. The existing parking lot is being re-striped to make the parking spaces wider.

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  • Health department hires Deeken as administrator

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Christopher Deeken

    The Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice Board of Trustees hired Christopher Deeken as their new Administrator. Deeken brings a strong educational background to PCHD including a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing Management, a Master’s degree in Health Administration, and a MBA in General Management. In addition to his educational background, he has also worked for a medical office in southern Missouri where he analyzed revenue, expenses

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  • Free lunch for Louisiana youths at nutrition site

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 11:41 am

    Children from two to 18 will be able to get a free lunch this summer at the Pike Nutriton Center at 521 Georgia St. in Louisiana. There are no restrictions or qualifications for any youth to get the meals. The center will be open for youth meals from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays through Friday, Aug. 8, but will be closed on Friday, July

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  • Club Aqua fitness classes to begin at Twin Pike YMCA

    Posted on June 11, 2014 at 11:31 am

    Club Aqua classes at Twin Pike YMCA start today from 7 p.m.-7:45 p.m. Class is $5 and runs on Wednesday evenings from 7 p.m.-7:45 p.m. at the Louisiana City Pool and is taught by Twin Pike Family YMCA Program Director Anna Lower. The Twin Pike Family YMCA also offers its general water aerobics classes at Bowling Green and Louisiana city pools. In Bowling Green, Lanette Bird leads classes on Mondays

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  • YMCA to offer free swim lessons

    Posted on June 4, 2014 at 11:02 am

    As swim season arrives, the Twin Pike Family YMCA has great news for kids and parents in the Twin Pike Counties. The Twin Pike Family YMCA is the recipient of a national grant from the YMCA of the USA’s Strategic Initiatives Fund. This grant will allow the YMCA to offer 50 FREE Swimming Lessons to kids that qualify. The Twin Pike Family YMCA was one of only 110 YMCAs nationwide

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