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Water boil order in west Louisiana

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 8:33 am

A water boil order has been issued in Louisiana for the area west of 30th Street until 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, according to the city water department. Fifth Gear was doing work in the area and a drop in water pressure forced the boil order, a department spokesperson said.

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  • Lynn’s Heritage House to observe National Assisted Living Week®

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:41 am

    Jenna Loveless, right, looks on as Mayor Bart Niedner signs the proclamation for National Assisted Living Week®.

    In observance of National Assisted Living Week®, Sept. 7-13, Lynn’s Heritage House will host a series of events developed as a special opportunity to bring together residents, families, employees, volunteers and the surrounding community to celebrate “Magic of Music.” The “Magic of Music” celebrates the role music plays in the daily lives of assisted living residents. The theme also celebrates the bonds built between residents and their families, friends, staff

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  • Health department to offer flu vaccinations

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    The Pike County Health Department is urging residents to protect themselves, as well as others this flu season by being proactive and getting vaccinated. Research has proven that the single best way to prevent the flu is through receiving a flu vaccine every year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that everyone six months of age and older receive an annual influenza (flu) vaccination. Due to this

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  • YMCA tumbling to begin

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Twin Pike Family YMCA will hold tumbling sessions at the YMCA on Monday nights. Mommy and Me will be from 5:30-6:15 p.m., PreK/K will be from 6:15-7:15 p.m. and sessions for grades one through three will be from 7:15-8:15 p.m. Sessions options are Sept. 8-29, Oct. 6-27, or Nov. 3-Dec. 8. For more information contact the Twin Pike Family YMCA at 573-754-4497.

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  • Heat index warning through Sunday evening

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 9:52 am

    The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat index warning through 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24 of 105-110 degrees. The high heat index is being caused by temperatures in the mid to high 90s with extreme humidity, the NWS said. The combination will likely lead to an increased risk of heat-related stress and illness for the elderly, the very young and those without air conditioning. Strenuous outside work

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  • YMCA wraps up summer camp program in Pike County

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    Campers enjoy lunch from Crossroads General Store.

    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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