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State bumps grain haul weight limits 10 percent

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm

Due to the bumper crop of corn and soybeans in Missouri and recent rains which interrupted harvest, MoDOT and Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday, Oct. 16 that grain trucks will be allowed to haul 10 percent more than their licensed weight. The heavier loads will not be allowed on Missouri interstates but will be on all other roads and highways. However, all posted weight limits for bridges must be adhered

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  • Louisiana chamber, county tourism board bind to attract state ad dollars

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s and Convention Bureau Director Chris Koetters has added a number of brochures to travelers coming through Louisiana.

    The Louisiana Visitor’s and Convention Bureau (LVCB) is bonding with the Pike County Tourism Commission to obtain more advertising dollars from the state of Missouri. LVCB and Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Director Chris Koetters will be the conduit to get co-op advertising funds from the Missouri Department of Tourism. The $4,000 the consortium is shooting for would double the county tourist board’s advertising budget, Koetters said recently. The funds would

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  • Burbridge joins local real estate agency

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    LaNora Burbridge

    LaNora Burbridge has joined Century 21 The Wells Group at its Bowling Green office. Burbridge has 33 years of experience in the field and for the last 30 years was Broker/Owner of LaNora Burbridge Real Estate. “We are so pleased to announce that LaNora will be joining our team.” said Brenda Wells, Broker/Owner of Century 21 The Wells Group. “We believe her experience will greatly enhance the services we provide

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  • Thanks for the memories. Meyer Retires from BOLA

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:36 am

    Peggy Meyer

    Peggy Meyer, Assistant Branch Manager at West Branch, has decided to retire after 23 years of loyal service with Bank of Louisiana. Meyer worked from 1986 to 1991 with Bank of Louisiana as a Customer Service Representative. After a short leave of absence, she returned in November 1996 and has been a Teller and New Accounts Representative as well as holding the title of Assistant Branch Manager at Bank of

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  • Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 3:34 pm


    Big Winner Brenda Scranton, center, of Louisiana, was the winner of Louisiana County Market’s “Win Free Fried Chicken For A Year” sweepstakes in conjunction with the store’s grand opening. Presenting Scranton with her gift card are, left, Store Director John Nickell and Lousiana Press-Journal General Manager/Advertising Sales Representative Brian Thompson.

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  • Four player co-ed sand volleyball to be offered

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Twin Pike Family YMCA and Bowling Green Parks and Rec.  will sponsor Fours Co-ed Sand Volleyball. Each team will play a best of three game series one week night, either Wednesday, Oct. 1 or Thursday, Oct. 2 at either 5:15 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. All teams will play a single elimination tournament on Sunday, Oct. 5 starting at noon. The teams should be composed of four players with at least

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  • Local business supports sustainable food efforts

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    Stark Bro’s Nurseries, the nation’s largest direct-to-consumer grower of fruit and nut trees, recently presented Milwaukee-based Growing Power, Inc. with a donation of nursery stock to help urban communities grow their own sustainable food sources. Stark Bro’s co-owner Tim Abair formally presented the donation at a Milwaukee, Wis. event held at the Growing Power farm, and attended by Growing Power’s Farmer, Founder and CEO Will Allen, Matthew Howard and Tim

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