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Two arrested for allegedly selling morphine near Louisiana High School

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:45 am

Two people who allegedly sold morphine to an undercover agent for the Pike County Drug Task Force in Louisiana last week were arrested and jailed. Malarie St. Clair, 26, of rural Louisiana and Donald Kamrowski, 48, of Hannibal, werearrested for allegedly selling morphine near Louisiana High School on Monday, Jan. 19, according to Pike County Court records. Both remained incarcerated at the Pike County jail on Tuesday, Jan. 27 on

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  • Louisiana woman injured in Tuesday morning crash

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 9:16 am

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    A woman driving a van north on Hwy. 79 near Louisiana suffered minor injuries when she lost control of her vehicle in a curve on black ice at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) officer at the scene. Diana J. McGinnis, 57,  was taken to Pike County Memorial Hospital by ambulance for treatment, the MSHP officer said. The driver lost control on a

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  • Louisiana woman, Hannibal man arrested for selling morphine

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 10:27 am

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    Malarie St. Clair, 26, of rural Louisiana and Donald Kamrowski, 48, of Hannibal, have been arrested for allegedly selling morphine near a school to an undercover drug informant on the parking lot of Hardee’s on Monday, Jan. 19, according to Pike County Court records. Both were incarcerated at the Pike County jail on Thursday, Jan. 22 on bonds of $50,000 apiece. They were arraigned in Pike County Circuit Court on

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Ten years of service

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:50 am

Trailerman Trailers employee David Richards (left) was recently recognized for 10 years of service to the company. To celebrate the accomplishment, Richards was awarded a Trailerman 10-year anniversary jacket from Plant Manager Todd Peck (center) and a check from $750 from Shop Foreman Shane Calhoun (right). According to Trailerman Trailers officials, “Richards has been a superb employee and has shown exceptional devotion to his craft.”

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  • Donut shop reopens near river in Louisiana

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:53 am

    Nathan Ross cuts potatoes for breakfasts at Marge’s Donuts and Diner in downtown Louisiana.

    The donut shop in downtown Louisiana that has been closed since its former owner got in legal problems has reopened. The shop and restaurant at the corner of Georgia and Main streets which offers a view of the Mississippi  River is now known as Marge’s Donuts and Diner. It is named after Marge Himmelsbach. Her husband, Al Himmelsbach Jr., is now running the place. Himmelsbach invested money in the donut

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  • Louisiana Youth Council analyzes city’s needs

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 4:47 pm

    The newly established Louisiana Youth Council unveiled what members think are the city’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats at the Monday, Jan. 12 city council meeting. Youth council board member Brian Thompson said the group came up with its list after conducting an analysis of the city. “It’s what we feel is important to us,” Thompson said. “Youth involvement is critical.” The youth council was set up by the city

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The Buck Stops Here

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:46 am

With the removal of Louisiana City Administrator Bob Jenne, the city has now officially turned a page in its history. Members of the community who have been elected in recent years on a premise of being more transparent now have an even greater opportunity to do just that. So far they have shown a tendency to do so and it will be interesting to see if they continue, or slide

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  • The Buck Stops Here

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:58 am

    If you want to talk about the failures of the United States, you don’t have to look any further than the status of the nation’s infrastructure. It wouldn’t be in the decaying condition it is today if maintenance, repairs and replacements had been done in a timely manner to keep up with a growing population. “Deferred maintenance” which was the buzz word for years, is actually a euphemism for “we’re

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  • The Buck Stops Here

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 4:51 pm

    It never ceases to amaze me how many people think freedom of the press is a terrible thing. Invariably, those who try to block our First Amendment rights are trying to cover up mistakes or avoid embarrassment. Sometimes it’s because elected or appointed officials just don’t like those pesky reporters nosing around in their business. Freedom of the press was included in our Constitution specifically to keep an eye on

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