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They don’t really have a name for their group and it isn’t an official club. But every third Friday, a group of seniors who are still attached to the cars of their youth get together at Hardee’s in Louisiana to reminisce and show the classic vehicles they still drive today. Roger and Donna Sperry, of Eolia, drive up each month in their gleaming red and white 1955 Crown Victoria. “He
The Pleasant Hill class of 1964 celebrated their 50th reunion on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Pikers in Louisiana. Thirty-four classmates and guests were in attendance to have a meal, get reacquainted, share memories, catch up on each other’s lives and exchange information. A Memory Board was created by Charollette and Carl Hirst honoring the classmates lost through the years, totaling one-fourth of the class, namely; Gerald Anderson, Carolyn (Butler) Kirby,
Ashley Martin was named the Louisiana High School Homecoming Queen and Elijah Oblinger was named king during halftime ceremonies on Friday, Sept. 19. For more, see the Sept. 24 issue of the Louisiana Press-Journal.
Although it’s not purely autobiographical, the new book “Southern Passage” by Pike County author Jim Yonker is based on his time dealing with racism in southern railway yards during his youth. Yonker lives outside Bowling Green and “developed the writing bug,” right after retiring from the parole office at Northeast Correction Center in Bowling Green about eight years ago. Yonker set up the office in 1998 and decided to stay
The Louisiana Garden Club will host its annual Home Tour in downtown Louisiana on Sept. 13 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) and Sept. 14 (1 p.m.-3 p.m.). Eight structures on Georgia Street will be a part of the tour. Homes have been selected this year from the lower section of Georgia Street. The studio/ home of Jon Moran was once a grocery store. The art filled studio is an excellent use of
Pike County 4-H held their Fashion Revue competition on Thursday, July 17. This is an event for 4-H members enrolled in clothing projects. Participants make or purchase their garment and then model it during the event. Judging is based on fit and style of the garment. In the Clothes You Make, eight to 10 year old division, Emily Collins modeled her blue and red striped dress. Emily received a blue
Former Bowling Green resident Restora Privett got to celebrate two occasions Thursday at Lynn’s Heritage House – “National Senior Citizens’ Day” and her 104th Birthday. The festivities included live entertainment featuring her brother Sam Branstetter’s band and refreshments.