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Emily Love

LHS artist Love captures national award

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:33 am

Louisiana High School senior Emily Love got a surprising phone call two weeks ago. It was from the National Rifle Association (NRA) headquarters in Virginia, informing her she was an award winner in it’s annual Youth Wildlife Artist Contest. Love learned she had come in second in the high school division from entries across the country and won $500. “I didn’t know it was them when they called me,” Love

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  • Buchanan celebrates 90th birthday recently

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Nan Buchanan, of Frankford, celebrated her 90th birthday Sunday, Nov. 23. Those helping her celebrate were Sandi Buchanan, Sam Davis, Jennifer Kennedy, Curtis Niffen, Haley Kirk and Cadence, Johnathan Kirk, Scott and Debbie Buchanan, Brandon Buchanan, Danielle Buchanan, Hayden and Holden, David and Melinda Buchanan, Cole Buchanan, Cory Buchanan, Chance Buchanan, Malinka Berlin, Michelle Maddox, Tori and Devin, Ashley Maddox, Lashelle Buchanan, Holly Lares, Shane Kennedy, Mike Buchanan, Nancy McCurdy

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  • Five generations

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    five generations

    Five generations of the Clark family gathered recently. Pictured are, great-great-grandmother, Rose Clark, seated holding Christopher Shaine Granger. Back row, from left are great-grandmother Bonnie Owens, grandfather, Gary Cox, Jr. and mother Ashley Cox.

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  • Ali Love turns two

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Ali Love

    Ali Lillian Love, daughter of Rob and Lisa Love, turned two on June 26. She celebrated her birthday on June 28 at Party Time in Wentzville. Ali treated her friends to a Sesame Street party. Pizza, cake, ice cream and soda were served to all the children. They also received treat bags with coins to play at Party Time. The children attending were cousins Matthew and Abbi Tranor, Sisaleigh and

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  • Overlook Farm complex rebounding from catastrophic restaurant blaze

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Overlook Farm Director of Operations Tom Vogt stands inside Avalon Hall, which will offer weekend meals starting Friday, Nov. 28.

    Last April when Nathalie Pettus pondered the smoldering remains of her Clarksville Restaurant, the Station, she was already thinking about what could rise from the ashes. Pettus initially envisioned a new restaurant and gift shop, until she realized that would cost $2 million. So the Clarksville area’s largest private employer decided on a different tact tied to Pike County’s seasonal businesses. That’s how the Courtyard Restaurant came about, which just

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  • Museum diners hear tale of the ‘real’ John Wood

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    A large crowed turned out for the annual Louisiana Area Historical Museum Fall Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 13 and learned a bit about the area’s past. Speaker and historian Reg Ankrom of Quincy, Ill. told the crowd at the American Legion Hall about his historic passion for Abraham Lincoln, Steven Douglas and “the real John Wood.” Wood farmed near Louisiana in the 1800s and the community college in Quincy is

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  • Paynes to celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    Mr. and Mrs. Scott Payne - 2014

    Scott and Lois Payne of Pittsfield will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their daughters from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Pittsfield Church of the Nazarene in the Family Center in Pittsfield, Ill. The couple requests no gifts please. Mr. Payne and the former Lois Criss were married on Nov. 16, 1949 in Pittsfield, Ill., at the home of Brother Joe Maynard. Attendants

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