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Northeast Independent Living Services to celebrate 20th anniversary

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:23 am

NorthEast Independent Living Services will celebrate its 20th Anniversary early next month. A celebratory event will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the American Legion Hall on Highway MM in Hannibal from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event will include a bounce house, numerous carnival-type games for children, face painting and music. We are also excited to announce that a Hannibal Fire Department truck, Hannibal Police Department D.A.R.E. vehicle,

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  • McElfresh, Booth to wed

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Michelle McElfresh and Chris Booth

    Michelle McElfresh of Louisiana and Chris Booth of Vincennes, Ind. announce their engagement. Michelle is the daughter of Darrell McElfresh of Donnellson, Iowa and Vicky and Kevin Keely of Louisiana. Grandparents are Joyce and Bob Findley of Louisiana, Patricia McElfresh of Lebanon and the late Lawrence ‘Mac’ McElfresh, and the late Charlie and Irene ‘Sissy’ Mitts. She is a graduate from Louisiana High School and a nursing graduate of Hannibal-LaGrange

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  • Library holds “Fiesta” story hour

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Twenty-three youngsters attended the “Fiesta” at the Louisiana Public Library on Wednesday, July 9. Children listened to read alouds, completed craft activities, received small gifts and each child attending was invited to select a “Keep Book”. Readers for the story hour were Leah Norvell and Jeremy Booth.  The books on display and the read aloud selections at the Story Hour were purchased through a GFWC Literacy Grant by GFWC Chautauqua

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  • Freeman, Pease engaged

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    freeman pease eng bw

    Shirley Freeman, of Bowling Green, announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Sarah Marie, to Caleb Eugene Pease. Sarah graduated from North Platte High School and attended Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, Neb.  She is employed at Community State Bank. Caleb graduated from Bowling Green High School and received an associate degree in auto mechanics from Linn Tech.  He is employed at Weber Automotive. He is the son

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  • Leon and Rita Reeves celebrate 60th anniversary

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 11:54 am

    Leon and Rita Reeves

      Leon and Rita Reeves, of Louisiana, celebrated 60 years of marriage on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. The Reeves were married in St. Louis County on July 2, 1954. The Reeves’ anniversary is also being celebrated by son James Reeves and his wife, Cindy Reeves, of St. Charles; grandchildren Lydia Mackey, of Louisiana, Paul Arthur and Jennifer Conway, both of St. Charles; great-grandchildren Andy Mackey, of Bowling Green, Patrick Wolf

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  • County Market job fair goes well; August opening expected

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:15 am

    Niemann Foods Training Supervisor Kathy Parker greets a prospective employee of the new County Market at a job fair held at the grocery store site on Thursday, June 19.

    With a mid-August opening anticipated for the new County Market in Louisiana, Niemann Foods Inc., held a job fair for more than 100 prospective employees on Thursday, June 19. “We had people here before 2 p.m.,” when the job fair doors officially opened, said Niemann Foods Human Resources Director Jodie Felter. “It went well,” said Niemann Consumer Affairs Manager Gerry Kettler. “We’re getting closer and we’ll be there before you

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  • Louisiana Area Historical Museum offers variety of programs for all ages

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    Frank Salter demonstrating the effects of vibration creating sound.

    Bringing back memories of “Mr. Wizard” from the popular TV show of the 60s, Frank Salter of Hannibal made quite an impression on “kids of all ages” when he demonstrated dozens of magic tricks at the Louisiana Area Historical Museum’s summer program on June 11. Each magical trick was actually based on a scientific principle that Salter explained, with a wide range of topics from density, sound, air pressure, electrical

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