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Louisiana R-II school district could lose tax funds from disputes

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:34 pm

The Louisiana RII School District could lose at least $45,000 if a lawsuit and an assessment of a moved business go against board district wishes. And that might just be the tip of the proverbial iceberg, according to district Superintendent Dr. Richard Basden and Pike County Assessor Donna Prior. Prior told the school board at the Monday, July 21 meeting that  Ameren Missouri seeks to decrease its 2013 assessment with

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  • Music boosters hold banquet

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Pictured are  Micah Goodin and Kaelee Wernowsky during the recent Louisiana Music Boosters Awards Banquet. Wernowsky was honored for representing the Louisiana Band at CCC districts.

    The Louisiana Music Boosters hosted its first ever Music Awards Banquet recently at the Louisiana High School Commons. Booster President Pam Todd-Watts said the event was very well accepted. Micah  Goodin awarded those who participated in color guard, band and the musical during the school year.

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  • Christianson graduates

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    John Wood Community College’s commencement exercises were held recently in the JWCC Student Activity Center in Quincy, Ill. The ceremony honored 334 students earning associate degrees and 236 students earning career/technical certificates. Gabrielle R. Christianson, of Louisiana, received an Associate in Science.

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  • St. Charles Community College exploring Bowling Green satellite campus

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 11:29 am

    The St. Charles Community College is exploring the possibility of offering college courses at a satellite facility in the City of Bowling Green. To assist the college in deciding what course, offerings to provide, the help of area residents is being sought. A brief survey is available on the City of Bowling Green website at Log on to the city’s website and express an interest in attending class at

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  • Clopton announces fourth quarter honors

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:01 am

    7th Grade Honor Roll: Beverly Abel, Jessica Barnes, Grace Cooke, Jordyn Hughes, Danielle Illy, Kaitlyn Kuntz, Calynn Lockard, Jillian Lockard, Jaclyn Robinson, Robert Rothbard and Damian Walker. 7th Grade Honorable Mention:  Chris Cannon, Donovan Denslow, Bailey Dykes, Jenna Gronek,Madeline Hartwell, Allison Hunter, Bethany Klopcic, Thomas Mattingly, Craig McGuire, John Ray, Olivia Stanek, Kaylee Waddell and Bailey Wendt. 8th Grade Honor Roll: Kegan Baumgarte, Emma Carnahan, Caleb Cobb, Morgan Dameron, Parker

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  • Louisiana Elementary School making progress in state-imposed program

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Two years ago, the Louisiana Elementary School (LES) was designated a “Focus School” by the Missouri Department of Secondary and Elementary Education (DESE) after some students’ test scores came in under department standards. As a result, the school was ordered by DESE to improve the scores in the “super subgroup” of students in third, fourth and fifth grade who had not met the standards. The subgroup is made up of

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  • Elizabeth Cannon honored

    Posted on June 11, 2014 at 11:25 am

    Fontbonne University awarded degrees and honors at its May commencement ceremony Saturday, May 17. The following area student was honored at the ceremony: Elizabeth Cannon, of Eolia, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree.

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