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Silent auction participants view items at the PCMH Foundation dinner.

PCMH foundation does well at ‘wonderful’ fundraiser

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 3:58 pm

More than $50,000 was raised by the Pike County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) Foundation at its annual dinner and auction on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bowling Green. “It was a wonderful evening,” said PCMH Administrator Lorraine Harness. “It took a lot of hours of people donating their time and it turned out well,” she said. About 240 guests dined in a decorated atmosphere and bid

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  • Louisiana student gets more than candy for Halloween at assembly

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    Anna Elder, center, front row, got hugs from classmates Catrina Turnbaugh, at top, Samantha Kilby, at left and Landon Haddock after it was announced that the money had come in for her wheelchair scooter attachment.

    Louisiana Elementary School students were excited before their annual Halloween parade on Friday, Oct. 31. But they became even more excited after a special announcement assembly just before they marched in their costumes. In that assembly, fifth grade teacher Stacy Kingsley announced that the monetary goal had been reached in the Tabs for Anna campaign. It meant that fifthgrader Anna Elder will now get a Rio Firefly, a scooter type

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  • Local hospital has plan for Ebola, if needed

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:46 am

    In order to address the recent concerns about Ebola, Pike County Memorial Hospital is assuring  that they are prepared should the disease surface in our community. Preparations by the Hospital include a review of Hospital protocols to insure they follow all CDC recommendations for an infectious disease.  Refresher sessions on the use of personal protective equipment have been conducted as well as assessing and increasing the inventory of PPE. As

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  • Registrations due for YMCA events

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 11:16 am

    Youth Flag Football Clinic (Ages 6-14) and Mighty Stars Flag Football (Ages 4-5) Registrations for both programs are due Oct. 15 and the starting date is Oct. 16.  Both programs will be held at the Louisiana High School practice football field.  The cost for these programs are $25 for YMCA members and $35 for non-members. Boys and girls will be taught the fundamentals of the game by volunteer coaches in

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  • Physician returns home to serve county patients

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:08 am

    Dr. Brooke Colbert (left), a Clopton High School graduate, has come back to the area to serve patients in her native home region.

    Another local physician has come home to provide specialized care for patients at Pike County Memorial Hospital. Dr. Brooke (Gregory) Colbert began seeing patients on Sept. 2 at the Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana. Colbert grew up in Pike County and graduated from Clopton High School. After high school, she went on to graduate Cum Laude with her medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She then completed both

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  • Water boil order in west Louisiana

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 8:33 am

    A water boil order has been issued in Louisiana for the area west of 30th Street until 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, according to the city water department. Fifth Gear was doing work in the area and a drop in water pressure forced the boil order, a department spokesperson said.

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  • Lynn’s Heritage House to observe National Assisted Living Week®

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:41 am

    Jenna Loveless, right, looks on as Mayor Bart Niedner signs the proclamation for National Assisted Living Week®.

    In observance of National Assisted Living Week®, Sept. 7-13, Lynn’s Heritage House will host a series of events developed as a special opportunity to bring together residents, families, employees, volunteers and the surrounding community to celebrate “Magic of Music.” The “Magic of Music” celebrates the role music plays in the daily lives of assisted living residents. The theme also celebrates the bonds built between residents and their families, friends, staff

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