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The Northeast Missouri Clergy Coalition will hold its fifth annual dinner theatre on Saturday, June 22 at Bowling Green High School at 5 p.m. The meal will consist of fried chicken, baked potatoes, green beans, corn, salad, dessert, rolls and drinks. Special guests will be the Wesley Chapel gospel praise team from the United Methodist Church, Troy. The Wesley Chapel gospel praise team has sang in many areas from Columbia
An all-star lineup of renowned musicians with direct ties to northeast Missouri and western Illinois will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 30 in the Apple Shed in Clarksville. Performers started their careers in their respective local music scenes, and later became established on the national and international level. The all-star reunion concert features Paul Smith, Bowling Green/Louisiana; David Hungate, Troy; Bob Havens, Quincy, Ill.; Jay Hungerford, St. Louis; John
Danny Somers, Clarksville; Rebecca Griffith, Bowling Green; and Reed Niemeyer, Bowling Green, recently attended the 68th annual State 4-H Congress on May 29-31 on the campus of the University of Missouri at Columbia with nearly 300 other Missouri teens. Participants experienced life on a university campus and the opportunity to elect the next State 4-H Council. Workshops were held on topics ranging from creating websites to citizen response to active
The Louisiana Garden Club’s June 10 meeting was held at the home of Donna Valentino. Co-hostess was Sue Deines. Twenty members were present along with one guest. The meeting’s theme was “Time for Tea.” Valentino gave a presentation on edible flowers which included Johnny jump-ups, carnations which taste spicy, dill, mint, orchids, tulips (the tulip bulb is also edible), roses, but be sure to cut white part off, and nasturtium.
On June 2-5, area youth participated in this year’s 4-H Junior Camp program. The theme for the camp was “Clue Into 4-H”. Campers ages 8-11 from Pike, Ralls, Marion, Shelby, Lewis and Clark counties took part in the camp at Camp Inlow near Philadelphia. Counselors for the camp were: Alexa Fisher, Halie Meyer, Lance Dixon, Shaylen Martin, Reed Niemeyer and Teagan Teasley, Pike County; Brenna Brocksmith, Doug Bross, Marissa Todd,
Volunteers are needed to make the 2013 Louisiana Country Colorfest a smooth reality and to make sure the town’s largest fesitval continues in 2014 and beyond. A meeting for new Colorfest volunteers will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 8 at the Louisiana Library. Robert and Mona Brown have been running Colorfest for the past few years but would like to take a less active role in the
A reception honoring Eastern Star members with many years of membership will be held on Sunday, June 9 from 2-4 p.m. at the Masonic Temple in Louisiana. Kathy Waite, Worthy Matron of Nightingale Chapter No. 117, will present pins for 65 years of membership to Eileen Waite and Esther Griffith of Louisiana. Sixty-year pins will go to Bonnie Mendosa, Dorothy Kuntz and Margaret Hollocher, of Eolia, Milton Duvall, of Clarksville,