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The Pike and Ralls County Home Guard is sponsoring a food drive for the “Buddy Bags” program at Bowling Green and Louisiana schools. The drive will run March 2 through 20. They will be collecting the following food items: canned vegetables, fruit snacks, gushers, pop tarts, fruit cups, Snack Pack pudding and Jello pudding, Chef Boyardee ravioli, Campbell’s chicken noodle soup, Campbell’s pork and beans, single serve cereal boxes, mac-n-cheese
The Bullpup Booster Club will be holding their sixth annual Carnival/Chili Supper on Friday, Feb. 27 at the Louisiana Middle School. Chili will be served in the Middle School Cafeteria from 5-8 p.m. or as long as supplies last. Chili will be available for carry out as well. Menu items will include chili, hot dogs, chips, drinks and dessert. Chili dinners can also be purchased. Chili dinners can be bought
The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce will once again offer its Leadership Louisiana program. The 22-hour curriculum, now in its second year, focuses on key aspects of the community including government, commerce, tourism, economic development, healthcare and education. The program, which will start in April, will give employees a unique chance to meet face to face with community leaders. According to Chamber officials, “the goal of this program is to connect
The Louisiana Evangelistic Outreach (L.E.O.) will be opening on Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. On Saturdays, it will open at 10 a.m. and the closing hour will vary depending on customers. On Sundays, it will be closed. Donations of food, clean clothing and household items are being accepted. L.E.O. is located at 21585 Hwy. 54 in
Twin Pike Family YMCA will host a Valentine’s dance for students in grades six through eight on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 6-8 p.m. It will be held at the Twin Pike Family YMCA at 614 Kelly Lane in Louisiana and there no cost to enter. Parents must come in with their child to sign them in and return to sign them out. This free program is for 6th-8th graders only.
The family of the late Louisiana Police Chief Rich Hughes will be honored on Friday, Jan. 30 by the BackStoppers at a boxing match at the Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis. The organization will honor Hughes and other law enforcement officers who died in the past year with boxing’s traditional “Ten-Count” ceremony. The Guns ‘N Hoses event features boxing matches between St. Louis police and firemen. Tickets are available
Quilting classes are being offered free of charge as part of the Outreach program of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Louisiana. The classes will take place at the meeting room at Cozy C Campground, located on Highway 54 between Louisiana and Bowling Green. Participants are asked to bring their own sewing machine and materials, but there is no charge for taking the class. Several people have already taken