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Ankrom to speak at annual museum event

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:56 pm

The Louisiana Area Historical Museum’s annual fall dinner will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13 at American Legion Post 370 at 420 Kelly Lane in Louisiana. It will begin at 6 p.m. with a dinner prepared by members of the American Legion. “The Real John Wood” will be the topic for keynote speaker Reg Ankrom, a well-known speaker from Quincy, Ill. Tickets are currently available from any of the following

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  • Pike County Commission candidates forum Oct. 23

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:07 am

    The two candidates for Pike County Presiding Commissioner will be at a public election forum on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Louisiana American Legion Hall. Democrat Terry Burris and Republican Chris Gamm, both of Bowling Green, will be asked questions from the media and the public. Public questions can be submitted from 6-6:20 p.m. and the forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. The election is Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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  • 30th annual Country Colorfest has plenty of fun for everyone Oct. 18-19

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:23 pm


    The Louisiana Country Colorfest will bring a throng and unlimited fun to the downtown area on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19. “We’ll have more than 100 vendors,” said Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Director Chris Koetters. Colorfest will officially kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday with a welcome from the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and the singing of the national anthem by Shaylen Martin. It will occur at the main stage

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  • Annual event set Saturday

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:03 am

    St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will sponsor its third annual Rosary Rally on Saturday, Oct. 11 at noon on the front lawn of the church. The event will be held “rain or shine” and will help support local causes. For more information about the event, call (573) 754-4257.

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  • NASA astronaut to be featured speaker at Clopton Alumni Banquet

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 5:21 pm

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    Col. Michael Hopkins will be the featured speaker at the 15th Annual Clopton Alumni Banquet that will be held Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Dale Miller Gymnasium. Hopkins will also be in Clarksville at the Applefest parade on Oct. 11 and will be the Grand Marshall of the parade. Hopkins, a NASA astronaut, recently returned from a six month mission on the Russian Space station. He is

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  • Pike Relay for Life set

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Clopton FFA members lighting luminaries in memory of those who have lost their lives to cancer and in honor of those still fighting cancer.

    Pike County’s Relay for Life will kick off its 2014 event at the Pike County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 27,  beginning at 1 p.m. This year’s theme, “Rockin’ for a Cure,” may be interpreted several different ways by new and returning teams. It will be very interesting to see how teams decorate their campsites or dress up for this years theme. Several events will be held throughout the day en

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  • AgDay reporter to speak at conference

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    Tyne Morgan of AgDay will speak at the 2014 Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture workshop.

    AgDay and U.S. Farm Report’s Tyne Morgan will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture workshop, Nov. 7-8. Morgan will speak on “Working in a Man’s World” at the two-day event. A native of Lexington, she holds a degree in agricultural journalism from the University of Missouri and was the 2006 Missouri State Fair queen. She is Farm Journal Media’s broadcast national reporter.

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