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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
The next organizational meeting for Relay for Life will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Pike County Home Health office conference room in Bowling Green. It is open to the public and anyone is invited to attend. Information will be available for anyone wishing to form a team. Ethel Drew, event chair, may be reached at 573-253-5832 for further questions. This year’s
Eagle lovers can see the majestic birds up close and flying in the wild for free at Eagle Days in Clarksville from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 25. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will set up spotting scopes at Riverfront Park where volunteers and staff will help visitors watch eagles and migrating waterfowl. The U.S. Army Corps of
Republicans of Pike County Club will meet on Jan. 8 at the Faith Baptist Church in Louisiana. The meeting will begin with a carry in supper at 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular club business meeting. Plans for the group’s annual Lincoln Day event will be given.
Clarksville’s Santa Land inside three rooms of city hall is once again startling locals and tourists with its huge display of Christmas trees, ornaments, lights and figures. It will remain open every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 3, according to Mayor Jo Anne Smiley, who provides most of the display material from a large collection. In addition, Santa is there from 10 a.m. to 4
The community is invited to a special quiet meditative worship service on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. at Calvary Episcopal Church, 704 Georgia St. The worship is offered especially for people who are finding Christmas bittersweet this year. Christmas often brings remembrances of persons and events that have been a part of lives in the past, but that are now changed or gone. This is the time of year