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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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
The third annual Golden Hills of Louisiana, Missouri Plein Air Painting Event will be held in conjunction with the Louisiana Garden Club’s Historic Homes tour Sept. 13. The homes tour will be for both Saturday and Sunday. The day long event will be topped off with an exhibition and sale of the artist’s paintings and other art work completed previously to be held at the Masonic Temple on Georgia and