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The River Hills and Wind Ridge Farmers’ Markets will hold the annual Spring Family Farm Expo in the city park in Silex on Saturday, April 11. The day will begin at 7 a.m. with a large farmers’ market and will include an egg show, lawn poultry show and a traditional country auction. Admission is free. There will be information booths, many rare breeds of livestock and poultry on display. There
GFWC Chautauqua and Louisiana Public Library Celebrates the Week of the Young Child (April 12-18) with a special Story Time Plus program on Saturday, April 18 from 10-11 a.m. Children, ages 3-6, will hear stories, play, sing and read, have refreshments and receive a small gift. Each child attending the celebration will receive a free book as well. The celebration materials are made possible through a Louisiana Library LSTA grant.
Eolia Community Fire Protection District is gearing up for its annual Dinner and Auction. Clopton High School in Clarksville will be hosting the event, to be held on Saturday, March 28. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. a silent auction. Dinner, featuring pulled pork and all the fixings, will be served at 6 p.m. The live auction will follow at 7 p.m. The Eolia Community Fire Protection District is
The farmers of the River Hills and Wind Ridge Farmers’ Markets begin the growing year in earnest though they had held an experimental winter market back in February. On Saturday morning March 14 the group will hold one of the earliest of spring markets in the City Park in Silex. These early markets feature a wide variety of farm wares from hatching eggs and baby chicks to home baked goods
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