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The Louisiana Garden Club will host its annual Home Tour in downtown Louisiana on Sept. 13 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) and Sept. 14 (1 p.m.-3 p.m.). Eight structures on Georgia Street will be a part of the tour. Homes have been selected this year from the lower section of Georgia Street. The studio/ home of Jon Moran was once a grocery store. The art filled studio is an excellent use of
Pike County 4-H held their Fashion Revue competition on Thursday, July 17. This is an event for 4-H members enrolled in clothing projects. Participants make or purchase their garment and then model it during the event. Judging is based on fit and style of the garment. In the Clothes You Make, eight to 10 year old division, Emily Collins modeled her blue and red striped dress. Emily received a blue
Former Bowling Green resident Restora Privett got to celebrate two occasions Thursday at Lynn’s Heritage House – “National Senior Citizens’ Day” and her 104th Birthday. The festivities included live entertainment featuring her brother Sam Branstetter’s band and refreshments.
Three Louisiana High School students and several others from the area recently got a life experience in a trip to help Haitians. Bailey Wallace, Chadwick Dowell and Dawson Miller made the trip with Louisiana High Interact Group and instructor Dr. John Piccone. They were accompanied by students from Bowling Green, Hannibal and Curryville. The students helped begin a new cement block school house for Haitian students in St. Marc, which
Two U.S. military veterans from Louisiana who were on Great River Honor Flights to Washington D.C. in recent months have one thing in common. It was one of the highlights of their lives. Don Giltner Army veteran Don Giltner, 80, took the trip honoring veterans for their service in April and fellow Army veteran Russell Ransdell, 84, went in May. Giltner served from 1954 to 1959 during the Cold War
They came from locations coast to coast, from Canada and Florida, for one purpose: to put their off-road rigs to the test, and perhaps promote their products a bit in the process. And that they did as 27 vehicles built for off-road driving gathered in Pike County, Ill. last week as one stop on the annual Ultimate Adventure. The event sponsored by Petersen’s 4-Wheel & Off-Road Magazine, is held in
By Elijah Oblinger Ms. Teresa Long is new to the Louisiana school district this year and has high expectations. She has been teaching for 20 years and has a Bachelor’s degree in English Education for grades 7-12 and a Master’s of Science in Education in Administrative Leadership. She has many goals and has high hopes for the students this year. She came to Louisiana to be closer to her daughter
All three eastern Pike County school districts did well on the Missouri annual performance report (APR) scores. More than half of the districts in the state raised their scores, including BONCL R-X schools which had a mistake rectified from last year’s scores and jumped substantially. Thirty-nine percent decreased like Clopton and four percent stayed the same like Louisiana. Individual scores fluctuated at the Louisiana R-II School District but the total
Spectators at the first Louisiana football game of the season last week were treated to an improved Cunningham Field stadium. The $23,000 remodeling price tag was split by the Louisiana High School Bulldog Boosters Club and the school district, according to Activities Director Curtis Hendrickson. The most notable improvement to fans is the relocation of the ticket booth. The booth was moved about 30 feet north along the fence line
The First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, located at the corner of Church and Broadway streets, will be serving a free breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. The breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. The breakfast is being provided as part of the church’s Acts of Kindness ministry. To learn more about the First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, visit
The Ecumenical Women’s Breakfast group met on Monday, June 9 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Louisiana with 37 in attendance from 10 area churches. Father Lou Dorn offered a prayer before the meal, which was prepared by the ladies of Bethel AME of Louisiana and the First Christian Church. President Judy Allely introduced Rebecca Glenn of Bowling Green, who is the Director of the Learning Center,
Mt. Ayre better known as “Old Knob Baptist Church” will hold its Annual Basket Dinner services on Sunday, Aug. 3 in Edgewood. Dinner will be served starting at 1:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 2:30 p.m. Services are held each year at the church and the money that is raised goes toward the upkeep of the Cemetery. These services are a long-standing tradition for the church and the
In observance of National Assisted Living Week®, Sept. 7-13, Lynn’s Heritage House will host a series of events developed as a special opportunity to bring together residents, families, employees, volunteers and the surrounding community to celebrate “Magic of Music.” The “Magic of Music” celebrates the role music plays in the daily lives of assisted living residents. The theme also celebrates the bonds built between residents and their families, friends, staff
The Pike County Health Department is urging residents to protect themselves, as well as others this flu season by being proactive and getting vaccinated. Research has proven that the single best way to prevent the flu is through receiving a flu vaccine every year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that everyone six months of age and older receive an annual influenza (flu) vaccination. Due to this
Twin Pike Family YMCA will hold tumbling sessions at the YMCA on Monday nights. Mommy and Me will be from 5:30-6:15 p.m., PreK/K will be from 6:15-7:15 p.m. and sessions for grades one through three will be from 7:15-8:15 p.m. Sessions options are Sept. 8-29, Oct. 6-27, or Nov. 3-Dec. 8. For more information contact the Twin Pike Family YMCA at 573-754-4497.