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The United Fund of Calumet will host its annual Ice Cream Social Sunday, Sept. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Apple Shed in Clarksville. Various flavors of home-made ice cream, including vanilla, blackberry, peach, strawberry, caramel, chocolate, Heath bar, and more will be served with cake and other desserts. These can all be enjoyed while listening to music performed by local artists. Each year during the event, United
After being challenged by members of the Pike County Ambulance, The Pike County Sheriffs Office employees fulfilled their ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) challenge, to both raise awareness of the disease and to help raise money to defeat the disease. The employees completed their challenge with the help of the Bowling Green Fire Department. The employees nominated the following agencies to complete the challenge; Pike County Children’s Division, Pike County, IL
Raintree Arts Council presented a stirring concert by well known local artist Debra Ingram and guest Jennifer Eisenhower. Saturday night’s performance at Bowling Green High School gave the audience soaring vocals of contemporary country, gospel and old standards. Volunteers manned the tables for the refreshment served at intermission. Missouri Arts Council provided financial assistance for the performance.
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.