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Travis Spratt to perform at local church Feb. 8

Posted on February 3, 2015 at 3:57 pm

Travis Spratt, a lead vocalist with the Pierce Arrow Theater in Branson will be performing in Louisiana on Sunday, Feb. 8. Spratt will be presenting a vocal concert for a fundraising event sponsored by Centenary United Methodist Church. The event will be held at Centenary United Methodist Church, located at 7th and S. Carolina Streets in Louisiana. An array of desserts will be served at 4 p.m. in the church

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  • Eagle Days

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 10:10 am

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    Johanna Burton of the World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park spoke to the crowd Sunday, Jan. 25 with an American bald eagle on her arm during the annual Eagle Days event in Clarksville. While some bald eagles live in Pike County along the Mississippi River, many more migrate through and stop to fish at the lock and dam in Clarksville during the winter months. Also at the event was sanctuary

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  • Contest winners announced

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    The Louisiana Community Betterment Committee has announced the winners of the city-wide Christmas/holiday decoration contest. According to the Louisiana Community Betterment Committee, the winners are as follows. In the residential category, first prize is awarded to Mike and Glenda Sherman at 811 N. 8th St.; second prize is awarded to  Kenny and Lil Peabody at 1811 Michael Drive; and third prize is awarded to Rodney and Diane Todd at 411

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National Entertainment


Tech center grand opening set

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:42 pm

The grand opening of the newly rebuilt Pike-Lincoln Technical Center will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the facility in Eolia on Friday, May 8. The facility will be open for tours and a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. Free hot dogs, chips and soda will be available on a first come/first served basis. The old center was destroyed by a fire of unknown origin in

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  • Farmers’ markets to begin

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 10:42 am

    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

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  • Library to host special story time

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 11:08 am

    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.

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