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Louisiana Farmers’ Market set to open Wednesday

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:05 am

The Louisiana Community Betterment Committee is pleased to announce that the Louisiana Farmers’ Market is set to open at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20 at Sunset Park. The market will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning on May 20 and run through Saturday, Oct. 31. The extended season is only one of the new features for the market this year. The market has also been relocated to Sunset Park

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  • First annual Cake Concert for LHS Music Department announced

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 11:26 am

    The First Annual Cake Concert has been announced by the Louisiana R-II Music Department and is scheduled for May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Louisiana R-II High School gymnasium. The Cake Concert is a combination of a celebration of music performed by the high school choir and band under the direction of Mr. Micah Gooden and a cake auction throughout the evening’s performance. Cakes, as well as homemade pies,

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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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Volunteers oriented

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:01 am

The Louisiana Area Historical Museum held an orientation for its 2015 season volunteers on Monday, May 18 at the museum. They are: from left, front row, board President Martha Sue Smith, Grace Jane Catlett, Ina Mae King, Dodie Poor, board member Dorothy Webb, Kathy Cash and Mary Littrell. Back row, board member the Rev. Randall Cone, Mary Ann Lovell, Ronnie Lawrence, Dora Lucas, board member Ann Narramore, Paul Schnitzer, Phyllis

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  • Daffron to hold fun run/walk event

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 10:33 am

    Daffron’s Relay for Life team is preparing for its third Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk event. This year’s event will be held at  Pike County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 13.  The event will begin at 8 a.m.  Race day registration will open at 7:30 a.m. The race will begin and end at the Fairgrounds main gate, next to the back horse corral. This will be a mixed surface run so runners

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  • Louisiana to host first annual Waterfowl Weekend

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    Louisiana will host its First Annual Waterfowl Weekend, featuring sanctioned duck and goose calling on May 15-17 at the riverfront as a fund-raiser for the Riverfront Development project, a renovation of the entire riverfront area. Sponsors of the event include the Louisiana Riverfront Development Commission and Foiles Migrators, Inc (FMI). Jeff Foiles of FMI and organizer of the Two Rivers Regional Duck and Goose Calling and the Illinois State Duck

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