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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.
Another successful Pike County Fair is in the books as this year’s event came to a close Saturday. The fair, which ran Tuesday through Saturday of last week, is comparable to years passed, said fair board president Vernon Korte. According to Korte, the grand total of revenue for the 2014 fair appears to be slightly down from last year. “2013 was an exceptional year,” Korte countered, explaining the slight decrease
Boyd Barrett’s 1970 Chevelle SS will be featured on the dash plaques for this year’s Dam Few Cruisers car show to be held at the Vandalia Fair grounds Saturday, June 21. The car was built in Arlington, Texas and originally invoiced to L.R. Cooke in Lexington, Ky. Barrett bought it in 2000 from his friend, Bill Harris. He waited a few years and then started a complete restoration of the
Plans are underway for the third Golden Hills of Louisiana Plein Air to be held Sept. 13. The Plein Air is functioning as a committee under the auspices of the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. The committee is seeking support for this event. Last year, 32 artists were brought to the event – most from areas other than Pike County. This year, the event will be paired with the Louisiana Garden
The annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the riverfront in Louisiana that was postponed because of flooding has been rescheduled. The show will begin 30 minutes after dusk on Sunday, Aug. 31, according to Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Director Chris Koetters.
The Pike Community Care Partnership is coming together once again to host its annual “Back 2 School Fair.” Pike County students are invited to the event for free gifts and necessary information before the start of the school year. This year’s back to school fair will be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Aug. 9. 2014 marks the sixth year of the annual event