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Calumet United Fund ice cream social set

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 9:04 am

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

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  • Sheriff’s office issues ice bucket challenge

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:32 am

    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

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  • Arts Council event featured Ingram

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    Debra Ingram performs at a recent Raintree Arts  Council event.

    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.

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NASA astronaut to be featured speaker at Clopton Alumni Banquet

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 5:21 pm

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

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  • Pike Relay for Life set

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Clopton FFA members lighting luminaries in memory of those who have lost their lives to cancer and in honor of those still fighting cancer.

    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

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  • AgDay reporter to speak at conference

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    Tyne Morgan of AgDay will speak at the 2014 Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture workshop.

    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.

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