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Local band Country Soul, shown above during a recent performance, will be on hand for alumni activities on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Louisiana Alumni & Friends holding events Saturday during Colorfest

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:12 pm

The Louisiana Alumni & Friends Association will host several events during the Country Colorfest. Anyone who has attended school in Louisiana, taught, or is a friend of the district is invited to attend. On Saturday, Oct. 18, an open house is scheduled from 3-5 p.m. at Louisiana High School. This is also open to all persons who have attended Louisiana schools and friends. Attendees will be able to visit with

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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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30th annual Country Colorfest has plenty of fun for everyone Oct. 18-19

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:23 pm

The Louisiana Country Colorfest will bring a throng and unlimited fun to the downtown area on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19. “We’ll have more than 100 vendors,” said Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Director Chris Koetters. Colorfest will officially kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday with a welcome from the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and the singing of the national anthem by Shaylen Martin. It will occur at the main stage

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  • Annual event set Saturday

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:03 am

    St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will sponsor its third annual Rosary Rally on Saturday, Oct. 11 at noon on the front lawn of the church. The event will be held “rain or shine” and will help support local causes. For more information about the event, call (573) 754-4257.

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  • NASA astronaut to be featured speaker at Clopton Alumni Banquet

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 5:21 pm

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    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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