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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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  • 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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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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  • Quilt display to be featured at Begian waffle breakfast

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 11:25 am

    In the fall of 2012, W. T. Johnson, of Palmyra, presented a program at the Louisiana Area Historical Museum’s annual banquet. Johnson showed a sampler quilt of patterns designed to assist travelers on the Underground Railroad. Inspired by his story, Helen Crew decided to offer a class to anyone interested in learning to make a similar “Underground Railroad” quilt. The group of quilters, who dubbed themselves “The Christian Piece-makers,” has

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  • 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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