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Even when I’m gone I’m not far away by Denny Hollingsworth

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 3:45 pm

Have you ever known anyone with The Right Stuff? I have; several people come to mind. First, it was the Bishop’s Boys, the Wright brothers, later the Spirit of St. Louis himself, Lucky Lindy, and of course Buzz Aldrin. I’ve been honored to have many intrepid friends including William Stephenson, Robert Lee Scott, James N. Rowe, Eddie Rickenbacker, Eric Haney and Hall Moore. You wouldn’t believe what I’ve experienced. Davy,

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  • Native American Quilts program presented at DAR meeting

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    Quilts designed and made by Native Americans are beautiful and unique. Sue Warzocha, Associate Member of Pike County Chapter NSDAR, told of the history of their quilt-making at the April 2 meeting of the chapter at her home in Louisiana. The quilts are not only used for bedding and sitting, but are important to the ceremonies and traditions of many different tribes. Information about quilting came to the tribes through

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  • Alliance Art Gallery to feature the work of Cindy Dietrich Logan

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    The Alliance Art Gallery in Hannibal will feature the work of Cindy Dietrich Logan from March 23 through May 4. Raised in Texas, Logan now resides in Louisiana and her work reflects the lush beauty of the Mississippi River basin. She works in a variety of mediums, including pastels, acrylics, and watercolors to capture the natural beauty of this area. Logan received a B.A. in art, English and secondary education

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National Entertainment


Easter egg hunt, cake walk set for this Saturday in Clarksville

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 3:44 pm

The Clarksville Memorial VFW Post 4610 and Ladies Auxiliary and Junior Girls Unit will hold their annual Easter egg hunt and cake walk on Saturday, April 19 at the Clarksville City Park and VFW Post home. The Easter egg hunt will be held at 1 p.m. with the cake walk immediately following. These events have been held for around  30+ years for the community. The Easter egg hunt is for

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  • Proclamation signed

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Pike County Health Department is recognizing National Public Health Week by hosting events this week to promote this year’s theme, “Public Health: Start Here, Better Health. Better Missouri.”  Each day has a different focus and events scheduled.  There are still many opportunities for residents to participate this week. Today, Wednesday, April 9, they are offering free Cardiac Risk Assessments with cholesterol checks to the first five people and then will

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  • Free child identification in Louisiana

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    The Louisiana Masons are offering a free child identification program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Louisiana High School commons. Parents can bring their children to get a free identification information CD and identity cards that can be used when kids go missing. All information goes on the CDs and cards and the Masons do not retain it.

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