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The Clarksville Memorial VFW Post 4610 and Ladies Auxiliary have had a very busy month. They held their regular meeting on Nov. 5 with Senior Vice Commander Hurley Conway and Ladies Auxiliary President Mary Tarpien presiding. The special guests attending the meeting was District 17 Commander Ken Brummet and District 17 Ladies Auxiliary President Rowena Grigsby and husband, Paul. Plans were made at the meeting for the annual Christmas dinner
The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and Community Betterment Committee are encouraging holiday decorating in and around the community by sponsoring a competition for businesses and residences. In coordination with the Annual Winter Wonderland Parade, sponsored this year by the chamber, the groups hope that everyone will join in the fun and thrill of lights and holiday décor for their storefronts, yards and homes. Judging will be held between Friday, Nov.
The Seton Center in Louisiana was packed on Thursday, Nov. 14 for the Louisiana Area Historical Museum annual fall dinner, which featured a presentation about the underground railroad. Performance artist W.T. Johnson played the fictional character of “Peter Paul Johnson,” based on runaway slaves who made their way north to Canada for freedom. Johnson is an assistant principal at Veterans Elementary School in Hannibal, and has portrayed historical characters at
For two decades, she’s been the tour guide who humbly showcases Louisiana’s eloquent brick and mortar tributes to God. But a mortal imperfection and the desire to see another soul carry on has prompted Martha Sue Smith to close a meaningful chapter in her life. The 20th annual Louisiana Area Historical Museum Christmas Church Walk at 3 p.m. Dec. 8 will be Smith’s last as leader of a free processional
The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will host the 20th annual Christmas Mid-town Church Walk on Sunday, December 8. Each walker will be given a program with a history of each church in it. There is no charge for the afteroon, but a free-will donation will be taken to benefit the Louisiana Area Historical Museum. This event, held in conjunction with six mid-town churches, will begin at 3 p.m. at the
OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age or income. To schedule a ride, call the local contact: Bowling Green, Margaret Clark, 324-4144; Clarksville, Gracie Wyatt, 242-3827; Eolia/Paynesville, Joanne Hammuck, 847-2266; Frankford, Dorothy McCarthy, 784-2333, or Dorothy Adams, 784-2690; Louisiana, Bette Maxwell, 754-3811; Paynesville, Rose Webb, 847-2341. December schedule • Every Tuesday morning, Bowling Geen in town; • Every Tuesday afternoon, Louisiana, Clarksville and Paynesville to Bowling Green; •