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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
The Louisiana Community Betterment Committee has announced the winners of the city-wide Christmas/holiday decoration contest. According to the Louisiana Community Betterment Committee, the winners are as follows. In the residential category, first prize is awarded to Mike and Glenda Sherman at 811 N. 8th St.; second prize is awarded to Kenny and Lil Peabody at 1811 Michael Drive; and third prize is awarded to Rodney and Diane Todd at 411
The Northeast Missouri Clergy Coalition held its 13th annual banquet and fashion show recently at Clopton High School. Approximately 125 people attended the banquet. At left are some of the models who participated in the fashion show. They are from left: Holly Rey, Christina Laney, Kayla Barogiola, Rylee Sullivan, Megan Barogiola and Cara Craig.
The family of the late Louisiana Police Chief Rich Hughes will be honored on Friday, Jan. 30 by the BackStoppers at a boxing match at the Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis. The organization will honor Hughes and other law enforcement officers who died in the past year with boxing’s traditional “Ten-Count” ceremony. The Guns ‘N Hoses event features boxing matches between St. Louis police and firemen. Tickets are available
Quilting classes are being offered free of charge as part of the Outreach program of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Louisiana. The classes will take place at the meeting room at Cozy C Campground, located on Highway 54 between Louisiana and Bowling Green. Participants are asked to bring their own sewing machine and materials, but there is no charge for taking the class. Several people have already taken
The next organizational meeting for Relay for Life will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Pike County Home Health office conference room in Bowling Green. It is open to the public and anyone is invited to attend. Information will be available for anyone wishing to form a team. Ethel Drew, event chair, may be reached at 573-253-5832 for further questions. This year’s