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Students enjoy a science experiment during last year’s Lights On celebration at Clopton.

YMCA center to host “Lights On” program

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:16 am

Each October afterschool programs across the nation organize “Lights On” celebrations to celebrate achievements of afterschool children and to raise awareness and support for keeping the lights on afterschool. Twin Pike Family YMCA’s  21st Century Community Learning Centers recently hosted celebrations at the Louisiana Elementary and Bowling Green Elementary schools. Upcoming celebrations are: BONCL R-X will hold a Fall Festival on Oct. 22 from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Activities will include a

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  • Louisiana Alumni & Friends holding events Saturday during Colorfest

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:12 pm

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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.

    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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Ankrom to speak at annual museum event

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:56 pm

The Louisiana Area Historical Museum’s annual fall dinner will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13 at American Legion Post 370 at 420 Kelly Lane in Louisiana. It will begin at 6 p.m. with a dinner prepared by members of the American Legion. “The Real John Wood” will be the topic for keynote speaker Reg Ankrom, a well-known speaker from Quincy, Ill. Tickets are currently available from any of the following

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  • Pike County Commission candidates forum Oct. 23

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:07 am

    The two candidates for Pike County Presiding Commissioner will be at a public election forum on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Louisiana American Legion Hall. Democrat Terry Burris and Republican Chris Gamm, both of Bowling Green, will be asked questions from the media and the public. Public questions can be submitted from 6-6:20 p.m. and the forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. The election is Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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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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