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Louisiana Farmers’ Market set to open Wednesday

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:05 am

The Louisiana Community Betterment Committee is pleased to announce that the Louisiana Farmers’ Market is set to open at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20 at Sunset Park. The market will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning on May 20 and run through Saturday, Oct. 31. The extended season is only one of the new features for the market this year. The market has also been relocated to Sunset Park

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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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Elks to hold annual chicken barbecue

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 8:26 am

Members of the Louisiana Elks Lodge 791 are preparing for the George Keith Annual Chicken BBQ starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 6 at the Elks Lodge, 120 N. 5th St. The meal will consist of BBQ chicken, slaw and baked beans. Tickets are being distributed to the membership but will also be available at the door. Serving will continue until everything is sold. The committee has also decided

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  • Clopton graduates 29

    Posted on May 23, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    Clopton High School Class of 2015 Valedictorian Megan Dameron and Salutatorian Michael Werkmeister were the speakers at graduation ceremonies at the high school on Sunday, May 17. For more graduation photos, see page 15.

    The Clopton High Class of 2015 was smaller than recent years at 29 students, but that didn’t stop the students from enjoying their high school graduation on Sunday, May 17 at the high school. Superintendent Mark Harvey welcomed the crowd and introduced the Pike County (Clopton) R-III School District board. Valedictorian Megan Dameron and Salutatorian Michael Werkmeister were the senior speakers and Werkmeister punctuated his speech with a dance, a

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  • Volunteers oriented

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:01 am


    The Louisiana Area Historical Museum held an orientation for its 2015 season volunteers on Monday, May 18 at the museum. They are: from left, front row, board President Martha Sue Smith, Grace Jane Catlett, Ina Mae King, Dodie Poor, board member Dorothy Webb, Kathy Cash and Mary Littrell. Back row, board member the Rev. Randall Cone, Mary Ann Lovell, Ronnie Lawrence, Dora Lucas, board member Ann Narramore, Paul Schnitzer, Phyllis

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