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LaNora Burbridge has joined Century 21 The Wells Group at its Bowling Green office. Burbridge has 33 years of experience in the field and for the last 30 years was Broker/Owner of LaNora Burbridge Real Estate. “We are so pleased to announce that LaNora will be joining our team.” said Brenda Wells, Broker/Owner of Century 21 The Wells Group. “We believe her experience will greatly enhance the services we provide
Peggy Meyer, Assistant Branch Manager at West Branch, has decided to retire after 23 years of loyal service with Bank of Louisiana. Meyer worked from 1986 to 1991 with Bank of Louisiana as a Customer Service Representative. After a short leave of absence, she returned in November 1996 and has been a Teller and New Accounts Representative as well as holding the title of Assistant Branch Manager at Bank of
Big Winner Brenda Scranton, center, of Louisiana, was the winner of Louisiana County Market’s “Win Free Fried Chicken For A Year” sweepstakes in conjunction with the store’s grand opening. Presenting Scranton with her gift card are, left, Store Director John Nickell and Lousiana Press-Journal General Manager/Advertising Sales Representative Brian Thompson.
Twin Pike Family YMCA and Bowling Green Parks and Rec. will sponsor Fours Co-ed Sand Volleyball. Each team will play a best of three game series one week night, either Wednesday, Oct. 1 or Thursday, Oct. 2 at either 5:15 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. All teams will play a single elimination tournament on Sunday, Oct. 5 starting at noon. The teams should be composed of four players with at least
Stark Bro’s Nurseries, the nation’s largest direct-to-consumer grower of fruit and nut trees, recently presented Milwaukee-based Growing Power, Inc. with a donation of nursery stock to help urban communities grow their own sustainable food sources. Stark Bro’s co-owner Tim Abair formally presented the donation at a Milwaukee, Wis. event held at the Growing Power farm, and attended by Growing Power’s Farmer, Founder and CEO Will Allen, Matthew Howard and Tim
In a close vote, the Louisiana City Council decided Monday, Aug. 11 to negotiate a contract with an economic development consulting firm. Mayor Bart Niedner established a priority when he took over in April to hire a firm or an economic developer for the city, but his wish just made it. Council members Kathy Smith, Neil Darnell, Jeff Guay, Chuck Hoffman and Lori Helkey voted to negotiate a contract with
The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) received a certificate of appreciation recently from USDA for its work in housing programs throughout its 12-county rural service area. The presentation was made by USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator Tony Hernandez of Washington, D.C., and Missouri State USDA Rural Development Director Janie Dunning of Columbia. The plaque read that the award “recognizes your commitment to provide decent and affordable housing to