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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
There’s no better way to develop leadership skills than to practice, practice, practice. That is exactly what Molly Ross, a student at Louisiana High School, did while attending the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Leadership in Practice program. Ross joined more than 120 high school students who were selected as future leaders from schools across the state. Held on June 22 to 25 on the Westminster campus in Fulton,
The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce has officially moved to its new location at the foot of the Champ Clark Bridge. In addition, chamber Director Chris Koetters recently won a prestigious regional Chamber of Commerce award to add to the new facility. The chamber office is now in the old Pick-A-Dilly convenience store building on the north side of Hwy. 54 and Hwy. 79 (Third Street). The chamber had been at
County Market officials said today the new store in Louisiana will open on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The grand opening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with live music and free hot dogs, followed by a 6 p.m. ribbon cutting, the official said. To see the full story, see the July 23 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.