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Four player co-ed sand volleyball to be offered

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:29 pm

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

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  • Local business supports sustainable food efforts

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    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

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  • Council to hire ED firm

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    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

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  • NECAC recognized

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    NECAC was recognized recently by USDA for its “commitment and dedication” to providing affordable housing in rural Missouri. Making the presentation to NECAC Deputy Director for Housing Development Programs Carla Potts, center, are Tony Hernandez, administrator of the USDA Rural Housing Service, and Janie Dunning, right, Missouri State Director of USDA Rural Development.

    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

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  • Ross puts leadership in practice at Chamber program

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Molly Ross

    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,

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  • New chamber office opens at bridge, Koetters celebrates with major award

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:49 pm

    Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Director Chris Koetters just moved into the organization’s new building at Hwy. 54 and Hwy. 79 and the foot of the Champ Clark Bridge.

    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

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  • County Market to open August 19

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    WebCountyMarket

    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.

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