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Clopton Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship Fund donations received

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Memorial gifts, honor gifts and donations received from June 1, 2014 through Oct. 1, 2014 for the Clopton Alumni Association Scholarship Fund are as follows: In memory of Gordon “Pete” Patterson given by John Frank and Kay Jeans and by 1956 Classmates:  Thomas and Lona Wallace; Frances Naxera Hall;  Bob and LaVerne Wright; Betty Hipes Lemmon; and Bruce and Alice Rodhouse. In memory of Hershel H. Huff given by John

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  • RAC Art Show a success

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    By Kristen White The 2014 Bank of Louisiana and Raintree Arts Council Young Artist Show had almost 280 art pieces entered this year. Bowling Green Elementary and High School, Clopton, Frankford Elementary, Logan Private Classes and Louisiana Elementary and High School participated this year. In the high school category Kelly Smith won first place. Second place went to Madison Dolbeare, third place to Haley Hepler and fourth place to Allison

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  • Louisiana receives honors at Missouri Community Betterment conference

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Louisiana received several honors at the recent Missouri Community Betterment conference held in Columbia Oct. 19 and 20 at Stoney Creek Inn. Louisiana received the first place award in its population category, with a cash award in addition to a plaque. Youth Leadership award nominee Shelby Renner and Adult Leadership award nominee Vicky Keely received state leadership awards, joining several others from Louisiana who have received similar honors over the

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  • More charges filed in theft case

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Terri Knapp, 36, of Eolia, has had 45 additional charges of receiving stolen property filed against her in connection with a Bowling Green area burglary last summer. Knapp is scheduled to appear in Pike County Circuit Court on Wednesday, Nov. 12. She remains in custody at the Pike County Jail on a $25,000, cash only bond. Knapp was arrested Sept. 2 on seven counts of illegally possessing firearms and one

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  • Women’s breakfast group learns about PCMH services

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    Dakota Redd

    The Ecumenical Women’s Breakfast group met on Sept. 8 at Seton Center with a total of 50 in attendance representing a dozen area churches. Father Lou Dorn offered a prayer and then a bountiful breakfast was served. It was prepared by the ladies of Mary Queen of Peace Church and St. Joseph Catholic Church. Dakota Redd, Emergency Services Director of Pike County Hospital and Linda Black, RN, explained many former

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  • Community synergizes to help collection of “Tabs for Anna”

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Louisiana Elementary fifth graders are coming together to support one of their own - Anna Elder.

    By William England and Australia Monjaraz Louisiana Elementary School’s fifth grade class has a special project they are doing for one of their own. Their classmate, Anna Elder, has Spina Bifida and uses a wheelchair because she has been paralyzed from the waist down since birth. The class wanted to give her something fun to do while playing outside as well as something that would help her get places faster,

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  • YMCA extends mentor program with new grant

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 10:58 am

    The YMCA’s Reach and Rise Mentoring program has received a grant for $103,000 that will ensure its continuance through Sept. 30, 2017, according to director Lori Helkey. The program just completed its first year with 16 mentors helping 16 area students deal with the difficulties and realities of life. Six more trained mentors await student match ups, Helkey said. The goal is to eventually make 30 mentor-student matches, she added.

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