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Phone fraud reported

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:47 pm

The Pike County Sheriffs Office received a report Monday, March 2 from a local citizen claiming that they had received a call from us about a fraud investigation. The caller used a name similar to that of a dispatcher. “This was not the case,” said Sheriff Stephen Korte of the caller’s claimed identity. “It has come to our attention that there is a smart phone app that will let someone

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    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    Vesterbrook Farm is pleased to join other farms from around the country for National CSA Sign-Up Day on February 28. The day encourages food consumers to buy a share of their local farm’s harvest for the 2015 season, a buying model known as Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA. CSA has become an important model to support local agriculture since it was introduced to the United States in the 1980s and

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  • Pink flamingos

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:16 am

    The River of Life Church youth group is doing a fundraiser throughout the towns of Louisiana and Bowling Green. A flock of pink flamingos may land in your yard. It is based on donations and whether permission is granted. They are installed for a few days, then for a donation they will migrate to a new house of your choice.

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  • Contract awarded

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    The Office of Administration, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Revenue, has awarded the management contract for the Bowling Green License Office to S & K Licensing LLC in Frankford. All license office contracts in Missouri are awarded through a competitive bid process. The Bowling Green License Office will remain at its current location at 1420 Business Hwy. 61 South. All local license offices are overseen by the Missouri

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  • Memorial gifts received

    Posted on December 23, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    Recent memorial gifts to the Clarksville Greenwood Cemetery include: In memory of Benton Kains given by Robert and Karen Omohundro. In memory of Ernest and Addie Triplett Bryant given by Virginia and Charles Triplett. In memory of Becky Suddarth Wing given Stephen Cooper. Donation to the general fund by Andrew and Karen Spann, Marshal and Susan Folstein, Clarksville United Methodist Church, Frances Bogert, and Thomas and Lona Wallace. Donations for

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  • GFWC celebrates the Christmas season

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Debbie Woodall, right, shares a devotional with GFWC Chautauqua club members from left, Ann Handford, Linda Frank and Sue Deines.

    Members of GFWC Chautauqua recently celebrated the holiday season with a dinner at the Clarksville Boat Club. The event was hosted by Mary Dockery and Debbie Woodall. Following a social gathering there was a brief business meeting. In January, club members will donate children’s books to the Clarksville Library and will be entertained by storyteller and club member Ann Handford. For more information about this organization contact Sue Deines at

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  • FTA sponsors Great Turkey Challenge

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    By Holly Hill This year the FTA held the annual Great Turkey Challenge for teachers, with the prize being a $25 gift card to County Market. This year the turkey challenge was set up by a committee of four FTA students. The students developed the clues and their hiding spots, and Mrs. Lisa Leake, FTA sponsor, hid them. The reason behind the FTA turkey hunt is to promote a good

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