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

GFWC celebrates the Christmas season

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:54 am

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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    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 3:55 pm

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  • MoDOT sets local road work

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    MoDOT has set the following road work for this week and in the future: • Business Hwy. 61 in Bowling Green will be down to one-lane traffic from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2 as the Press-Journal went to press. Ditch work will be done from the Hwy. 161 intersection to the roundabout near Walmart. • Weather permitting on Wednesday, Dec. 3, MoDOT crews will close Hwy.

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    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    By Collin Stark The Louisiana High School Academic Team is ready to kick- off another new season, led by longtime coach Malia Jolly. The Academic Team only lost one senior to graduation and that was star player Zach Reever. The Academic Team is returning 12 players from last season. Lloyd Cunningham, Alex Jones, Samantha Pedersen, Jesus Ramos and Mason Haddock have shown great promise this year so far. Those five

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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

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