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Louisiana’s Green named to baseball all-star team

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 11:40 am

Louisiana High School 2014 graduate Dustin Green has been selected for the second annual Missouri vs. Illinois All-Star Baseball Game. Green was a pitcher and infielder for the Bulldogs and one of the team’s top hitters. The game will be played at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 12 at Clemens Field in Hannibal. If that game is rained out, it will be played the next evening at 7 p.m. All-Star

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  • Louisiana High School to offer sports passes

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:17 am

    The Louisiana R-II School District will offer season passes this year in a move to bolster gate counts and increase revenue for its sports programs. The school board approved the passes at the June 16 board meeting. School board members said in May when the plan was announced that the sales of passes could also save families money. A full-year pass to all middle school and high school sports will

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  • “Frog days” of summer arrive

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    Missouri has two frog species that are legal game — the bullfrog (in photo) and green frog. Frogging can be practiced with either a fishing permit or a hunting permit.

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to celebrate summer with a favorite outdoor pastime for many — frogging season. It begins at sunset on June 30 and ends Oct. 31. Missouri has two frog species that are legal game – bullfrog and green frog. Bullfrogs are larger and therefore more sought-after. The taste and texture of frog meat is similar to that of fresh-water fish. For recipes, visit

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  • Free fishing this weekend

    Posted on June 4, 2014 at 11:17 am

    The Missouri Conservation Department’s Free Fishing Days wil be Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8, when anyone can fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout stamp, or trout park daily tag. Public fishing areas are available in every county in Missouri. For more info on Free Fishing Days, go online to mdc.mo.gov/fishing/places-fish/free-fishing-days.

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  • Louisiana High School gets new coaches

    Posted on May 28, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Two new coaches will take over the Louisiana High School girls basketball program next season. Chris Booth will become the head coach, replacing Craig Pedersen, who recently resigned. Booth was an assistant boys basketball coach for the 2013-2014 season. In addition, Jennifer Gschwender has been named assistant basketball coach. She replaces Tom Wallace, who also recently resigned.

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  • Louisiana Bulldogs compete well in district track meet

    Posted on May 21, 2014 at 11:21 am

    The LHS boys track team brought home the first place trophy at the district track meet.

    By Elijah Oblinger The Louisiana track team has made many accomplishments. On May 5, the team traveled to Centralia to compete in the Clarence Cannon Conference meet. The boys placed first overall, while the girls finished fifth. There were many boys and girls who placed highly in their events. The bus reeked of gold on the trip back to Louisiana. Even though the girls did not place first, they still

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  • Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge to host youth fishing day

    Posted on May 14, 2014 at 10:10 am

    The Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge will host its fifth annual Youth Fishing Day on Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Youth ages 15 and under, when accompanied by a parent or guardian, will have the opportunity to catch fish in a pond on the refuge. This event will help children learn how to fish so they can hopefully enjoy this activity and be “hooked” for the

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