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Applefest Art Show results from annual Clarksville festival released

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:50 pm

The Raintree Arts Council held its 40th Annual Art Show and Competition on  Oct. 11 and 12. This event was with the  support from the Missouri Arts Council. In the adult divisions 35 artists with 83 works were on display. In the student division there were 237 with Bowling Green Elementary, Frankford Elementary, Clopton schools, Highland Middle School, Highland High School, Area Homeschoolers, Louisiana High School and Logan private Classes

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  • Lewis attends convention

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:18 am

    The National Garden Clubs, Inc. Central Region met at Chaska, Minn. for the Regional Convention. Central Region consists of seven states, most of which border Missouri. Joyce Lewis and other members of Clarksville Garden Club, (past State President, Maisie Keeser) along with Joan Hood of Webster Groves and Karen Blackmore, FGCM Second Vice President of Columbia traveled together. Lewis, Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri President, represented the state at many

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  • Chautauqua visits Missouri Girls Town

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 11:18 am


    GFWC Chautauqua members Sue Warzocha, Judy Dew, Sue Deines, Julie Stephens, Mary Dockery and Ginger Kottwitz. Six GFWC Chautauqua members recently attended an open house at Missouri Girls Town which is near Kingdom City. Members were entertained with original poetry, songs and dances performed  by Girls Town clients.   The group delivered school supplies and gifts to reward the girls for their reading. Judy Dew hosted the October meeting at her

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  • Beauty and the Beast cast is announced

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:21 am

    By Holly Hill This year’s musical to be performed at Louisiana High School is Beauty and the Beast, directed by Mr. Micah Gooden and Ms. Teresa Long. The musical will take place on Nov. 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. The cost to watch the play will be $5 for adults and $3 for students. Mr. Gooden said his hopes for the play were to see new people introduced into

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  • Louisiana High Class of 1964 reunites

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:22 am

    The Louisiana High School Class of 1964 reunited recenlty. Attendees included, front row, left to right: Patti Wickell Urczyck, Pam Morrow, Annice Schaper Wetzel, Patty Sitton Grant, Sue Price Reynolds, Glenda Richardson Pitzer, Kathy Martin Cash and Charlotte Dewey Perrine. Middle Row, left to right: Tom Hamlett, John Ray, John Word, Ronnie Blackwell, Larry Silvey, Judee Jeffries Adair, Bennie Sloan, Charlotte Peterson Mantle, Sherrill Barker Wahlgren, Jennifer Hobkirk, Kathie Barnum Correll, Jane Rule Reeves, Martha Miller Peck and Phil Pitney. Back row, left to right: Carl Littrell, Gary Reeves, Mary Henderson Lindsay, Sue White McMahill, Bill Perkins, John Buzzy Lovell, Doug Hallows, Pat Brown Blackwell and Marion Miller.

    The Louisiana High School class of 1964 met for its 50th class reunion on Labor Day weekend. The celebration began with an informal “meet and greet” at Piker’s on Friday evening. Saturday evening, a dinner was held at the Elks. Joining the classmates were former teachers Don and Priscilla Giltner and Dorothy Webb. Names of 13 deceased classmates were read followed by a moment of silence. A letter from George

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  • Greenwood Cemetery board honors the Bartlett family’s history

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:39 am

    Greenwood Cemetery Breakfast

    It has been 146 years since the inception of a Clarksville city cemetery and in 2014 a community of approximately 15,000 souls is interred in this burial ground that is known as the Greenwood Cemetery. While the city is charged with maintaining the cemetery property it has become financially impossible to tackle the many ongoing maintenance issues. This is not just a Clarksville cemetery problem and many  small communities continually

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  • Coming Back to School

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

    By Josh Runyon For most people coming back to school is either really exciting or really dreadful. For me, I was ecstatic to come back to school. Doing nothing all day and not seeing any of my friends was becoming boring. I enjoy seeing all my friends and my favorite teachers again.  By far my favorite part of coming back to school is definitely starting football season. I love starting

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