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The Dawg Pound lives

Posted on February 11, 2015 at 10:41 am

By Collin Stark The Louisiana High School has been known for their exuberant student section since its inception in 2010. People in the tri-state area know the student section as the Dawg Pound. Johnny Benning, also known as the founder and the godfather of the Dawg Pound, is credited for the creation of the outstanding club. After Johnny graduated, he passed down the throne to Bryson KinKade, who made sure

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  • New beginnings

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:57 am

    By Joshua Runyon Once a year, every person on the planet has a chance to become a new and better person. At midnight on Dec. 31 everybody has a chance to have a new beginning and start over. Somebody could completely change his or her morals and become a better person. New Year’s resolutions can range anywhere from losing weight, getting in better shape, quitting smoking or just fixing problems

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  • Vote on Final Project

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:18 am

    What would you do with $5,000 to better Louisiana? A group of young ladies are getting the opportunity to CHANGE their WORLD right here in Louisiana. After a three day over night training retreat the girls have narrowed down project ideas to three possible choices. Please attend this project deciding meeting January 21st, 2015 in City Hall at 4:00 pm. Come get involved and voice your opinion on how a

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  • Texting: “It Can Wait”

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    Editor’s Note: Every day teenagers die on the roadways of this country because they are distracted by texting. Those grisly statistics can change, and a Hermann, Mo., student is doing her part to see they do. St. George eighth grade student Brenna Jones is the Missouri Middle School Division winner of the “It Can Wait” campaign aimed at discouraging texting while driving. The contest was sponsored in part by the

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  • Girls State was a rewarding experience

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 9:01 am

    By Ryan Pursifull Over the summer, three LHS girls attended American Legion Girls State: Leah Waddell, Emily Love and Emily Francis. The girls got to stay in Ellis Hall at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Waddell, Love and Francis were assigned a political party. Waddell was in the Nationalist Party, while Love and Francis were in the Federalist Party. While at Girls State Waddell and Love both attended

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  • Use of Food Stamps Rises in Pike County, Missouri

    Posted on June 4, 2014 at 11:46 am

    By Emily Guerin and Tim Marema The use of food stamps in Pike County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program. The proportion of Pike County residents receiving food stamps hit 13.8 percent in 2011, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services. That’s

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  • Things are Batty at LHS

    Posted on May 7, 2014 at 9:55 am

    By Ryan Pursifull One of the major improvements to the high school after the renovations took place was additional lighting to the front parking lot. This improved lighting helps safety and convenience during nighttime events. Along with the benefits of this feature came an unforeseen consequence. The light draws in small bugs, which are the primary food source for the Missouri Brown Bat. The Brown Bat is a protected species

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