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CREC scholarship deadline set for Oct. 1

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 10:07 am

College students from Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles and Warren counties are encouraged to apply for a Cuivre River Electric Community Trust Scholarship. The CREC scholarship deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 1. Scholarship funds are donated by CREC members who participate in Operation Round Up by rounding up their electric bill payments each month to the next highest dollar. For more information on the scholarship program, or to obtain an application, visit

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  • LHS welcomes new face

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Ms. Brittney Jahr

    By Zach Richardson Louisiana High School has welcomed a new member to the staff. Ms. Brittney Jahr accepted a position as the Algebra A, Algebra B and Geometry teacher. Jahr grew up in the town of Columbia, Ill. She attended college at Missouri S&T in Rolla. At Missouri S&T, Jahr majored in applied Mathematics with an emphasis in secondary education. “I wanted to share my passion for math with other

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  • Phillips earns top honors at FBLA

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    Sean Phillips

    Sean Phillips, a Clopton 2014 Senior, placed 4th in Client Service at the National FBLA Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. this summer. More than 10,000 of America’s best and brightest youth traveled to vie for the opportunity to win over $165,000 in cash awards. Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest and oldest student business organization, held its National Leadership Conference in Nashville on June 29–July 2. Participants

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  • LMS students honored for hard work last term

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Students at Louisiana Middle School were recognized as part of the second semester honor roll for the 2013-14 school year. Honor roll students were as follows: Eighth Grade Principal’s Honor Roll: Tanner Ahart, Raelee Burse, Olivia Capstick, Elise Dewey, Zachary Ellsworth, Michael Francis, Cameron Harper, Cecelia Heil, Katelynn Hoskins, Janel Lindsay, Ryan Murray, Shannon Niffen, Brianna St. Clair and Rachel Williams. Eighth Grade Honor Roll: Jessica Bolomey, Gary Bowen, Lauren

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  • American Legion awards scholarships

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    The American Legion Post No. 370 of Louisiana awarded four $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors this year; two to Bowling Green students and two to Louisiana students. The Louisiana boy’s scholarship went to Tristan D. Castiglia son of Corey and Carol Hathaway. Tristan plans to attend college and major in psychology and become a psychiatrist. The Louisiana girl’s scholarship went to Melissa Cheyenne Powers daughter of Ivies Clay Powers Jr.

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  • Louisiana R-II announces Open House/Registration Dates

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:44 am

    Louisiana RII school district recently announced its 2014-2015 Open House/Registration Dates. Louisiana RII School District-wide open house will be held Wednesday, Aug. 13, from 5-7 p.m. Freshman Transition Night will be held Thursday, Aug. 7 beginning at 6 p.m. in the LHS Commons Louisiana High School Registration Seniors: Monday, Aug. 11 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Juniors: Monday, Aug. 11 from noon-2:30 p.m. Sophomores and Freshmen: Tuesday, Aug. 12 from  noon-2:30 p.m.

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  • DuVall honored by seminary

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 8:13 am

    Duke DuVall, former Clarksville resident, addresses fellow Master’s and Doctoral Graduates and introduces the keynote speaker, seminary President Dr. Luther J. Blackwell, at the Dwight McDaniels Theological Seminary in St. Louis.

    Clopton High School alumnus, class of 1973, Duke DuVall, was honored at the graduation exercises of the Dwight McDaniels Theological Seminary in St. Louis. The seminary is part of an association of more than 300 Christian colleges and graduate schools worldwide that are committed to excellence in Biblical scholarship and training teachers, preachers and missionaries in global evangelism and servant leadership. The seminary recognized DuVall’s 30 years of international service

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