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Interact gears up for philanthropy

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:26 am

By Collin Stark This school year, the Interact Club is raising money to sponsor a child in Haiti. The money raised will pay for two meals a day, a uniform for school and tuition for the student to attend classes. The club is also raising money to build benches and a podium for the outdoor classroom at LHS. Interact is planning on expanding its community garden to include a native

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  • Rotary Donation

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:25 pm

    Rotary

    Rotary donation The Louisiana Rotary Club submitted a successful grant application for matching funds through the District’s Designated Funds. Rotary District 6060’s Community Assistance Program provides an opportunity for Rotary Clubs to use Rotary Foundation District Designated Funds to undertake projects in local communities. This is the second grant the club received and was used to purchase food for the Pike County Council on Aging. Shown with Pike County Council

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  • The Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:22 am

    By Zach Richardson The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, also known as FCA, is a new organization at LHS.  As stated in FCA Leadership Manual, the purpose of FCA is “to present to athletes and coaches and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, serving HIM in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.” FCA wants to grow Christians spiritually,

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  • Renner participates in service activities

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Shelby Renner, freshman nursing major of Louisiana,  was among the 550 Culver-Stockton students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members who spent Saturday, Aug. 23 volunteering for the sixth annual Extreme Dome Makeover, Culver-Stockton’s largest community service event. The volunteers spruced up 16 work sites in the town of Canton. Volunteers spent the day doing various activities like painting, landscaping and cleaning. Project sites included both public areas and private residences.

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  • Community Betterment judges impressed with area projects

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:47 am

    Missouri Community Betterment judges, Brian Gerau of Jackson and Angela Crawford of Cuba came to Louisiana Sept. 10, to hear presentations of community projects submitted for state wide competition with results to be announced at the 51st Annual Missouri State Community Betterment Conference to be held in Columbia, Oct. 19-20. Rev. D. Randall Cone, interim co-chairperson of the local Community Betterment committee welcomed the judges, along with other community members

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  • Festival to spotlight local history of serving disabled

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 9:30 am

    Andy Amelung and her father, Don, fold bulletins at Second Baptist Church in Bowling Green. Andy is the grand marshal in Saturday’s Champ Clark Heritage Festival parade, which will honor disabled people.

    Disabled people have found a welcome sign in Pike County for decades. Now, their neighbors are celebrating the diverse programs and abundant opportunities offered in a place that helped lead a fundamental change in national attitudes about those once mistakenly viewed as beyond societal inclusion. “Breaking Barriers” is the theme of the Champ Clark Heritage Festival parade, which is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in Bowling Green. Andrea

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  • District official addresses Rotary

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Rose Cooper

    Rose Cooper, Rotary District 6060 Annual Funds Chairman attended the Louisiana Club meeting on Aug. 28 to share and update local Rotarians.  Cooper made special note that Louisiana Rotarians have traditionally been a charitable club and that fact has not gone unnoticed by the district. It was explained that the district designated funds program provides money back to the district membership. The program is funded by district members’ past three

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