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RFL kick-off rescheduled

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 3:16 pm

Pike County Relay for Life’s kick-off to “Finding a Cure at the Country Fair” has been rescheduled for March 8 from 2-4 p.m. at the Twin City Bowl at 3511 Georgia Street in Louisiana. All survivors, team captains, committee members, caregivers, participants, sponsors and anyone interested in helping out with this year’s Relay for Life are welcome to attend this kick-off to the 2015 American Cancer Society Relay for Life

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  • Watching the eagles fly

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:30 am

    YN newsEagle Days

    By Zach Richardson On Jan. 23, Elijah Oblinger, Emily Francis, Savannah Boehlein and I volunteered at Eagle Days in Clarksville. Throughout the day, we had to help set up many activities in the Apple Shed. The kids had the chance to feel animal fur and try to identify what animal it was. They could also test their grip strength at the Grip-O-Meter. For most of the day, we were helping

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  • Food drive gets support from Pittsfield business

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    Recently the Louisiana High School Interact Club approached Pittsfield Save-A-Lot about supporting a canned food drive for the food pantry prior to the holiday season. Save-A-Lot responded by donating three shopping carts full of canned goods to help feed the needy in the Louisiana area! Thanks to the business’ help the Interact club has been able to provide 1800 pounds of food to help the needy so far during the

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  • February is beginning of big push for after prom

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 10:03 am

    By Elijah Oblinger The After Prom Committee is kicking off their fund raising this February by selling chocolate covered strawberries and holding an LHS Alumni Basketball game. All of the money raised by these events will go directly to the after prom fundraiser. Chocolate covered strawberries will be sold for $8 for six strawberries. Both milk and white chocolate options are available. You can also buy six chocolate covered pretzel

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  • Blue Rose gets check

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 4:45 pm

    village of the blue rose

    The Knights of Columbus gave the Village of the Blue Rose a check for $716 last week from the group’s annual Tootsie Roll drive. Those in attendance were: front row, from left, Megan Speichinger and Julie Frost of the Blue Rose and Joseph Shuckenbrock of the Knights. Back row, Cletus Miller of the Knights and Blue Rose residents Tom Friedel, Marikate Benhardt, Donald Ringley, Scott Walters and Blue Rose Executive

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  • Louisiana youth benefit from local program

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 9:51 am

    Malia Harrison, a Louisiana 21st CCLC before and after school student, participates in the annual family shopping day held by the afterschool program.”

    The Twin Pike Family YMCA before and after school program has had a busy year this school year. Students have been busy participating in several exciting lessons and activities prepared by our Lay Foundation Enrichment Teachers, along with the regular Y staff Teachers. The Twin Pike Family YMCA 21st CCLC before and after school staff includes: Heather Barber, Debbie Triplett, Jeremy Booth, Loretta Woodward, Noveta Shepard, Teresa Pedersen, Stephanie Grimes,

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  • Volunteer of the year

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:55 am

    trish connelly

    Trish Connelly, left, has been named Volunteer of the Year by the Clarksville Community Chamber of Commerce. A plaque was presented to her by the Chamber’s President, Joanna Brock, right, and Mayor Jo Anne Smiley. Connelly is on the front lines of sandbagging crews and is Chairman of the City’s Parks and Recreation Committee who single-handedly plants grass, pulls weeds, plans landscapes, arranges for landscaping rocks among other things.  She is also

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