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Blood drive @ Trimble House Horseshoe room
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Trimble House Senior Center will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Friday, May 29 in the Horseshoe Room at 202 S. Main St. in Louisiana. To make an appointment go to the Red Cross website at redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: Trimble.

Stark signs to play baseball at Hannibal-LaGrange
May 29 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Collin Stark, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to play baseball for Hannibal LaGrange University at a Thursday, May 28 ceremony at Louisiana High School. He is flanked by his mother, Cindy Orf and father, Chris Stark. In back are: from left, Louisiana Head Baseball Coach Ryan Griffin, Hannibal- LaGrange Assistant Baseball Coach Marty Sartin and Louisiana outgoing Athletic Director Curtis Hendrickson.

Fresh from a district game-winning homer, Louisiana High catcher Collin Stark has signed to play baseball for Hannibal-LaGrange University.

“I’m excited to get going,” Stark said. “My sisters went there and I always thought I might go there anyway and then this happened with baseball.”

For the full story, see the June 3 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.




Wind Ridge Farmers’ Market
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Wind Ridge Farmers’ Market, located on Main Street, just up from the Hwy. 61 off ramp in Eolia, will open for the season on Saturday, May 30. Hours are 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Louisiana Farmers’ Market
May 30 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Louisiana Farmers’ Market will operate on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Sunset Park.

Turkey Shoot
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ashburn Rural Fire Department will host a turkey shoot at noon on Sunday, May 31 at the fire station. No alcohol allowed. Food and drinks will be available. For more information, call 573-629-8459 or 573-754-5607.

Gospel Concert @ Louisiana Middle School
May 31 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Northeast Missouri Clergy Coalition will hold its annual Gospel Concert on Sunday, May 31 at the Louisiana Middle School at 4 p.m. For information or ticket prices contact Rev. Charlie Wright at 573-470-1075, Rev. Horace Walters at 636-887-3480, Bette Maxwell at 573-754-3811 or  Joanne Hammuck at 573-847-2266.

Pike County Genealogical Society meeting
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Pike County Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2 at the Pike County Genealogical Library, 5 E. Church St., Bowling Green, Mo. For more information, contact Linda Harmon at 573-560-0036.

Louisiana Farmers’ Market
Jun 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Louisiana Farmers’ Market will operate on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Sunset Park.

Pike County NSDAR meeting @ First Presbyterian Church
Jun 3 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Pike County Chapter NSDAR will meet at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3 at First Presbyterian Church in Louisiana. A program on American Indians will be presented by Associate Member Sue Warchoza. Plans will be made to attend the Missouri State Society DAR annual Flag Day event in Boonville on June 13 and the local area Flag Day observance on June 14 in Curryville.

Diabetic Support Group meeting @ PCMH Cafeteria
Jun 3 @ 11:30 pm – Jun 4 @ 12:30 am

PCMH Diabetic Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3 in the hospital cafeteria. Topic:  Blood Glucose Monitoring.