Friday, August 18, Hannibal Mark Twain Chapter of the Active and Retired Missouri State Employees (ARMSE) will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Nutrition Center, 219 South Tenth Street in Hannibal. This month’s program will be presented by Mitch Krueger, District Conservationist. All current and retired State employees are encouraged to attend. Reservations are not required. For more information, call 573-221-8838.
The Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame ceremony will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, August 19 at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center on the State Fair Community College campus, one block west of the State Fairgrounds in Sedalia. The Missouri 4-H Foundation annually recognizes the work of 4-H friends and volunteers through its recognition and awards program. Individuals who have created exceptional legacies of service and dedication to 4-H are recognized and honored with membership in the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame. The 2017 Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame inductee from Ralls County is Nancy Harris.
Monday, August 21, Pike-Linn Quilters meeting at 10 a.m., Mary Queen of Peace Church. program will be Patchwork USA States-Applique Demonstration. The presenter will be Gina Shelley. Hostesses will be Margo, Todd and Pam. Lunch will be served.
Wednesday, August 23, The Pike County Oats group will hold their regular meeting at the Bowling Green High Rise at 1:00 p.m. They will be discussing their fundraisers and other items at this meeting. If you have questions concerning OATS, or needing information about how to ride the Oats buses, please come to the meeting. Everyone is welcome.
An open house public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 24 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Twin Pike YMCA, 611 Kelly Lane, Louisiana for those interested in learning more about the new Champ Clark Bridge and the rebuilding of the U.S. Route 54 and the Missouri Route 79 intersection in Louisiana.
Missouri Department of Transportation and contractor staff from Massman Construction will be available to visit with attendees and answer questions one on one. In addition, attendees will be able to view a rendering of the new bridge, view the improvements to be made at the U.S. Route 54/Missouri Route 79 intersection, and learn about the work that is currently being done in preparation for construction. “We highly recommend anyone interested in staying informed about progress on the project sign up to receive email updates, and they can do so at the meeting,” said Keith Killen, MoDOT professional engineer and project director of the Champ Clark Bridge. In addition, anyone can sign up for e-updates at any time on the Champ Clark Bridge website at www.champclarkbridge.com.
Troop 156 meets every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the Scout House in Sunset Park. All boys ages 11 to 18 years are welcome to come and join.
If you would like more information, please contact Donnie Ince at 573-754-0531 or visit their facebook page at www.facebook.com/Boy-Scout-Troop-156-Louisiana-MO-440901572685057/
Clopton Alumni Choir holds rehearsals on the last Saturday of each month at the Clarksville Christian Church on Highway 79 from 10 a.m. until noon.
Saturday and Sunday, August 26 and 27, The Pentecostals of Louisiana are having revival. The speaker will be Rev. Mark Tipton with special singing, awesome worship and great preaching. All in the community are welcome to come out and join us! Saturday 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. located at 501 Nebraska Street in Louisiana.
Sunday, August 27, The United Fund of Calumet Township will be serving home-made ice cream and cake at their Annual Ice Cream Social. This year it will be held at the American Legion in Clarksville from 2-4 p.m. Don’t miss this delicious event.