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Collier Funeral Home Will Have New Owners On Jan. 1

Al Smith Is Looking Forward To Retirement As Ryan & Stacey Bibb Purchase 55-Year-Old Business Surrounded by photographs of his smiling family, Al Smith settles in at his desk and answers phone calls – gently tapping the volume button as he discusses upcoming funeral arrangements with a voice that is distinctly composed yet full of […]

Area Athletes Make College Plans

Noble Inks With Evangel University Senior shortstop Anah Noble, of the state champion Bowling Green Lady Cats, signed a letter of intent last week to continue her softball career and education at Evangel University in Springfield. Noble was joined by her father John Noble (seated left) and grandmother Darlene Epperson (seated right) along with Evangel […]

Clopton Tournament Will Kick Off With The New Year

The 22nd Annual Clopton basketball tournament will kick off on Monday, Jan. 1. The girl’s bracket will get underway first with action in both the new and old gyms. In the new gym, top-seeded Monroe City will square off with (8) Winfield at 3 p.m. and then host team (2) Clopton will face (7) Wright […]

Louisiana Bicentennial To Host ‘Not Your Momma’s Bingo’

Kick off the new year with a lot of fun and laughs at the “Not Your Momma’s Bingo” event at the American Legion on Monday, Jan. 1 starting at 1 p.m. The Louisiana Bicentennial Committee is hosting the event to raise money for the week-long celebration that is slated between June 30 and July 4. […]

Mary F. Simons

Mary Simons, 90, of Eolia died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m., at the Eolia chapel of McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes & Crematory with the Rev. Melvin Davis officiating. Interment will be in Eolia Community Center. Visiation will be 9-11 a.m., Wednesday at the […]

Charlotte L. McDowell

Charlotte Louise Bennett McDowell, 84, of Vandalia died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 at Macon Healthcare Center in Macon. Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 23 at 11:30 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia with the Rev. . Rev. Joel Montgomery officiating. Music will be provided by Ruth Nation. Interment will be in Wellsville Cemetery. […]

Local Taxes Roll In As Deadline Approaches

Overall Real Estate, Personal Property Bills About The Same As Last Year The deadline to pay annual tax bills is Saturday, Dec. 31 and citizens are urged to bring in their bills or drop them in the mail to avoid penalties. Pike County Collector Marty Morrison pointed out the office will not be open before […]

December 26th Online Edition

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Weatherford Signs With CMU

Silex senior Mackenzie Weatherford signed a letter of intent with Central Methodist University last week to continue her education and softball career. Mackenzie is the daughter of Jim and Cathy Weatherford. Weatherford is pictured with her parents, Silex Coach Rebecca Lipsey and Central Methodist Coach Neil Hansen.

Honeyshuck Holiday

Connie Fleming, left, and Barb Peasel tell Santa Claus what they want for Christmas during a holiday open house Dec. 16 at Honeyshuck, the Champ Clark home in Bowling Green. The national historic landmark is open by appointment during December for visitors to enjoy interior decorations. In addition, new donations have been added to the […]

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