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Clopton Hires Coach Tony Francis To Head Basketball, Softball Programs

The Clopton School Board announced that Coach Tony Francis will take over the boy’s basketball and girl’s softball programs next season. The school is planning to have a meet and greet with the community soon. Franics coached the Silex Lady Owls basketball team from 1994 until 2002 including their State Championship year in 2001. Francis […]

Bowling Green Recognizes 10 Years Of KIM Contributions To City

Mayor Don Hunter presented a proclamation to participants of Kid In Motion last week to mark ten years of contributions to the city by the organization. Accepting the honor was Bowling Green Coordinator and Chair Amy Becker. Also attending (pictured) are participants in this year’s program (l-r): Alexis Silvey, Kaysey Clark, Charity Johnson, Ivey Johnson, […]

Pike County Fair Prepares For 2018 Event

The Pike County Fair Board is preparing for this year’s week-long event. Several changes will be debuted at this year’s fair including a new beer garden area. Concrete was poured last week in half of the commercial building. The beer garden will be at that location this year. The small stage will be where the […]

Justin Selle Resigns As CEO At PCMH

Pike County Memorial Hospital announced that Justin Selle will officially resign from his post as chief executive officer effective Aug. 3, 2018. In his statement, Selle explained he was presented with an opportunity for him and his family that he could not pass up. He expressed that he is very happy with the team in […]

Efforts Are A Family Affair Across A Half-Century

Cindy Blaylock remembers first talking about Louisiana’s 2018 bicentennial four years ago. In reality, she had two role models who likely ingrained the aptitude for community service long ago. Blaylock is co-chair with Michelle Niedner of the committee that will stage the 200th birthday party June 30 to July 4. Her father, John Sitton, was […]

June 26th Online Edition

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Gerald T. Dorsey

Gerald T. Dorsey, 85, of Bowling Green died Monday, June 18, 2018 at St. Joseph West Hospital in Lake St. Louis. Visitation was Thursday from 5-8 p.m., at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Funeral services were Friday at 1 p.m., at the funeral home with the Rev. Shawn McAffee officiating.  Burial was in Green Lawn […]

Imogene Barnes

Imogene Barnes, 92, of Vandalia died Monday, June 18, 2018 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. Funeral services were at 3 p.m., Thursday at Waters Funeral Home. Bro. Kenny Haddock officiated. Burial was in Vandalia Cemetery. Visitation was from 1 p.m., until the time of service Thursday at Waters Funeral Home. Imogene was born July […]

Mary Lee Tinsley

Mary Lee Brown Tinsley died at her home in Cyrene Sunday, June 17, 2018. She had moved to her daughter Gail’s home late in 2017 after surviving a stroke, and has been cared for by her and her granddaughter, Megan. She was born May 2, 1931 to Leslie Lee and Lula Mae Thomas Brown in […]

Lowell Dean Rutherford

Lowell Dean Rutherford, 82, of Middletown died Monday, June 18, 2018 at his home in rural Middletown. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m., Friday at Middletown Baptist Church. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday at the church. The Rev. John Foster and the Rev. Jerry Gamm officiated. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery in Middletown. Services […]

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