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The People’s Tribune salutes area 4-H clubs and their members. Enjoy National 4-H Week and check out pages 11-13 for articles written by local FFAers!

District Softball Gets Underway This Week

The regular season has come to a close and area softball teams are gearing up for the postseason action which gets underway on Wednesday Oct. 10. District assignments have changed a great deal since last year. Bowling Green, Louisiana and Van-Far will compete in the same district this year. The Class 2 District 5 tournament […]

BGHS Publications Class Wins National Award

Bowling Green High School’s Publications class, which produces the Speaker yearbook and the Bobcaster school newspaper, has been recognized with the National Yearbook Program of Excellence for the 2017-18 school year. The award goes to schools which are recognized for excellence in creation and distribution. The publications course, which is advised by BGHS high school […]

Louisiana Homecoming 2018

Louisiana announced their homecoming royalty during halftime of the Bulldogs football game against Paris on Friday, Oct. 5. Autumn Castagna and Tyler Hopkins were crowned this year’s queen and king. The Bulldogs also picked up their second consecutive win with a 44-14 drubbing of Paris. Find court photo on page 9 of this week’s edition. […]

Lots Of Activities Planned For Oct. 13-14At 40th Annual Clarksville Applefest

On Oct. 13 and 14 you are invited to come to Clarksville to the 40th annual Applefest. Clarksville, once home to three orchards, remembers its heritage with a fall festival. The event begins Saturday with a parade traveling north on Hwy. 79 for all watchers to enjoy and for children to bring home the candy […]

October 9th Online Edition

Click here to read the October 9th, 2018 edition of The People’s Tribune as a PDF.

Bulldogs Win!

Louisiana Breaks 45-Game Winless Streak With 43-13 Victory Over Metro East Lutheran At Home A long winless streak for Louisiana football came to an end on Saturday afternoon as the Bulldogs thumped Metro East Lutheran 43-13 on their home field. The team has been competing hard and doing well this season under new head coach […]

Van-Far R-I Wins $10,000 Grant To Further Stem Education Thanks To Local Farmers

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education called on local farmers to nominate rural schools to receive nearly $2.3 million in grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Local farmers answered the call, and the Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, has recognized Van-Far Elementary […]

Many Gather For ‘See You At The Pole’ Event

Several people gathered for the “See You At The Pole” event that was held on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Pictured above are participants (l-r): Jerry Gamm, Brenda Haddock, Laura Beth Zeh, Deborah Kraft, Karen Allen, Debbie Ingram, Stephen Korte, Frank Welch, David Ash, Bill Hobbs and Amy Land.

Traffic Jammed For Hours On Highway 61 After Ethanol Tanker Overturns Near Eolia

Law Enforcement Agents Arrest Driver Who Hit Semi For DUI Traffic was jammed for several hours on Highway 61 following a wreck involving a semi tanker that was hauling around 8,500 gallons of ethanol near Eolia on Sunday, Sept. 30. The semi overturned and began leaking ethanol so both northbound and southbound lanes had to […]

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