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Pike County Fairgrounds Packed For Annual Back-To-School Fair

The Pike County Fairgrounds were full of people on Saturday, Aug. 11 for the annual Back-To-School Fair held by the Pike County Community Care Partnership. More than 800 backpacks full of supplies were prepared for local kids. Many other vendors also gave out school supplies. Above: Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte and Deputy Chad Perkins […]

Heritage Festival Car, Truck Show To Feature Joe Akers’ 1951 Ford Hot Rod Pickup

The Bowling Green Lions Club Champ Clark Heritage Festival car and truck show will be held at the Bowling Green Courthouse square on Saturday, Sept. 8, rain or shine. Registration will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. New for this year, the vehicles will not be judged and no awards will be presented however, everyone registering for […]

Debbie Hopke Is Named Eastern Mo YMCA Director

The Mexico Area Family YMCA is pleased to announce and welcome Debbie Hopke as the branch director for the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA in Vandalia. As the director, she will oversee all branch operations. She will also focus on developing community partnerships and raising funds for the YMCA. Lori Brandow, CEO of The Mexico Area […]

Golden Hill Plein Air Donates To LHS

The Golden Hills Plein Air committee members Martha Weston and Dennis Babbitt (left), presented a check for more than $2,000 to Amanda DePriest, head of the Louisiana High School Art Department, and Todd Smith, Superintendent of Louisiana School district (right). The monies were a result of success of the Golden Hills Plein Air that is […]

August 14th Online Edition

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August 7th Primary Results

Click the links to view results from the August 7th, 2018 Primary Election Missouri Results Pike County Audrain County Lincoln County

Waters Furniture Set To Close In Vandalia After More Than 125 Years In Business

Waters Furniture Company, one of Vandalia’s oldest businesses, will soon be closing its doors following a liquidation sale that begins later this week. Doors to all of the buildings have been locked and banners have been hung in windows and on walls announcing the closure and upcoming merchandise sale. The business was started in 1892 […]

Construction Of New Champ Clark Bridge Reaches Halfway Point

Even though the groundbreaking for a new Champ Clark Bridge took place less than a year ago, construction has now reached a milestone in the extensive project that will bring a new and improved bridge to an important part of Missouri’s infrastructure, Louisiana, and the surrounding community. “As far as construction goes, we’re halfway there,” […]

Pike County Back-To-School Fair To Be Held On Aug. 11

The Pike County Community Care Partnership will be holding the 2018 Back-To-School Fair on Saturday, Aug.11 at the Pike County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. until noon. Representatives from more than 25 community agencies and organizations will be present to provide support and educate on services available to children and their families. They will also be […]

Good Times At Farber Fun Fest

Farber Fun Fest was held on Friday and Saturday and lots of folks enjoyed a good time. Pictured, Lydia Vogt, of Mexico, took first place in the baby doll show. Find more on page 7 of this week’s print edition.

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