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Delicious Treats At Clarksville Chili Cookoff

Cookers from around the Midwest offered crowds a taste of their recipes. An early afternoon windstorm damaged some tents, but the event went on. Proceeds benefit the Raintree Arts Council, which covers Pike and Lincoln counties. Above: Paige Hazlett of Clarksville takes a sample from the Mary’s Chili stand at the 26th annual Missouri State […]

Pike County Fair Board Announces Schedule, Changes For 2018 Event

The annual Pike County Fair is coming soon and will feature many of the favorites fair-goers have come to expect and there will also be changes to the schedule this year. The biggest change will be no concerts on Saturday night. Previously the fair had ended with a big name in country music along with […]

Homes To Be Built Inside Bowling Green Prison

A new initiative calls for houses to be built inside the Northeast Correctional Center at Bowling Green and sold throughout the area. The Aspire Partnership Prison Homes Program, which has been in the works for several years, is an effort of the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) and the Carpenters District Council of […]

Vandalia Pool Crew Has Training Following Incident With Breastfeeding Mother

Workers at the Vandalia city pool had training this week after an incident with a breastfeeding mother that occurred last week. Alix Guthrie had her two young children at the pool, along with her mother and best friend. Guthrie said they were have a great time and that her two-year-old daughter was having a blast. […]

Building Razed At Fourth & Georgia In Louisiana

The two-story brick building at 401 Georgia Street in Louisiana was torn down last week. There is still cleanup work to do, but the majority of demolition is complete. The building has housed many businesses over the past 100 years, but has sat vacant for the past 14 years and became a dangerous building with […]

June 12th Online Edition

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Louisiana Bicentennial Just Around The Corner

Lots Of Family Fun & Activities Planned For June 30-July 4 The Louisiana Bicentennial is just around the corner and organizers encourage residents to check out the schedule of events and plan to take part in five days packed with family fun and activities. The celebration will take place starting Saturday, June 30 and will […]

Commissioners Approve Reduction To Speed Limit On County Roads

Pike County Commissioners approved the final reading of an ordinance on Monday that reduces the speed limit on county roads from 60 mph to 45 mph, unless the road is marked otherwise. Commissioners are also looking at making further speed reductions in the future to certain targeted areas. They noted that safety is the driving […]

Addition May Boost Clarksville Chili Cook-Off On June 9

A change at the 26th Annual Show-Me Missouri State Chili Cook-off in Clarksville promises to be tasty and financially lucrative. The event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Riverfront Park. Admission is $3 per person and chili samples are 50 cents. Chefs can compete in the new “homestyle” category. […]

Stark Bro’s Honored With State Historical Marker

The Missouri State Society of the Daughters of American Colonists (MSSDAC) has recognized Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co. as a significant contributor to Missouri’s history by awarding it an official bronze historical marker. The marker recognizes company founder James Hart Stark, his historic hand-built cabin (which was moved to Stark Bro’s from Buffalo Township […]

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