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Silex Cheerleaders Take Fourth At State Championship

The Silex Owls cheerleading squad finished in fourth place at the Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Association State Championships on Sunday, Dec. 2. The squad includes (front row, l-r): Emily Duering, Harlee Olds, Kaylie Engelmeyer, Jenna Beckham, and Jaclyn Adams. Back row: Lilie Isom, Kylee Williams, Caitlyn Twellman, Kylie Coats, Abi McAnulty, and Maddy Goos.

Pike County Bicentennial

Liz O’Farrell discussed the book that she and Andy Young put together for the county’s 200th anniversary at the Pike County Bicentennial Banquet. The dinner was held at Tievoli Hills Resort near Clarksville on Dec. 14, the actual day of the bicentennial. Also pictured is bicentennial committee secretary Karen Arico. The $40 book can be […]

Pike County Commissioners Plan To Appoint Susie Oberdahlhoff To Serve As County Clerk

Pike County Commissioners have unanimously agreed to tap Susie Oberdahlhoff for the position of county clerk and plan to make the appointment official with a vote later this week. “Susie is a highly-respected person and someone who is willing to work with everyone,” noted Presiding Commissioner Chris Gamm. “We are looking out for the entire […]

Owl Pals Receives $2,500 Donation

Silex NHS received an early Christmas present to help fund their Owls Pals program. Tim Randazzo with the People’s Helpers Project presented NHS with a check for $2,500. Owls Pals was introduced this year by NHS. Through generous donations, NHS is able to send home goody bags with food twice a month for those students […]

Van-Far R-I Board Hires Tony DeGrave To Serve As New Superintendent

The Van-Far R-1 School Board of Education has named Tony DeGrave as the district’s next superintendent. DeGrave, who is currently the Superintendent at Marion County R-II, will replace Dr. Stephen Hunter, who will retire at the end of the school year. He will begin his duties as superintendent on July 1, 2019. DeGrave is a […]

December 18th Online Edition

Click here to read the December 18th, 2018 edition of The People’s Tribune as a PDF.

Louisiana Church Walk

The award-winning Centenary United Methodist Church hand bell choir performs during the 25th annual Louisiana Mid-Town Church Walk Dec. 9. More than 100 people participated in the event, which also included Bethel AME, First Christian, First Baptist, Calvary Episcopal and First Presbyterian. Each parish presented a 15-minute program of seasonal music and words. The walk, […]

Missy Jaeger Announces She Will Not Be Sworn In As Pike County Clerk

Commissioner May Appoint Individual Until Governor Makes Official Appointment Pike County Commissioners received a typed letter from Michelle (Missy) Hunter Jaeger last week that announced she will not accept the county clerk’s office for which she won in the last election along with a slate of other Republican candidates. Jaeger was slated to be sworn […]

Deters & Harness Sign Letters Of Intent At Joint Event

Bowling Green senior softball players Gabi Deters and Sarah Harness recently signed letters of intent to continue their education and softball careers. The pitcher-catcher dynamic duo held a joint event which was attended by BGHS Coach Dean Streed and other school staff, along with the girls’ families and team members. Deters has pledged to attend […]

Louisiana Elks Host Breakfast With Santa

The Louisiana Elks hosted a “Breakfast with Santa” event on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the lodge. Over 200 people enjoyed a delicious pancake meal. A total of 115 area kids had the opportunity to meet with Santa and share their Christmas wishes. The Elks also provided each child who spoke with Santa a toy. Kids […]

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