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Vandalia Woman Celebrates 110th Birthday With Family

Rachel Kohl celebrated her 110th birthday Friday, June 28, with a small family dinner at her home in rural Vandalia. The following day she attended the Branstetter reunion where she enjoyed homemade ice cream and cake, visiting with the approximately 130 family members gathered there, and the beautiful fireworks display which ended the day.

Democratic Club Donates To Clarksville Church

The Pike County Democratic Club donated $500 June 28 to Clarksville United Methodist Church. The money will be used to help with the congregation’s ongoing expenses from operating a feeding center for those who battled recent flooding or were victims of the high water. Pictured are Democratic Club Central Committee Chairman Donnie Stewart, Club Treasurer […]

Awaiting The Heat At Chili Cookoff

Raintree Arts Council board members Linda Blakey, left, Debbie Ingram and Judi Bruce await delivery of more entries in the Show Me Missouri State Chili Cook-Off. The event usually is held in Clarksville, but was moved to Louisiana this year due to flooding concerns. Despite rain and high humidity, crowds turned out on Main Street […]

Public Invited To Update On Champ Clark Bridge Construction

Massman Construction and the entire Champ Clark Bridge team invite the public to the monthly update meeting Saturday, June 29 at 10 a.m., in Riverview Park in Louisiana (weather permitting). This is an informal meeting and attendees are encouraged to ask questions. The meeting is normally held the fourth Saturday of each month and lasts […]

Boudinier Honored For 70 Years

Terrace Boudinier, 99, of Bowling Green was honored on Tuesday, June 11 for being a member of the Phoenix Lodge 136 for 70 years. Pictured, from left, Terrace Boudinier; his son, Ferrell Boudinier; and Ty Treatelaar, Deputy Grand Master of the State of Missouri.

Certificate Of Appreciation

The Louisiana Community Betterment Assoc. presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Michael and Cindy Whitlock for their efforts to improve their property. The Whitlocks purchased the home at 522 Frankford Road several years ago and have made improvements to the home and property. Cindy Whitlock stated that she loves living in Louisiana and would hope […]

BGHS Students Travel To Massachusetts

During the first week of June, nine Bowling Green High School students traveled to Massachusetts, where they experienced the legacies of Pilgrims, revolutionaries, academics and literary greats that abounded as they traveled through the brownstone-lined streets of Boston while exploring the sites of the American Revolution and strolling around several of the city’s vibrant neighborhoods. […]

Agape House Board Honors Charter Members

At the meeting of the Agape House of Vandalia board on May 21, charter members, Karen and Sterling Holbrook, were honored for their ongoing commitment to the house. Meeting notes from the May 13, 1999 meeting were read at which the Holbrooks and the Rev. Ronald Franklin, among others, were present. The guesthouse for visitors […]

Bill Mallory Leads Parade

Long-time educator and World War II veteran, Bill Mallory served as the parade marshal on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. The event featured performances from the Bowling Green High School and Middle School bands and the elementary choir members. Find more on pages 7 and 8 of this week’s print edition.

Clopton Graduation 2019

Commencement ceremonies were held for the Clopton graduating class of 2019 at the high school on Sunday, May 19. Above, the class valedictorian Damian Walker and salutatorian Danielle Illy pose for a picture before the festivities. Find class picture on page 8 of this week’s print edition.

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