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Louisiana Ministerial Alliance To Host Event Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On Jan. 20

A service to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held on Sunday, Jan. 20 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at 6th and South Carolina Street in Louisiana. This service about the impact of the life of Dr. King on our nation will feature readings by area ministers and local […]

Scherder Farms Honored At Governor’s Conference

Scherder Farms of Frankford was announced as the recipient of the 2018 Missouri Leopold Conservation Award at Thursday, Jan. 10 Governor’s Conference on Agriculture. The prestigious award honors Missouri farmers’ achievement in voluntary stewardship and natural resources management. John and Sandy Scherder farm with their daughter, Holly, and son-in-law, Curtis were on hand to accept […]

Oberdahlhoff Takes Oath Of Office

Several local officials took the oath of office last week. Susie Oberdahlhoff was sworn in as Pike County Clerk by Associate Circuit Judge Milan Berry last Wednesday. Oberdahlhoff was appointed by Pike County Commissioners to fill the seat after Missy Jaeger announced she would not serve the office she won in the election.

Kate Klott Is Presented 2018 DAR Good Citizen Award

Bowling Green Chapter NSDAR would like to announce the recipient of the Good Citizenship Award for the 2018 year is Kate Klott. Regent Christy Wendel presented Klott with the certificate, pin and a monetary award. The DAR Good Citizenship Award, which is given to a local senior, is an award which the recipient must demonstrate […]

Garner Is Volunteer Of The Year

Clarksville Chamber of Commerce President Joanna Brock presented Ira Garner with the Volunteer of the Year award at the Board of Aldermen meeting on Dec. 20. Garner was recognized for his hard work and dedication to the city of Clarksville. Brock is pictured above presenting the award to Garner

Louisiana Chamber Is Selling Ornaments

The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is selling the 2018 Christmas ornaments for $10 each until Jan. 1. The ornaments are sold annually and feature something different each year. This year’s ornaments are available at the following locations: KCs Place, Family Drug, Mercantile Bank, Bank of Louisiana and the Pike County Memorial Hosptial Gift Shop. Those […]

Silex Bank Donates Checking Account Simulation Packets

Michael Mudd, President and CEO of Silex Banking Company, is pictured with the Silex High School sophomore class officers (l-r) Kelan Kinion, Julia Grateke, Steven Salyer, Lexi Plackemeier, and Landon White. Every year Silex Banking Company donates checking account simulation packets. These packets help supplement the required Personal Finance course.

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 […]

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, […]

Christmas Wishes

Braelon Deters shares her Christmas wishes with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus during the Winter Wonderland festival in downtown Louisiana on Friday, Nov. 23. The event featured a lighted parade, carolers in period dress, along with many other fun activities. Find more photos online at

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