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PCMH Holds Grand Opening At New Walk-In Clinic Facility

Pike County Memorial Hospital held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Medical Walk-In Clinic on Wednesday, June 28. PCMH celebrated this highly-anticipated opening with fellow members of the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce, the PCMH Board and staff, and other visitors from the community. The open house was a great success. PCMH […]

Louisiana Rotary To Host Wiffle Ball Tourney

A great summer family event is coming to Louisiana on July 15. The Evening Rotary Club is sponsoring a Wiffle Ball Tournament to raise funds for community service projects at Wallace Park in Louisiana. The tournament will begin at 9am.  The cost per team (of 5-10 players) is $75.00 and games will be double elimination.  […]

2017 Vandalia Area Fair

Click here to view your guide to the 2017 Vandalia Area Fair from The People’s Tribune as a PDF.

Louisiana Museum Offers Eagle Presentation

Last Program In Summer Series Will Feature Care For Animals The Louisiana Area Historical Museum’s program “for kids of all ages” on June 21 featured Karen Armstrong, who works for the Missouri Department of Conservation and is stationed in Kirksville. Her program on Wednesday, June 21 was about Bald Eagles and other local raptors. She […]

Annual Fireworks Display Set For Louisiana Riverfront

The Louisiana riverfront will be the place to be on the Fourth of July as the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual fireworks show. The event will kick off at 5 p.m. and feature various activities for children leading up to the show. The display will begin 15 minutes after dusk at the riverfront. […]

Vandalia Area Fair Announces Schedule

The 2017 Vandalia Area Fair will kick off on Thursday, July 6 and run through Saturday, July 8. The annual parade will be Thursday, July 6 at 5:30 p.m., with line up at the South School lot and will travel to the railroad tracks on Main St. Decorated tricycles and bicycles are to line up at the […]

Eastern MO YMCA Receives A.P. Green Foundation Grant

The Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation has generously awarded the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA Project a $20,000 grant. This is the second grant the foundation has provided to the project, which brings their total donation to $40,000. This donation continues to build upon the project fund that will create a YMCA to be […]

Branstetter Inducted Into Cowtown Society Of Western Music With Living Legend Award

In 1937 when a sister of Sam Branstetter gave him a guitar as a Christmas present little did she know he would someday receive the Cowtown Society of Western Music Western Swing Legend Award. Sam is a lifetime member, living legend and hero of Western Swing. But that is exactly what happened on Saturday, May […]

Service Held At Cancer Memorial Park

A Memorial Day tribute was also held at the Cancer Memorial Park in Bowling Green on Monday, May 29. Music was provided by the Bowling Green Church of the Nazarene choir.

Silex High School Graduation

Silex High School held graduation on Friday, May 19. A total of 27 seniors received diplomas. McIntyre Wilmes and Chase Groshong were honored as valedictorian and salutatorian.

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