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Faith and Food

Mark and Sally Haddock serve turkey and fixings to Susan King during the annual Community of Faith Thanksgiving Day Dinner Thursday, Nov. 28 at Centenary United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Louisiana. The free event served 450 people with the help of more than 90 volunteers who came from local churches and organizations or out […]

Free Community Christmas Dinner With Santa!

Community Calendar…

For December 3rd, 2019 Submit upcoming events by calling 324-6111 or toll-free 888-324-9636 or e-mail to: On Dec. 4: Pike County Economic Development assisting with online job searches, applications and resumes, 1-3 p.m., Louisiana City Hall, second, room 206. On Dec. 6-7: Christmas Fling at the Village of the Blue Rose. All you can […]

Louisiana Man Publishes ‘They Call Us Pikers’

Engel Believes There’s No End To Pike County Stories The award-winning journalist, author and publicist offers a new batch of them in “They Call Us Pikers.” The 224-page non-fiction book features 56 stories of local history, plus 12 pages of clippings about Pike County from newspapers around the nation. It costs $40 and is scheduled […]

Old Saint Nick Visits Louisiana’s Winter Wonderland

Santa stopped by the City of Louisiana Saturday, Nov. 30 to visit and help celebrate and light the community’s new Christmas tree. The event was hosted by Louisiana Community Betterment Association and sponsored by various local businesses and volunteers. The event kicked off with an evening parade down Georgia Street from Sunset Park to 3rd […]

Honoring A Legacy

Pictured, from left, are Dr. Ned Glenn, Sally Cropp, Martha Sue Smith and Becky Prince. Four local founding board members of the Louisiana Area Historical Museum were honored at the organization’s annual banquet Nov. 14. The four were part of the nine-member group that established the museum in 1992. More than 100 guests attended the […]

Grote Gives Rousing Show In Clarksville

Moments after taking the stage, Donna Grote told the audience at her first solo concert that music “encourages us through life’s ups and downs.”The next two hours proved her point. Grote delivered tunes from 1936 to 2017 during her show “Music Through the Decades” Aug. 25 at the Apple Shed Theatre in Clarksville.From the opening […]

Honey Shuck Receives Donation

Pictured is a chocolate set that was donated to Honey Shuck, this historic museum home of Champ Clark, by Dr. and Mrs. John Middleton, Virginia Wenzell, and Mr. and Mrs. Mel Connet. The chocolate set was originally used in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Champ Clark. Find more highlights from a recent visit by relatives of […]

Louisiana Organizations Launch Joint Effort To Raise Money For Community Christmas Tree

In an effort to enhance the holiday landscape and the Christmas spirit, three organizations in Louisiana are joining forces in an effort to purchase a new tree to use as the centerpiece in town for holiday activities. The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana Visitors and Convention Bureau and Louisiana Community Betterment are working with a […]

Great Weather, Good Times At Farber Fun Fest

There was great weather and lots of activities at the annual Farber Fun Fest event that was held last weekend. Above, members of the late Bill Stubblefield family were presented with a keys to the city of Farber, fire department patches, and two resolutions during the 2019 Farber Fun Fest on Saturday, Aug. 3. Stubblefield was […]

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