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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

Pike County 4-H Holds Recognition Celebration

Pike County 4-H Recognition Ceremony is an event to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the 4-H members and volunteers during this past year. “Recognition Celebration is our opportunity to let the volunteers in our program know how vital they are to the success of our program. It also highlights the many talents our youth have […]

Christmas In The Green

Several stores in Bowling Green participated in the Christmas In The Green promotion last week with special hours, drawings and special savings for customers. Above, Janet Akers makes a purchase at Ann Layne Boutique from Stephanie Klott and her daughter, Kate Klott.

Deer Totals In For Opening Weekend Of Firearms Season

The numbers keep rising, but the totals for the opening weekend were strong with over 101,000 deer harvested in the state of Missouri through Monday morning. Firearms season started this weekend. A total of 1,606 deer were taken in Pike County. Of that total, 803 were antlered bucks, 164 were button bucks, and 639 does. […]

Volunteers And Christmas Tree Decorations Sought To Help With Upcoming Winter Wonderland Celebration

The annual Winter Wonderland celebration is being planned this year for Friday, Nov. 23 – the day after Thanksgiving in downtown Louisiana with the theme of “An Old-Fashioned Christmas.” Volunteers are being sought to help with the 20th annual event which features a lighted parade down Georgia Street and a visit from Santa Claus at […]

Big Crowds Gather For Colorfest

There was great weather and big crowds for the annual Louisiana Country Colorfest this weekend. The parade kicked off activities for the weekend on Saturday, Oct. 20. Above, Kolt Williamson shares his excitement with his family for the Colorfest parade and the candy that accompanies it. Find more highlights on page 11.

NECC Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Northeast Correctional Center (NECC) in Bowling Green celebrated its 20th anniversary with a celebration on Thursday, Oct. 18. Travis Case, a 20-year employee with the facility (pictured) addressed those present as a featured speaker at the event. Case shared humorous anecdotes from throughout the years. He further encouraged employees to work together and to set aside […]

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