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BTUF Has Successful Farm To Table Dinner

The nearly 60 people in attendance at St. Louis University’s Henry Lay Center enjoyed a scrumptious, five-course meal recently. After last year’s success, the Buffalo Township United Fund (BTUF) held its second annual “Farm to Table” fundraiser dinner in late June. All food items were locally sourced, the vast majority of which was grown or […]

Missouri Farmer Makes Lake Shootout History

“If it’s not blown, it’s gotta suck.” That’s what driver Ron Moore of Vandalia boasts about his 1987 Formula 242LS named Blown Fever. And he has a few more boasts about his boat, which he says will make Shootout history at this year’s race. The Shootout, held Saturday, Aug. 25, is a unique race, in […]

Pike Bicentennial Committee Plans Cross-County Torch Relay, Concert On Saturday, Sept. 1

The Pike County Bicentennial committee has numerous activities lined up to mark the 200th anniversary of the county including a cross-county torch relay followed by a free concert on Saturday, Sept. 1. The Bicentennial torch will be passed from one town in Pike County to the next starting in Clarksville at 1 p.m. and ending […]

PCMH Named One Of 66 Critical Access Hospitals To Know

Pike County Memorial Hospital has been named as one of “66 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” in a list published on Aug. 16 by Becker’s Hospital Review, a monthly publication for healthcare executives. This list features critical access hospitals that have demonstrated excellence in caring for their communities. Critical access hospital must have no more […]

Elks Donate To Veterans

The 11th Annual Clarence Luebrecht Veterans Appreciation hog roast was held Saturday Aug. 18 with approximately 100 in attendance including nine residents from the Mexico Veterans Home. Exalted Ruler Danny Wood presented two checks to the Veterans Home Activity Therapist Nicole Maggard, $750 which was raised by donations at the July 4th Veterans Breakfast and […]

Niemeyer Selected To Perform With FFA Band

Kimberly Niemeyer, a member of the Bowlng Green FFA Chapter, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 24-27 during the 2018 National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Ind. Niemeyer, a junior at BGHS and the daughter of Roy and Tina Nieneyer, has been selected to play the flute in the National FFA […]

Louisiana Rotary Club Hosts Annual Back-To-School Lunch

The Louisiana Rotary Club held their annual Back-To-School lunch on Tuesday, Aug. 14 for teachers, administrators and staff of the Louisiana R-II School District. Dr. Todd Smith welcomed staff back and noted that Rotarians and teachers alike have come to enjoy this day together. Members of the Rotary club were on hand to welcome the […]

Heritage Festival Car, Truck Show To Feature Joe Akers’ 1951 Ford Hot Rod Pickup

The Bowling Green Lions Club Champ Clark Heritage Festival car and truck show will be held at the Bowling Green Courthouse square on Saturday, Sept. 8, rain or shine. Registration will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. New for this year, the vehicles will not be judged and no awards will be presented however, everyone registering for […]

Debbie Hopke Is Named Eastern Mo YMCA Director

The Mexico Area Family YMCA is pleased to announce and welcome Debbie Hopke as the branch director for the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA in Vandalia. As the director, she will oversee all branch operations. She will also focus on developing community partnerships and raising funds for the YMCA. Lori Brandow, CEO of The Mexico Area […]

Golden Hill Plein Air Donates To LHS

The Golden Hills Plein Air committee members Martha Weston and Dennis Babbitt (left), presented a check for more than $2,000 to Amanda DePriest, head of the Louisiana High School Art Department, and Todd Smith, Superintendent of Louisiana School district (right). The monies were a result of success of the Golden Hills Plein Air that is […]

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