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Chamber Reveals Theme, Slogan For Louisiana Colorfest

‘Pardon Our Construction – We’re Building A Foundation For A Better Tomorrow’ The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce decided to poke a little fun of the construction situation that will force some changes to this year’s Colorfest event and held a contest for the theme. As it turned out, the Chamber Board selected a theme and […]

PCMH Launches Program Honoring Local Veterans

Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands, but now, PCMH patients who have served in the military will also receive a band of another kind — one honoring their service to the country. The red and white wristbands are inscribed with the words, “PCMH, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.” Hospital employees who have served […]

Committee Shares Details About Bridge Ceremony

Descendant Of Champ Clark To Be Guest Speaker In just a little over a week, several hundred people are expected to walk on the new Champ Clark Bridge for the first time. All are invited to attend the bridge dedication ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Ben Clark, great-grandson of the Honorable Champ […]

Beautiful Weather Results In Record Numbers For 2019 Pike County Fair

It was a gorgeous week for the 2019 Pike County Fair and the event drew some huge numbers (Find more on the totals in next week’s edition). Above, Samantha Smith earned the title of Junior Miss Pike County Fair on Tuesday evening. She is joined by her fellow contestants (l-r) first runner-up Rachel Klott, Elissa […]

Musician Sees Bridge Dedication As Way To Shine Spotlight On History

David Hungate has been on many stages, but there’s one he’ll be keeping an eye on for its important legacy. It’s the dignitary platform at the dedication for the new Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3. The retired musician’s parents, the late William and Dorothy Hungate, are credited with saving Clark’s […]

Pike County Fair Is Underway!

Events such as the FFA/4-H cattle show, gymkana and the gospel sing were held over the weekend and the Pike County Fair will officially kick off today (Tuesday, July 23). Above, Sophia Thornhill of Middletown is pictured with her Grand Champion Bucket Calf from the competition on Saturday night. Find photo highlights, results and more […]

New Champ Clark Bridge To Be Dedicated On Aug. 3

Despite record flooding, Massman Construction Co. has made significant progress on the new Champ Clark Bridge and is expecting the new bridge to be completed sooner than originally anticipated. “We are very excited to go ahead and work with several in the region to plan a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for Saturday, Aug. 3,” […]

PCMH Now Offers Aquatic Physical Therapy

Pike County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) has expanded their slate of services to offer Aquatic Physical Therapy to their patients to safely accelerate rehabilitation with less pain for individuals with a myriad of ailments. PCMH has teamed up with the Louisiana YMCA to offer patients an alternative to the traditional land-based Physical Therapy in cases in […]

Eastern Missouri Family YMCA Touts Benefits

With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. The Y’s four core values are caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. We challenge our members and participants to believe […]

Clarksville To Seek Block Grant; Citizens Urged To Fill Out Surveys

The City of Clarksville intends to seek Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds on various improvements throughout the community. In order to be eligible to apply for the grant funds, the city must document at least 51 percent of the residents are considered low-to-moderate income. To document this requirement, they are asking that citizens complete […]

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