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Republicians hold meeting, discuss plans for Lincoln Day Dinner

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:47 pm

Republicans of Pike County held their February meeting at the Faith Baptist Church in Louisiana. Following a carry-in meal, the meeting was called to order by President, Gale Frolos. The secretary’s report was read and the time for the Lincoln Day Dinner was changed to 6:30 p.m. The treasurer’s report was read and both reports were accepted. Kathy Gamm announced tickets for the Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 28 are

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  • Teasleys celebrate 60 years

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    Frank and Betty Teasley, of Silex, were guests of honor for a dinner party to celebrate their 60th anniversary at Woods Fort Country Club on Sunday, Feb. 1. The party was hosted by their children – Joni and Rick Gallup, Brent, Mary and Trent Teasley, Bennie, Tonya, Teagan and Payton Teasley. Also helping wereTory, Jessica, and Marley. Special guests were Frank’s best man, Jr. Adams and wife Rosie Adams and

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  • State Rep. Robert Cornejo to be keynote speaker at Lincoln Day Dinner

    Posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    Missouri State Representative Robert Cornejo will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Pike County Lincoln Day Dinner, Feb. 28. Cornejo represents District 64, which includes St. Charles and Lincoln counties, and was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2012. He was recently selected to serve as Chairman of the Civil & Criminal Proceedings Committee and is on the Health Insurance, Select Committee on Judiciary, Government Oversight & Accountability,

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  • Dandridge among students to travel to Art Institute of Chicago

    Posted on February 20, 2015 at 1:59 pm

    Dustin Dandridge, junior history major from Frankford, was among a group of students to travel to Chicago as part of a history course at Culver-Stockton College. Students from Dr. Patrick Hotle’s “Twentieth Century Europe” class joined students from Dr. Scott Giltner’s “Historian’s Craft” class for a day trip to the Chicago Art Institute, Feb. 6. The visit to the Art Institute provided a valuable opportunity for students both to interact

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  • Pregnancy help center plans developing

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Twenty area pro-lifers, volunteers of a steering committee, met Feb. 5 to take the first steps toward making a Pike County pregnancy help center a reality. A name was selected for the new center and an attorney was instructed to begin the paperwork for a 50lc3 status. Getting this status may take a few months. The center hopes to open sometime in the fall of 2015. Eight members of the group attended

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  • St. Clement crowds Mardi Gras royalty

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:24 pm

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    Members of the St. Clement School and parish crowned their Mardi Gras royalty during the annual celebration, held the first weekend of the month. Pictured above are the Mardi Gras attendants: Mikey Ostrowski, Scarlett Grote, Adam Twellman, Emily Collins, Hudson Crane, Stevie Korte, Trase Irvin, Mackenzie Stith, and King and Queen winners Lucas Jennings and Avery Daffron.  

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  • Pro-Lifers gather for annual event

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    Area pro-lifers held their annual vigil on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the Pike  County Courthouse. The courtroom was packed with adults and children who had come to remember the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. This decision was made in 1973 and since then groups have met who opposed that decision and still hope to see the law changed. For

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