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Pike County kids succeed at Audrain County Fair

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:03 pm

Jate McCollum, a member of the Peppy Circle 4-H club, received the Reserve Grand Champion title in his class at the Audrain County 4-H and Youth Fair over the weekend. McCollum showed in the Open Crossbreed class. Jaten is the son of Jacy Mahar, of Frankford, and Jeff McCollum, of Curryville.   Donni Reading received Grand Champion Bucket Calf, Reserve Champion Crossbred Heifer in her class, and Reserve Champion Crossbred

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  • Great weather for St. Clement Picnic

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:50 pm

        Grab this week’s edition or check out our online photo gallery for other photos from the picnic!

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  • Community efforts make fair possible

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    With the Pike County Fair in full swing this week, it’s important to remember the efforts that make the event possible. Not only does the Pike County Fair have the support of a fair board that’s more than 60 members strong, other local groups and members of the community pay their dues in volunteer hours to prepare for the week-long event.   Fair Board Under the direction of president Vernon

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  • Local family honored in Ontario Hall of Fame – Jack Graney memorialized

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    Margot Mudd and Perry Smith, Graney’s daughter and granddaughter, unveil his picture on the Wall of Fame. 
Photo courtesy of PhotosbyMG.

    Jack Graney, a baseball legend and former Bowling Green resident, was recently memorialized by his addition to the St. Thomas Wall of Fame. His family, many of which are originally from the Pike County area, was fortunate enough to be honored in a surprise celebration. John Gladstone Graney was born in St. Thomas, Ontario on June 10, 1886, the sixth of nine children of James S. Graney and Mary Ann

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  • Gymkhana kicks off Pike County Fair

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:42 pm


    Kelsey Horner, of Curryville, and her horse, Tyree, helped open the Pike County Fair on Sunday, July 20 at the 4-H Gymkhana competition. The Fair resumes Tuesday, July 22 and runs through Saturday, July 26.

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  • New Harmony Church news

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Plans are being finalized for Bible School to be held at New Harmony Christian Church on Aug. 1 and 2. A light supper will be served at 5:30 on Friday evening, Aug. 1, with VBS beginning immediately following the meal. VBS will resume on Saturday morning, August 2, at 9 a.m. with Bible lessons, crafts, and music for all ages.  There will be a carry-in meal at noon (with barbecued

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  • Birth Announcement

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Danielle Ann DeClue was born at 9:30 p.m. Feb. 5, at 7 pounds 3 oz and 19 1/4 inches in the Hannibal hospital, to parents Victoria Grote and Corey DeClue, of Bowling Green. Grandparents are Danny and Sherry Grote, also of Bowling Green, and Ron DeClue and Michelle DeClue, of St. Louis.  

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