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Bank of Louisiana pledges to Fairgrounds project

Posted on January 16, 2015 at 8:54 am

The Pike County Fairgrounds will hopefully be receiving a facelift thanks to a generous pledge donation from Bank of Louisiana. At the last Fair Board meeting, a proposal was made regarding the construction of a new outdoor canopy and stage on the track, which would allow for the hosting of larger entertainment events, as well as better service the current acts it hosts annually. The project cost is estimated at

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  • Annual Eagle Days returns to Clarksville

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    Every winter, the Show-Me-State welcomes record numbers of bald eagles and boasts some of the most plentiful viewing areas in all of the lower 48 states. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages eagle-lovers of all ages to discover nature and get outdoors to view the nation’s symbol at Eagle Days on Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at

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  • Miss Hannibal Teen 2015

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Taylor Blackwell

    Taylor Blackwell was crowned Miss Hannibal’s Outstanding Teen 2015 on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Hannibal. The Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen (a sister program to the Miss Missouri Pageant) program was organized to encourage, nurture and build scholastic achievement, healthy living, creative accomplishment, and community involvement of our nation’s young girls. Among its initiatives, the Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen Organization hosts a statewide competition focused on encouraging and rewarding talent, communication

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  • Excavation starts for YMCA pool

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Excavation is almost complete for the new indoor pool at the Twin Pike Family YMCA in Louisiana and the project is on schedule. “We’re hoping for a July 1 completion date,” said YMCA Executive Director Marsha Garrison last week. “They’re working hard in the cold weather.” Once Love and Sons of Louisiana is done with the excavation, windows will be set and a large tarp will be placed upon the

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  • BGHS Class of 1954 holds reunion

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    The Bowling Green High School class of 1954 held their reunion at the Saints Avenue Cafe on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day was spent sharing news of absent members and remembering old times. Some pictures were shared. Eleven members and their guests attended. Pictured above (from left): front row: JoAnn (Motley) Cox, Marcia (Clemens) Dougherty, Selma Reese, Carol (Petrie) Moser, Mary (McBride) Andrews, Joy

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  • Farmers, ranchers encouraged to make their voices heard – FSA county elections began Monday

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard by voting in the upcoming Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee elections. FSA Administrator Val Dolcini announced that beginning Monday, Nov. 3, USDA will mail ballots for the 2014 elections to eligible producers across the country. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by the Dec. 1 deadline to ensure that their

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  • City reviews paving project, discusses intersection

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    Progress on the City’s repaving project was among topics discussed during Monday’s General Committee meeting. The meeting, held at City Hall, was called to order by chairman Kenda Flynn at 5:30 p.m. All alderpersons were present as of roll call. As the first item of business, the aldermen heard reports from Bo Stinnett (Alliance), Mel Orf (City BICE), Derick Beanland (Parks and Recreation), Don Nacke (BGPD Chief), Adam Mitalovich (BGFD

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