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Several integral players for the 2014 Heritage Fest gathered last Wednesday to give an update on the event’s highlights. Pictured (from left): Heritage Festival Chairman Tara Massman, Grand Marshal Andrea Amelung, play coordinator Brent Engel, Chad Perkins, and Brian King.

Heritage Festival 2014 shaping up

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:56 pm

This year’s Champ Clark Heritage Festival seems to be shaping up nicely, according to a report given by event chairman Tara Massman last week. Heritage Fest, with a theme of “Breaking Barriers,” will be held on the Bowling Green Square on Saturday, Sept. 13. A parade will kick off the special event at 10 a.m., with additional activities throughout the day. Heritage Fest 2014 will include a play written by

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  • Little Mr./Miss Firefighter 2014

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Little MrMiss firefighter

    Congratulations to this year’s Little Mr. and Miss Firefighter, Brayden Dotson and Jacy Lowrance. Brayden is the son of Jod and Laura Dotson of New London. Jacy is the daughter of Tim and Maria Lowrance of Vandalia.  

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  • Middletown Picnic offered family fun

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    The sack race served as a medium for some old-fashioned family fun and friednly competition.

    Several area residents enjoyed this past Saturday’s 122nd Annual Reunion with the theme “Picnic Pride that is Middletown Wide.” The results from the contests include: Parade Results 1950 and Older Antique Car 1) Jim Dunn, 1930 Ford Model A Roadster; 2) Gary Heim, 1941 Chevy Half Ton Mizzou Paint 1951 and Newer 1) Don Martin, 1967 Chevy Chevelle Super Sport; 2) Jeff Martin, 1967 Chevy Camaro Large Float 1) Middletown

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  • Bowling Green families benefit from Food Fair

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    More than 200 Pike County families were the beneficiaries of a food distribution event held Wednesday, July 23 on the grounds of the Louisiana American Legion. The distribution, organized by the St. Louis Area Food Bank in conjunction with Heart to Heart Community Outreach’s food pantry of Louisiana and the Hope Center food pantry of Bowling Green, resulted in 23,069 pounds of healthy foods for 210 families. “We have a

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  • Back 2 School Fair to offer supplies, entertainment

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    The Pike Community Care Partnership is coming together once again to host its annual “Back 2 School Fair.” Pike County students are invited to the event for free gifts and necessary information before the start of the school year. This year’s back to school fair will be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. 12 p.m. Sat., Aug. 9. 2014 marks the sixth year of the annual event

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  • Successful fair in the books as 2014 event ends

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Congratulations to the 2014 Little Mr. and Miss Pike County Fair - Tristan Flynn and Addison Potter. Tristan is the son of Kenda and Sean Flynn, of Bowling Green. Addison is the daughter of Candice Cunningham-Rutherford, of Middletown. Throughout the week, the Little Mr. and Miss held several responsibilities, including handing out trophies and making appearances at special events.

    Another successful Pike County Fair is in the books as this year’s event came to a close Saturday. The fair, which ran Tuesday through Saturday of last week, is comparable to years passed, said fair board president Vernon Korte. According to Korte, the grand total of revenue for the 2014 fair appears to be slightly down from last year. “2013 was an exceptional year,” Korte countered, explaining the slight decrease

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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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