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For the past 14 years, Pike County has been providing backpacks stuffed with school supplies to the county’s school children. Up until last year, the Back to School Fair, which is held on the Pike County Fairground, families were allowed into the main building to pick up their supplies.

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EOLIA—Friends and colleagues of former Pike County R-III School District Superintendent Mark Harvey gathered in the common room at the Pike-Lincoln Technical Center to say farewell.

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Rev. Art and Diane Moore were honored by the congregations of Clarksville United Methodist Church and Centenary United Methodist Church at a farewell dinner in honor of his retirement.

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LOUISIANA—The graduating class for Louisiana High School gathered in the school’s gymnasium May 14 to receive their diplomas. From the smiles on their faces and those of their families, this was a welcome event considering last year’s graduates could not have an in-person ceremony because of…

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BOWLING GREEN—It was a cool evening out on the football field when the Bowling Green R-I bands provided their spring concert for eager family members.

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LOUISIANA—Even with the seats spread out across the Louisiana High School gymnasium floor, there was still a good number of parents on hand to congratulate the academic achievements of their children.

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During the production process of creating the Louisiana Press-Journal, a page of photos from the Clopton High School graduating class was inadvertently deleted from the final version of the print issue. With this notice is the full page of the graduating class from 2021. This page will appea…

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A night to remember: Members of the graduating class of Louisiana High School gathered in the schools gymnasium Saturday night for their prom. The Louisiana Royal Court from left  to right, (back row), Jordon Luck, Emma Inglis, Cole Martin, Annine Sanders, Jamie Sencenbaugh, and Bryan Renner…

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CLARKSVILLE—People started gathering early outside the Appleshed Saturday evening for Clopton’s 2021 prom. Cars lined the street and packed the parking areas, as the seniors did their final preparation for entering the building.

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Students demonstrate what they’re learning at center

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BOWLING GREEN—When the news arrived that Andrea Korte and Gabriel Maier were selected for the Missouri Scholars Academy, the two students were in their study hall. The call for the two students to report to the Gifted Program classroom came over the school’s public address system.

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BOWLING GREEN—It was only 11 years ago that the new Lady Cats head basketball coach Jared Runyon was in high school himself. He’s faced a lot in those 11 years, especially in the last year taking over the top spot all the while dealing with COVID constraints and trying to build a winning team.

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The Pike Lincoln Technical Center’s welding students have competed in three different contests over the last month. On Jan. 29, the students competed at the Missouri Welding Institute. PLTC students took first place, second place, third place, fifth place, and 10th places.

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BOWLING GREEN—Members of the Bowling Green High School National Honor Society gathered in the gymnasium on Friday to receive a proclamation from Rep. Chad Perkins, R-40th District, on the NHS’s  100th anniversary.

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Royalty chosen during Louisiana High School Courtwarming

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LOUISIANA—The Rev. Randall Cone from the Ministerial Alliance was honored by the people of Louisiana for all his contributions to the community during the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce luncheon Monday.

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LOUISIANA—Need some yard work done and no longer have the energy or time to do it yourself? Well, you’re in luck because the Louisiana High School Interact Club is offering to help those in need of assistance.

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The Pike County Health Department is currently offering a drive through flu shot clinic. It will be active until 6 p.m. today by the pavilion next to the new Bowling Green Convention and Visitor’s Center across the street from Ayrco Plaza.

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Jefferson City, MO –Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is reminding Missourians to take advantage of the back-to-school sales tax holiday this weekend, beginning Friday, Aug. 7 and ending Sunday, Aug. 9. This annual event exempts certain back to school purchases including clothing, c…

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LOUISIANA—Recently, families for Louisiana RII schools received a back to school plan for when the school district would bring students back for the fall season.

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CLARKSVILLE—The school district’s administrative team and a group of stakeholders got together as a focus group to decide on the re-entry process for the students and staff of the Clopton R-III school system.

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BOWLING GREEN—Five members of the Bowling Green R-I School system were recognized for their years of service to the community and the schools during the Bowling Green School Board meeting last Tuesday.

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LOUISIANA—They came in twos and threes, sometimes in groups slightly larger. The 2020 graduating class of Louisiana High School pulled into the school’s parking lot a little before 2 p.m. on Saturday and prepared for a parade through town to mark their transition as graduating seniors.