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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.

BOWLING GREEN—During the school board meeting in mid-April, Bowling Green R-1 School Superintendent Matt Frederickson thanked the board for their frugalness when it came to the school budget, because it set the school system up for success in the coming academic years.

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Bowling Green High School Teachers and staff hand out caps and gowns, as well as, yard signs to graduating seniors.

BOWLING GREEN—Three positions on the school board were up for election this year said, President Bob Kirkpatrick. All three of the incumbents agreed to serve on the board again for another year. They are: Roger Colebert, Holly Delgman and Kirkpatrick.

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BOWLING GREEN—Although the parking lot parade had to be cancelled because of rain, the storm cleared just in time to allow Bowling Green High School seniors to swing by the school to pick up their caps and gowns.

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COLUMBIA, Mo.—University of Missouri and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service said they would postpone their annual series of management-intensive grazing schools in 2020 because of safety concerns about COVID-19.

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Bowling Green—A stay-home order issued by the Pike County Health Department the afternoon of Friday, April 3, aims to “ensure that the maximum number of people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 within Pike County while enabling essential services to continue.”

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I pulled into Bowling Green at around 3:30 p.m. Saturday having just done a photo shoot out at the Bowling Green Reservoir. I wanted to document some of the vandalism that was done out there. Mostly the damage was spray painting. You would think after the invention of the written word more t…

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The Pike County Health Department recognizes the concern of others during this coronavirus pandemic and want to make sure our citizens are well informed and prepared.  On March 16, 2020 President Trump issued new guidelines to help protect Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.  This ini…

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Louisiana schools will not return from spring break until April 6, R-II district superintendent Todd Smith announced Monday, March 16.

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The World Day of Prayer — a yearly occasion for prayer, community and charity crossing national borders — was celebrated at two locations in Pike County last week: at Elmwood Community Church in Louisiana on Friday, March 6 and Bethel A.M.E. Church in Paynesville on Saturday, March 7. Both s…