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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.

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…

MONTGOMERY CITY – The Louisiana Junior Varsity Quizbowl team competed in the Montgomery County High School JV Tournament on Monday, March 2.  The Bulldogs were 2-2 with wins over Mark Twain A (270-190) and Mark Twain B (240-90) and losses to Clopton (160-490) and Montgomery County (150-270).  

BOWLING GREEN – The LHS Quizbowl team continued to build its winning record last week EMO Quad event at Bowling Green on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

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LOUISIANA – During a brief presentation at the Louisiana R-II school district building, Stephen Hunter, assistant superintendent for Bowling Green R-I school district and Todd Smith, superintendent for Louisiana R-II school district each received a check from Chadwick Dowell for $3,450.

LOUISIANA – Bingo fanatics absolutely crammed into the American Legion the night of Saturday, Feb. 22 for a chance to fill those rows and columns — and to help pay off student lunch debt at Pike County schools.

Suzanne Howland’s kindergarten class has been learning about their community and the people that help in the community. On Tuesday, Feb. 4, April Epperson and Josh Langley from the Louisiana Police Dept stopped by for a visit to share with the class what they do and how they help the community.

CLOPTON – Just in case students have not experienced enough snow this winter, 21st Century Twin Pike YMCA students at Clopton Elementary recently learned how to make their own Insta-Snow in a STEM project.

NEVADA, MO. – On Friday, Jan. 31, PLTC sent seven welding students to the Welding Competition at the Missouri Welding Institute. This is a full day competition that challenges even the best welders. Students competed against over 200 other students from four different states. This is the eig…

EOLIA – The December students-of-the-month for at the Pike Lincoln Techinical Center were announced after the vocational school returned to session in January.

EOLIA – Twenty-one students participating in Pike-Lincoln Technical Center’s Practical Nursing Program were recognized at a Pinning Ceremony held on campus in Eolia, on Jan. 14. The ceremony marked the halfway point in their nursing education. Traditionally known as a capping ceremony, the n…

CLOPTON – Pike County R-III school district continues to struggle to find bus drivers — a situation that has Superintendent Mark Harvey to take to the roads himself to cover routes.

CLOPTON – The Louisiana High School Quizbowl team started their season on Tuesday, Jan. 14, with an undefeated run at the EMO Conference Quad event at Clopton High School.  

Royalty: Clopton named its courtwarming queen and king and honored their court between games against Silex on Thursday, Jan. 16. Madison Horstmeier and Maleek McPike were Clopton’s 2020 courtwarming queen and king. Pictured, from left, freshman representative Grace Palmer, sophomore represen…

LOUISIANA – Louisiana Elementary School gets a visit from  Sarah Woodrow a Nutrition Program Associate, with University of Missouri Extension, once a week for six weeks  in total. Woodrow shares lessons that teaches students and adults about the value of healthy eating and important physical…

Pike County 4-H Recognition Celebration is an event to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the 4-H members and volunteers during this past year. This year’s event was held on Oct. 27.

CLARKSVILLE – The Clarksville Memorial VFW Post 4610 and Auxiliary, have nominated Rachel Hudson, FFA teacher at Clopton High School, to receive the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Award.

Daloris Picone’s kindergarten class at Louisiana Elementary School gives advice of "How to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey"  (Recipes are not kitchen tested)

Schools in eastern Pike County and throughout the state got a chance to check their progress and performance in yearly state reports issued late last month.