LOUISIANA – The departure of Louisiana R-II Board Member Josh DePriest leaves the school board looking to fill his position.
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).
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 – 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.
LOUISIANA – Louisiana schools will probably be forced to adopt a four-day school week, R-II Superintendent Todd Smith told a school board meeting Wednesday, Jan. 22, terming the change “inevitable.”
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…
The Louisiana Alumni and Friends Association accepts donations, memorials and honorariums from anyone who wishes to contribute to the Scholarship Fund. The donations are tax-deductible contributions which allow the Alumni Association to continue presenting scholarships to those who need the…
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.
Cole Chidster was awarded the August “Kids Doing the Right Thing” award by Louisiana Community Betterment President Diana Huckstep and Police Chief April Epperson for his work helping at summer storytime events at the Louisiana Public Library at the Monday, Oct. 18 Louisiana City Council meeting.
The Clopton Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship Fund received the following memorial gifts, honor gifts and donations from Sept. 1, 2019 through Oct. 15, 2019
In an effort to empower residents in rural areas of the state to go back to school and further their education, WGU Missouri has announced it has partnered with the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC) to provide $100,000 in scholarships to residents who are served by an elec…
The local Daughters of the American Revolution organization donated in support of book fairs at Clopton and Louisiana Elementary. Names were drawn and students received books from the book fair, compliments of the DAR.
LOUISIANA – The Twin Pike Family YMCA welcomed two new staff members to their 21st Century Community Learning Centers Before- and After-school Programs.
CLOPTON – The Clopton Alumni Group held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday Sept. 24, to finalize plans for their Annual Banquet to be held on Saturday, Oct. 12th. Doors will open at 5 p.m. A meet and greet will be held until time for the meal at 6:30 p.m.
The Louisiana High School Marching Band placed second in their division at the Macon – City of Maples Marching Festival on Sept. 21. Aubrey Wendel, drum major, and Rebbeca Lewis, Color guard captain, accepted the trophy on the band's behalf. Rose Wilburn is the band director.
Stars and Stripes: On Wednesday, Sept. 25, First Baptist Community youth group invited all Louisiana students to participate in the nationwide See You at the Pole. Approximately 50 students and faculty joined together at the high school flagpole for a time of prayer. The youth group meets …
CLOPTON – A local FFA member was recently selected to compete for national recognition in a career development event at the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.