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FULTON, MO – There’s no better way to develop leadership skills than to practice, practice, practice. That is exactly what Louisiana High School sophomore Josephine Oblinger did while attending the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Leadership In Practice student forum.

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Red, white and blue: Brendan Obremski, age 8, was the winner of this year’s July 4th Coloring Contest. Brendan stopped by to pick up his $20 prize Tuesday morning. Photo by Stan Schwartz

BOLIVAR, MO – Emily Ayers of Curryville appears on the spring 2019 honor roll at Southwest Baptist University.

LOUISIANA – The Louisiana Alumni & Friends Association accepts all 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…

LOUISIANA – GFWC Chautauqua and Friends of the Louisiana Library are celebrating literacy with materials on outer space, purchased for this year’s Summer Story Hours.

MEXICO, MO – “Season 19” was the theme for the 4-H Teen Camp held June 6-9, 2019. Teens ages 12 to 14 from Audrain, Pike, Ralls, Clark, Shelby, Lewis, Knox and Marion counties took part in the camp at Camp Cedar Crest near Mexico.

Clopton – A draft budget was approved at the June 24 meeting of the Pike County R-III Board of Education.

MEXICO, MO – “Super Heroes” was the theme for 4-H Junior Camp held June 3-6, 2019 at Camp Cedar Crest near Mexico. Youth ages eight to 11 from Audrain, Pike, Ralls, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Shelby, Scotland and Marion counties took part in the camp.

Rachel Beard, Brandy Farmer, Michael Powers and Marin Powers compete at Brentwood.Reader submitted photo.

(photo by Adam Thorp/Louisiana Press-Journal)(From left) Superintendent Todd Smith, Louisiana Elementary School Principal Stacy Hamlett, Tina Chidster, and NuToys Leisure Products representative Laura Schellenberg.

photo by Adam Thorp/Louisiana Press-JournalPike County R-III Superintendent Mark Harvey and Board President Bob Danuser look out on a crowd, including expelled school board member Greg Talbert (in yellow shirt).

Louisiana Middle School student Johnny Picone shortly after being recognized with the overall award in the Pike County Science Fair. Photo by Adam Thorp/Louisiana Press-Journal

Left to right: Hunter Hobbs, Jerry Perez, Michael Powers, Marin Powers, Evan Jones, Brandy Farmer, Rachel Beard and Samantha Kilby. (submitted photo)

During the District VII Leadership Conference, it was announced that 18 members of the Bowling Green High School Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America would be advancing to the Missouri FBLA State Leadership Conference and competitions this spring.

Bowling Green Elementary School students Emory Wilbanks and Sadie Richmond work on an assignment in their kindergarten classroom. The two students are in a class taught by Ms. Melanie Perkins. The assignment asks students to match the color most closely associated with certain words.

Successes over the year so far were discussed during the recent Clopton PTO meeting. The meeting, held Jan. 8, was presided over by PTO President Ann Denslow.

In this Bowling Green Times file photo from 2012, cafeteria workers serve lunch to the hungry high school students and faculty members.The Bowling Green R-I Board of Education is expected to vote on Tuesday to approve a contract with either Thrive or Opaa! Food Service. The contract would gr…

Members of the Louisiana High School Quizbowl team traveled to Columbia College on Saturday, Dec. 8 to compete in the Missouri Quizbowl Association Fall Championship. The team was 9-2 on the day, losing two matches to Hallsville A. After round 10, St. Joseph Central, Hallsville A, and Louisi…

Mrs. Howland’s kindergarten class decided to write out “How to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey” in preparation for Thanksgiving this year. (Recipes not kitchen tested.) Instructions printed as submitted.

Dr. James Tucker, of Hannibal, speaks to attendees of the 2018 Veterans Day assembly at Bowling Green Middle School. Tucker, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, trained Iraq’s civilian police force during his time overseas. In his presentation on Friday, Tucker discussed the need for menta…