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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.

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…

Troy, Mo. – Hearing loss is a silent, invisible hurdle that over 40 million Americans struggle with. It’s an expensive problem to combat, but this Christmas season there’s a chance for one adult and one child could get help hearing more clearly for free.

There are millions of reasons to quit smoking and probably only a few reasons why you feel like you can’t. We’ll spare you the normal lecture and share two alarming statistics: first, lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women - about 1 out of 4 cancer d…

ANNADA – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were honored to welcome mobility and visually impaired hunters back to Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge for the 10th annual hunt. Eight hunters and their assistants gathered at the refuge Oct. 25 - 27 for a weekend of deer hunting. Qualifie…

The tempo of missions being flown by Air Evac flight team 146 has picked up in a major way since the medical helicopter operation moved from Carrolton, Ill., to Louisiana.

LOUISIANA – The Ecumenical Women’s Breakfast group met on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church’s Seton Center on North Third Street in Louisiana.  There were 32 women in attendance representing nine area churches.  

QUINCY, IL – Hannibal Regional is inviting the public to a free seminar on pain management with Luvell Glanton, Jr., MD, a specialist in pain management, on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

BOWLING GREEN – The Pike County Health Department inspects food sellers every four to six months to make sure they are following rules made to prevent the spread of food-borne illnesses. These establishments all passed inspection with no major violations for the month of August: Lucky Star B…

LOUISIANA – The Louisiana Community Food Pantry has worked hard to assist area families with their nutritional needs during the months of April, May, and June. Approximately 1,755 families have been served for a total of 4,690 individuals. Over 14,742 pounds of measured groceries and meat ha…

BOWLING GREEN – The board of the Cancer Memorial Park announced the first Celebration of Life event to be held in Bowling Green on the evening of Friday, Sept. 13. The event will include a dinner for cancer survivors hosted by the First Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green and a luminary ser…

LOUISIANA – Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands. Now, PCMH Hospital patients who have served in the military will also receive a band of another kind: one honoring their service to the country.

Mackenzie Barr plays with Pheobe the dog after the morning’s programming ended. photo by Adam Thorp

Sgt. Corey Anderson, of the Louisiana Police Department, fixes patties as part of the department’s Pancake and Sausage Day fundraiser March 9. A good crowd braved rainy weather to attend the event at American Legion Post No. 370. Proceeds will be used to buy police equipment. (submitted photo)

Front: Helen Mustell, Candy Rule (YMCA staff), Back Row: Robert Mustell, Chuck Tophinke (Twenty-first Century Community Learning Center staff), Denise Ash (Learning Center staff), YMCA Interim Executive Director Kara Viorel, Kelly Hakenwerth (YMCA staff), Beth Graves (YMCA Staff), Noveta She…

The Louisiana Community Food Pantry ended 2018 having assisted over five thousand families (13,255 individuals) throughout the year for a total measured 47,000 pounds of food distributed not counting  holiday turkeys, chickens, and hams.

This year’s Rise and Shine Heat Up St. Louis fundraiser is from 6-10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Hardee’s locations in Bowling Green and Louisiana.