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LOUISIANA—Ryan Cornell, owner of Twin Pike Roastery, is looking to expand his coffee business by becoming a distributor in this area for coffee houses, restaurants and any retail business that sell coffee.

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Rev. Art and Diane Moore were honored by the congregations of Clarksville United Methodist Church and Centenary United Methodist Church at a farewell dinner in honor of his retirement.

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BOWLING GREEN—With a loud cheer and a huge burst of colors, more than two dozen hearty runners—and walkers—plus one dog—took off at Bowling Green’s big park in the first Color Run 5K put on by the Twin Pike Family YMCA.

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In April, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the overall hospital quality star ratings. CMS rated more than 4,500 hospitals from one to five stars, with five representing the highest quality rating. Pike County Memorial Hospital received an impressive four out of five st…

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Drive thru for your Johnson & Johnson (1 dose) COVID-19 Vaccine THIS FRIDAY! No appointment necessary. PCHD will be at the Convention & Visitors Center Bureau Center Park from 3-6 p.m. FREE! Just bring your insurance cards and ID.

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Fort Pike was the kind of deterrent that often gets overlooked by history, but the short-lived garrison briefly kept Missouri safe during the Black Hawk War.

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Editor’s note: Following is a condensed version of a story by award-winning print and broadcast journalist, author and public relations professional Brent Engel, and is available free in its entirety at the Louisiana Area Historical Museum, 304 Georgia Street. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat…

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CURRYVILLE—Cooler than normal temperatures over the Memorial Day weekend made for near perfect conditions for a free concert being performed by the Missouri River Band at the Back 40 Campground.

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BOWLING GREEN—It might have been a little more subdued than previous years, but the VFW Memorial Day parade was every bit as patriotic as in year’s past.

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Clarksville American Legion Post 349 Memorial Day Celebration from noon to 2 p.m, in honor of Memorial Day, is going on now until 2 p.m. The Post is offering FREE hamburgers & FREE hotdogs. Chips, drinks, and desserts will be available for $1.

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BOWLING GREEN—When Bowling Green Fire Department Chief Adam Mitalovich heard about a grant opportunity from POET, a biorefining facility in Laddoina, he decided to apply for it in hopes of receiving funds to buy rescue equipment the department could use.

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LOUISIANA—The graduating class for Louisiana High School gathered in the school’s gymnasium May 14 to receive their diplomas. From the smiles on their faces and those of their families, this was a welcome event considering last year’s graduates could not have an in-person ceremony because of…

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LOUISIANA—From guns and ammo to pens and paper, and some bait thrown in on the side, if that’s what you’re looking for, you have Eagle Outfitters, Eagle Business Products, and 54 Guns Pawn and More, as well as The Fishing Shack available just outside of downtown Louisiana on Hwy. 54.

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Young entrepreneur sets her sights on business and career

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BOWLING GREEN—It was a cool evening out on the football field when the Bowling Green R-I bands provided their spring concert for eager family members.

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LOUISIANA—Even with the seats spread out across the Louisiana High School gymnasium floor, there was still a good number of parents on hand to congratulate the academic achievements of their children.

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During the production process of creating the Louisiana Press-Journal, a page of photos from the Clopton High School graduating class was inadvertently deleted from the final version of the print issue. With this notice is the full page of the graduating class from 2021. This page will appea…

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April 26 was the start of Work Zone Awareness Week, across the nation. Within hours, a MoDOT vehicle on I-64 in St. Louis was struck while protecting a crew removing large debris from the roadway. These vehicles are driven by team members who want to keep their coworkers safe, but always wan…

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Editor’s note: The following story is adapted from the book ‘They Call Us Pikers’ by author, historian and public relations professional Brent Engel of Louisiana.

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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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Bowling Green High School recently had two students test positive for COVID-19, which has resulted in many more students being quarantined, the school reported. Out of an abundance of caution, the high school will return to mandatory mask wearing on Monday, April 26.

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After a night of dancing, the students voted on their prom queen and king. From left to right, back row, are Clay LaZear, Jonah Jones, McKenna Orf, Evan Meyer, Audry Dean, and Claire Graver. Seated are the queen and king for 2021, Nayzeth Ambrocio and Shay Butler.