Museum loan tear-up

Pictured, from left, are board members Dr. Ed Glenn, Jerry Smith, Ann Narramore, Eileen Hoffman, Dorothy Webb, Judy Schmidt, Trent Meyers, Carol Oldani, Jean Eastman, Brent Engel and Juanita Thomas. Not pictured is board member Linda Beer. Board members Charlotte Perrine and John Murray were unable to attend. Courtesy photo

The Louisiana Area Historical Museum held a “Tear Up the Loan” party Monday, Aug. 26 at the home of board President Judy Schmidt.

Thanks to donations and fund-raisers, the museum has formally paid off the remaining balance of the $75,000 loan it took out in August 2005 to buy and renovate its building at 304 Georgia St. in downtown Louisiana.

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