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FRANKFORD – Republicans of Pike County held their annual Lincoln-Reagan Day fundraiser on Oct. 4 at the Outer Road Event Center in Frankford. Attendees enjoyed a light buffet while visiting with officials and those aspiring to run for office. They also vied for door prizes. Trump flags, yard…

CLOPTON – A special meeting of the Pike County R-III Board of Education Thursday ground to a halt as board members disagreed over whether they had been provided with the information they asked for at their last meeting.

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LOUISIANA – A little more than 90 years ago, Louisiana, Pike County and well-wishers from around the country gathered to mark what was understood to be an epochal moment in the history of the town and the region: the bridging of the Mississippi by the Champ Clark Bridge.

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LOUISIANA – Work has been underway for about a week on the last way-station on the route to the opening of the new Champ Clark Bridge: the construction of the approach over the Sny levee in Illinois.

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LOUISIANA – The director of Pike County’s recently launched unified emergency dispatch center reassured members of Louisiana City Council that sirens would not again fail to sound when needed in Louisiana, as they did as a tornado threatened on Friday, June 21.

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LOUISIANA – A thin rivulet connected the pools of water on either side of Route 79 in south Louisiana Monday morning, Only a few weeks ago, the area between Noix Creek had been comprehensively swamped, leaving blocks of 79 inside the city limits underwater.