Clarksville leaders not paying for flood protection efforts

CLARKSVILLE, Mo. (KSDK) – It happens nearly every year: the small Mississippi River town of Clarksville, Missouri gets flooded. But this year the town’s board made the decision not to financially support a flood event that is expected to hit next week…. read more…

Former Pike County resident up for spot in Hall of Famous Missourians

LOUISIANA, Mo. — One of the co-authors of the 13th Amendment with Pike County roots has earned a shot at a spot in the Hall of Famous Missourians.

John Brooks Henderson is among the finalists to become one of two new honorees, which Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, has asked the public to select. Read more…

Raintree Rocks the Shed

Join the Raintree Arts Council this Saturday, July 13 at 6 PM for Raintree Rocks the Shed. Tickets are only $10 and available at the door.

  • Hot dogs
  • Burgers
  • Dance
  • Performances
  • Songs.

For more info, call Cindy at 754-5355 or Jon at 754-4001.

Recovery Fund and Request Supplies

There are some perishables being donated from the kitchen to local families, breads, apples, etc. If you could put it to use, please contact Linda Blakey: 754-0335

The United Fund of Calumet Township has set up a site to accept donations AND REQUESTS for recovery supplies. If you have been affected by the flood and need assistance, please visit the link below to make your request or donation:

The waters are slowly receding and hopefully clean-up will begin soon. The AmeriCorps St. Louis may be available to help clean flooded houses. If you have been affected by the flood, please call a special hotline phone number setup by the City of Clarksville and AmeriCorps:

(314) 478-4846

The kitchen is is slowing down and will be serving breakfast & lunch food most of the day, but no longer serving full dinners.

Thanks to everyone who cooked, but food donations are no longer needed. Please donate through the United Fund of Calumet instead.

The kitchen expects to increase service again when clean-up is more active.