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…

2012 Clopton Invitational Tournament

Are you ready for some Basketball? The 2012 Clopton Invitational Basketball Tournament will be played next week!

The Clopton Tournament is exciting, featuring tournaments for both boys and girls teams, and 2 gymnasiums of basketball competition.


The girls are scheduled to play Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, January 2nd, 4th, & 6th.

The girl teams this year are seeded as follows:

  1. Clopton Hawks
  2. Monroe City Panthers
  3. Silex Owls
  4. Winfield Warriors
  5. Living World Christian Eagles
  6. Elsberry Indians
  7. Louisiana Bulldogs
  8. Confluence Prep Academy Titans


The boys are scheduled to play Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, January 3rd, 5th, & 7th.

The boys teams this year are seeded as follows:

  1. Living World Christian Eagles
  2. Northwest Academy Hornets
  3. Clopton Hawks
  4. Louisiana Bulldogs
  5. Silex Owls
  6. Confluence Prep Academy Titans
  7. Monroe City Panthers
  8. Barat Academy Eagles