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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:11pm
A commercial staple of Clarksville, K & S Grocery & Variety, has been sold to new owners and will continue to operate. Starting Feb. 1, 2017, Matt and Mandy Kampman will be taking over. Mandy Kampman is going to run the store, and Matt...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:10pm
ALLISON — The Butler County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 10 debated whether to bring a new set of GIS mapping flights to the county. Assessor Deb McWhirter brought the request, noting that the last flights were three years ago and...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:09pm
I was drafted into the U.S. Army in August 1966. Shortly afterward I enlisted for an additional year to receive specific training. After basic training in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., I was sent to Fort Gordon Georgia, U.S. Army Southeastern Signal...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
Butler County Farm Bureau Ag In The Classroom Coordinator Ruth Seehusen visited the North Butler kindergarten classes in December to talk to them about Christmas tree farming. She read the book “Christmas Tree Farms” that explains how a...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:05pm
Larry Voigts, right, representing Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (as a past board member), presents a check to the Clarksville Good Samaritan Fund, represented by the Rev. Charlie Underwood, pastor, for $500. The fund, which involves all the...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 1:56pm
SHEFFIELD – Both Clarksville and West Fork were not full strength in the first official wrestling quadrangular at Sheffield with teams that also included Osage and Nashua-Plainfield. The result was a 1-3 night for the Indians, their lone win...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 1:53pm
CLARKSVILLE – One look at CAL’s crisp passing against Clarksville’s girls basketball team and it was evident the difference between the first game the two played was night and day. But it still wasn’t enough as the Indians...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 1:50pm
CLARKSVILLE – After the dust had cleared in an Iowa Star boys basketball contest that saw 44 total fouls on players and a technical assessed on each bench, the CAL boys basketball team emerged with a 53-51 victory at Clarksville on Friday, Jan...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 1:44pm
GREENE – Before North Butler could reach the scoreboard, West Fork’s girls basketball team had already staked itself to a 16-0 lead, going on to lead 18-4 at the end of the first quarter. Granted the Bearcats righted themselves after...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 1:39pm
GREENE – Frank Schnoes will be the first to admit that wasn’t one of his team’s prettiest wins. The West Fork boys basketball coach watched his team emerge from a first quarter deficit and sluggish play out of the break for a 50-34...
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 12:20pm
WAVERLY — A Butler County woman delivered the first baby of 2017 to be born at Waverly Health Center. Harper Ann Mallen was born on Sunday, Jan. 1. Her parents, John and Jami Mallen of Shell Rock, welcomed Harper into their family at 1:38 p.m...
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 12:20pm
ALLISON (BCVOW) — Butler County Visions of Well-Being in its 2016 Christmas Cheer Project gave baskets to 184 households on Dec. 10. Eligible households were provided with baskets of food, soaps, paper products and Butler County Bucks, as well...
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