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Friday, May 22, 2015 - 12:00pm
Clarksville service – Lynwood Cemetery Clarksville’s Lynwood Cemetery service on Monday, May 25, begins at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Monument ... Allison services – Middle School, cemeteries of Allison, Butler Center,...
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 2:00am
CLARKSVILLE — Follow your passion and don't let obstacles determine your attitude.   That was the message 2015 Clarksville High School Valedictorian Madison Bloker delivered to her classmates at commencement on Sunday.   She...
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 2:00am
GREENE — In her commencement speech about change, 2015 North Butler High School Valedictorian Madyson Bixby shared quotes from Leo Tolstoy, John F. Kennedy, Reinhold Niebuhr and a philosopher often quoted by her peers, Spongebob Squarepants....
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 6:36pm
DES MOINES  – Scammers have been reported in Boone County and Henry County claiming to be with the County Sheriff’s Office asking for money. The scam is initiated by phone, text, or email and may claim to be from the county’s...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:58am
CLARKSVILLE — National Honor Society dues shot up from $85 to $385 for a year.   "Personally, I thought that was an astronomical increase for one year," Clarksville High School Principal Bob Saathoff told the School Board...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:54am
CLARKSVILLE — The district will have a specific price quote on 100 computing devices at its next meeting, technology coordinator Eric Eckerman said.   Eckerman recommended purchasing 75 Chromebooks, 20 staff devices to replace old...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:48am
CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville School Board approved the 2015-2016 district calendar on Monday with just one change, though several modifications were discussed.   The Clarksville Elementary start date was moved back one day as incoming...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:18am
ALLISON — The Butler County Board of Supervisors and boards over other counties are being solicited to assist in the defense of three counties upriver from Des Moines, to the tune of $15,000.   A resolution to lend three years of support...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:11am
ALLISON — Landscaping the new lodge at Wilder Park is the task before Jacob Kruse of rural Allison.   Kruse, a Boy Scout in Troop 1026 in Allison and Greene, is going for his Eagle Scout with the project. A sophomore at North Butler High...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:01am
  A lone stop sign is proposed to be added for traffic east and westbound on Vine Street, so that cars stop at Mather Street.   Ordinance No. 272, as it is called, passed the first reading at Clarksville City Council on Monday.   This...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 9:56am
CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville students and Clarksville Trees Forever helped plant 36 trees on Friday, May 8.   The shovel action started with an 8:40 a.m. planting of a Heritage oak in which Trees Forever member Lloyd Calease led Matt...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 9:29am
ALLISON — Jack Cooper, owner at Cooper Motors, 123 N. Main St., Allison, recently sold a 6.2L Hellcat V8 with 707 supercharged horsepower to a customer in Riceville.   The sports car is said to be quite special, according to people...
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