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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 11:56am
Scot Henrichs has served as mayor of Allison since 1997, but this election he won’t be on the ballot.      Henrichs’ decision not to seek re-election is in part due to the fact that he now works in Waverly as a...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:19am
Butler County’s first sheriff was appointed in 1854, but it wasn’t until this June that Butler County’s first female patrol deputy was appointed. The woman who earned that distinction is Brittany Froning.    “...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 3:58pm
The Shell Rock Development Corporation is hosting a Meet the Candidates Night at the Boyd Building on October 24 at 7 p.m. for those interested in learning more about Shell Rock’s three council candidates, vying for two open seats left open in...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:20pm
The Clarksville Library hosted a program on Saturday featuring 14 prominent Clarksville residents who are interned at Lynwood Cemetery.      Clarksville residents who portrayed these influential citizens included Casey Leerhoff,...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:09pm
Michael Schuldt was crowned Shell Rock’s first Old Man River on October 3 and will preside over the River Arts Festival on October 14.      Schuldt has watched a lot of water go by in the past 66 years as a Shell Rock...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:01pm
Councilman Ron Davis is seeking re-election for a second term after serving on the Allison council for four years. With Scot Henrichs retiring as mayor, and Councilman James Blockhus running to fill that position, the remaining seat is left open for...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:55pm
Joni Ernst met with county officials and local mayors at the Butler County Courthouse Monday to discuss flood mitigation issues as part of her 99-county tour.      Ernst’s message? It’s important that families who...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:49pm
Gabe Hoodjer recently completed his Eagle Scout project mapping all of the veteran gravesites at Lynwood Cemetery. Hoodjer gave a presentation explaining how the mapping works at the Lynwood Cemetery program at the Clarksville Library Saturday....
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:39pm
“We’re All in this Together,” was the theme for the 2017 North Butler Homecoming, and Brandon Trees and Abbie Wix were crowned Homecoming King and Queen.      Festivities started on Wednesday, October 4 with a...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:35am
GREENE – Four touchdown runs by Ian Gonzalez were key in West Fork’s 30-12 win over North Butler at Greene during a rainy game that included a lightning delay. It was coach Eric Gabe’s first district win of the season as the...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:24am
ACKLEY – A weather-shortened 38-0 victory was captured by the AGWSR football team, blanking Clarksville on a rain-soaked field here Friday during Eight-Player, District 2 action. The two teams battled in rainy conditions from a light-mist all...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:05pm
The fifth annual Harvest Moon Festival was celebrated on October 7 at Wilder Park in Allison.      Festivities began with a delicious Lions’ omelet breakfast, served to a full house of 140 throughout the morning.  ...
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