Bethany Carson

01/12/2018 - 12:20pm
The North Butler Snap-on Tool program, sponsored by local businesses American Tool and Engineering, Wedeking Electric, Cooper Motors and Allison Farmers’ Feed and Grain, is the first in the nation to begin working with junior high students—and students are enthusiastic.      “When I first mentioned it to this eight grade group, I said this was the first group...
01/12/2018 - 12:04pm
A record number of 4,597 acres of cover crops were seeded in 2017 using federal Environmental Quality Incentives program (EQIP) and state Water Quality Incentives Program (WQIP) funding in Butler County, according to District Conservationist Lawrence Green.      “And that’s just government programs,” said...
01/10/2018 - 3:10pm
Is Clarksville ready for a skating rink? That’s the question Maintenance Assistant Ryan McCully posed at the council meeting January 2.      Council members were enthusiastic about the idea. Of late, the city has been brainstorming ways to grow, keep young people in town and draw more younger families.   ...
01/10/2018 - 3:02pm
Clarksville residents will notice a change in their water bills this year. The first change, effective in February, will be an increase in rates. The second change will be an adjustment from quarterly billing to monthly billing. This will be effective only after three readings of the new ordinances are passed by the council, and will tentatively...
01/10/2018 - 2:57pm
An expansion to the RV park at Wilder Park was proposed by Dr. George North, President of the Park Board, at the Allison council meeting Monday. The expansion would occupy land currently owned by Wilder Park. North anticipates the project would pay for itself in three to four years and start turning a profit for the park and the city.  ...
01/10/2018 - 2:53pm
In 2015, David Smith released his first book, “The Servant.” This month the sequel, “The Survivor,” will be released. Editing and proofing are complete, and just now the final touches on the cover are being completed at Star Graphics in Allison.      “The Survivor” will be available on Amazon...
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