Pat Racette

11/25/2014 - 2:49pm
Butler County Solid Waste Commission reimbursed thirty organizations recently. Individuals donated recyclable materials in the name of non-profit agencies at the B.C. Transfer Station. Checks were made out to each group based on the 2013-14 average price per ton ($55), totaling $3,827. Read full story in the Nov. 27 Clarksville Star.
11/13/2014 - 11:43am
Last weekend was typical of the past 20 for the Ackermans. Both Gene and Karen have been working to reconstruct their home, located off C33, east of Clarksville. Five months ago, the June 16 tornadoes blew their roof and acreage down. And they are yet to return.   “The hardest part has been both of us working full-time in...
11/13/2014 - 11:40am
Judi Poppen of Allison and Patty Olmstead of Shell Rock found out they were related. The Butler County Genealogical Society members happened to be distant cousins. Through monthly genealogical meetings at the Clarksville Public Library, the two began discussing family and comparing notes. Hashing through lineage trees, Poppen’s...
11/13/2014 - 11:33am
Over 30 people attended the fourth consecutive Monday North Butler Board of Education meeting. But less than a half hour later, they were dismissed. The Board then went into a closed session at the NB Middle School library. Besides approving five items, administration gave reports. Aimee Wedeking, elementary principal and curriculum...
11/05/2014 - 7:31pm
Several Greene residents left the North Butler Middle School library unhappy Monday night. After another Board of Education meeting, citizens were upset with the Board’s final decision. In a 6-1 vote, the choice was to close the Greene elementary building at the end of the school year. John Moellers was the lone vote against shutting...
11/05/2014 - 7:29pm
Pete and Shorty Sinram turned a tavern into a Clarksville landmark. The brothers created a second home for men in the area. Pete’s son, Ted Sinram, Jr., remembers the amount of smoke that clouded the place. “I’d go in there, and you couldn’t see from one end of the building to the other,” he said. “And...
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