Pat Racette

12/19/2014 - 3:39pm
The search to share a superintendent took another step forward last Thursday. In the second work session with independent education management professional Dean Meier, Clarksville Board of Education set a tentative date of Monday, Jan. 5, to interview Tripoli, Nashua-Plainfield and North Butler. However, that was pending the school district’s attorney’s approval to allow the...
12/09/2014 - 2:51pm
Tony Knoll had been prepping his snowmobiles for an upcoming trip recently. However, the six machines stored in his repair shop in Allison were demolished Monday evening when his metal outbuilding went up in smoke.   For over 3 ½ hours, smoke rushed out of the structure in blankets. Firefighters from Clarksville and Allison...
12/05/2014 - 1:33pm
A 2006 Link-Belt excavator burned on the countryside Thursday evening. Likely starting in the engine, the machinery’s blaze grew out of control. Clarksville Fire responded at 5:10 p.m. to the rural northeast fire. They first showered a pine tree burn pile before dousing the vehicle for nearly an hour. “When you’re dealing...
12/04/2014 - 10:10am
All in all, city council seemed to have a productive night Monday. Points were made, concerns taken in and banter exchanged respectfully during the two-hour meeting. Even humor was drawn from the usual topics of loans, applications, plans and donations. Four non-council individuals were present, including INRCOG director of housing Jim...
12/04/2014 - 10:04am
Clarksville School District is in search of a full-time elementary principal and part-time superintendent for the 2015-16-school year. Current superintendent/elementary principal Eric Wood and the district will be parting ways at the end of the school year, unless Wood decides to resign sooner. He is in his fourth year at the position....
12/04/2014 - 10:01am
Butler is a wetland area. Last week, Cole Excavating of Greene bulldozed a parcel of land near Lake Considine. The property is a keystone to the West Fork Cedar River corridor. It connects properties north and south for a continuous land passageway.  “This kind of connects everything together,” says Lawrence Green, NCRS...
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