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08/16/2017 - 2:00pm
Just under a year ago, a tragic car accident claimed the lives of Andrew Baker, 28, of Waverly and Jeff DeWitt, 41, of Shell Rock. Sunday, over a hundred friends and family members gathered for the dedication of the Baker-DeWitt Memorial Shelter, built in their honor at the Shell Rock Area Sportsman Club Disc Golf Course.      “Be humble, work hard, expect nothing in...
08/16/2017 - 1:53pm
The grand opening for the Clarksville Splashpad was celebrated Saturday, August 12, as Volunteer Park commemorates its 25th anniversary this year. The grand opening is the culmination of two years of dedicated effort from Splashpad committee chair Cindy Wedeking and members Ann Moon, Sarah Jordan and Matt Kampman.     ...
08/16/2017 - 1:43pm
In 1980, Sylvia Mufarrege was an Argentinean teenager who loved big cities, particularly her hometown of Buenos Aires. A year in Clarksville as a foreign exchange student changed her perspective—and her life.      This week, she returned to Clarksville for the first time in 37 years to surprise her foreign exchange mom,...
08/16/2017 - 1:26pm
Flint Hills Resources in Shell Rock welcomed over 500 guests for lunch and tours of the ethanol plant on August 8 for its second annual open house.      “It’s an awesome opportunity to get the community together and show customers our appreciation,” said Vice President Jeremy Bezdek. “We reinvest in the...
08/16/2017 - 1:05pm
A happy life is what Jane Quin, 93, has lived. A librarian, she filled her days with literature, education, a happy marriage, raising two children and travelling throughout Europe.      Originally from Bristol, Pennsylvania, Quin resides at the Shell Rock Healthcare Center and greets visitors with a bright smile.   ...
08/14/2017 - 10:40am
Teaching karate, for Loreli Dilly and Vicky Green, has never been about making money. It’s all about saving one person, somewhere, from a bad situation.      That’s why black belts Green and Dilly opened the non-profit Shell Rock Karate Club in 1991 and still meet with students every week to instruct in the Tang Soo...
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