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07/17/2019 - 12:27pm
These Butler County Youth have the exciting opportunity to represent Butler County in the upcoming Central Iowa Showdown. The Central Iowa Showdown is a district show for nine different counties (Boone, Butler, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Humboldt, Webster, and Wright). The show will be held Sunday, July 28 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Webster City, Iowa. Participants earned the...
07/17/2019 - 10:43am
Mollie B and the Jim Busta Band made their sixth appearance in Clarksville with a free concert at Reading Park on July 14. Despite the hot and humid weather, several hundred Clarksville residents gathered to hear the band's lively and entertaining performance.      Mollie B is best known as the host of RFD's Mollie B...
07/17/2019 - 10:34am
At the Kain Schild Memorial Youth Day sponsored by North Butler Pheasants Forever on Saturday, July 13, 44 kids, ages eight to 15, enjoyed kayaking, fishing, archery and target practice with pellet guns. They also attended a firearm safety seminar.      Throughout the morning, the kids rotated through the four activities....
07/17/2019 - 10:26am
A beautiful sunset fell upon the Relay for Life of Butler County Friday evening at the fairgrounds in Allison as a crowd gathered to support those who have had cancer and remember those who have lost their battle.  Funds raised for the event are destined for research, advocacy, treatment and education. While the official totals are not yet in...
07/15/2019 - 10:49pm
CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville coach Katie Wedeking and her 1A third-ranked Indians weren’t taking anything for granted.   They knew a sub-.500 Starmont team in the regional final could be dangerous.   And they made sure there were no upsets brewing this time in a 10-0, five-inning victory at home on Monday, July 15. The Indians (...
07/12/2019 - 12:30pm
Not a pew was empty during Mass at St. Mary Church in Greene on Sunday, July 7 as Monsignor Walter Brunkan gave his final sermon as pastor before his retirement after 28 years of service to the parish and 63 years of service in the priesthood.      As parishioners listened, Brunkan told a story he used to tell incoming freshman...
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