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03/26/2015 - 12:00pm
  A staunch supporter of Clarksville wrestling passed away this winter, but his legacy lives on.   "Memorials may be directed to … Clarksville [Freestyle] Wrestling Club," stated Vernon Hassman's obituary.   Hassman, 97, of Waverly, a longtime area farmer, formerly of the rural Clarksville and Plainfield area, died Jan. 11, 2015.   On March 2, his family...
03/25/2015 - 2:00pm
CLARKSVILLE — There are two main considerations when deciding whether a storm-damaged tree poses a hazard.   First, is there a problem with the tree? Second, is there a target that it will damage if it falls?   District Forester Joe Herring, of Hardin County, has seen fist-sized hail and 100 mph winds. Moreover, Herring assesses...
03/20/2015 - 11:59am
*Editor's note: Due to the upcoming March 31, 2015 extended deadline for program signup for the 2014 Farm Bill, this story is posted in part ahead of its scheduled print appearance, in the March 26 National Agriculture Week special section in the Clarksville Star and Butler County Tribune-Journal.*   Farmers should know a few things about...
03/20/2015 - 10:05am
SHELL ROCK — Gov. Terry Branstad visited with lab technician Laurie Severson from Greene Friday on a stop at the Zinpro Corp. [rural] Shell Rock site.*   Severson is the proof that there are good job opportunities in rural areas close to home, said Butler County Development Corp. director Jeff Kolb.   Severson had been driving...
03/19/2015 - 6:26pm
CLARKSVILLE — The city is considering raising the water deposit for new customers, and formally adopted a policy that delinquent water accounts that are shut off will be restored within 24 hours.   The council is also hoping a solution has been found to a decades old sewer problem, Councilman Jeff Kolb said.   City Clerk Larry...
03/19/2015 - 6:18pm
CLARKSVILLE — The Police Department has received terms of nuisance abatement from a resident, and the city is pondering how best to offer a citywide spring cleanup collection service.   The city will accept nuisance abatement terms from Yvonne Rambo in the 400 block of E. Poisal but needs a reasonable deadline date set, Officer Barry...
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