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04/28/2016 - 12:03pm
The Clarksville Head Start program is accepting applications for fall programming. Children need to be age 3 by Sept. 15, 2016. Clarksville Head Start accepts applications for the entire Butler County area including Allison, Bristow, Greene, Shell Rock, Dumont, Aplington, Parkersburg, New Hartford and Aredale. Families must meet federal income guidelines.* Head Start does not discriminate on the...
04/28/2016 - 11:58am
    The owner of a former bar in Aredale says rumors about a strip club opening there are completely false.     Dave Henderson, who owns the former Duck’s Bar and Grill on Main Street, said he’s had no contact with anyone interested in the property. Rumors spread recently alleging that the past owner of a strip...
04/27/2016 - 12:07pm
It is sometimes attributed to Proust that the true voyage of discovery would not be to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes. A man who spent each day of a year shooting a lone bur oak in 365 different lights, angles and moods, will travel to Clarksville next Saturday to speak. Mark Hirsch spent 20 years in the newspaper industry as a...
04/21/2016 - 10:16am
  Following a very successful inaugural event last year, the new bandstand in Reading Park, across from the Clarksville Public Library, is set to be the venue for regular entertainment events throughout the summer.   The Clarksville Visioning committee recently met to work out the schedule. The plan is to hold one event per month, with...
04/21/2016 - 10:10am
  City Council and staff visited Monday, April 18 with City Attorney Carter Stevens about video recorders recently purchased for City Hall.   On March 7, City Council heard that though several cameras were to be purchased, only one camera would have a microphone, to record council meetings. Council approved the purchase.   City...
04/21/2016 - 10:00am
  Trees Forever Committee were in Des Moines recently to receive the Tree City Growth Award. This is the 19th year Allison has received the Tree City USA Award and the 17th year for the Growth Award. Only about 14 percent of the Tree City USA entries qualify for the Growth Award.   The Trees...
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