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05/20/2016 - 10:04am
Staff at Clarksville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation took part in wheelchair races on Friday, May 13 as part of National Nursing Home Week. (No injuries were reported.) Cari Knowlton won the final round by tiebreaker, after she and fellow Certifi ed Nursing Assistant Makayla Kincade had tied in their fi rst round at 11 seconds. Asked about her arm strength, Knowlton said she played basketball...
05/08/2016 - 9:57pm
ALLISON — The Butler County Fair announces its 2016 Fair Grandstand lineup will include four-time Country Music Association Vocal Group of the Year Diamond Rio. The concert will be on Friday, June 24. Diamond Rio touts 32 billboard singles, including: “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “Norma Jean Riley,” “Beautiful...
05/07/2016 - 10:07pm
North Butler High School students Sarah Goodrich and Austin Janssen attended the Iowa Youth Institute at Iowa State University on April 25, along with nearly 300 students from 130 high schools. Both were selected for their papers that looked at food security issues in India. Both presented their solutions to their chosen issues to a group of their...
05/03/2016 - 11:48am
DES MOINES – After competing in a pair of state meets in the discus, North Butler’s Haley Landers got her first experience at the Drake Relays in the event. The Bearcat senior threw third in the first flight of the event on Friday, April 29, throwing a best of 106 feet, 9 inches for 23rd in the field that includes all classes. Read...
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...
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...
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