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09/19/2018 - 3:56pm
Old time country, bluegrass and gospel favorites drew over 150 to Clarksville’s Reading Park on Sunday evening to listen to Beaver Creek Band.      The band, with Floyd Junker as lead singer, Brett Vette on the banjo, Jeff Junker playing bass, Ryan Vette with a guitar, Kim Miller on metal and Trent Poppe on guitar and mandolin, has a long tradition of providing good...
09/07/2018 - 11:44am
LaRue Krull, 92, resides at Shell Rock Health Care Center.      She grew up in Illinois, attended country school, and enjoyed playing on the baseball team.      “I think I was the only girl. I loved batting. When I was home, us kids would have a ball, and when it was my turn, I’d get up, and I...
09/07/2018 - 11:35am
Meredith Borchardt has been the face of Trees Forever in the Clarksville area for 18 years, serving as Trees Forever Program Manager and Field Coordinator. Recently, she decided it was time for a change, and took a position at the Wartburg college library.      Over Borchardt’s 18-year career with Trees Forever, a rough...
09/07/2018 - 11:31am
The Plainfield Public Library will celebrate 40 years since the construction of its current building on Tuesday, September 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. with cake, punch, fellowship and a book sale. And festivities this year are just a warm-up for the 50th anniversary of the creation of the library itself next year.      “We are...
09/07/2018 - 11:25am
Many people don’t think twice as they walk past the greeter at their local Walmart, but at the Waverly Walmart, where many Butler County residents shop, things are different, especially when Isaiah Krull of Shell Rock is on duty.      Who exactly is this greeter? Krull hails from Shell Rock. An offensive line-man on the W...
09/07/2018 - 11:17am
While older kids are starting school, their younger counterparts are still hard at work—with preschool and play time—at Allison Little Lambs daycare.      Little Lambs, located just north of Trinity Reformed Church on Cherry Street, was begun in 2015 to fill a need for childcare in Allison, and has served the...
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