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12/07/2018 - 10:22pm
Tickets were sold-out as American Idol winner Maddie Poppe of Clarksville performed at the UNI Dance Marathon benefit concert at the Gallagher Bluedorn Thursday night. And concert-goers were the first to hear an exciting announcement: Maddie Poppe and American Idol runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson will be in concert at the Butler County Fair on Friday, June 21 at the Grandstand. The time and ticket...
11/28/2018 - 10:54am
Ken Wangsness of Allison was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1951 at the age of 22. He served in the 28th Division until 1953.      Wangsness was inducted at Des Moines and sent by bus to Camp Atterbury, Indiana for six weeks of basic training.      There was a lot of exercise, and training, such as crawling...
11/28/2018 - 10:45am
Do you know where your abstract is—and what it is?      If you don’t, it’s time to find it.   Abstracts are needed for “buying, dying or refinancing.” In other words, it’s hard to go through life without them.      Yet, people lose them all the time. Cleaning out the...
11/26/2018 - 2:38pm
Stephen “Hugh” Donavon of Clarksville was drafted into the U.S. Army on Jan. 12, 1967.      “Everyone was going. That was the way it was. You knew when you were out of school you would be drafted. It was no surprise,” wife Nancy Donavon said.      In 1967, Hugh was 19. Nancy, then his...
11/26/2018 - 1:54pm
The Turkey Run 5K sponsored by the Do Gooders Club at Westside Assisted Living Suites had a better turnout than ever on its fourth Thanksgiving.      “The race was a huge success this year. We had 75 people. That’s the most we’ve ever had,” organizer Betsy Schmitt said.      Last year...
11/26/2018 - 11:52am
Rose Sherman, 82, resides at Clarksville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.      She grew up on a farm in Floyd. The family had dairy cows, hogs, chickens, and hatching eggs—everything except horses.      Growing up, she always had electricity, as her grandpa had installed a big generator. The...
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