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06/13/2018 - 2:21pm
The annual Pioneer Days spelling bee was held at the Clarksville library and attended by 34 participants and a room full of supporters.      Dottie Winkey won the adult spelling bee, while Claire Lodge finished first in fifth and sixth grade, Elliott Schneiderman in third and fourth grade and Harlan Barnett in first and second grade.      Lola Clark...
05/29/2018 - 12:40pm
Record high temperatures couldn’t stop the veterans of the color guard as they marched in memory of fallen servicemen on Memorial Day. They were accompanied by the Boy Scouts and the Clarksville school band in the parade from Main Street to Lynwood Cemetery.      The cemetery was decorated with flags and flowers, and a...
05/29/2018 - 12:17pm
There’s a new storefront in Greene, with West Forty Meats opening on 109 S 2nd street (the former location of the Black Sheep Coffee Baa) on Thursday, May 24.      John and Sue Ebensberger, owners of West Forty Enterprises, have been raising cattle since the early 1990s and selling the beef out of their home and at the...
05/29/2018 - 12:07pm
“You can’t educate a child who isn’t healthy, and you can’t keep a child healthy who isn’t educated,” Jocelyn Elders said.      That’s one of North Butler school nurse Lindsay Landers’ favorite pieces of advice. Serving as a school nurse is about much more than taking care of...
05/29/2018 - 11:56am
Many Clarksville residents have suggested that a street in Clarksville be named after American Idol Maddie Poppe. Renaming streets is a difficult process. Instead the Clarksville council recently decided to name the new Rolling Prairie trailhead after Poppe, if and when the proposed project is completed.      With Poppe’s...
05/29/2018 - 11:46am
Fans of Clarksville’s own American Idol have two opportunities to see Maddie Poppe this summer.      Poppe will perform at the Market After Dark (the night edition of farmer’s market) in Cedar Rapids at 6:30 p.m. on August 25, an engagement she scheduled before her success on American Idol. On September 5 she will...
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