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12/12/2018 - 1:06pm
“Thank you for your service,” was heard many times in the Plainfield Public Library conference room the evening of Nov. 26 as the Plainfield Quilting ladies presented patriotic quilts to local veterans James Goss, Leland Busching and Joseph Harper.      The group of eight ladies have created 47 quilts for veterans over the past five years, as they spread patriotic...
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...
11/26/2018 - 11:31am
Residents at Maple Manor in Aplington and the Rehabilitation Center of Allison may not often have the opportunity to travel, but they do get to see the world through the eyes of administrator, Kathy Miller of Aplington.      Miller’s daughter, Cynthia McCready, currently lives on a base in Germany where her husband serves...
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