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04/23/2018 - 11:36pm
Maddie Poppe was among six contestants voted into the top 10 by American Idol viewers. The panel of judges chose the remaining four contestants.     Poppe chose to perform the Bangles’ “Walk Like an Egyptian” in celebration on Monday night.     But the performance that captured the hearts of Americans and won Poppe’s place in the top 10 was...
04/23/2018 - 11:44am
The final count from the ticket committee isn’t in yet, but estimates are over 2000 tickets were sold in total for this year’s seven performances of the Shell Rock Swing Show.      “It’s a good show with a lot of music people recognize,” said Producer and Shell Rock Mayor Larry Young.   ...
04/23/2018 - 11:35am
The Dumont city council recently approved a Junior EMT program allowing students who have completed the high school EMT program to join the ambulance crew as Junior EMTs, as the crew gains new members and works to spark renewed interest in the community.      There are three students who live in Dumont at present who are about...
04/23/2018 - 11:29am
Batters up! Baseball and softball practice for the Clarksville City Rec season begin this weekend, and this year you’ll see a new banner hanging on the dugout at the city ball field with the names of local sponsors when you attend school or city games.      “We want the kids to know they are supported by the people...
04/23/2018 - 11:22am
The last two original Dumont Ambulance crew members, Doug Tharpe and chief Verla Peche, have retired after serving for 32 years. Peche retired in July 2017, and Tharpe retired in March 2018.      “They are the true symbolism of the Dumont ambulance and the surrounding towns we serve. For so many years if you called 911 in...
04/23/2018 - 11:18am
“We’re super busy in third grade. It’s a big year, and they learn a lot,” said Clarksville’s third grade teacher Jessica Mraz.      This is Mraz’s fourth year teaching third grade. She has been teaching in Clarksville since 2006 when she started working in the district as a special education...
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