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01/12/2017 - 2:11pm
A commercial staple of Clarksville, K & S Grocery & Variety, has been sold to new owners and will continue to operate. Starting Feb. 1, 2017, Matt and Mandy Kampman will be taking over. Mandy Kampman is going to run the store, and Matt Kampman will continue in the employ of the city, said City Clerk Larry Betts, who oversees city staffing. “I want to thank everyone who supported me...
01/12/2017 - 2:10pm
ALLISON — The Butler County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 10 debated whether to bring a new set of GIS mapping flights to the county. Assessor Deb McWhirter brought the request, noting that the last flights were three years ago and that the maps created and available free of charge on the county’s Web site are regularly used....
01/12/2017 - 2:09pm
I was drafted into the U.S. Army in August 1966. Shortly afterward I enlisted for an additional year to receive specific training. After basic training in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., I was sent to Fort Gordon Georgia, U.S. Army Southeastern Signal School, to prepare myself as a communications center specialist. In January of 1967, I was sent to...
01/12/2017 - 2:00pm
Butler County Farm Bureau Ag In The Classroom Coordinator Ruth Seehusen visited the North Butler kindergarten classes in December to talk to them about Christmas tree farming. She read the book “Christmas Tree Farms” that explains how a family works all year long, planting, pruning, measuring, and tagging trees before the Christmas...
01/12/2017 - 1:05pm
Larry Voigts, right, representing Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (as a past board member), presents a check to the Clarksville Good Samaritan Fund, represented by the Rev. Charlie Underwood, pastor, for $500. The fund, which involves all the Clarksville churches, is to assist the community with flood recovery efforts. (Clarksville Star photo)...
01/05/2017 - 12:20pm
WAVERLY — A Butler County woman delivered the first baby of 2017 to be born at Waverly Health Center. Harper Ann Mallen was born on Sunday, Jan. 1. Her parents, John and Jami Mallen of Shell Rock, welcomed Harper into their family at 1:38 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds 8.9 ounces and measured 20½ inches in length. Harper is the Mallen...
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