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05/22/2015 - 12:00pm
Clarksville service – Lynwood Cemetery Clarksville’s Lynwood Cemetery service on Monday, May 25, begins at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Monument ... Allison services – Middle School, cemeteries of Allison, Butler Center, Vilmar   The Allison AMVETS Post No. 88 Drill Team will parade at 9 a.m. on Main Street on Monday, May 25, followed by a service at the North Butler...
05/22/2015 - 2:00am
CLARKSVILLE — Follow your passion and don't let obstacles determine your attitude.   That was the message 2015 Clarksville High School Valedictorian Madison Bloker delivered to her classmates at commencement on Sunday.   She spoke of Daniel Lucas, a boy once in their class who didn't make it to commencement. Lucas suffered...
05/22/2015 - 2:00am
GREENE — In her commencement speech about change, 2015 North Butler High School Valedictorian Madyson Bixby shared quotes from Leo Tolstoy, John F. Kennedy, Reinhold Niebuhr and a philosopher often quoted by her peers, Spongebob Squarepants.   She offered a solution to the Tolstoy quote, “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but...
05/21/2015 - 6:36pm
DES MOINES  – Scammers have been reported in Boone County and Henry County claiming to be with the County Sheriff’s Office asking for money. The scam is initiated by phone, text, or email and may claim to be from the county’s “warrant division” or another area law enforcement agency. The caller then explains that...
05/21/2015 - 10:58am
CLARKSVILLE — National Honor Society dues shot up from $85 to $385 for a year.   "Personally, I thought that was an astronomical increase for one year," Clarksville High School Principal Bob Saathoff told the School Board.   He said at a recent meeting of principals he attended, his counterparts were split on whether...
05/21/2015 - 10:54am
CLARKSVILLE — The district will have a specific price quote on 100 computing devices at its next meeting, technology coordinator Eric Eckerman said.   Eckerman recommended purchasing 75 Chromebooks, 20 staff devices to replace old desktops and 5-10 iPads or tablets for pre-kindergarten to first grade. He [...] said he would get a...
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