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02/27/2015 - 7:00am
ALLISON — If the Allison City Council passes the budget now proposed, the tax on non-agricultural property within city limits will rise 66.2 cents per $1,000 assessed valuation, to $19.35227 per $1,000.   There will be no change on the ag service levy because it is already at its maximum.   A public hearing on the proposed budget will be at 5:15 p.m. Monday, March 9 at City Hall,...
02/27/2015 - 7:00am
GREENE — Bats swung and pitches flew— in different gyms — as a six-week baseball camp started Sunday, Feb. 22.   North Butler assistant varsity baseball coach Joey Miller spoke to half a dozen early elementary students in the new at North Butler High School gym about batting.   The students were to take five cuts each...
02/27/2015 - 7:00am
ALLISON — The Butler County auditor’s office has readied this year’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget for publication. If approved, county rates would fall about 76 cents per $1,000 from taxes payable in the current fiscal year.   The rates are not yet finalized. Before the budget can be adopted, a public hearing will be held....
02/26/2015 - 7:24pm
ALLISON — The City Council green-lighted amending water rates, which will return to what they were before a November increase.   Water rates were inadvertently changed in an ordinance that increased sewer rates, which was adopted on Oct. 15.   “It was just supposed to be the sewer rates that were increased, not the water,...
02/26/2015 - 7:17pm
GREENE — The North Butler School District moved closer to an answer about its financial future on Friday.   Friday was the deadline for the district to resubmit a corrective action plan for its second hearing before the School Budget Review Committee on April 8.   At the hearing, the Review Committee will decide whether to allow...
02/26/2015 - 7:06pm
ALLISON — Country music artists Easton Corbin and opening act Josh Thompson will headline the 2015 Butler County Fair on Friday, June 26, the fair announced.   Corbin is known for songs, such as “All Over The Road” and “A Little More Country Than That.” His current single is “Baby Be My Love Song.”...
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