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02/16/2018 - 1:20pm
Butler County residents in Aredale, Bristow and in the northwest corner of the county in the Dougherty exchange can expect higher internet speeds coming their way as Rockwell Telephone company plans to expand fiber optic to these areas by the end of the year.      “We’re a coop, and we like to keep up with the latest and greatest,” said general manager David...
02/12/2018 - 12:54pm
David and Alice Kramer will mark 61 years of marriage on April 7. Their story started with a weekly tradition for Clarksville farmers.      “Our parents would go to Clarksville—farm people went to town every Saturday night,” David Kramer said.      Alice’s family came into town every...
02/12/2018 - 12:45pm
Roy and Joyce Smith have been married for 58 years.      They knew each other in school at Clarksville, but met after Roy was drafted into the U.S. Army. They married in Washington state, and while Roy was stationed there in the motor squad, Joyce, as a new bride, worked at a nearby café for about year.   ...
02/12/2018 - 12:38pm
Mel and Valda Bohlen will celebrate 62 years of marriage on February 26.      The couple met when a mutual friend introduced them at a root beer stand shortly after they graduated from high school. Mel Bohlen had just moved to a home across the field from where Valda lived. They enjoyed going to movies in Waverly together, and...
02/12/2018 - 12:31pm
Jerry and Joann Jacobs are life-long Clarksville residents who recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.      They met in high school, and their first date was attending homecoming together as sophomores.      They married at St. Mary’s in Greene three days before Jerry’s twentieth birthday....
02/12/2018 - 12:12pm
Richard and Rose Seehusen will celebrate 68 years of marriage on February 26.      The couple met at the roller-skating rink in Clarksville—which used to be the gathering place for young people in the area.      Rose’s father used to play his accordion at dances, and occasionally the couple would...
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