Wednesday January 18, 2017
01/05/2017 - 12:20pm
ALLISON (BCVOW) — Butler County Visions of Well-Being in its 2016 Christmas Cheer Project gave baskets to 184 households on Dec. 10.
Eligible households were provided with baskets of food, soaps, paper products and Butler County Bucks, as well as additional items, described later.
The recipients were very thankful. Donations were requested...
01/05/2017 - 12:18pm
ALLISON — The Butler County Board of Supervisors Monday approved wage increases for both elected and non-elected, non-deputy employees.
Supervisors approved the County Compensation Board’s recommendations of increases of 4.821 percent ($3,500) for the sheriff, 2.696 percent ($1,500) for the county treasurer, auditor and recorder, 2.695...
01/05/2017 - 12:14pm
North Butler Middle School Student Council helped prepare the 2016 Christmas Cheer Baskets. From left to right, they are, front row, Aubrie Obermier, Katelin Barth, Brooke Trees, Haily Backer, Myah Shier; back row, Haley Freesemann, Meg Thompson, Sydney Eiklenborg, Logan Ott, Dawson Clark, John Cutshall and David Crow. (Contributed photo)
12/29/2016 - 3:41pm
Opponents of the Rock Island Clean Line received an early Christmas gift late last week, as Clean Line Energy Partners announced that it was withdrawing its application to the Iowa Utilities Board to construct a transmission line across the state.
The decision comes as Clean Line fights a court challenge in Illinois. The Illinois Commerce...
12/29/2016 - 3:39pm
A fire at 122 W. Ilgenfritz, Clarksville, the Ted and Mary Sinram residence, was contained to the upper levels over the weekend but the home suffered extensive water damage throughout the main living areas, Clarksville Fire Chief Jon Myers said.
A neighbor called Butler County Dispatch at 5:14 p.m. Clarksville Fire department was on scene for four...