News

11/30/2016 - 10:19am
In 2016, the Allison Park Board generated $13,000 in profit, Dr. George North told Allison City Council on Monday, Nov. 14, in delivering the board’s annual report. “As far as the Park Board is concerned — it’s been an incredible year,” North said. This amount returns to the city’s general fund, by accepted accounting practices, North said in an interview....
11/23/2016 - 3:54pm
City clerks from around Butler County and a few other officials discussed flood recovery at Clarksville City Hall on Friday, Nov. 18. Clarksville City Council heard the news on Monday, Nov. 21. OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS: Clarksville Clerk Larry Betts said the city recently was notified it was selected to receive a $780,000 Community Development...
11/23/2016 - 3:52pm
The state’s top teachers, among them North Butler kindergarten teacher Laura Tracy, were honored by Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Department of Education leaders for their service during an annual luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 10, in Des Moines. “The teachers being recognized today exemplify the talent, determination and dedication that...
11/23/2016 - 3:51pm
The Clarksville Splash Pad was selected to receive $10,000 from the private nonprofit Wellmark Foundation as a Community Kickstarter grant for initiatives intended to make Iowa communities healthier, the foundation announced last week. “The Clarksville Splashpad Committee is grateful to the Wellmark Kickstarter grant and all of those who...
11/17/2016 - 3:30pm
Clarksville’s Light Up Our Field committee started raising money two years ago to light the diamond at City Volunteer Park to allow for night practice and games. The field is used for city rec and Clarksville School secondary softball. Having an overbooked field was a good problem to have because it meant a lot of kids were out for ball,...
11/17/2016 - 3:28pm
ALLISON — Questions from a Clarksville resident led to lively discussion at Tuesday morning’s Butler County Board of Supervisors meeting. Jim Norton approached the supervisors with questions about why a bridge east of Clarksville where a fatal automobile accident recently occurred cannot be removed and also about why the bike path...
Syndicate content