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09/24/2014 - 5:34pm
Known as the Vilmar church, St. John's Lutheran Church is actually located in rural Greene. The second reverend of the church, Conrad Weltner (1883-1928), named the town Vilmar after one of his professors in Germany, but it no longer exists. The 131-year-old structure is one of the oldest churches in Butler County. With the area inhabited by German immigrants in 1876, nearly all the...
09/18/2014 - 12:53pm
Classrooms and hallways will soon have a list of norms or guidelines posted in them at Clarksville Community School District. During a professional development meeting, staff was broken up into groups to determine norms or sets of guidelines they are “willing to live by.” The norms were then posted around the room and discussed,...
09/18/2014 - 12:52pm
Shaking maracas to classic country tunes, Elm Springs Independent and Assistant Living residents listen and make up beats to Cowboy Jim’s strumming Friday during Assisted Living Week. (Pat Racette Photo) See more in the Sept. 18 Tribune-Journal.
09/12/2014 - 10:01am
School is in session. After three weeks of activities, classes and meetings, Monday’s Board of Education brought about a summary of the beginning of the 2014-15 school year. New Superintendent Joel Foster reported finances, finding the district will finish last fiscal year in the negative for the second time, and have to take another...
09/12/2014 - 9:57am
Jessica Lovrien is spearheading a project to get outdoor lights for the city’s Volunteer Park baseball/softball diamond.  Lovrien showed up at City Hall Monday, and got the go-ahead from Council members to move forward with the project. The next steps include fundraising and applying for grants to pay for the estimated $80,000...
09/12/2014 - 9:51am
Corbin Wyatt, 6, sold the rabbit he raised to Tanner Lorenz, 4, of Clarksville at the Mennenga Fall Auction last Saturday. (Pat Racette Photo) See more in the Sept. 11 Clarksville Star.
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