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03/23/2017 - 1:57pm
    Kirk and MaTina Clark have been serving what is now the North Butler school district for 21 years.     MaTina Clark started working at Allison/Bristow as the high school English teacher. Today she is the junior and senior high guidance counselor and high school speech and drama director.     Kirk Clark started as an associate in elementary and the...
03/09/2017 - 10:12am
Troy and Darri Rinnels are the new owners of Orly’s Meat Market and Locker as of December 5. They recently completed their first three months in business and are looking forward to Orly’s meat sale in April. Troy Rinnels said his vision for Orly’s is to give customers the same service they have received since 1973 when Orly...
03/02/2017 - 12:00pm
PARKERSBURG – The historic C.C. Wolf Mansion that stands proudly at the corner of Fifth and Bethel streets has been a landmark in the city of Parkersburg for over 100 years. Over that stretch of time, the old house has seen many changes. Once it was private residence, then it housed the library, community hall, legion, women’s...
03/02/2017 - 11:59am
LeRoy and Bonnie Dralle retire; Schrage and Opperman step in After ten years of managing the Allison Food Pantry, LeRoy and Bonnie Dralle are stepping down. Bonnie Dralle said LeRoy, who worked at Butler County REC, started volunteering over 20 years ago under a former manager. “LeRoy just did it. He enjoyed doing it. They needed help. They...
03/02/2017 - 11:57am
The Butler County Fair announced artists for their 2017 Fair Grandstand lineup. Joe Diffie will be performing June 22, and Tracy Lawrence and Tucker Beathard on June 23. Tracy Lawrence is a prominent country musician who has had over 40 singles on the Billboard country music charts. Of these, eight have been ranked number one. A multi-time CMA and...
03/01/2017 - 5:48pm
Senator Charles Grassley wrapped up a week of public forums in Parkersburg on Friday, February 24, with a morning meeting with constituents from Butler County and the surrounding area. In spite of slick roads and uncooperative winter weather, Grassley’s constituents packed the Parkersburg Civic Center to ask questions and present feedback,...
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