Thursday November 27, 2014
11/21/2014 - 10:52am
Linda Cassman-Randall of Allison [far right] was present when Gov. Terry Branstad signed a proclamation declaring Nov. 21 Mayflower Compact Day in Iowa. Cassman-Randall was one of five Iowa Society of Mayflower Descendants to be in Pilgrim attire during signing on Nov. 6. On Sept. 16, 1620, the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, bound for the New...
11/21/2014 - 10:51am
Clarksville Public Library lost three of four staff last spring.
Library aides Pat Calease and Martha Shaw retired, and library assistant Jessi Reints began work to open Clarksville Child Development LC on Main Street.
Sara Jordan and Cindy Wedeking took their places, hired in the summer as library aides.
Read question-and-answer interview...
11/21/2014 - 10:49am
See more in the Nov. 20 Clarksville Star.
11/13/2014 - 11:43am
Last weekend was typical of the past 20 for the Ackermans.
Both Gene and Karen have been working to reconstruct their home, located off C33, east of Clarksville.
Five months ago, the June 16 tornadoes blew their roof and acreage down. And they are yet to return.
“The hardest part has been both of us working full-time in...
11/13/2014 - 11:40am
Judi Poppen of Allison and Patty Olmstead of Shell Rock found out they were related.
The Butler County Genealogical Society members happened to be distant cousins.
Through monthly genealogical meetings at the Clarksville Public Library, the two began discussing family and comparing notes.
Hashing through lineage trees, Poppen’s...