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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....
11/17/2016 - 3:27pm
ALLISON — Butler County authorities were searching for a missing Clarksville man Tuesday morning. Sheriff Jason Johnson reported at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting that a missing person was “giving us concern.” No name was given, though Johnson said the man had left Clarksville to travel to Oregon and work at a...
11/17/2016 - 3:26pm
“There are no unwounded soldiers,” Clarksville social studies teacher Chris Arians told students who gathered for the Veterans Day program Friday, Nov. 11. “They’ve sacrificed so you can … get a free public education,” Arians said, noting citizens who benefit from freedoms in the U.S. have a duty to look out...
11/17/2016 - 3:25pm
The North Butler High School Drama Department presented “The Rest of the West,” a comedy, on Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13 at the auditorium at North Butler Elementary in Allison, to an estimated combined crowd of 400 people. Cast and crew are, from left to right, row one, Kayla Zolman, Jalissa Bennett, Shayna Engelhardt,...
11/17/2016 - 3:23pm
North Butler Elementary hosted a breakfast and ceremony to honor veterans on Thursday, Nov. 10. The small room was packed with folks willing to chat. Here is a glimpse of the service of some attendees. Dale Stock, 90, of Dumont, a veteran of World War II, visited with Claudia Squires of Greene over breakfast. Stock joined the Navy in January 1944...
11/17/2016 - 3:22pm
Butler County Veterans Affairs Director Tom Heckman has been to all seven continents and was glad to return to Iowa. “Right now, you guys are the only school in Butler County that is not consolidated with any other school,” Heckman said. “You should be proud of that.” “You have something a lot of city kids don’t...
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