Wednesday January 18, 2017
12/29/2016 - 3:31pm
In Clarksville, Dec. 30 will be Express Mart’s last day of business, said Angela Parks, who co-owns it with husband Scott Parks as Cedar Valley Lubes Inc. and serves on the board (privately held).
Doing business as Cenex Express Mart, the convenience store is located at 205 N. Main St., Clarksville. The company purchased it in July 2004,...
12/29/2016 - 2:35pm
STOUT — The Astrodome will rise again. That’s the hope of a group at the First Reformed Church of Stout, which is currently raising money to replace the concession/storage building and restroom facility at the ball field on Stout’s southeast side.
Aptly named the Astrodome, the field itself is suitable for use, though the...
12/22/2016 - 12:36pm
Benefiting Clarksville School families who lost loved ones in 2016 and the Clarksville Food Pantry with change from the holiday Penny War style fundraiser was the chosen focus of the Clarksville Community School Positive Behavior Intervention System Committee.
"Most importantly, remember that in the spirit of the...
12/22/2016 - 11:45am
AMES — Butler County farmland values saw a sharp decline for the third straight year in 2016, a survey released last week by the Iowa State Extension states.
Values in Butler County declined to an average of $7,596 per acre, a drop of 6.2 percent from the 2015 survey. Land values were determined by the 2016 Iowa State University Land Value...
12/22/2016 - 11:44am
The Butler County Disaster Recovery Coalition mailed 300 applications for assistance to three towns and rural areas affected by the floods of Sept. 21-Oct. 3. The coalition saw 49 of those applications returned. The deadline is now past. “We now have a case manager reaching out on our behalf,” said coalition member Jeff Kolb.