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04/30/2015 - 9:51pm
  From the cart or bin to the Butler County Transfer Station, the life cycle of recycling is all about the bales — and cash flow.   The baling machine or baler compresses various recycling materials for shipping. At a certain pressure, it shuts off.   The bales stack up in the Transfer Station until there's enough of one kind of material for a full truckload. The size of...
04/23/2015 - 12:57pm
  Wednesday, April 15 was a sweet day, indeed.   More than 120 Clarksville Elementary students sold enough butter braids, cookie dough, and so on to qualify for limousine rides to Sweet Trees [on Wednesday]. In all, Clarksville Elementary students sold enough for the Parent Teacher Organization to make over $10,000 in profit.   The...
04/23/2015 - 12:46pm
  Hearing the phrase, household hazardous waste, what comes to mind?   Probably weed killers, bug killers, drain cleaner, bleach and ammonia. Those are correct answers. But there's more.   Typically if [hazardous material] containers are emptied out, they're just garbage, but if they're partly full, they're hazardous...
04/23/2015 - 12:24pm
CLARKSVILLE — Reducing two four-way stops to two-way stops and installing one set of stop signs has been proposed to the Clarksville City Council.   After a citizen suggested the change, Police Chief Dan Cummings brought it to the council on Monday.   The signs the citizen proposed be removed would be along Adams at the...
04/23/2015 - 12:22pm
CLARKSVILLE — Repairs on the frost line and pier on the downstream side of the Greene hydroelectric powerhouse are slated this fall, as part of a maintenance plan.   An enclosure to keep out water is being designed so that when it is built, the required repairs can occur. The enclosure is called a cofferdam, Conservation Director Mike...
04/23/2015 - 12:20pm
GREENE — The North Butler School Board countered the Education Association bargaining team's proposal last week for the fiscal 2016 master contract.   The School Board proposed no raise to the $32,575 generator base and no movement on the salary step scale, but said it will keep paying the single insurance premium in full.  ...
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