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02/21/2018 - 3:45pm
Keith Haley, 53, of Clarksville, formerly of Ackley, was indicted by a Grand Jury on February 6 to face charges of possession of a firearm by a drug user.      Subsequently, federal judge C.J. Williams ordered that Haley remain in custody until his trial, currently set for April. The decision to keep Haley in custody stemmed from concern for the safety of the community....
02/07/2018 - 2:57pm
The Clarksville council voted unanimously to approve the city-owned lots on the 100 block of S. Main Street as the new city hall building location. This will bring new life to the gap left on Main Street by the demolition of three dilapidated buildings last summer.      “I think it’s a great location for a brand new...
02/02/2018 - 11:24am
“Helping people—that’s what got me through life,” said Bernice Kappmeyer.      Kappmeyer, 92, resides at the Shell Rock Health Care Center. Her best memories are of making life just a little bit easier for others.      She grew up on a farm in Douglas township near Frederika. Every...
01/31/2018 - 2:47pm
“Variety is the spice of life,” is Nathan Eastman’s mantra. And both his art and his life are filled with variety. Eastman’s art will be featured at the Shell Rock Library art show on February 13, along with the works of several other local artists.      His subjects include wildlife, people, scenery,...
01/31/2018 - 2:40pm
Bruce Litterer has enjoyed drawing for as long as he can remember. Artistic talent runs in his family, and came alive for him as a farm boy at school in Plainfield. After a cancer diagnosis in 2014, he was forced to retire, and has fully immersed himself in art as he recovers.      “It gave me more inspiration to do art,...
01/29/2018 - 5:19pm
    Mason Ford, an eighth grade student at North Butler Jr./Sr. High School won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, January 26, 2018, and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship.  The school bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the 30th annual National...
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