News

03/20/2019 - 3:04pm
Perhaps most of you had witnessed members of our AMVETS Post marching in our local parades.  Who are these guys and what do they do?  I have had some ask about our activities so I will attempt to enlighten the public to our efforts.       In order to belong to AMVETS post 30, one needs to have served in the Armed Forces of the United States in some capacity....
02/20/2019 - 3:19pm
“What I spent, I had; what I saved, I lost; what I gave, I have,” a wise man once said.      True joy is found in helping others.  That's a lesson Jason Edeker of Allison and Bill Janssen, a farmer from Wellsburg, have learned well.      Edeker and Janssen travelled to Les Cayes,...
02/20/2019 - 1:02pm
At the Clarksville city council meeting Monday evening, Jackson Lucky Clovers 4-H Club members and parents asked about the possibility of growing a community garden next year.      “People in the community have asked about it, and different towns certainly have great stories on how well it has worked out,” said...
02/20/2019 - 12:53pm
Ever since Allison’s AmVet Post 88 was built by World War II veterans in 1948, the building has served as a community center, hosting graduations, fish fries, steak fries, wedding receptions, anniversary parties, charity fundraisers and more.      But with veterans growing older and fewer, AmVet Post 88 was slated to...
02/20/2019 - 12:38pm
A new initiative of the Butler-Grundy Development Alliance hopes to bring awareness to local school leaders and students of the career opportunities that exist right here at home.   The first step is to connect the educators with the local manufacturers.  A recent day-long tour brought school industrial tech instructors, guidance...
02/20/2019 - 12:31pm
State Representative Pat Grassley and State Senator Annette Sweeney hosted a listening post at the Shell Rock Library on Friday. Economic development, workforce development and school funding were among topics discussed.      Grassley said he is co-sponsoring legislation in the House that would work toward directing economic...
Syndicate content