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09/19/2018 - 3:56pm
Old time country, bluegrass and gospel favorites drew over 150 to Clarksville’s Reading Park on Sunday evening to listen to Beaver Creek Band.      The band, with Floyd Junker as lead singer, Brett Vette on the banjo, Jeff Junker playing bass, Ryan Vette with a guitar, Kim Miller on metal and Trent Poppe on guitar and mandolin, has a long tradition of providing good...
08/15/2018 - 2:15pm
The Community Closet in the back of The Corner youth center on Main Street in Allison is in its third year. More donations of used clothing are sought, and local residents are encouraged to stop by to find what they need.      The closet accepts gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothes of all sizes,...
08/15/2018 - 2:10pm
There’s nothing quite like Sugar Daddys Big Band to add some jazz to Wilder Park. The group took the stage on Wednesday, August 8 for the Wilder Park concert series.      The concert kicked off with “Any Old Time,” and included big band tunes from Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, and...
08/15/2018 - 2:04pm
Runners and walkers enjoyed a 5K Color Run at Wilder Park Saturday morning.      The race was won by Dawson Clark with a time of 20:50. Sarah Faith Carson came in next as the first female finisher with a time of 24:35. She was followed by Madison Klingenborg and Madison Clipperton. Lisa Steere was the first adult to finish....
08/15/2018 - 2:00pm
Speculation was that a time capsule was hidden behind the cornerstone when the old city hall was built, and sure enough, when the cornerstone was removed in preparation for demolition, a small time capsule, a vintage Lorillards Climax Cream of the Burley Crop plug tobacco tin was found.      Inside the tin were lists of names...
08/15/2018 - 1:50pm
“Shell Rockers will talk,” the Clarksville Star announced in the November 1901 paper. A telephone exchange was coming to Shell Rock. Since then, Shell Rock has had telephone service, first with an operator and a switchboard, and today with Butler-Bremer Communications. This summer, the importance of the telephone to the community was...
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