Bethany Carson

11/17/2017 - 1:36pm
A Clarksville resident, Wendy Brooks, asked the council at their November 6 meeting to consider changing or amending the city ordinance to allow fowl within the city limits of Clarksville.      “I know many people who do [have fowl]. I would like to, but can’t intentionally do something I know is against the law,” Brooks said.      She...
11/16/2017 - 12:34pm
    The Clarksville School Board will decide at their meeting Monday, November 20 whether to approve a Junior High and High School Football sharing agreement with North Butler starting next fall.The North Butler school district approved the agreement at their meeting November 13.     “I believe that sharing football...
11/15/2017 - 3:28pm
Jodi Bangasser was elected to the Allison council to fill the seat left by Ryan Henrichs, who chose not to seek reelection.      Bangasser is a life-long resident of the Allison area. She moved into town three years ago and works as a nurse practitioner at the Waverly Health Center. Her specialty, geriatrics, takes her on...
11/15/2017 - 3:08pm
The All Veterans Memorial in Allison was dedicated on Saturday, and with that, a project which began on Memorial Day of last year with its first donation was seen to completion.      Dedication of the memorial was attended by many Butler County residents, including U.S. Senator Charles Grassley.      State...
11/13/2017 - 1:59pm
Dumont had an election night surprise as Mary Tyrrell scored a seat on the council with 45 votes to incumbent Jan Reysack’s 38.      Tyrrell may be the one most surprised by her victory. She moved to Dumont a year ago and when she started her campaign, she was skeptical she could even find 15 signatures to get on the...
11/13/2017 - 1:35pm
There’s one thing Leona Johnson isn’t afraid to tell you: she’s old fashioned, and at 100 years old, she’s proud of it.      Johnson grew up on a farm near Shell Rock with no electricity and no running water. Her family had an outhouse, and when the wanted to take baths, they would heat up their bath...
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