Bethany Carson

09/24/2018 - 4:43pm
Maddie Poppe of Clarksville, the 2018 winner of American Idol, has been voted a finalist for the E! Network's People's Choice Award as Competition Contestant of 2018. In the final round of voting, she will face off against Nikki Bella of Dancing with the Stars, Brynn Cartelli of The Voice, Cody Nickson of The Amazing Race and Eva Igo of World of Dance. The competition started with 12...
09/21/2018 - 11:46am
What’s the secret to a long happy life? If you ask Berniece Krull, it’s hard work.      Krull resides at Valley View Apartments in Greene and will celebrate her 100th birthday on October 27 surrounded by her five sons and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.    ...
09/21/2018 - 11:42am
The Barry and Daria Chesnut farm in rural Clarksville was one of 148 farms recognized as a Heritage Farm at the Iowa State Fair this year for keeping at least 40 acres (in their case, 80 acres) in the family for 150 years.      Many family members joined on stage during the fair to receive the award. Barry and Daria were joined...
09/21/2018 - 11:37am
The city of Clarksville voted unanimously to hire Officer Michael Tobin onto the police force at the council meeting Monday evening, effective October 1.      “Any time we can bring in a four-year veteran as a police officer, it’s a big positive for the city,” said Mayor Val Swinton. “He is eminently...
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...
09/17/2018 - 10:34am
If your basement was wet following the flooding around Butler County earlier this month, you weren’t alone. The Butler County Courthouse basement dealt with water issues as well.      Butler County Emergency Management Agency Coordinator Chris Showalter spent the week in the field keeping an eye on the flooding and came...
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