Bethany Carson

07/20/2018 - 11:25am
The Proud Image Barbershop Chorus presented a selection of mostly patriotic and gospel tunes at their concert at Wilder Park on Wednesday, July 19.      Weather was perfect, and about 85 were in attendance as the evening kicked off with the Star Spangled Banner and a salute to the armed forces, recognizing veterans.      “I thought it was very...
07/16/2018 - 12:06pm
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig toured Unverferth Manufacturing in rural Shell Rock on Wednesday, July 11, and following the visit took a few moments to speak with the press regarding the agricultural economy in Iowa.      Trade wars and the uncertainty surrounding them are a major concern for farmers, but Naig senses...
07/16/2018 - 11:14am
    BUTLER COUNTY—Have you ever had problems with a neighbor’s dog that loves to visit your home and make a ruckus? At present, all you can do about it is talk with your neighbor. If that doesn’t work the only legal alternative you have is to shoot the dog when he comes back on your property.     ...
07/11/2018 - 3:18pm
Scammers have not given up, and if anything, their tactics have grown more successful, as the Federal Trade Commission reported this spring that of the 1.1 million people who reported fraud in 2017, 21 percent said they had lost a total of over $905 million to scammers, $63 million more than the year before. The year’s top fraud was Imposter...
07/11/2018 - 3:12pm
In the 1980s, John Heim worked as vocal music teacher at Allison-Bristow. He later moved to the Marion and Linn-Mar Districts where he retired from teaching in 2004. In his retirement, he has continued his musical endeavors, working part time as a DJ at local radio station KCCK. He also enjoyed playing music for kids at elementary schools. But...
07/11/2018 - 3:07pm
Gerald and Anne Becker of Clarksville celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 30, and their advice to others is to be kind—and be happy.      The couple met in school in Clarksville. Although Anne had to move away in high school, she often came back to visit her grandma. On one of those visits the summer between their...
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