Bethany Carson

07/17/2019 - 10:34am
At the Kain Schild Memorial Youth Day sponsored by North Butler Pheasants Forever on Saturday, July 13, 44 kids, ages eight to 15, enjoyed kayaking, fishing, archery and target practice with pellet guns. They also attended a firearm safety seminar.      Throughout the morning, the kids rotated through the four activities. Butler County Conservation provided the kayaks. And the...
06/12/2019 - 12:01pm
“What’s more amazing than a talking dog?” Lola Clark asked at the Clarksville library Friday afternoon. If you guessed a spelling bee, you’d be right!      Twenty-four participants matched their wits in the annual Pioneer Days Spelling Bee. They ranged in age from first graders to 100-year-old Dottie...
06/12/2019 - 11:12am
Emma Poppe was crowned Miss Clarksville 2019 as Pioneer Days festivities kicked off Thursday evening.  Kylie Smith was named first runner-up, and Emma Tellinghuisen was second runner-up. Cecilia Groah was recognized as Miss Congeniality. Cooper Jacobsen was crowned Little Mr. Clarksville, and Little Miss Clarksville is Kinsley Lehman.  ...
06/12/2019 - 10:52am
Allison’s Wilder Park was alive with music on Sunday evening, as the Glenn Miller Orchestra drew an estimated 825 listeners from around the region.      License plates were spotted from Butler, Bremer, Black Hawk, Chickasaw, Grundy, Floyd, Franklin, Scott, Clayton and Polk counties, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee and Texas...
06/12/2019 - 10:25am
At the Allison council meeting on Monday evening, bids for the asphalt street projects for Maple Street and a portion of North Railroad Street and sealcoating and repairs on various other streets were reviewed. The low bids for these projects came in at a total cost of $577,799.15–including a couple improvements added on to the base bid....
06/12/2019 - 10:20am
The Butler County Recorder’s office, created by the Territory of Iowa legislative assembly in 1839, has preserved the history of the county through land records since 1854 and through birth, marriage and death records since 1880.      And that’s a tradition of service that Recorder Janice Jacobs continues, assisted...
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