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02/20/2019 - 3:19pm
“What I spent, I had; what I saved, I lost; what I gave, I have,” a wise man once said.      True joy is found in helping others.  That's a lesson Jason Edeker of Allison and Bill Janssen, a farmer from Wellsburg, have learned well.      Edeker and Janssen travelled to Les Cayes, Haiti to work with the GoServ Global ministry from...
02/20/2019 - 1:02pm
At the Clarksville city council meeting Monday evening, Jackson Lucky Clovers 4-H Club members and parents asked about the possibility of growing a community garden next year.      “People in the community have asked about it, and different towns certainly have great stories on how well it has worked out,” said...
02/20/2019 - 12:53pm
Ever since Allison’s AmVet Post 88 was built by World War II veterans in 1948, the building has served as a community center, hosting graduations, fish fries, steak fries, wedding receptions, anniversary parties, charity fundraisers and more.      But with veterans growing older and fewer, AmVet Post 88 was slated to...
02/20/2019 - 12:38pm
A new initiative of the Butler-Grundy Development Alliance hopes to bring awareness to local school leaders and students of the career opportunities that exist right here at home.   The first step is to connect the educators with the local manufacturers.  A recent day-long tour brought school industrial tech instructors, guidance...
02/20/2019 - 12:31pm
State Representative Pat Grassley and State Senator Annette Sweeney hosted a listening post at the Shell Rock Library on Friday. Economic development, workforce development and school funding were among topics discussed.      Grassley said he is co-sponsoring legislation in the House that would work toward directing economic...
02/20/2019 - 12:13pm
New preliminary floodplain maps have been released for Butler County, and the biggest changes in the floodplain come in Clarksville, where the floodplain has been expanded since the last maps were issued in 2011 to include a certain portion of the southwest side of town.      The biggest change that comes with being included in...
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