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06/12/2019 - 1:45pm
Luminary bags are available throughout Butler County for those wishing to have them decorated for the July 12 Relay For Life, 5 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Allison.        Luminaries are done in a purple bag for “In Honor Of” for someone who has battled cancer or a white bag for “In Memory Of” for someone who has lost their battle with cancer....
05/29/2019 - 12:36pm
Wednesday, May 22, the Allison Public Library hosted the grand finale of their “Universe of Stories” Spring Reading Program. The Grout Museum’s Science Outreach Program visited the library to present hands-on space-themed activities for the students.      Outreach Coordinator Sloan Alberhasky, along with...
05/29/2019 - 12:19pm
A little rain didn’t stop the Allison AMVETS from parading the colors down Main Street, as they and their fathers before them have done every year since 1946.      “Memorial Day is a time to honor fallen comrades. All of us were in the service. Those guys gave their all,” said Veteran Craig Franken. “We...
05/29/2019 - 12:01pm
Due to rainy weather, the Clarksville Memorial Day Service was held in the AMVETS Hall. Rain didn’t seem to affect the turnout, as over 100 area residents attended to remember fallen heroes.      AMVETS Commander Dan Forry opened the service and served as the master of ceremonies.      “Today is...
05/29/2019 - 11:55am
Two years ago, Vietnam veteran Matt Nutt of Clarksville, a member of the Waterloo West High School Class of 1965, travelled to Washington D.C. on an honor flight. He paused at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to honor classmates killed in action, and David Allbaugh captured a photo for The Courier.      Sometime later, classmate...
05/29/2019 - 11:07am
    A mix of good and bad news has farmers in Iowa and across the country hunkering down amidst uncertainty.     “Farmers are really having a tough time. The agricultural economy is almost universally poor in every category…” feed mill owner Trent Schmadeke of Clarksville said in an interview this spring...
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