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11/16/2018 - 1:59pm
Jon Heuer was appointed to the Allison council on Wednesday evening to fill the year-long term in the seat left open by the resignation of councilman David Smith.      Heuer is self-employed in the residential construction industry, working alongside his brother with Heuer Construction. A graduate of Allison-Bristow, he grew up on a farm outside of Allison, and has lived in...
11/16/2018 - 11:30am
When Merlyn Hirsch of Clarksville left for Vietnam in 1968, he had no intention of coming home. He took for granted he would die for his country. Instead, he earned the Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal for Meritorious achievement, and Bronze Star, medals he has shown to very few, from a time that, like many other veterans, he’s too...
11/14/2018 - 12:46pm
Heaven Frerichs enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2006 and served until 2012.      She joined the youth program of the National Guard in her junior year of high school, going one weekend a month to prepare for basic training.      “I had that year-long training before basic and had the advice of older...
11/14/2018 - 12:32pm
Wendell Lampe joined the U.S. Navy in Nov. 1942 after harvesting the year’s crop by hand, and served for forty months.      “I picked two pretty good-sized cribs of corn before I went in November,” Lampe said.      He joined because the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.    ...
11/14/2018 - 12:20pm
North Butler Junior High presented the musical “Annie” with performances Thursday and Friday.      “Annie” tells the story of an eleven-year-old girl at the Municipal Girls Orphanage, who was left a note by her parents. She tries to escape, but is caught by Miss Hannigan, the girls’ evil orphanage...
11/14/2018 - 12:00pm
Veterans Day—the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice—was commemorated at Clarksville Community Schools on Monday morning, Nov. 12. The program commenced with the presentation of colors by the AMVET Color Guard.      The high school choir sang the national anthem, and principal Bob Saathoff welcomed...
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