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12/11/2017 - 1:41pm
Just last month, Rusty Eddy and Kate Haberman, co-founders of Monarch Therapy Services in Parkersburg, were featured on The Steele Report to discuss what they see as a statewide mental health care crisis. That is a battle Eddy fights every day.      And it’s one that has received statewide attention of late as a dozen gubernatorial candidates discussed the mental health...
12/11/2017 - 11:24am
The annual Pearl Harbor Day service was held Sunday afternoon at the AMVET hall in Clarksville to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.      AMVETS Commander Robert Wamsley led the service and recognized veterans Vern Wedeking, Jerry Wygle, Chris Hoodjer, David Magedanz and Fred Kurth.   ...
12/11/2017 - 11:17am
The Clarksville and North Butler school boards unanimously agreed to a football sharing agreement from 2018 to 2020 at a joint meeting Wednesday evening, December 6.      Junior high games will be in Clarksville and alternate Clarksville and North Butler uniforms. Junior varsity and potentially freshmen teams will play at both...
12/08/2017 - 12:12pm
Marvin Boelman, 74, resides at Maple Manor Village in Aplington.      A retired teacher and principal, the focuses of Boelman’s life have always been teaching and music, but he has many fond memories of the farming in rural Butler County.      His family raised cattle, hogs, chickens, corn and beans...
12/06/2017 - 3:30pm
The speakers blared with well-known songs and within seconds the entire crowd was clapping their hands.Then, a Cha Cha Slide dance-off ensued.      That’s just the type of environment Joe Beckman wanted to create for his motivational speech.      Clarksville Schools, along with conference neighbors...
12/06/2017 - 3:24pm
Pastor Charles Underwood of Clarksville’s St. John’s Lutheran Church served in the Air Force from 1974 to 1994.      He took basic training at the age of 21 at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.      “What I remember mainly was the unbelievable heat. There were red flag days over 100 degrees...
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