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06/21/2019 - 2:11pm
There were 111 alumni, friends and four former Clarksville teachers who “Saved the Date” to attend the 2019 annual All School Reunion June 8. The registration papers indicated there were alumni traveling from Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri. Many towns of Iowa were represented along with our hometown alumni, friends and spouses.     ...
06/19/2019 - 1:53pm
The Butler County Farm Bureau’s intern this summer, Alexis Karsjens, has a passion for agriculture, a keen interest in writing, and a deep connection with Butler County.      Growing up on her family’s farm near Parkersburg, Karsjens learned the value of hard work, dedication and responsibility.    ...
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...
06/12/2019 - 12:14pm
A highlight of Clarksville’s Pioneer Days is always the Grand Parade on Saturday, and the weather was nothing short of perfect as the parade brought a Wild Wild West theme to life.      While horses and buggies brought up the rear, along the route onlookers noticed themed golf carts from Clarksville Skilled Nursing and...
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.  ...
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