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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...
02/06/2019 - 12:12pm
A plan to revamp the Clarksville tennis court at Volunteer Park was presented to the council by Cindy Wedeking and Maintenance Assistant Ryan McCully on Monday evening.      In setting up the ice rink at the tennis court this winter, the maintenance men discovered that the tennis court is not level. It has a 14-inch drop from...
02/06/2019 - 12:07pm
The Clarksville council reviewed the snow removal ordinance Monday evening, and decided to revise it at the next council meeting to state that if snow is not removed within 12 hours and the city has to take action, assessed costs against the property owner will be at the hourly rate of the city employee removing the snow, with a minimum charge of...
02/06/2019 - 12:03pm
“He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist,” Louis Nizer once said.      By those standards, Mike Tobin is all three, a laborer, craftsman and an artist—as well as a police officer....
02/06/2019 - 11:57am
Pam Kyhl, 73, of New Hartford, enjoys small-town living      Originally from Shell Rock, Kyhl attended Shell Rock Elementary School. What she remembers most about her school days is how some kids would try to swing over the top of the playground swing set. They never did, but they got pretty close. She enjoyed playing tag and...
02/06/2019 - 11:52am
A Butler County business founded 143 years ago—in February 1876—has expanded its services this year and taken on a new name. Butler County Mutual Insurance in Allison (originally Farmers’ Mutual Fire and Lightning Insurance) is now the Security Mutual Insurance Association.      Policyholders met on Nov. 15...
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