Contact Us

Butler County Tribune Journal
422 North Main Street
P.O. Box 8
Allison, IA 50602
Phone: 319-267-2731


Clarksville Star
101 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 788
Clarksville, IA 50619
Phone/Fax: 319-278-4641





Obituaries: Please email to Please specify whether it is to be a paid obituary ($50) or free death notice, and if paid, state in the subject line "paid obituary," "photo/no photo" -- and always -- "for publication in the Butler County Tribune-Journal/Clarksville Star." Obituary deadline is 5 p.m. Monday the week of the Thursday paper.


Legal notices: Please email to With reference to noting publication dates, publication of the Butler County Tribune-Journal and Clarksville Star occurs weekly on Thursdays. Legal deadline is noon on the Friday the week preceding the Thursday paper.


For billing or subscription questions, please call our parent company:
Mid-America Publishing Corporation at 1-800-558-1244.


Staff Directory:


Bethany Carson, Editor
Phone, Clarksville: 319-278-4641
Phone, Allison: 319-267-2731


Clinton Poock, Group Publisher/Advertising Director
Phone: 319-824-6958


David Vallery, Marketing Representative
Phone: 319-278-4641


Kathleen Fisher, Butler County Tribune-Journal Office Manager
Phone: 319-267-2731


Ana Olsthoorn, Graphic Design/Layout
Phone: 641-923-2684


Mary DeWitt, Clarksville Star Office Assistant