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Contracts approved, bid
letting to begin next month
By Staci Miller - Editor
Four more Right of Way
contracts were approved
at the Butler County Su-
pervisor’s meeting on
Tuesday, May 17.
Purchases along 220th
and T55, west of Shell
Rock, for shouldering and
reconstruction work to-
taled 5.27 acres this week
– 4.62 acres last week – at
$7,000 per acre.
According to Butler
County Engineer John
Riherd, the budget esti-
mate of the project cost is
$750,000, not including
asphalt that is planned to
be completed next sum-
mer. Bid letting will take
place June 14, with the
project starting later this
Clarksville Popcorn Stand to open for the season
Clarksville’s new sign installed
Clarksville’s Main Street Popcorn Stand will open for the season on Friday, The Clarksville Visioning Committee’s number one goal of establishing a new town sign at the intersec- Video footage
May 27, brought to you by the Clarksville Fire Department. tion of Highway 188/Highway 3 was accomplished on Thursday, May 19. of this story
Hours include Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. The new sign was funded through grants, volunteer labor, donated material and money from the City of is available
Clarksville. on our web-
Butler County 4-Her’s promoting fair events Lighting and pillars will be added to the sign within the next month, and landscaping will come later this site at :
The Butler County Fair starts soon and again this year Butler County 4-H summer. (Photo by Staci Miller – Editor)
members are busy helping to promote fair activities by selling fair tickets. www.theclarksvillestar.com
By selling fair Super Savers, Family Packs and Carnival Tickets they can
earn some great prizes.
Super Saver Ticket Packs that include tickets for all 7 Grandstand Events
including Friday night’s Gloriana and Katie Armiger concert are only $25.
Families can take advantage of the Family Pack that includes 4 Super Savers,
20 Carnival Tickets and discount coupons to 6 fair food vendors for $110.
By purchasing Carnival Tickets from a 4-Her you can save 50% over the fair
time price, only $5 for 10 tickets.
The 2011 Butler County Fair runs from June 22nd to the 26th more informa-
tion about tickets and events is available at the Fair’s website, www.butler-
Clarksville Library to hold
Summer Reading Program (Photo by Staci Miller – Editor)
Registration for the Clarksville Public Library’s 2011 Summer Reading
Program: One World, Many Stories, will be next week starting on Tuesday,
May 24 through Friday, May 27. All 3-year preschoolers to 5th graders are
invited to stop by the library on these days to “book” a trip to the library this
Roling Ford hosts grand opening
By Staci Miller - Editor stocking almost 30 new vehicles, 50- inventory – new and used – and ev- “We have enough food to feed
Opening program will be held on Tuesday, May 31 and every Tuesday Yellow balloons danced in the 60 used vehicles and has added sev- erything is great.” 500, and if we need more, we’ll get
through the end of June, with two sessions - the morning session will be from breeze during Roling Ford’s Grand eral new staff members to their team. Welcoming visitors from all more,” said Stockdale. “We want to
10:15 to 11:30 for 3-year preschool to 1st graders and the afternoon session Opening in Shell Rock on Thursday, “Things are good; business has around, the staff at Roling Ford of- thank everyone for the support and
will be from 1 to 2:15 for 2nd through 5th graders. May 19. grown,” said Greg Stockdale, Rol- fered all the genuine State Fair mini everything they’ve done to help us.”
During the summer programs, there will be special drawings, guest readers After three short months, the deal- ing Ford General Manager. “We’ve donuts, wings, brats, hamburgers
and presenters, treats and many other adventures. Flyers and calendars for ership has reached their goal of grown our staff, we’ve grown our and refreshments one could handle.
the programs are available at the library or call 319-278-1168 with ques-
New Hope Parish UMC’s Memorial Day dinner
The New Hope Parish UMC is holding a Memorial Day dinner on Monday,
Surrounding area Memorial Day services
May 30 at the Dumont American Legion Hall on Main Street from 10:30 Memorial Day services are
a.m. - 1 p.m. Free will offerings will be taken for beef burgers, ham sand- planned in several area communities Clarksville – Shell Rock en by Pastor Christine Pauley and
the Pledge of Allegiance will be led
wiches, potato salad, baked beans, homemade pies, ice cream, lemonade and and cemeteries on Monday, May 30. The Memorial Day program in
coffee. Lowell Town Shell Rock will be under the direc-
by the Scouts.
In Flanders Field will be presented
Goodwill truck comes to Clarksville
Allison Cemetery tion of American Legion Post No.
393. The officer of the day is Dave
by Rebecca Vannordstrand, 2010
The Memorial Day parade starts at Lowell Town Cemetery, rural Girl’s State and the Gettysburg Ad-
The Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa is holding a donation drive on Clarksville, will have service at 2:00 Lehman. dress will be read by Blake Willson,
9:00 a.m. Monday, May 30 in Alli-
Saturday, May 28 from 9 – 11 a.m at the Clarksville water tower located on p.m. Pastor Lynn Busch of Imman- The Waverly-Shell Rock High 2010 Boy’s State.
son at north Main Street with the Al-
the northwest edge of town. uel UCC will give a message and School Band will participate in the Jon Dornbusch will read roll call
lison Veterans Drill Team and North
Goodwill accepts clothing, books, furniture, computers, shoes, small work- Lloyd Leyen will present the reading parade, under the direction of Jim before guest speaker Christine Pau-
Butler Middle School Band.
ing appliances, toys, VHS and DVD movies, plus more. of the veteran’s names. Vowels and Eric Stover, and will ley. The Benediction will be given
Following the parade a memo-
march to the cemetery. by Christine Pauley.
rial service will be held at the North
Clarksville Lions Club to host Fishing Derby Everyone is to assemble at the
The Clarksville Lions Club is hosting a Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 4
Butler Middle School auditorium in
Clarksville library at 8:45 a.m. with the pa-
Then, the floral ceremony will take
place with The American Legion,
from 9 a.m. – noon at Sportsmans Park, Clarksville. There will be prizes for Commander of the Amvets Post – Lynwood rade getting underway at 9:00 a.m.
March to South Walnut and Main
American Legion Auxiliary, Brown-
everyone, a drawing for a trolling motor and a DNR fishing clinic. Admis-
sion is $5 and proceeds go to the scholarship fund.
88, Charles Mosher, will be Master
of Ceremonies. Prayer will be given
Cemetery Street and decorate water in memory
ies, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
placing their wreaths. The firing
Clarksville’s Lynwood Cemetery of our Soldiers and Sailors dead that
by Rev. Gary Hatcher of St. Peter’s service on Monday begins with a pa- squad will have a Memorial Rifle
Plainfield Library open house Lutheran Church of Greene. Gwen
are buried at sea. Prayer will be giv- salute followed by Taps by Charles
The Plainfield Public Library is hosting an open house with refreshments rade from the Clarksville AMVETS en by Pastor Christine Pauley, with a
Groen will be the soloist accompa- hall at 10:30 a.m. The parade will Thompson and everyone joining in
on Saturday, June 4 from 2 - 4 p.m. as they recognize Kim Bigelow for her salute by the firing squad. on “God Bless America.”
nied by Greta Cordes. march to the cemetery where the
years of service and welcome Deb Caudle as the new Library Director. Master of Ceremonies will by Jon In the event of rain, services will
The North Butler Middle School service will be held at the Veterans Dornbusch. Invocation will be giv- be held in the Boyd Building
band will play two selections. Fol- Memorial Monument at 11:00 a.m.
Solid Rock 3rd annual basketball tournament lowing the memorial service, the
On June 6 Solid Rock is hosting their 3rd Annual Young Men’s 3 on 3 Bas- Welcome will be given by Com-
color guard and drill team will retire mander, Bob Wamsley, followed
ketball Tournament. Meet at the Shell Rock Elementary school at 10:30 a.m. to the cemetery for a short ceremo-
Call Pastor Gene Meany now to register your team at 319-249-0931. by the presentation of the colors by
ny. AMVETS Post #30; the Clarksville
There will also be a challenge to those that come to play a match against
School band will play the National
West Coast Baptist College team. Aplington Anthem.
According to Aplington Amvets Invocation will be given by Neal
Summer concert schedule for Commander Paul Weber, Memorial
Wilder Park announced Bolin followed by the Gettysburg
Day services will be held on Address, read by Logan Faust. Also,
The Allison Park Board will be offering a variety of entertainment free of Sunday, May 29, at the Washington
charge at Wilder Park this summer. Flander’s Field will be read by Sher-
Reformed Church Cemetery at 1:30 ry Litterer.
All concerts are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. with the exception of the Wild- p.m. followed by a service at Bethel
er Days Local Musicians, who will perform at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 24. The address of the day will be
Reformed Church. Pastor Scott given by Habbo Fokkena. The read-
The schedule is as follows: Summers will be the speaker
July 6 - Sugar Daddys ing of the roll and a Memorial Day
On Monday, May 30, the Aplington prayer will be read by Neal Bolin.
July 17 - New Horizon Band (70 musicians, all over 50) Memorial Day parade will begin at
July 24 - Wilder Days Local Musicians (11 a.m.) Volley, Taps and Echo will follow
10:00 a.m. followed by the service at with a closing musical selection by
July 27 - Washington Street Brass Pleasant View Cemetery with Pastor
Aug. 3 - California Street Sax Quartet Gary Parson, Chris Parson and Trent
Smith the speaker. Poppe.
Aug 17 - Jazz Trio Rhythm
Aug 24 - Musica Ficta Quintet
Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair.
2 • Thursday, May 26, 2011 Editorial Butler County Tribune-Journal • Clarksville Star
Butler County Extension News
Around The Clover Connection
By Bill Arndorfer
Butler County CYC
Butler-Grundy Extension Educator
Grilling season reminders Health Rocks!lot Honoring our veterans, service
Don’t you just feel a whole
Memorial Day weekend signals cold longer by using two bowls - the better when the sun shines? I know
consideration to the other two
descriptors in word smart; like
members this Memorial Day
the traditional start to the grilling one with the salad, nested in a larger I do! Somehow it’s just easier to to tell jokes and stories and have Iowa is currently experiencing its ** Tax-exempt pay: HF 652 makes
season. That makes this a good time one, with ice. smile and think positively when that an extensive vocabulary. I can’t largest deployment since World War pay for active military service
to apply good grilling practices as Meats should be thawed in the yellow light is shining brightly. really tell jokes very well; I either II, with about 2,800 Iowa soldiers in exempt from Iowa state income tax.
you prepare food for your family. home refrigerator before taking One of our little known project mess up the punch line or leave out Afghanistan alone. It’s a powerful ** Purple Heart Day: HF 474
The information for this column them to the picnic and should be areas is Health. I’ve judged many some vital information. As for the reminder this Memorial Day that makes August 7 “Purple Heart
came from Sam Beattie, Iowa State kept on ice until just before cooking. health projects for other counties (it extensive vocabulary however, I can freedom comes at a cost. It is not Day” in Iowa. State and local
University Food Safety Extension If marinating the meat, it should still fell under Personal Development tell you ALL the Super Hero Squad free. governments—and ALL Iowans—
Specialist. be placed in the refrigerator. Once in the pre 2011 era, which is my members and what they do! Here in Iowa, we’ve become a are encouraged to observe the day
Use a thermometer to be sure the meat is removed, the marinade favorite area to judge!) I don’t have Why do the authors want readers national leader in supporting our in a way that honors the sacrifice of
burgers are fully cooked. To take the should either be discarded or, if used to be a fitness freak (which I am most to learn their “smart” category? veterans, soldiers and their families. those killed or wounded in enemy
temperature of a hamburger, hold the as a sauce, brought to a rapid boil to definitely not!) or have an extensive Because they’ll need to use it to The Iowa Veterans Council called a action.
patty with tongs and push the point kill the bacteria. knowledge of how health is affected show what they’ve learned. If a recent legislative session the best for ** Supporting veterans’ services:
of the thermometer into the side of Use different utensils, platters by diet and exercise (which I don’t!) person is art smart, he/she can draw Iowa veterans and service members HF 651 establishes new Iowa
the burger going toward the center. and tongs for raw meat then for the to be able to talk to 4-H members pictures, if music smart, he/she can since the 1950s. And last year, Iowa license plates honoring recipients
The thermometer should hit the grilled meat. Bacteria from the juices about goals and learnings. However, write a song, etc. Part of our goal became the first state to approve 10 of the Combat Infantryman Badge,
thickest part of the hamburger and of the raw meat will contaminate I’ve been wondering lately if maybe sheet for exhibits at the fair deals measures that the U.S. Department Combat Action Badge, Combat
read 160°F. This temperature kills the cooked meat. Wash platters and I should be a little better informed with what important things did of Defense says would do most to Action Ribbon, Air Force Combat
the bacterium E. coli O157:H7 and cutting boards with hot soapy water judge this year, so I decided to do a you learn and how. The rest of the improve the quality-of-life for our Action Medal and Combat Medical
other illness causing bacteria. and rinse with hot water to remove “little” research. booklet discusses germs, personal military (www.usa4militaryfamilies. Badge. Proceeds benefit the Iowa
If you do not have a thermometer, and kill the illness-causing bacteria. I have several manuals in my hygiene, power foods and fitness. dod.mil/). Commission on Veterans Affairs.
cook the meat until it is brown and If storing meat on ice, use heavy office dealing with health; Staying The next book in the series, We built on those successes this ** Posthumously conceived
the juices are clear without any plastic bags to avoid contaminating Healthy, Keeping Fit and Health Keeping Fit, continues to build on year with several new measures, children: When a service member
bloodiness or cloudiness. However, the ice or a separate ice chest for the Rocks. (Not real sure about that previous knowledge and gaining including: is deployed to a war zone, injury
it cannot be guaranteed that the meat. last one; I think it should maybe be more understanding. I subbed in ** College tuition for Guard or death could prevent them from
meat is hot enough without using a Remember to wash your hands Rocky Health in my case!) Glancing the physical education (commonly members: SF 389 ensures funding conceiving a child. HF 245 ensures
thermometer. often and thoroughly. They become through Staying Healthy I found a referred to as pe) classroom earlier for the National Guard Education that a child conceived using the
Follow these food safety tips: contaminated easily with a variety of self assessment to take to find out this month and had to give some Assistance program, which helps genetic material of a parent who
Keep it cold -- When picnicking and illness-causing organisms. what kind of smart I am. (Don’t you fitness tests. Of course, I couldn’t our soldiers attend Iowa colleges and has died would be considered a
eating outdoors during the heat of Chill food quickly. Leaving just love self assessments? They actually show them how to do the universities. On May 12, the Senate legitimate child.
the summer, food can warm up and food out for longer than one or either give you an excuse for why skill, that wouldn’t be fair! (besides, approved funding that would make These are just a few small ways we
get to the temperatures that allow two hours will cause it to warm up you are the way you are, or they give I couldn’t physically do it anyway!) $4.2 million available for Fiscal have extended our appreciation to
illness causing bacteria to grow the to temperatures that allow illness- you a good laugh!) There was word So we had very few kids who could Year 2012. those who’ve served and defended
fastest. Pack food on ice or keep causing bacteria to grow rapidly. smart, math smart, art smart, body do a chin up, but I told them to just ** Injured Veterans Grant our country. On Memorial Day and
in the refrigerator until just before Once again the two hour or one hour smart, music smart and nature smart. try harder next year. (I can’t believe program: SF 402 allows a veteran every day, I join all Iowans in saying
serving to help prevent illness. The rule applies. Put the leftovers back Since I’ve never been one to back I said “try harder” after fighting this who previously received an injured “Thank You.”
two hour rule is the key -- you have on ice; or discard them if you can’t away from a challenge, I decided to phrase in school the past 20 years!) veterans’ grant to be eligible for an Additional information
two hours at room temperature for keep them cold. find out what kind of smart I am and But the sky’s the limit in the Health additional grant for a subsequent This is a legislative column by
perishable foods. On very hot days, For more information, contact the took the assessment. project area. If a member is worried serious injury received in the line of Senator Amanda Ragan, representing
however, food warms more quickly Butler Office of ISU Extension at I love to read and write so I about his/her health and level of duty. Mitchell and Floyd counties and
and a more realistic safe time is 319-267-2707. naturally assumed I would be word fitness, maybe he/she needs to take ** Avoiding unnecessary fees: parts of Cerro Gordo and Howard
about one hour. Salads can be kept smart. WRONG! I had exactly one some action. Literally! It’s never too Under SF 399, anyone who charges counties. For newsletters, photos
check in each category, with the late to start taking care of your body. a fee to help veterans file benefit and further information, go to www.
exception of art! Looking back Don’t you want to be able to shout appeals must disclose that these senate.iowa.gov/Ragan.
at the statements, I gave careful out “My health rocks!”? services are provided for free at local To contact Senator Ragan
veterans’ affairs offices. during the week, call the Senate
**Protecting our troops: HF 484 Switchboard at 515-281-3371.
While low-income shoppers have Thursday stocking its shelves for the
will help protect our troops by
stopping Iowa tax dollars from being
Otherwise she can be reached at
home at 641-424-0874. E-mail her
invested in Iran, the chief state- at email@example.com.
decreased discretionary spending weekend. By shopping on that day sponsor of international terrorism, Senator Ragan is an Assistant
during the past two years, 31% of you will increase your chances of according to the U.S. Department of Senate Majority Leader, chair of the
these consumers have increased what finding the sales items. State. Human Resources Committee and
they spend on food and beverage in Given the recent economic ** Preventing “stolen valor”: SF vice-chair of the Health & Human
part because of the increased cost of slowdown the ‘value-conscious’ 397 makes it illegal to impersonate Services Budget Subcommittee. She
food. shopper is more visible than ever a decorated military veteran in an also serves on the Appropriations,
“The next time you’re shopping before. This trend will continue effort to achieve monetary gain, Rules & Administration, Natural
for whole grain pasta, canned even as economies recovers as such as a job, promotion or political Resources & Environment, and
vegetables, or frozen fruit at a super it is anticipated that a fair share office. Veterans Affairs committees.
center, give the store brand a try,” of shoppers will retain their
says Brenda Schmitt, ISU Extension ‘value mindset’ with an increased
Family Finance Specialist. “Generics preference to shop at stores with
cost 30% to 50% less than what the everyday low prices and exhibit a
typical consumer had been spending tendency to be overly frugal - such
for years prior to the recession,” as dollar stores. Ice cream Parlor
she adds. A Consumer Reports poll Shoppers have been more willing Ice Cream Flavor of the Week ~ Blackberry
revealed that most consumers noted to test out ways to trim their food
no significant difference in quality bills, including not only generic Sunday, May 29 - Saturday, June 4
between generic and national brand products and discount supermarkets,
Hours: Monday-Friday 4-8; Saturday-Sunday 11-8
foods. but also dollar stores and warehouse
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global online survey of more than important, variety is now not seen
27,000 respondents show that the to be a necessity. Consumers are
Butler County 4-H’ers attended the ‘Miniature Container Garden
private label phenomenon is here to sick of having to pick from hundreds
Workshop’ at the Butler County Extension Office on May 12th. They all
stay. In fact, while more than half of of kinds of breakfast cereal, for
began with a 12” square wooden box, 4-5 plants, 3 garden accessories and
online consumers surveyed said they example. Studies have shown that
potting soil. They then put their creative minds to work and came up with
some beautiful garden designs. We hope to see these gardens come to the
Butler County Fair!
purchased more store label brands
during the economic downturn, 91
percent said they will continue to do
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satisfaction with your decisions—
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Iowa Crops & Weather Report Live life to the fullest Clubs & Meetings
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey Submitted by Heather Harms to remain living in their own home.
- Marketing Coordinator, Maple The new home care service provides
Manor Village a solution that’s right for so many. 500 CARD PARTY Chapter IT P.E.O. Sisterhood
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill five-year average of 19 percent. A Getting older doesn’t mean you ABCM Healthy Living Home Care There will be a 500 Card Party on observed the founding of the
Northey today commented on the few scattered fields of oats remain have to lose your independence or the is a non-medical, personal care and Friday, May 27, beginning at 7:00 organization with a cooperative
Iowa Crops and Weather report re- to be planted and 98 percent of the choice in your daily routine. Getting companionship service. This means p.m. at the Clarksville AMVETS Salad Supper in the home of Peggy
leased by the USDA National Ag- oat acreage has emerged. Oat condi- older sometimes means you need a a thoroughly screened, trained, Hall. The public is invited to attend. Litterer on May 16 beginning
ricultural Statistical Service. The tion rated 0 percent very poor, 2 per- little help to do activities that are not insured and bonded Personal Care ________ at 6:30. The Social committee
report is released weekly from April cent poor, 18 percent fair, 66 percent as easy as they used to be. Home Assistant will assist with dressing, represented by Sue Lodge, Janice
through October. good, and 14 percent excellent. Care is increasing in popularity for bathing, medication reminders, TRIPLE J CLUB Metz and Lola Clark assisted the
“Between showers farmers have Pasture and range condition im- its ability to keep individuals in their mobility and eating. Services also On May 12, the Triple J. Club met hostess by serving the beverages.
been able to make significant plant- proved to 1 percent very poor, 6 own homes; particularly if assistance include housekeeping, laundry, meal at Elma Springs. After the business Following the meal, President
ing progress the last three weeks and percent poor, 26 percent fair, 50 per- is only needed for part of the day. preparation and companionship. meeting the following members, Lois Roose presided at the meeting
moved ahead of the five year aver- cent good, and 17 percent excellent. Seniors benefit by being able to stay Clients also benefit from the Kathy Ackerman, Karen Janssen, attended by 14 members. Officers
age for both corn and soybean plant- In spite of additional rain across in familiar surroundings, as well as handyman service that is available Matilda Johnson, Dorothy DeBeer, and committee people gave their
ing,” Northey said. the State, no reports of excessively relieving the burden of the primary to anyone using the personal care Deloris Maifeld enjoyed playing reports. The final reading of the
The weekly report is also available muddy feedlots were received and caregiver. service. bingo with the Elm Spring residents. proposed amendments were heard.
on the Iowa Department of Agricul- livestock conditions remain favor- ABCM Healthy Living Home Care A unique part of the service is A delicious lunch was served by The next meeting will be at the home
ture and Land Stewardship’s website able. is a value added service of Maple transportation! A Personal Care Dorothy. of Lorna Schwartz on June 20. It will
at www.IowaAgriculture.gov or on IOWA PRELIMINARY WEATH- Manor Village, owned by ABCM Assistant can take individuals to Reporter, Matilda Johnson be the Convention Report given by
USDA’s site at www.nass.usda.gov/ ER SUMMARY Corporation, Hampton, Iowa. doctor and hair appointments, run ________ our delegate Lois.
ia. The report follows here: By Harry Hillaker, State Clima- Services are provided to anyone errands, or accompany to church. Founders Day program
PLANTING PROGRESS SUR- tologist, Iowa Department of Agri- who resides in Butler County, and The service allows you to relax FRIENDLY NEIGHBOR CLUB chairman were Janice Metz and
PASSES 2010 culture & Land Stewardship portions of Hardin, Grundy and and enjoy time with your family. Friendly Neighbor Club met Meredith Borchardt. Meredith
In spite of part of the State having The past reporting week began Franklin counties. Whether you Caregiving can be a demanding job. on Thursday, May19 for a Salad gave an informative update on the
less than 3 days suitable for field- with cool and dry weather with high live in a house, condo, apartment, This provides a safe solution while Luncheon at noon at Darlys Community Visioning committee’s
work, corn and soybean planting temperatures mostly in the 60’s on or an assisted living community, a giving peace of mind to family Mennenga. Paul Leerhoff and clean-up project in the south part of
progress managed to meet or surpass Monday (16th), Tuesday (17th) and Personal Care Assistant will come members. Richard Mennenga were our guests. town, projected plans and that the
the quick pace of 2010. Farmers Wednesday (18th). A light freeze to you. How do you find out if you could President Lucille Leerhoff opened new Clarksville direction sign at the
would appreciate some dry, warm was recorded at a few scattered Maple Manor Village understands benefit from this service? Call the meeting with Bernice Hoodjer corner of Highway 3 and 188 will be
weather to help speed emergence, eastern Iowa locations on Monday the aging process and takes a Person today for a Free, no obligation leading us in worship “Trusting installed soon.
although good stands are reported (16th) morning. Showers and thun- Directed Care approach to long term consultation 319-243-8023 or 319- God”, “The House I Live In” and The Founder’s Day Program
where crops have emerged. Most derstorms were widespread from care. It is only fitting that services 347-2309. Carolyn Schipper, Home closing with “Footprints In The “So Shall Our Words be.....” was a
of the week’s rain was not heavy; Thursday (19th) evening through be expanded to include the aging in Care Coordinator will happily Sand”. production to reflect a popular
however, areas in central, east cen- Saturday (21st) morning. There was our community that want to remain come to your home and discuss the Roll call was answered to - TV interview show with Janice as
tral, and southwest Iowa reported a brief break in the rain Saturday living in their own home. The staff many options to keep you safe and “Something Special Summer Plans”. hostess and Meredith doing the
receiving hail during the week and before storms redeveloped Saturday works with families every day and independent in the place you want Minutes were read and approved and commercials. Seven members of
tornadoes were reported in six Iowa evening and continued into Sunday understands most individuals want to be. penny collection was held. $10.00 Chapter IT portraying the Founder’s
counties on Sunday. morning. A few of the Saturday eve- was given to the Clarksville Library were interviewed; the audience
There were 4.2 days suitable for ning storms brought high winds and Building Fund in memory of Rosa could learn more about each of their
fieldwork statewide during the past large hail to parts of western and Milius graduates Leerhoff. personalities and their contributions
week. East central Iowa led the way southwestern Iowa. Strong thunder- to the founding of P.E.O. at Mt.
with 5.4 days suitable while south storms developed over portions of
from Minnesota In new business, next meeting is
June 16 at Marie Barnett’s’. Pleasant, Iowa in 1869.
central Iowa had only 2.1 days suit- eastern Iowa on Sunday afternoon State University Motion made by Darlys to give Clarksville’s Chapter was
organized on April 15, 1942. P.E.O.
able. Topsoil moisture levels rated 0 and evening with severe storms re- Inge E. Milius of Plainfield $10.00 for luminaries to the Barnett
percent very short, 1 percent short, ported in 18 counties. Rain totals Bunch for Relay For Life in honor is a philanthropic organization to
graduated May 7 Summa Cum celebrate the education of women
79 percent adequate, and 20 percent of one to two inches were common Laude from the Department of of past and present members of the
surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 0 for the week over the western two- Friendly Neighbor Club. through scholarships, grants, awards,
Health and Nursing at Minnesota loans and stewardship of Cottey
percent very short, 1 percent short, thirds of the state while totals were State University, Mankato with a Harriet Forry, Secretary
81 percent adequate, and 18 percent much lower over parts of far east- ________ College. It also motivates members
degree in sports psychology. to achieve their highest aspirations.
surplus. ern Iowa. Weekly totals varied from Dear Editor, She is the daughter of Craig
Ninety-eight percent of Iowa’s only 0.14 inches at Cascade to 3.45 CLARKSVILLE P.E.O. ________
Spring has sprung and it’s time to Milius and Katia Milius, and the
corn acreage has been planted, equal inches at Estherville. The statewide remove the clutter and deep clean granddaughter of Lois Milius of
to last year but ahead of the five- average precipitation was 1.16 inch- the house.
year average of 94 percent. Only
south central Iowa has more than 5
es or a little more than the weekly
normal of 0.97 inches. Meanwhile,
Before you pour old household
cleaners down the drain or toss
She was one of 2,191 students who
graduated during spring/summer
Party in the Park 2011
percent of their corn crop remaining
to be planted. Seventy-four percent
of the State’s corn crop has emerged,
temperatures climbed above normal
over the weekend with highs climb-
ing into the 80’s over much of south-
rechargeable batteries and last year’s
weed killer in the trash – think green.
Many household cleaners and
commencement exercises Saturday,
May 7, at the Taylor Center on Kicks Off May 27
campus. Chuck and the gang are ready will receive a half-priced inflatable
behind last year’s 81 percent, but ern and eastern Iowa. Temperature chemicals make our chores easier,
ahead of the average 67 percent. extremes for the week ranged from to start the summer off right game wristband and a ‘budger badge’
but along with the conveniences
Soybean planting is 78 percent com-
plete, ahead of last year’s 72 percent
Monday (16th) morning lows of 30
degrees at Lowden and Manchester
these products provide, comes a
responsibility to properly purchase,
Re-Unity at with the annual Party in the Park
series beginning May 27 with
which will allow the winner to go to
the front of the inflatable game line
and the normal pace of 68 percent.
South Central is the only district
to Sunday (22nd) afternoon highs of
86 degrees at Burlington and Keo-
use, store and dispose of them.
The first step in handling
Unity! entertainment for all ages in Charles
City’s Central Park. The first of
for use during the June 24 Party in
with over half their soybean acreage sauqua. Temperatures for the week Unity Presbyterian Church will six Party in the Park festivities is Making their Party in the Park
Household Hazardous Materials
remaining to be planted. Twenty- as a whole averaged 1.2 degrees be- hold a Re-Unity reunion on Sunday, sponsored by First Security Bank début will be members of the ‘Love
(HHMs) is reading the product label.
one percent of the State’s soybean low normal. Soil temperatures as of June 12, at the church located at & Trust; Larry Pump, CPA; the Those Llamas’ 4-H Group. Children
In general, a product is a HHM if its
crop has emerged, behind last year’s Sunday were averaging in the lower 27013 220th Street at the corner of Charles City Press and Valero will be allowed to feed and pet the
label lists one of the signal words,
25 percent but slightly ahead of the 60’s statewide. Ridge Ave., Clarksville, Iowa. It Renewable Fuels. This event will llamas and for 1 Chuck Chip will
including: caution, danger, warning
will be a reunion for summer Bible showcase music by the Chocolate also be allowed to take a guided ride.
School students, Sunday School Crackers. This group will have the Other 2011 Party in the Park events
Bremer County Conservation Labels also contain information
about how to protect the environment students and teachers, former pastors crowd moving and grooving all will be held on June 10 and 24, July
and members, and other old friends night long. The Chocolate Crackers 15 and 29, and August 12. Events
to host Picnic in the Park and the health of your family.
Label reading tips and other HHM from the neighborhood! are a self described soul cover band, are held every other Friday during
Despite hectic schedules, piles of like a tortilla wrap. Check them out The neighborhood has changed playing songs like “Mustang Sally”, the summer months from 5-9 p.m. in
educational and interactive tools for
laundry or other household tasks, at http://www.kidskonserve.com/ over 127 years, but this little white “Mountain of Love” and “Faith”. Central Park. There is no admission
adults and children can be found at
parents need to make time to be Perfect if your child takes his/her church is the same friendly place. To commemorate the fully charge. Families can join in the fun
outdoors with their children. Bremer lunch to school! Were you married here? Baptized? installed historical Charles City with various children’s games and
Our regional collection center
County Conservation is offering Use a reusable, plastic or steel Did you come to Sunday School? timeline in Central Park, the public activities offered at each event.
is located at 25251 HWY 3 East,
Picnic programs this summer. container for chips or carrots. Enjoy a chicken supper? Get a will be invited to participate in two Food and beverages are available
Allison, IA and we provide residents
Picnic in the Park Use fruits that have natural Christmas sack? Come share your timeline scavenger hunts scheduled for purchase throughout the evening
with a safe disposal solution for
June 8, 15, 22, 29 packaging such as an apple or memories of good times at Unity to begin at 5:00 and 6:30 p.m.; a with Party in the Park’s “Chuck
unwanted HHMs at no cost to you.
Noon at Cedar Bend orange. Take the skins home for Church! Reunite with old friends! prize drawing will be held for those Chip” currency. Chuck Chips may
The Butler County Regional
Picnic programs will be offered on composting. Our day will begin at 8:30 a.m. people who correctly complete the be obtained from the “Chuck Chip
Collection Center challenges you
Wednesdays in June beginning June Use a cloth napkin or washcloth with coffee time followed by the scavenger hunt ballot. Table” near the center of the park or
to rethink the way you purchase,
8 and continuing on June 15, 22, and instead of a paper napkin. Try regular 10:00 worship service. A For the kids in the crowd, several from volunteers in red Chuck aprons
use and store HHMs. Review the
29 at noon. These free classes will fabkins.com for some cute cloths. meal will be served at noon (free children’s activities are scheduled stationed throughout the park during
website as a family, collect your
be held at Cedar Bend Park in NW will offering) with time for visiting, including the ever popular Smiley the events.
unwanted HHMs and make an
Waverly. Children ages 1 and up are Use silverware instead of singing, games, and root beer floats Train. Chuck’s coloring contest will The Party in the Park events are a
appointment at our center for safe
encouraged to attend with a parent or disposable plasticware. Washing during the afternoon. Come and go also be held during the first event; function of Charles City Community
disposal this spring by calling 319-
grandparent. and reusing your plasticware is also as your schedule allows during the completed coloring sheets must be Revitalization, Charles City’s Main
Participants will begin with lunch, acceptable. day. Activities will end by 4:00 p.m. turned in during the May 27 Party Street Iowa program.
-Tom Cain, Butler County
have a short story and a nature Find an old blanket to lay down or For more information, call Pastor in the Park. Winners of the coloring For more information call
Regional Collection Center Director
activity. Please bring your own purchase a water resistant blanket to Stephen W. Keve, 319-266-0634. contest will be announced during the (641)228-2335 or visit www.
lunch and blanket. spread out on the lawn. June 10 Party in the Park. Winners charlescitychamber.com.
Materials will need to be prepared Join Bremer County Conservation Waverly Health
ahead so you must register for this every Wednesday in June to try out Center to host ICD
class by calling Heather Gamm,
naturalist, at 319-231-9640. Check
your picnic lunch and see how it
compares to others! support group Party in the Park 2011
out more summer activities at Picnic in the Park will be focusing Waverly Health Center (WHC)
www.mycountyparks.com/County/ on the following topics: will host a monthly Implantable
Bremer.aspx June 8 EcoPicnic Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) FREE Admission, Live Music,
Sessions are EcoPicnic, Lunar June 15 Lunar Activities support group on Friday, June 3, Food, Drinks & Kid’s Games
Activities, Summer Solstice and June 22 Summer Solstice from 2 to 3 p.m., in the Carstensen-
Outdoor Cooking. June 29 Outdoor Cooking. Gruben Room. Charles City Central Park
Plan your EcoPicnic lunch by All sessions are held at the Cedar This event is free and open to the Clarksville ~ 278-1999
following these guidelines: Bend Park Amphitheater beginning public. Please park in the Orange 5-9 PM
Use a plastic lunch box, cloth at noon and ending at 1:00. All ages Lot and enter through the Orange Thursday Night
lunch bag or picnic basket. are welcome. Families are especially
Use a plastic bottle or thermos for encouraged to attend. Most of the
Entrance. To learn more, call WHC
cardiac rehab at (319) 483-4021.
Special Friday, May 27
Music: Chocolate Crackers
Friday, July 15
Music: Neil Hewitt
juice, milk or water.
Use a sandwich keeper, reuse
activities are geared for preschool
and elementary students. Children
Potato Pancakes Smiley Train & YMCA Strongman
a Ziploc™ bag or try a BPA and must be accompanied by an adult. Weekend Special Love those Llamas Competition
phthalate-free reusable Food Kozie. This program is free. See you there! Marinated Sirloin Strips
These are amazing! They fold up Friday, June 10 Friday, July 29
Music: Equilateral Music: PV & The Phantoms
FREE Inflatable Games SURPRISE Kid’s Activity!
New Hope Parish UMC POPCORN STAND Friday, June 24 Friday, August 12
Memorial Day Dinner Downtown Clarksville
Opening for the Season
Music: Easy Street
Music: Endless Summer
Monday, May 30, 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Dumont American Legion Hall Friday, May 27 Complete listing of activities at: charlescitychamber.com
Freewill Offering Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday Clip this portion of the schedule and redeem it for
6:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. 3 Chuck Chips at Party in the Park!
Menu: Beefburgers, ham sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans, *Limited to the first 20 redemptions. One redemption per person.
homemade pies and assorted desserts, ice cream, lemonade and coffee Clarksville Fire Department Originals only. No photocopies.
4 • Thursday, May 26, 2011 Obituaries/Church News • Clarksville Star •
Obituaries Church Directory
Larry George Schwab PLEASANT VALLEY – Pastor Christine Pauley Charles L. Dorsey, Pastor ship.
First United Church of Christ 319-885-4554 (641) 435-4998 Thursday, May 26: 9:30 a.m. Bible
Larry George Schwab, 71, of Alli- Rev. Anne Sunday, Pastor Sunday, May 29: 10:30 a.m. Wor- Thursday, May 26: 7:00 p.m. Study at Gesina’s.
son, Iowa, died on Sunday, May 22, 31015 150th Street ship Service. Choir.
2011 at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, Clarksville Sunday, May 29: 9:30 a.m. Wor- ALLISON-
Iowa. Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor- SHELL ROCK – ship Service. Trinity Reformed Church
Larry was born on September 3, ship. Peace Lutheran Church Pastor Gary Mulder
1939, in rural Black Hawk County, (LCMS) AREDALE, BRISTOW AND 614 Cherry St.
Iowa, the son of Adam John Henry CLARKSVILLE – 121 East Washington DUMONT- Note: Handicap Accessible
and Dorothy Nina Barbara (Miller) Peace for your soul, 319-885-41240 New Hope Parish Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor-
Schwab. He was baptized on Sep- In a peaceful setting. Saturday, May 28: 7:00 p.m. Wor- United Methodist Churches ship; 10:00 a.m. Fellowship.
tember 24, 1939 at the Finchford Unity Presbyterian Church ship; 8:00 p.m. Bible Class & Sun- Pastor Mark Young Saturday, June 4: 7:00 a.m. Iron II
Church and was confirmed on July Ridge Avenue & 220th St. day School. Aredale Iron Men’s Group.
26, 1959 at St. John Lutheran Church One mile south of Hwy. 3 Sunday, May 29: 8:30 a.m. Wor-
in Clarksville. He attended school in Pastor Stephen W. Keve SHELL ROCK – ship Service. VILMAR-
Finchford, graduating from Finch- 319-266-0634 or 319-961-0081 Faith Lutheran Church Dumont St. John’s Lutheran Church
ford High School in 1957. Larry was Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Wor- 422 N. Prairie Street Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Sunday Pastor Mark Walker
united in marriage to Alice Matilda ship Service. Pastor Kim Smith School: 10:15 a.m. Worship Ser- Note: St. John’s is Handicap Ac-
Pines on April 25, 1959. He started 319-885-4547 vice. cessible
in maintenance with Iowa Depart- daughter, Deanne (Roland) Martz- CLARKSVILLE – Email: faithsr@butler-bremer. Sunday, May 29: No Sunday
ment of Transportation in 1959 and ahn of Greene, Iowa; six grandchil- St. John Lutheran Church com DUMONT- School Until September; 10:00 a.m.
progressed to foreman and supervi- dren, Adam (Emily) Schwab, Alta 204 N. Washington Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor- Dumont Reformed Church Worship Service, Coffee & Fellow-
sor. He retired in 2001. Schwab, Dustin Schwab, Kelsey Pastor David Nelson ship Service; 10:00 a.m. Sunday (641) 857-3514 ship.
Larry thoroughly enjoyed raising Schwab, Nathaniel Martzahn and 278-4765 School; 10:15 a.m. Contemporary Pastors Jeff and April Fiet Saturday, June 4: 7:00 a.m. Prayer
purebred Suffolk Sheep and game Elisa Martzahn; one great grand- Friday, May 27: Wedding Re- Worship Service. Sundays: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School at Elm Springs.
birds. He really enjoyed showing the child, Dakota Martzahn; one sis- hearsal. Wednesday, June 1: 7:00 p.m. (for age 3 through high school);
Suffolk sheep also. He enjoyed col- ter, Gloria (Jim) DeGroote of Shell Saturday, May 28: Nelson & Skar- Evening Worship Service. 10:00 a.m. Worship (w/nursery care GREENE-
lecting toy tractors, especially Min- Rock, Iowa and many nieces and in Wedding @ Decorah. provided). First Presbyterian Church
neapolis Moline; attending garage nephews. Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Wor- WAVERLY – Wednesdays: 7:00 p.m. Youth Fel- 319 East Traer Streets
sales and auctions with Alice. He Funeral services were held ship Service. St. Mary’s Catholic Church lowship for High Schoolers. P.O. Box 160
loved being with his children, grand- Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at St. Monday, May 30: Memorial Day – 2700 Horton Road Greene, IA 50636-0160
children, and great grandson. James Lutheran Church in Allison. Church Office closed. Fr. Mike Tauke BRISTOW- Rev. John Hanna
He was preceded in death by his Burial was in the Allison Cemetery. 319-352-2493 Reformed Church, Bristow firstname.lastname@example.org
parents, three brothers, Richard, Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in CLARKSVILLE – Eucharistic Liturgies: Saturday Kesley Presbyterian Church Sunday, May 29: Presbyterian
Darrell and Allen. Waverly was in charge of arrange- Community United 5:15 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. and Pastor Tamara Entin Heritage Sunday; Memorial
Larry is survived by his wife, ments. Memorials may be directed Methodist Church 10:00 a.m. Cell: 515-293-0928 Day Weekend; 9:00 a.m. Wor-
Alice of Allison; two sons, David to the family and online condolences 309 W. Superior Street Thursday, May 26: 9:00 a.m. Home: 515-532-2274 ship; 10:00 a.m. Coffee & Fellow-
(Tori) Schwab of New Hartford, may be left at www.kaisercorson. Pastor Christine Pauley Mass. Sunday, May 29: 9:30 a.m. Wor- ship; 10:15 a.m. “What’s on Your
Iowa; Dale Schwab (special friend, com Handicapped Accessible Friday, May 27: Office closes at ship at Kesley. Mind?”.
Lisa) of Shell Rock, Iowa; and his Hearing ear phones for noon. Monday, May 30: Memorial Day.
Worship service Saturday, May 28: 5:15 p.m. Mass. BRISTOW- Tuesday, May 31: 11:30 a.m. Serve
Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Morn- Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Mass; Bennezette Wesleyan Church at Nutrition Site.
Hawkeye Valley Agency On Aging ing Worship. Baptism of Henry Ault.
Tuesday, May 31: 4:15 p.m. Ro-
Pastor Tim McGuire
Ph: 641-894-3365 GREENE-
Clarksville Site CLARKSVILLE – sary. Located 3 miles East of Aredale St. Mary’s Catholic Church
If you would like a home-delivered Thursday, June 2 - BBQ pork, Immanuel United on 150th Street Msgr. Walter Brunkan, Pastor
meal, please call 1-800-779-8707 by cheese potatoes, baby carrots, wheat Church of Christ WAVERLY – Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Sunday Saturday, May 28: 5:30 p.m. Mass.
noon of the day prior to wanting the bread/margarine, citrus fruit cup; 203 S. Mather Street St. John Lutheran Church School for all ages; 10:00 a.m. Fel- Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Mass.
meal or for other questions. If you Alternate B - Tuna salad, marinat- Pastor Lynne Busch Missouri Synod lowship; 10:30 a.m. Morning Wor-
are age 60 and over you may eat for a ed carrots, potato salad, wheat bread, 319-278-4224 “Church of the Lutheran Hour” ship; 7:00 p.m. Community Bible GREENE-
contribution, under 60 cost is $6.00 citrus fruit cup; Sunday, May 29: 9:30 a.m. Wor- On radio stations WMT, 600 AM at 6:30 Study. St. Peter Lutheran Church
Monday, May 30 - No meals; Friday, June 3 - Garlic rosemary ship; Coffee Hour following. a.m.; KXEL, 1540 AM at 7:00 a.m. & 324 E. Traer, Greene
Tuesday, May 31 - Chili mac, chicken breast, candied yams with Wednesday, June 1: 6:30 p.m. KWAY, 1470 AM at 8:00 a.m. BRISTOW- Gary Hatcher, Pastor
tossed salad, green beans/red pep- pineapple, scalloped corn, wheat roll/ Church Council. Every Sunday Bristow Church of Christ 641-816-5531
pers, cornbread/margarine, rhubarb margarine, fresh banana; Thursday, June 2: 1:30 p.m. Wom- 415 4th Street SW Pastor Delbert Beard Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor-
apple crunch; Alternate B - Sweet & sour meat- en’s Fellowship. Rev. Matthew Versemann & Rev. Ph: 641-775-3301 ship; 10:00 a.m. Fellowship.
Alternate B - Florida glazed chick- balls, candied yams with pineapple, Keith Brustuen Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Coffee Monday, May 30: Office Closed;
en breast, oven roasted potatoes, scalloped corn, wheat roll/margarine, CLARKSVILLE – Sunday, May 29: 9:15 a.m. Wor- and goodies; 9:30 a.m. Bible School Memorial Day Ceremonies 9:30
green beans/red peppers, cornbread/ fresh banana. Church of Christ ship/Holy Communion; 10:30 a.m. for all ages; 10:15 a.m. Worship a.m. Bridge, 10:00 a.m. Cemetery.
margarine, rhubarb apple crunch; The “B” meals are available at the 302 S. Elizabeth Street Education Hour; 6:30-7:45 p.m. Service; 6:00 p.m. Evening Wor- Wednesday, June 1: 6:30 a.m.
Wednesday, June 1 - Veal Italia- Waverly, Nashua, and Greene con-
gregate meal sites. Val Swinton, Pastor Basic Christianity Class. ship. Men’s Bible Study; 6:30 p.m. Con-
no, penne noodles, green peas, wheat 278-4416 Monday, May 30: 12:00 p.m. temporary Worship with Holy Com-
roll/margarine, fresh fruit; Each meal includes a bread item,
margarine, and milk. Responsibility Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Sunday Men’s Bible Study. APLINGTON- munion.
Alternate B - Chef salad/dressing, for compliance with any dietary re- School; 10:00 a.m. Worship Ser- Wednesday, June 1: 5:30 p.m. Hitesville Gospel Hall Saturday, June 4: 6:00 p.m. Wor-
apple juice, wheat roll, fresh fruit; strictions rests with the participant. vice; 6:30 p.m. Evening Worship. Confirmation (7th & 8th Grade); 6:00 R.R., Aplington ship.
p.m. Midweek (age 3-6th grade); Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Min-
MOVING? PLAINFIELD – 7:15 p.m. Worship. istry of the Word; 11:00 a.m. Wor- WAVERLY-
Please notify the First Baptist Church Thursday, June 2: 1:30 p.m. Adult ship; 7:00 p.m. Gospel Service. Open Bible Church
Community Home 809 Main Street Bible Study. Wednesday, May 25: 7:30 p.m. 1013 E. Bremer Ave.
Clarksville Star office by: 319-276-4889 Friday, June 3: 9:00 a.m. Adult Prayer Meeting and Bible Study. Senior Pastor
Phone 319-278-4641 Meals Pastor Shawn Geer Bible Study. Rev. Marvin Talamantez
Mail P.O. Box 788, May 30-June 5 Sunday, May 29: 10:30 a.m. Wor- ALLISON- Ph: 319-352-2038
Clarksville, IA 50619 ship. SHELL ROCK - Allison Bible Church Sunday, May 29: 8:30 a.m. and
Contact the office at Clarks- Solid Rock Baptist Church 108 Pfaltzgraff St. 10:15 a.m. Morning Worship; Cof-
Email clarksvillestar@ ville Community Nursing Home,
PLAINFIELD – 212 S. Cherry Street Sunday, May 29: 9:15 a.m. Bible fee Corner: Sundays at 9:45 a.m.
278-4900, between the hours of 8:30
butler-bremer.com United Methodist Church Pastor Gene Meany Hour; 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship.
a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through
404 2nd Street 319-429-0931 Wednesday, June 1: 7:00 p.m. SHELL ROCK-
THANK YOU Friday, if you are interested in hav-
ing Home Meals delivered to you. Dennis M. Burns, Lay Pastor Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Sun- Lord’s Supper and Prayer. First Baptist Church
Church - 319-276-3195 day School; 11:00 a.m. Morning 223 W. Washington Street
Monday - Memorial Day - No Home – 319-987-2188 Worship; 6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening ALLISON- Shell Rock, IA 50670
Ready for Vacation?? Home Meal; Lay Pastor’s Office Hours Service. United Church of Christ Pastor Alan V. Dicks
Tuesday - Ranch chicken, rice Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 1: 7:00 p.m. Ralph Wedeking Pastor Sunday, May 29: 9:30 a.m. Sun-
Todd’s Auto & Repair pilaf, wax beans, gelatin des-
And by Appointment
Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor-
Prayer & Bible Study. Sunday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Wor-
day School; 10:30 a.m. Worship
Service; 6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening
will get your vehicle ready for Wednesday - Roast beef, ship. NASHUA- Service; 6:30-8:00 p.m. Awanas
all those trips –near & far. mashed potato/gravy, green St. John’s United Church ALLISON- Club.
Inventory. Example: beans, apple cobbler; SHELL ROCK – of Christ, Pleasant Hill St. James Lutheran Church
Thursday - Swiss steak, hash- United Methodist Church 10009 Union Ave. Pastor Jeffrey A. Blank
97 Full Size Dodge Van brown casserole, California mix 204 S. Prairie Street Nashua, IA 50658 Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. Wor-
$800 down $70 per week vegetables, watermelon;
91 Chevy S-10 4x4 Friday - Baked ham, agrarian
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• Clarksville Star • Weekly News Thursday, May 26, 2011 • 5
The Way Clarksville Public Library Notes Experimental Aircraft
Kristen Clark, Library Director
Phone & fax 278-1168 • email@example.com
aviation youth camp
by Dave Clark
Visit us on-line! www.clarksville.lib.ia.us
Hours: Mon., Wed. 10-6; Tues., Thurs. 10-5; Fri. 10-4; Sat. 10-2
90 Years Ago last Saturday intent on investigating The Mason City Chapter of the bad weather. More information and
Spring, 1921 several complaints of law violations HOLIDAY HOURS bara Eden—Over the past four de- Experimental Aircraft Associa- copies of the pre-registration form
J. M. Ramsey, Editor of fisherman and hunters. Several Reminder…..the Library will be cades, the landmark NBC hit televi- tion (EAA) is holding its annual may be found at http://eaa94.org or
Here is an item from an April is- alleged violations were investi- CLOSED this Saturday, May 28th sion series I Dream of Jeannie has EAA YOUNG EAGLE AVIATION by calling 319-404-4401.
sue of the STAR which you certainly gated. Earl Molsberry was arrested and Monday, May 30th in obser- delighted generations of audiences. YOUTH CAMP on Saturday, June 11 The Experimental Aircraft Asso-
won’t see in any paper today. The for hunting without having secured vance of Memorial Day. Regular Barbara Eden finally lets Jeannie out at the Mason City Airport from 9am ciation is an international member-
outcry would be deafening, besides a license and was taken before Jus- hours will resume on Tuesday, May of her bottle to tell her whole story. to noon. Arriving at 8:30 for pre- ship organization encouraging and
being illegal. tice Chambers who assessed him the 31st at 10:00 as. Stop in to pick up Bottom of the 33rd by Dan Barry— registration is recommended. The supporting recreational aviation.
The Chicken Hawk is Doomed; minimum fine of $25 and costs. He some books and movies for the long Hope, redemption, and baseball’s camp is open to youth ages 8 to 17. Experimental refers to the category
Waugh and Sons To Entertain the refused to pay the fine and was taken weekend! longest game between the Pawtuck- A parent or guardian must sign a re- of aircraft built by craftsman rather
Clarksville Gun Club: For many to jail at Allison. The law is very CIRCLE OF FRIENDS et Red Sox and the Rochester Red lease form at the event for their child than in a factory. Experimental air-
years past farmers living south and stringent in this matter and if you Y and Z! The circle of friend’s Wings on April 18, 1981. to receive a free airplane ride. Most craft are inspected and certified air-
west of Clarksville, more especially carry a gun other than on your own story hour completed their journey The Siege of Washington by John Young Eagle flights will last 15-20 worthy by the Federal Aviation Ad-
in the state game preserve, have suf- place you must first secure a license, through the alphabet last Friday. Lockwood—The untold story of the minutes. ministration (FAA).
fered severe losses in their poultry which by the way is only $1. Twenty-five kids enjoyed zoo stories twelve days that shook the union. The camp includes free airplane The EAA Young Eagles program
flocks be chick hawks, and which Beautifies the Place: The Hawk- and finger plays! Known and Unknown by Donald rides, a ground school class and free was organized in 1992 to give in-
have not been disturbed as hunting eye Oil Co. had greatly beautified Please note, this Friday, May 27th Rumsfeld—An unflinching memoir pizza. Attendees will be able to en- terested young people an opportu-
as been prohibited on these lands. On the grounds about the oil station on will be the last regular story hour for of his half-century career, sharing ter their name in the world’s largest nity to go flying in a general avia-
Tuesday, April 26, 1921, a hunting Main Street. The vacant portions of the summer. Story hour will resume previously undisclosed details that logbook and get a personalized Spir- tion airplane. More than 1.3 million
party will be staged from sunup to the grounds have been covered with after the summer reading program will fascinate readers and force his- it of Flight Certificate. “Young Eagles” have enjoyed a
sundown on the following described black dirt. Sweet peas have been completes. torians to rethink many controver- The ground school will be held rain flight through the program flown by
lands: (This prescribed hunting area planted along some lattice work at SUMMER READING PRO- sies. or shine, however the airplane rides over 41,000 volunteer pilots.
consisted of several sections, west the rear of the building and a dia- GRAM To End All Wars by Adam Hoch may need to be rescheduled due to
and south of Heery Woods.) mond shaped flower bed has been There’s still time to register for child—World War I stands as one of
Any member of this hunting party, laid at the southwest corner of the
who kills or captures a hawk or se- building at the junction of the two
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26th and Friday, May 27th to “Book” rative with haunting echoes for our
to be given in honor of these gentle- three castor beans, thirty red gera- a trip and sign up for their reading own time, Adam Hoch child brings Butler County Tribune-Journal
men at a time and place to be named niums and twenty salvias. Over this passports to use as we traveling it to life as never before.
later. The member of this hunting latter plat and directly in the center around the world! Financial Peace: Revisited by $32 in Butler and Surrounding Counties
party who kills or captures the larg- of the roof arch has been hung a bas-
est number of hawks or hawk eggs ket containing red geraniums, trellis
The opening programs will be on Dave Ramsey—Overcoming debt $37 Elsewhere
Tuesday, May 31st and will be held and managing personal finances. Clarksville Star Butler County Tribune-Journal
on the above named date will receive vines and ferns. As a whole the dec- every Tuesday through the end of A Father’s Love by David Gold- P.O. Box 788 P.O. Box 8
a cash prize of $25 to be awarded orations are very beautiful and mak- June, with two sessions—the morn- man—One man’s unrelenting battle Clarksville, IA 50619 Allison, IA 50602
on the evening of the banquet. All ing the place very inviting to lovers ing session will be from 10:15 to to bring his abducted son home. 319-278-4641 319-267-2731
hawks or eggs must be secured on of the flower kingdom. Van Poisal 11:30 a.m. for 3-year Preschool If You Ask Me by Betty White—
the above named date. No pooling of the Poisal greenhouse was the to 1st graders. The afternoon from Drawing from a lifetime of lessons
for the prize will be allowed, but will decorator. After the opera house was 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. will be for 2nd to learned, seven-time Emmy winner
be paid to the individual who actu-
ally turns in the largest count. Any
dispute that might arise as to the
kind of eggs or birds brought in will
removed from the corner of Greene
and Main the property was sold to
the Hawkeye Oil Co. After several
later owners and changes a portion
5th graders (we will go by the grade
level that was just completed).
Flyers and calendars for the pro-
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Betty White’s wit and wisdom take
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Saturday, June 4,
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Pauline, the 3-year old daughter of
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Auto Turns Turtle: Saturday
Two Kisses for Middy by Matthew LITTLE MR. & MISS CLARKSVILLE CONTEST
Logline—Though confronted with Sponsored by Iowa State Bank in conjunction with Pioneer Days at Clarksville
not later than 10 p.m. on the day of morning as Glen Grapp was going devastating grief and the responsi-
the hunt, at the store room of Ernest to his work near Allison from his
Roberts, secretary of the gun club. home east of town, and while driv-
bilities of a new and single father,
Matt did not surrender to devasta-
June 9, 10 and 11, 2011
Twelve land owners had given per- ing his Ford Sedan down the hill tion; he chose to keep moving for-
mission to hunt on their property. west of Wm. Major place the front
One week later Clarksville STAR; wheels locked and the car turned tur-
ward-- to make a life for Middy. CONTEST RULES
Jeannie Out of the Bottle by Bar- 1. The child must be at least 4 years of age by May 1, 2011, and no older than 6 years by May
This should bring a chuckle regard- tle, landing squarely upside down.
less of your feeling about hunting or He was going at the rate of twenty 1, 2011.
whatever this group was doing. Must miles per hour when the accident
have been a small banquet! happened. The mishap was due to 2. The child must be nominated by having the parent/guardian submit a portrait of the child
The hawk hunt that was instituted the fact that he had previously bro- (individual 5 x 7 preferred) with a completed nomination form to Iowa State Bank’s Clarks-
by R. H. Waugh carrying a prize of ken the radius rod and had not re- ville office by June 3, 2011.
$25 to the winner resulted in the placed it. The top of the Sedan was
capture of one old hawk, two young mashed completely, but the rest did 3. Nomination forms must be filled out completely with the child’s full name and address, par-
ones and an egg by J. A. Wygle. not crush from the weight of the car. ent’s name, child’s birthdate and age as of May 1, 2011.
Dr. Fields also managed to kill one. Mr. Grapp was uninjured, but had
There were thirteen hunters present. the sides of the Sedan given away it 4. The applicant must have a Clarksville address or be in the Clarksville Community School
The day was quite unfavorable and surely would have cost him his life.
another hunt will be staged again
later on. This hunt might explain the
I’m sure that it wasn’t funny at the
time, but today when you think about
Please notify the 5. Winners will be drawn by Miss Clarksville and announced at the time of the coronation.
nest item, but probably just a coin- a car going down the road, or hill, at
Clarksville Star office by: Both Little Mr. and Miss Clarksville will be featured in the adult parade with one of their
cidence that one followed the other. the high speed of 20 mph, and sud-
However if this hunt had happened denly doing a half-summersault for
today’s world and has made the no apparent reason does make one Mail P.O. Box 788,
STAR, the following may well have smile a little, especially when no one 6. Winners will each receive a $50 Savings Bond from the Iowa State Bank of Clarksville.
occurred, with much bigger “$” was hurt. Clarksville, IA 50619
amounts. Hope all will reflect on the mean- Email clarksvillestar@ 7. Photographs of the nominees will be displayed in the window of Iowa State Bank of Clarks-
Game Wardens showed up in town ing of the up-coming Holiday. ville.
THANK YOU 8. Previous Little Mr. & Miss Clarksville winners are not eligible.
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and claims against Iowa State Bank of Clarksville and the City of Clarksville
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6 • Thursday, May 26, 2011 Clarksville School News • Clarksville Star •
Clarksville Community School’s Student Newspaper
318 North Mather Street • Clarksville, IA 50619
The Clarksville boys’ golf
team finished sixth among 11
teams at the Class 1A district
State Track Meet
meet at Pheasant Ridge.
Jaron Wagner led the way for the Par 72
Indians with a 78, finishing in a tie Team Scores
for eighth. Mason City Newman’s 1. Mason City Newman 317; 2.
Jacob Urdahl claimed medalist hon- Grundy Center 330; 3. Valley 331;
ors with his 73 while the Knights’ 4. Rockford 335; 5. East Buchanan
Dalton Olson earned runner-up hon- 346; 6. Clarksville 349; 7. Turkey
ors with his 75. Valley 355; 8. AGWSR 356; 9. NE
Scott Hempen fired an 88 while Hamilton 360; 10. Ankeny Christian
Tanner Fenneman shot a 90 at the 362; 11. Riceville 363
Others playing for the Indians 1. Jacob Urdahl, MCN, 73; 2. Cal-
were Logan Faust with his 93, Collin ton Olson, MCN, 75; 3. Joe Weber,
Jacobs, who finished with a 107 and NU High, 75; 4. Luke Stadt, Rock- (Photos by MidAmerica Publishing)
Cody Bertram and his 108. ford, 76; 5. (tie) Carson Bruess, TV, Left: Hunter Gray on the high jump.
Mason City Newman claimed the Levi Fink, VE, and Ryan Johnson, Bottom Left: Hunter Gray on the long jump.
team title with 317 strokes. Grundy VE, 77 Bottom Right: Tayler Maiers on the long
Center bested Valley of Elgin by a Clarksville: jump.
stroke, 330 to 331, to earn runner-up Jaron Wagner 38-40 — 78; Scott
honors while Rockford was fourth Hempen 43-45 — 88; Tanner
with a 335. Fenneman 42-48 — 90; Logan Faust
The Indians had a score of 349. 44-49 — 93; Collin Jacobs 56-51 —
Class 1A District Golf 107; Cody Bertram 52-56 — 108
At Pheasant Ridge
Tayler Maiers & Hunter Grey
on their Great accomplishments
at State Track last week.
Mike & Char Clark
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By Vickie Miller
Clarksville 4 Grade Pioneer Day
On Friday, May 6, the fourth grad-
lot of running), the game of Graces,
jump ropes, and Cat’s Cradle.
ers held their annual Pioneer Day Our afternoon activities started by
after reading Laura Ingalls Wilder’s learning a little bit about quilting
Little House books and studying and then making a nine patch quilt
pioneers in Iowa History. The day block from wrapping paper. These
started with the students coming to were put together to make a beauti-
school dressed as pioneer children ful quilt hanging in the hallway. The
and “minding their manners” as they rest of the day was spent traveling
entered the building. For the day, from station to station trying out
boys sat on one side of the class- several pioneer type activities. Hand
room and girls on the other. Our day sewing, tin punching, stringing pop-
started right after the pledge by read- corn, making button lamps, and put-
ing from the McGuffy reader and if ting together autograph books were
it was your turn to read, you stood just a few of the things that kept us
up. We then had a spelling bee to busy. There were also several games
see who the best speller of the day that could be played. Many students
was. As we worked on our jack- learned how to play jackstones and
stone pouches (tanning “leather” tried to beat their teacher, while
was a lot of work), we made butter, others played Checkers, Hide the
started dipping candles, and tried Thimble, and Pick-Up Sticks. Some
our hand at quill writing. For lunch, students tried their hand at trying to
we brought box lunches from home wind up and spin an old fashioned
containing food similar to what the Grandfather Top.
pioneers would have eaten. Our but- At the end of the day some of the
ter tasted good on Johnny cake and students were glad that they got to
apple cider cooling in the “stream” try so many different activities, but
was enjoyed by all. were thankful that they were not real
During recess the only playground pioneer children and have to work
equipment we could use were the so hard. It truly was a busy day, but
swings, but we had plenty of other one that will be remembered by the
activities we could do including: 4th graders.
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8 • Thursday, May 26, 2011 Legals • Clarksville Star •
CITY OF CLARKSVILLE IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL gram for the 2011-12 school year with Educa- CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY Latimer Golf Course, 5/3 Golf Fees ...........20.00
CITY COUNCIL DEPARTMENT MEETING FOR BUTLER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION tion Jobs Funds and re-evaluate the ongoing SCHOOL Linda Johnson, Meals..................................7.44
MAY 17, 2011 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Regular Meeting success of the program next spring. Carried May 2011 Vendor Report Lodge Electric, Outside Lighting ...........8,500.00
The Clarksville City Council met in regular HILDA FOKKENA, Deceased May 19, 2011 unanimously. AEA 267, Supplies ..............................$2,271.37 Martin Bros., Food ................................3,091.91
session May 17, 2011, in the Council Chambers Probate No. ESPR015956 The regular board meeting was called to Moved by Kelm, seconded by Clark, to ac- Advanced Systems, Inc., Copier Menards – Waterloo, Supplies ..................43.88
of City Hall at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor David Kelm NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF order by Pres. Kurt Wedeking at 7:01 p.m. in cept the bid received for the 2001 Ford Wind- Maintenance ..........................................816.00 Mid-America Publishing Co.,
in the chair and Council members Cathy Cum- APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND the Community Room. Board members present star minivan from Scott Hoodjer for $800.00. Adventureland Park, Tickets – JH Band ..629.00 Publications ........................................... 113.00
mings, Mike Miller, Bob Peterson, and Diane NOTICE TO CREDITORS were Chris Backer, Justin Clark, Rachelle Kelm, Carried unanimously Al Koenigsfeld, Lunch/Refund .................327.36 MidAmerican Energy Co., Electric ........2,107.74
Renning present, Jeff Kolb absent. To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Hil- and Kurt Wedeking; others present were Supt. Item #8 2011-12 student fees, preschool Amazon Credit Plan, Books.........................7.29 Midwest Computer Products, Inc.,
The following Department Heads were in at- da Fokkena, Deceased, who died on or about Robert Longmuir, Board Sec. Shellee Bartlett, fees, school breakfast/lunch fees, and season American Solutions for Business, Shirts..168.00 Mimeo .................................................4,047.98
tendance: Kristen Clark, Library Director; Dan the 17th day of April, 2011: Sec. Prin. Todd Thompson, Elem. Prin. Linda athletic passes was tabled until the June 2011 Brenda Meyer, Supplies ............................35.00 Miller True Value Hardware, Clean/
Cummings, Police Chief; and Larry Betts, Fi- You are hereby notified that on the 19th day Johnson, Bob Bartlett, Eric Wood, John Myers, meeting. Business Systems Inc., Maintenance ......228.94 Repair Fee ...............................................68.47
nancial Administration. of April, 2011, the Last Will and Testament of Daryl Schellhorn, Drew Wedeking, and Duane Moved by Backer, seconded by Clark, to ap- Butler-Bremer Communications, North Butler High School, 4/29 Track
Motion Miller, Renning, to approve the Hilda Fokkena, Deceased, bearing the date of Gilbert. prove 2011-12 elementary student handbooks Telephone/Internet .................................174.66 Entry Fee ...............................................140.00
monthly Library reports submitted by Clark. the 13th day of October, 1997, was admitted Moved by Backer, seconded by Kelm, to ap- and 2011-12 elementary teacher’s manual as Campbell Supply, Supplies ......................503.79 Oakwood Golf Club, 5/3 Golf Entry Fee ....30.00
RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller, to probate in the above named court and that prove the consent agenda; (1) approve agenda presented. Carried unanimously. Carol Frye, Meals ........................................6.41 Oelwein High School, 4/7 Track
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC. Habbo G. Fokkena was appointed executor of (2) Minutes for the April 11 & April 18, 2011, Moved by Kelm, seconded by Backer, to Casey’s General Stores, Inc., Fuel ....... 2,611.74 Entry Fee .................................................65.00
Motion Renning, Peterson, to approve the the estate. Any action to set aside the Will must board meetings; (3) April financial reports; (4) approve 2011-12 cooperative agreements for City of Clarksville, Water/Sewer ..............581.31 Oriental Trading Company, Inc.,
application of Ben White as a member on the be brought in the District Court of said county May monthly bills; (5) the following personnel student teaching with Upper Iowa University, Clarksville Commercial Club, Supplies .................................................132.88
Clarksville Fire Department. within the later to occur of four months from the resignations: Justin Heimer, business educa- University of Northern Iowa, and Buena Vista Membership ...........................................100.00 Pat Fenneman, Lunch Refund...................16.60
RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller, date of the second publication of this Notice or tion teacher, assistant football coach, assistant College. Carried unanimously. Clarksville Community School, Pat Hocking, Mileage.................................41.44
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC. one month from the date of mailing of this No- wrestling conditional upon finding a suitable re- Moved by Clark, seconded by Kelm, to ap- Payroll/Supplies ................................16,424.30 Patty Kirkie, Basketball Clock ..................260.00
Motion Miller, Cummings, to approve election tice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees placement; Clint Hospodarsky, assistant boys’ prove the middle school and high school sum- Clarksville Education Assoc., April Peoples Community Health Clinic, Nursing
of officers for the Clarksville Fire Department as under the Will whose identities are reasonably basketball coach conditional upon finding a mer school program to be paid from at-risk dol- 2011 Payroll ...........................................904.40 Services ..............................................1,037.50
follows: Darren Spree, Fire Chief; Jon Meyer, ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. suitable replacement; Kristen Clark, junior vol- lars. Carried unanimously. Clarksville Lumber, Supplies ...................217.78 Perfection Learning, Books .....................146.35
Assistant Fire Chief; Joe Hinders, Captain; Bill Notice is further given that all persons indebt- leyball; appointments: Kassie Friedrichs, high Discussion was held on purchasing a new Department of Education, Vehicle Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, Golf
Ison, Lieutenant; Scott Holub, Secretary; and ed to the estate are requested to make imme- school language arts (BA, step 0), yearbook wrestling mat. Our oldest mat is in very poor Inspection ..............................................224.00 Entry Fee .................................................60.00
Jeff Kolb, Treasurer. diate payment to the undersigned, and credi- sponsor (6%, step 0), newspaper sponsor (6%, condition and is not of the regulation size de- Dike-New Hartford Comm. School, Power Systems, Inc., Weight Equipment ..66.36
RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller, tors having claims against the estate shall file step 0), individual speech (5%, step 0); Rachel sired for tournaments, etc. Bids will be present- April Track Entry Fees ...........................210.00 Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc., Dairy.............2,760.20
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC. them with the Clerk of the above named District Kudobe, middle school language arts and read- ed at the June meeting. Doug’s Heating & Cooling, Repairs .........673.50 Qwest, Telephone ......................................46.28
Motion Cummings, Peterson, to approve Court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, ing (BA, step 0). Carried unanimously. PRINCIPAL’S REPORT Dunkerton Community School, 4/5 Round Grove Golf Course, Golf Entry
variance until November 1, 2011, to Linda Van for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to Item #4 Junior High Boys Basketball Program Elementary Track Entry Fee .....................................150.00 Fee ..........................................................40.00
Hauen to come into compliance with regula- occur of four months from the second publica- for the 2011-12 School Year. Discussion was • Elementary field trips included: Ecolab Pest Eliminations Svcs, Pest STAATS Manufacturing Co., Supplies .......85.06
tions pertaining to a nuisance at 303 N. Main tion of this Notice or one month from the date of once again held with several parents of next 3rd grade to Pella, 1st grade to the hospital and Control .....................................................66.00 School Bus Sales, Supplies..................1,478.95
Street. mailing of this Notice (unless otherwise allowed year’s seventh and eighth grade boys regard- Heery Woods, kindergarten with their 5th grade Ed Brown, Prom DJ .................................350.00 School Nurse Supply, Inc., Supplies..........77.41
RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller, or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. ing the potential sharing junior high boys’ bas- buddies to Heery Woods, 2nd grade to a dairy Employee Benefit Systems, April School Specialty Inc., Supplies .................27.86
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC. Dated this 9th day of May, 2011. ketball with Janesville once again for 2011-12 farm, 4th grade annual pioneer day, and spring 2011 Payroll ........................................3,195.15 Seminole Energy Services, LLC,
Motion Renning, Cummings, to approve May Habbo G. Fokkena season. At the current time, it appears Clarks- track and field day. Employee Benefits Systems (Health), Energy ................................................2,226.46
expenditures as presented by the City Clerk. 19152 Quail Avenue ville will only have 5-7 boys’ interested in play- Secondary April 2011 Payroll ..............................27,537.27 Senior Class/Grad Gear, Silver Cords .......43.10
RCV - Ayes: Cummings, Peterson, Miller, Clarksville, IA 50619 ing junior high boys’ basketball next year. The • Firth grade orientation was Farmers Cooperative Company, Shellee Bartlett, Business Manager,
Renning. Nays: None. Absent: Kolb. MC. Executor parents present felt we could actually have up held the last day of school. The students Supplies ..............................................1,239.50 State Track Meals ..................................212.00
Motion Miller, to adjourn the meeting at 8:40 Habbo G. Fokkena to eight boys’ interested in the program. Every- learned about middle school expectations and GMG Comm. School District, 4/11 Stumps, Prom Supplies ........................1,394.41
p.m. 111 North Main Street, P.O. Box 250 one acknowledged that sharing with Janesville walked through their class schedules. Track Entry Fee .....................................120.00 Sunrise Catering, Prom Catering.............909.70
David Kelm Clarksville, IA 50619 went quite well this year, but if at all possible, • Jaron Wagner was named All- Hammond & Stephens, Planners ............285.80 Swisher & Cohrt, Legal ............................330.00
Mayor Attorney for executor the consensus was we would like to field our Conference in golf. New track school records Hansell Ag Repair Inc., Repairs...............241.09 Tender Lawn Care, BsB Field
Attest: Larry D. Betts, CMC Date of second publication 26th day of May, own team next year. Thus, action was tabled set include Hunter Gray in the high jump 6’7” Hawkeye Community College, Dual Renovation .........................................9,041.88
City Clerk/Treasurer 2011. until the September 2011 school board meet- and Kimberly Wedeking in the 800m with a time Credit Courses....................................6,983.40 The Durrant Group, Inc., Boiler
ST-21-1 ST-20-2 ing to hopefully have a very actual count of the of 2:28. Hawkeye Foodservice, Food ................1,752.08 Project ................................................4,058.61
boys’ that will be committed to participating in SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT Hy-Vee, Food........................................... 111.86 Tina Halverson, Meal ...................................7.44
Deadline For News & Advertising the program be sure of the actual count.
Moved by Backer, seconded by Clark, to ap-
prove the resolution to renew the $1.34 physi-
• Mr. Longmuir presented each
Board member with a recognition award from
IASB and thanked them for their commitment
ING USA Annuity & Life Insurance Co.,
April 2011 Payroll ................................6,165.00
Internal Revenue Service,
Tonya Poppe, Meals ..................................16.33
Town & Country Golf Course, Golf
Friday @ 5:00 p.m.
Entry Fee ...............................................120.00
cal plant and equipment levy for ten years and to the school. April 2011 Payroll ..............................35,158.54 Treasurer – State of Iowa, April
direct the county auditor to place the issue on • Legislatures have made any Interstate Brands Companies, Bread ......421.05 2011 Payroll ........................................6,160.00
Tribune-Journal ~ 267-2731 the ballot for September 13, 2011. Roll: ayes:
Backer, Wedeking, Kelm, Clark; nays: none;
final decisions on school funding including pre-
school funding for the 2011-12 school year.
Iowa High School Athletic Assoc.,
U.S. Cellular, Cell Phones .........................23.56
University Book & Supply Inc., Supplies....91.98
Clarksville Star ~ 278-4641 absent: Markussen. The funds will primarily be
used to fund ongoing technology needs of the
Moved by Backer, seconded by Clark, to ad-
journ at 8:40 p.m. Carried unanimously.
Iowa High School Music Assoc.,
University of Oregon, DIBELS ...................73.00
University of Northern Iowa UNItix,
school. Next regular board meeting is scheduled for 2,550.00 Kaleidoscope Tickets ...............................13.00
Moved by Clark, seconded by Kelm, to con- June 16, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. Iowa Prison Industries, Decals ..................44.50 VISA, Supplies......................................2,805.50
tinue to fund the alternative high school pro- ST-21-1 Iowa Public Employee Retirement, WalMart Community, Batteries ..................96.23
April 2011 Payroll ..............................18,210.33 Waste Management, Waste Removal .....153.27
Iowa Sports Supply Company, Waverly-Shell Rock Schools, 2nd Qtr
Track Supplies .......................................537.66 Open Enrollment...............................27,398.00
Letters To The Editor JMC Computer Svc., Inc., 2011-2012
School Year ........................................2,241.42
Wilshire Jewelry, Plaques ........................210.00
Wilson Restaurant Supply, Inc.,
Repair Supplies .....................................485.85
The Clarksville Star and Butler County Tribune-Journal ac- JW Pepper & Son Inc., Registration ........276.79 Wix Water Works, Softener Salt ................60.50
cepts letters to consider for publication. Letters should be Jill Johnson, Fuel Reimbursement ............43.10
K & S Grocery, Food..................................99.39
Wright Sound Systems, Stage
original and must be signed. Letters should center on a single Keck Inc., Food........................................736.29 Report Total: ................................ $218,708.10
Kephart’s Music Center, Music ..................76.58 ST-21-1
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IN THE IOWA JUVENILE COURT
FOR BUTLER COUNTY
IN THE INTEREST OF
Juvenile No. JVJV001248
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
TO: Jolene Kunch
101 Loise Ave.
Glenwood, IA 51534
Citations C; 2011-1680. Mortgages: Hoodjer Robert E; Arrests Cherry St., Shell Rock.
Brandon Stickley James Birke, 37 of Mason City, Mortgages: Cuvelier Sharon Hoodjer Shirley J; Veridian Credit Kyle James Harold Futrell, 18 of 6:23 p.m.: Report of suspicious
101 Loise Ave. axle 2 tire weight rating by 3,050 F; Lincoln Savings Bank; Union; Allison-AL-Folkers Add-10- Clarksville, arrested on Saturday, activity on HWY 57.
Glenwood, IA 51534
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that a Petition lbs. $50 fine, $17.50 surcharge, $60 91-17-29-NE-Parcel A; Aplington – ; AL-39-10; 2011-1717. May 21 and charged with Assault. 8:20 p.m.: Report of suspicious
for Termination of Parental Rights has been court cost. AP-Eckles 1st Add-15-; AP-101-15; Release: MERS as nominee for Futrell is waiting to see the judge. activity at the 15400 block of 230th
filed in this court regarding the above-named
Austin Hartema, 19 of Parkersburg, AP-17-29-NE-Parcel F; 2011-1681. Fieldstone Mortgage Company; Monday, May, 16 St.
Each parent of the above-named child shall defective muffler/exhaust. $20 fine, Release: Lincoln Savings Bank; Mulford Mark S; Mulford Vickie L; 9:58 a.m.: Medical call - 9:10 p.m.: Report of suspicious
immediately file an Affidavit of Financial Status $7 surcharge, $60 court cost. Garman Justin L; Garman Erica A; Aplington-AP-Original Town-80- unconscious/fainting at the 33200 activity - illegal burning on Maple
with the Butler County Clerk of Court to assist
Zachariah Hawley, 23 of Bristow, Shell Rock-SR-Williams 2nd Add-5- 3&4-; AP-106-80-3&4; 2011-1718.
the Court in determining parents’ liability for at- block of 130th St. St., New Hartford.
torney fees for the child’s attorney. Failure to file overweight tandem axels 2 & 3 2-; SR-712-5-2; 2011-1682. Warranty Deed: Reints Frances C;
such Affidavit before the date of hearing may by 1,500 lbs. $22.00 fine, $7.70 Release: Security State Bank; Shannon Janette M; 90-17-13-SE 2:19 p.m.: Request of a welfare 10:15 p.m.: Report of suspicious
result in an Order requiring the parents to con-
surcharge, $60 court cost. Folken Dwight; 91-17-33-Beg SE SE-Parcel D ETC; 2011-1721. check at the 500 block of Maple St. activity - fast vehicle through
tribute 100% toward the child’s attorney fees.
YOU ARE THEREFORE SUMMONED to ap- Casey Lester, 37 of Aplington, COR; 2011-1683. Warranty Deed: Purvis Melanie; 3:50 p.m.: Report of an accident at town at the 600 block of HWY 57,
pear before the Iowa Juvenile Court for Butler
failure to have valid license/permit Release: First National Bank; Purvis Dan; Brandt John A; Brandt the 200 block of S Main St. Parkersburg.
Tuesday, May 17 10:32 p.m.: Report of domestic
County in the courtroom of the Butler County
Courthouse, Allison, Iowa, on the 30th day while operating motor vehicle. $200 Boeckmann Bradley James; Sharon A; 91-17-15-E1/2 NW-EXC
of June, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. and, if the above fine, $70 surcharge, $60 court cost. Boeckmann Helen Lavonne; Shell ETC; 2011-1722. 7:44 a.m.: Medical call at the 500 trouble at the 600 block of 2nd St.,
named child is in your custody, to bring the child
with you at that time. David Martzahn, 19 of Greene, Rock-SR-Williams 2nd Add-5-4- Mortgages: Jacobs Randy L; block of Main St. Parkersburg.
NANCY GREENLEE, Butler County Clerk of speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge, EXC ETC; SR-712-5-4-EXC ETC; Jacobs Sharon L; First National 12:33 p.m.: Report of domestic Friday, May 20
Court $60 court cost. 2011-1684. Bank; 92-15-20-NE SE; 92-15-21- trouble at the 600 block of 12th St. 6:39 a.m.: Medical call - back pain
By: RaeAnn Codner Des.
Clerk’s Designee/Deputy Clerk Theodore, McIntyre, 42 of Pleasant Mortgages: Boeckmann Bradley J; S1/2 S1/2 NW; 92-15-20-S1/2 SW 3:27 p.m.: Request for motorist at the 600 block of Broadway St.,
ST&TJ-21-2 Paraire, speeding. $90 fine, $31.50 Boeckmann Helen L; First National NE-lts 1 & 2; 2011-1728. assistance on Spring Ave. Dumont.
surcharge, $60 court cost. Bank; Shell Rock-SR-Williams 2nd Affidavit: Kramer Marlyn R to 5:14 p.m.: Report of accident on 12:39 p.m.: Medical call - heart/
Alex Otto, 19 of Aredale, dark Add-5-4-EXC; SR-712-5-4-EXC; the public; Aplington-AP-Original the 13300 block of Union Ave. chest pain at the 600 block of N
NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE CITY COUN-
window/windshield. $50 fine, 2011-1685. Town-55-6, 7, 8-N 62ft 6&7 W1/2
CIL OF THE CITY OF CLARKSVILLE, 8:18 p.m.: Report of suspicious Bluff St., Greene.
$17.50 surcharge, $60 court cost. Warranty Deed: Cordes Clint W; lt8; AP-106-55-6, 7, 8-N 62ft 6&7
STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE
activity at the 21300 block of Spring 5:05 p.m.: Report of theft -
PROPOSED AUTHORIZATION OF A LOAN Stanley Stirling, 58 of Clarksville, Austin Janice; 93-17-2-Riverview W1/2 lt8; 2011-1729.
AGREEMENT AND THE ISSUANCE OF
brake lamps inoperable and failing Estates; 2011-1687. Joint Ten Deed: Kramer Marlyn R; Ave. mountain bike stolen at the 22300
NOT TO EXCEED $350,000.00 GENERAL
OBLIGATION CAPITAL LOAN NOTES (FOR to use seatbelt while operating CMV. Warranty Deed: Wefel Michael G; Kramer Kelly G; Kramer Donna M; Wednesday, May 18 block of Glen Hall Rd., Shell Rock.
A GENERAL CORPORATE PURPOSE) AND $100 fines, $35.00 surcharges, $120 Wefel Janet C; Wefel Michael G; Aplington-AP-Original Town-55-6, 8:55 a.m.: Medical call at the 2800 5:43 p.m.: Report of a hit and
THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE AUTHORI-
ZATION AND ISSUANCE THEREOF court costs. Wefel Janet C; 93-15-36-S1/2 S1/2- 7, 8-N62ft, W1/2 lt 8; AP-106-55-6, block of March Ave. run accident at the 200 block of W
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Brian Shultz, 39 of St. Louis Park, EXC; 93-15-1-Wfr1/2 NEfr1/2; 7, 8-N62ft, W1/2 lt 8; 2011-1730. 3:16 p.m.: Medical call – trouble Weare St.
Council of the City of Clarksville, State of Iowa,
will hold a public hearing on the 7th day of
speeding. $40 fine, $19 surcharge, 2011-1697. Release: Argent Mortgage breathing at the 200 block of S Main 6:50 p.m.: Report of fraud of the
June, 2011, at 7:00 o’clock P.M., in the Council $60 court cost. Mortgages: Moreno Guadalupe; Company, LLC; Lafrenz Wayne D; St. 1000 block of Railroad St.
Chambers, City Hall, 115 W. Superior Street, Phyllis Willis, 68 of Thornton, Moreno Alma M; Iowa State Bank; Nelson Kimberly K; Parkersburg- 4:06 p.m.: Request for motorist 7:40 p.m.: Report of suspicious
Clarksville, Iowa, at which meeting the Council
proposes to take additional action for the autho- speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge, 91-18-7-SW SE & SE SW; 91-18- PB-Meadowbrook 2nd Add-7-; PB- assistance at the 300 block of 5th St. activity - crotch rockets driving
rization of a Loan Agreement and the issuance $60 court cost. 18-N1/2 NE & NE NW; 2011-1698. 620-7; 2011-1731. 5:55 p.m.: Report of burglary at crazy on HWY 188.
of not to exceed $350,000.00 General Obliga- Kenneth Wygle, 49 of Aplington, Release: Midwestone Bank; Release: Security State Bank; the 700 block of 10th St. Saturday, May 21
tion Capital Loan Notes, for a general corporate
purpose, bearing interest at the rate of not to speeding. $40 fine, $14 surcharge, Peterson Jeffery S; 90-16-14-SE Niehaus Keith; Schwartz Tina 6:10 p.m.: Report of suspicious 2:45 p.m.: Report of theft of
exceed nine (9) per centum per annum, in order $60 court cost. SW-Parcel C; 2011-1699. (Niehaus); 92-16-12-S1/2 lt 5-Sub activity at the 200 block of S 2nd St. vehicle at the 1200 block of Glenn
to pay costs of construction, reconstruction, en-
Marriages Warranty Deed: Atteberry Patricia SE SE; 2011-1732.
largement, improvement and equipping of a city 6:19 p.m.: Report of suspicious St., Aplington.
Sarah Francis Hughes, 28 to Levi G; Feckers Donald L; Feckers Mortgages: Behrends Matthew A;
library. Principal and interest on the proposed
Loan Agreement will be payable from the Debt Alan Towsley, 34, both of Greene. Sharon R; 90-16-34-N1/2 SE SW; Behrends Sarah A; 92-16-12-SE SE- activity at the 32500 block of HWY 3:11 p.m.: Medical call - abdominal
Serena Joy Beether, 28 of 90-16-34-NE SW; 90-16-34-E1/2 subd lt 5 S 1/2 EXC; 2011-1733. 3. pain at the 300 block of Parriott St.,
At any time before the date of the meeting,
a petition asking that the question of entering Aplington to Alexander Dae Parrish, NW-ETC; 90-16-34-E1/2 NW-ETC Joint Ten Deed: Harken Derek; 9:05 p.m.: Report of suspicious Aplington.
into a loan agreement and issuing such notes 29 of Des Moines. EXC; 2011-1700. Harken Jessie; Meyer Brian L; activity at the 700 block of Pine St. 3:31 p.m.: Report of an accident at
be submitted to the legal voters of the City, may
be filed with the Clerk of the City in the man- Deaths Mortgages: Feckers Donald Leroy; Meyer Shari S; Aplington-AP- 9:22 p.m.: Medical call – heart/ the 700 block of 9th St., Allison.
ner provided by Section 362.4 of the City Code Leona Decknadel, 95 of Aplington. Feckers Donald L; Feckers Sharon Eckles 2nd Add-16 & 17-; AP-102- chest pain at the 27400 block of 6:54 p.m.: Medical call at the 100
of Iowa pursuant to Section 384.26 of the City
Code of Iowa.
Date of death: May 8. Date recorded: Rae; Feckers Sharon R; Iowa State 16 & 17; 2011-1735. 270th St. block of S Main St., Allison.
This Notice is given by order of the Council May 18. Bank; 90-16-34-N1/2 SE SW; 90- Mortgages: Meyer Brian L; Meyer 9:49 p.m.: Report of suspicious 7:13 p.m.: Report of harassment - a
of the City of Clarksville, State of Iowa, as pro- Margaret Everts, 85 of Aplington. 16-34-NE SW; 90-16-34-NW-ETC; Shari S; Lincoln Savings Bank; activity on 8th St. verbal argument at the 300 block of
vided by Sections 384.24A and 384.26 of the
City Code of Iowa, as amended. Date of death: May 3. Date recorded: 2011-1701. Aplington-AP-Eckles 2nd Add-16 Thursday, May 19 N Main St., Allison.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2011. May 19. Joint Ten Deed: Schwartz Tina & 17-; AP-102-16 & 17; 2011-1736. 2:08 a.m.: Medical call at the 200 Sunday, May 22
Larry D. Betts, CMC Rosa Leerhoff, 103 of Clarksville. Marie; Behrends Matthew A; Mortgages: Meyer Brian L; Meyer block of S Ely St. 12:59 a.m.: Medical call - trouble
City Clerk of the City of Clarksville,
State of Iowa Date of death; May 6. Date recorded: Behrends Sarah A; 92-16-12-SE SE- Shari S; Lincoln Savings Bank; 9:54 a.m.: Report of a structure breathing at the 28300 block of
ST-21-1 May 17. SUBD lt 5 S1/2; 2011-1709. Aplington-AP-Original Town-10-6- fire - upstairs apartment at the 110th St., New Hartford.
Duane Miller, 73 of Allison. Date Mortgages: Gearhart Harold D; EXC ETC; AP-106-10-6-EXC ETC;
500 block of Main St., Bristow. 5:35 a.m.: Medical call - trouble
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT of death: May 2. Date recorded: Gearhart Ilene J; Cedar Falls CCU; 2011-1737.
May 18. Dumont-DU-Pendergast Add-6-W Affidavit: Adair Holdings LLC to Allison, Bristow and Dumont Fire breathing at the 24700 block of
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
KENNETH LEE BERTRAM, Deceased Property Transfers 55 ft; DU-306-6-W 55 ft; 2011-1711. the public; Clarksville-CL-Orig Twn Departments responded, as well 130th St., Greene.
Probate No. ESPR015961 Warranty Deed: Hoodjer Chris; Release: Cedar Falls CCU; Wrage & Blks-5-5-; CL-210-5-5; 2011- as Dumont and Franklin General 9:22 a.m.: Report of a general fire
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
OF ADMINISTRATOR Community Nursing Home Inc.; Rebecca F; 90-15-13-Comm at SE 1738. Ambulance and Red Cross. Red call at the 600 block of West St.
AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS Clarksville-CL-Community Homes COR ETC; 2011-1712. Release: First National Bank; Cross assisted the family with 9:40 a.m.: Report of an accident at
To All Persons Interested in the Estate of
Add-2-4-EXC ETC; CL-201-2-4- Mortgages: Wrage Rebecca F; Boeckmann Bradley James; lodging, food and clothing. the 400 block of 9th St.
Kenneth Lee Bertram, Deceased, who died on
or about March 22nd, 2011: EXC ETC; 2011-1675. Cedar Falls CCU; 90-15-13-Comm Boeckmann Helen Lavonne; Shell 2:22 p.m.: Report of forgery at the 3:57 p.m.: Report of harassment
You are hereby notified that on the 16th day Mortgages: Miller Trent W; SE COR ETC; 2011-1713. Rock-SR-Williams 2nd Add-5-4- 1000 block of HWY 57, Parkersburg. at the 500 block of W Prospect St.,
of May, 2011, the undersigned was appointed
administrator of the estate. Veridian Credit Union; 90-15-27-SE- Release: Iowa State Bank; Harms EXC; SR-712-5-4-EXC; 2011-1745. 3:39 p.m.: Report of a one vehicle Clarksville.
Notice is hereby given that all persons in- Parcel A; 2011-1677. Kevin L; Harms Barbara F; 91-18- Release: Sound Community Bank; accident on 190th St. 8:46 p.m.: Report of vandalism at
debted to the estate are requested to make im- Release: Veridian Credit Union; 34-NE NW-ETC; 2011-1714. Otto Dennis Williams; Johlas Debra 5:13 p.m.: Medical call - heart/ the 400 block of S Fremont St.
mediate payment to the undersigned, and cred-
itors having claims against the estate shall file Moree Amy L; Moree Shawn M; Release: Iowa State Bank; Ann; Shell Rock-SR-Lois Ann Add- chest pain at the 900 block of N
them with the clerk of the above named district 90-16-12-NE-NE COR; 2011-1678. Karsjens Pretice D; Karsjens 2-E100ft; SR-704-2-E100ft; 91-15-
court, as provided by law, duly authenticated,
for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to
Release: Midwestone Bank; Prentice; Karsjens Julie; 90-17-28- 11-E1/2 NE-ETC; 91-15-12-W1/2
occur of four months from the second publica- Hornbuckle Kris; Parkersburg- SW NE-EXC ETC; 2011-1715. NW-ETC; 2011-1746.
tion of this notice or one month from the date of PB-Taylors Add-31-SUBD A EXC Mortgages: Spiker Tracey R; Mortgages: Turnquist Phillip;
mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed
or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. ETC; PB-630-31-SUBD A EXC Etc; Lincoln Savings Bank; Greene-GR- Turnquist Lisa; Ally Capital Corp;
Dated this 16th day of May, 2011. 2011-1679. Original Town-10-3 & 2-SE 1/2 lt 2; Allison-AL-Original Town-517,
Jamie Crawford Release: Midwestone Bank; Wise GR-409-10-3 & 2-SE 1/2 lt 2; 2011- 518, 519, 520-; AL-42-517, 518,
Administrator of the Estate
21313 Jay Ave. Letrisha J; 91-16-27-NE NE-Parcel 1716. 519, 520; 2011-1748.
Allison, IA 50602
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Shepard, Gibson & Lievens
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Yard and Garden:
By Richard Jauron, Willy Klein in their susceptibility to blackspot.
Nurses: Trusted to care Iowa gardeners successfully grow When purchasing roses, select
The American Nurses Association a wide variety of roses in sunny rose varieties that are resistant to
celebrated National Nurses week garden areas. This week Iowa State blackspot. When selecting a plant-
this month with the theme “Nurses: University Extension garden experts ing site, choose a site that receives
Trusted to Care”. Over 30 years ago respond to common questions relat- full sun and provides good air move-
the Board of Supervisors created ed to growing and caring for roses. ment. Full sun and good air move-
a public health agency to care for Gardeners with additional questions ment promote drying of the rose
Butler County residents, and today can contact the experts by emailing foliage and discourage blackspot in-
seven registered nurses along with or calling the ISU Extension horti- fections. Reduce the amount of over-
seven home care aides, three office culture hotline at hortline@iastate. wintering fungi by carefully clean-
staff and one environmental health edu or 515-294-3108. ing up the leaf debris in fall. When
specialist continue the tradition of What is the proper planting depth watering roses, apply water directly
providing caring, trusting services when planting hybrid tea roses? to the ground around the plants. Do
to local residents. Jennifer Becker is Modern roses, such as hybrid tea, not wet the foliage. Fungicide appli-
the current agency director. grandiflora and floribunda roses, are cations must begin at the first sign of
Nursing visits include medication propagated by budding. A single bud disease symptoms.
supervision, wound care, IV and is removed from the desired vari- How often should I water my
wound VAC therapy, catheter care, ety and inserted onto a hardy root- roses?
and referrals for physical, occupa- stock. The bud union (the knob-like Modern roses, such as hybrid teas,
swelling at the base of the canes) is floribundas and grandifloras, require
tional, and speech therapy. Home
sensitive to extreme cold and rapid watering during hot, dry weather.
Care Aides can provide personal temperature changes in winter. Mod- The frequency depends upon weath-
cares, light housekeeping, and laun- ern roses are essentially destroyed er conditions and soil type. In most
dry. if all growth above the bud union gardens, a thorough watering every
The income generated from home is destroyed in winter. When plant- seven to 10 days during dry weather
care visits also helps to support nu- ing hybrid tea, grandiflora and flo- is sufficient. If possible, apply the
merous other services, such as foot ribunda roses, the bud union should water directly to the soil around each
clinics, flu shot clinics, blood pres- be positioned 2 to 3 inches below the plant. Overhead watering wets the
sure screenings, and homemaker soil surface to protect the bud union foliage and increases disease prob-
services. If you choose NOT to use and lower portions of the canes from lems. If overhead watering is un-
Butler County nurses, your health winter damage. avoidable, morning is the best time
insurance dollars will be sent to the How often should I fertilize hy- to water roses. Morning applications
out-of-county agency you choose. If Keeping the agency running smoothly is (back row) 3 year employee Holly Roose (coordinates the Care for Your- brid tea roses? allow the foliage to dry quickly.
you want to support your local pub- self (Wise Woman & breast & cervical cancer) programs, tobacco prevention,& JEL,programs), 10 year employee To encourage vigorous growth and An excellent way to conserve soil
lic health agency and all the services Diane Johnson (home care aide/homemaker coordinator), & 26 year employee Tammy Fleshner (administrative abundant bloom, hybrid tea, flori- moisture is by mulching. Possible
they provide, be sure to request But- assistant,child passenger safety & EMS coordinator), & (front row) 3 year employee Mike Weinberg (environmental bunda and grandiflora roses should mulches include wood chips, shred-
ler County Public Health or call 319- health specialist), & 18 year employee, Jennifer Becker.RN, BSN, Bio-terrorism & Agency director. be fertilized two or three times a ded bark, pine needles and cocoa
267-2934. year. Fertilizer applications can be bean hulls. Spread 2 to 4 inches of
made in early spring (immediately mulch around each rose or over the
after pruning), during the first bloom entire bed. Mulches also help to con-
period and mid to late July. Do not trol weeds.
fertilize after July 31. Later fertil- What is the proper way to dead-
ization will produce succulent new head roses?
growth that may not harden suffi- Deadheading or the removal of
ciently before winter. An all-purpose faded flowers is done to encour-
garden fertilizer, such as 10-10-10, age additional bloom on hybrid tea
should produce excellent results. and other repeat-flowering roses.
Sprinkle 1/4 cup of fertilizer around Hybrid tea roses usually have one
each plant per application. or two 3-leaflet leaves immedi-
How can I control blackspot on ately below the flower. Next (lower
my roses? down on the stem) are two or more
Blackspot is a common fun- 5-leaflet leaves. The deadheading
gal disease of roses. Symptoms of procedure is slightly different for
blackspot are circular black spots on newly planted and established roses.
the leaves. Infected leaves turn yel- During their first growing season,
low and drop prematurely. Initially, it’s usually recommended that the
symptoms develop on the lower spent flower be removed above the
leaves and gradually move upward. uppermost 3-leaflet leaf. Removal
By late summer, severely infected of a larger percentage of the rose’s
plants may be nearly defoliated. foliage reduces the plant’s ability to
The blackspot fungus overwin- manufacture food and slows growth.
ters on fallen leaves and infected When deadheading established
Cindy DeWitt, RN. a 6 year employee for Butler County, holds foot Mary Johnson, RN, has worked for Butler County for 23 years, & presently runs the canes. Spores are splashed on to roses, the stem may be cut back to
clinics for Marjory & others in Dumont, Allison, Clarksville, Greene, Homes for Healthy Children Program for Ava & Brady & other children from newborn newly emerging foliage in spring. a 5-leaflet leaf. Retain at least two
Shell Rock, Parkersburg, & Aplington, & is the case manager for the to 5 years old to encourage successful parenting skills. Blackspot development is favored 5-leaflet leaves on each shoot. Use
elderly waiver program (in home health for lower income seniors). by warm (75 F), wet weather. sharp tools (hand shears or knife) to
Careful rose selection, cultural remove faded flowers. Cut about 1/4
practices and fungicide treatments inch above an outward facing bud
can be used to control blackspot on and leaflet with the cut made parallel
roses. Rose varieties differ widely to the angle of the leaflet.
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THIS PUBLICATION DOES NOT KNOWINGLY ACCEPT
advertising which is deceptive, fraudulent or which might
NOTICES ATTORNEY FOR SALE THANK YOU
otherwise violate the law or accepted standards of taste.
However, this publication does not warrant or guarantee the NOTICE: COUNTY Seat Crafts & Con- ETHAN D. EPLEY, 313 S. Cherry St., FOR SALE: Like new appliances, re- WE THANK YOU because you cared,
accuracy of any advertisement, nor the quality of the goods signment Summer Hours: Monday - Suite B, P.O. Box 627, Shell Rock, 319- frigerator, range, dishwasher and micro- you came to share beautiful flowers and
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or services advertised. Readers are cautioned to thoroughly enough to do words of comfort on cards
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dealing with persons unknown to you who ask for money Trial Law Boat and motor, V-bottom, 12’, 18 h mo- fort and a friend in need, Because you
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bless each of you; Whatever you did to
GARAGE SALE $75; Self-propelled mower 6 h Toro with
bagger $50; Maytag washer and gas console our hearts, We thank you so
dryer $25 each; 1975 Pilgrim camper much, whatever the part. The Family of
with new refrigerator, air conditioner Maxine Chesnut
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provided at a later time.
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FOR SALE: Over 1000 “like new” items Thanks for all the prayers, cards, gifts,
moved in daily. Spring & summer cloth- flowers and food while I was in the hospi-
ing, housewares, furniture, antiques. tal and since returning home. Thank you
Trinkets & Togs Thrift Store, Colleg- to Pastor Jeff for his visits and prayers.
etowne Plaza, Waverly, phone 319-352- God Bless you all. Viola Muller
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Allan Industrial Coatings ________________________ ST-18-4
THANK YOU to Clarksville-Plainfield
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positions available are full time with negotiable starting wages. No experience won during their Heartgard heartworm
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benefits including paid Holidays, Health, Dental and Vision insurance options.
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Happy Birthday! Allan Industrial Coatings me celebrate my retirement, also for the
cards and gifts. A special thank you to
Love, 22191 Hwy 3, PO Box 798 • Allison, IA 50602.
my daughters and families for a memo-
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Jurene AIC is an equal opportunity employer. _______________________ ST-21-1x
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maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment drug memorials and prayers. Also for words
testing as well as background checks. of comfort, encouragement and spiri-
tual guidance from Pastor David Nelson,
preceding the days before our mother’s
death and the funeral service following.
Mel’s TV To the members of St. John Lutheran for
preparing the food and serving an un-
Please apply within from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F at: And expectedly large amount of friends and
730 Technology Place (Business Hwy 218 South), Waverly, Iowa relatives who attended. Thanks to Dr.
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• Clarksville Star • Beef Month Thursday, May 26, 2011 • 13
May is Beef Month
May is Beef Month
Social Responsibility Report May is Beef Month in Iowa Iowa’s Beef Cattle In-
Issued by Beef Farmers By Dan Cook, New Providence, been honored for their environ-
chair of the Iowa Beef Industry mental stewardship which not only dustry Facts & Figures
Contact: Matt Deppe, IBIC Direc- only 7 percent of the world’s cattle, Council, 641-497-5746, hipoint@ conserves, but improves natural re-
tor of Industry Relations, matt@ia- meaning that they are helping pro- From the Iowa Beef Industry Council
heartofiowa.net sources. Recently honored as the
beef.org, 515-296-2305 vide valuable nutrients to a growing Total Cattle Inventory in Iowa (as of January 1, 2010) 3,850,000
Each spring as Iowans fire up their 2011 National Environmental Stew-
Cattlemen across the country are population both in the United States State Rank All Cattle and Calves (January 1, 2010) Seventh
grills, they rekindle their love affair ardship Award winners, the Bill and
pleased to announce the release of and abroad; USDA Cattle on Feed in Iowa (January 1, 2010) 1,360,000
with beef. Now is a great time to Nancy Couser family of Nevada,
“The Cattlemen’s Stewardship Re- Since 1993, cattlemen have State Rank Cattle and Calves on Feed (2010) Fourth
• celebrate May Beef Month, whether share their passion for “doing things
view: Connecting Our Vision and invested $30 million of their beef Yearly Marketings (2009) 1,914,000
it’s with a thick juicy T-bone or the right.” Couser Cattle Company is a
Values,” a first-of-its-kind inside checkoff dollars in safety improve- Percentage of U.S. Grain fed Beef produced in Iowa (2009) 7.48 %
all-American hamburger. third generation feedlot operation
look at cattlemen’s influence on the ments. Collaborative beef-industry Number of Feedlots (2007) 7,845
Your celebration honors hard- located in the fertile lands of Story
nation’s communities, the economy, efforts have helped reduce the inci- Number of Cattle Operations (2008) 30,000
working cattle farmers and their County in central Iowa.
public health and the environment. dence of foodborne illnesses, includ- Number of Farms with Beef Cows (2008) 21,000
families. They are that first step in -MORE-
The “Cattlemen’s Stewardship ing E. coli O157:H7, which now af- Number of Beef Cows (as of January 1, 2010) 885,000
producing safe, nutritious beef and The Cousers strive to minimize
Review” comes at a critical point in fects less than one person in 100,000 State Rank Number of Beef Cows (20010) Twelfth
they are at work in all 99 Iowa coun- impact on the environment and max-
time when people are more discon- people. Number of Farms with Dairy Cows (2008) 2,400
ties. (Yes, beef is a local food!) imize resources. They raise the seed
nected from agriculture and food • More than 90 percent of Number of Dairy Cows (as of January 1, 2010) 215,000
Again, it is at the farm level that corn that produces the grain for etha-
production, yet there is an increasing feedyard cattle raised in the U.S. to- Cash Receipts from Cattle and Calves (2008) $2.882 Billion
the economic benefits from beef nol and use the distillers grains from
interest in knowing more about who day are influenced by Beef Quality Iowa Jobs Directly Related to the Cattle Industry 12,866
production start. In Iowa, we have the ethanol to feed their cattle. They
raises food. In fact, nearly three-out- Assurance (BQA), a checkoff-fund- Iowa Jobs Indirectly related to the Cattle Industry 26,500
30,000 farm families that raise cat- use the manure from the cattle to fer-
of-four people say that they want to ed program that sets guidelines for Corn Used in Beef Production (2006) 148 mil bushels
tle, but their work needs to be sup- tilize the next crop of seed corn so
know more about how beef is raised animal care and handling. Iowa’s Cattle Industry contributes $5.1 billion in business activity to
and who raises it, according to re- Between 1977 and 2007 the plemented by many who make sure that this natural cycle can continue.
• Iowa’s Economy
search conducted with beef checkoff “carbon footprint” of beef shrank that the beef produced here makes it Cousers join two other Iowa cattle
Sources: Economic Importance of Iowa’s Cattle Industry, prepared for
funds. 18 percent as farmers and ranchers to your dinner plate. That includes families in receiving this national
the Iowa Beef Industry Council by Department of Economics, Iowa State
“Being a cattle farmer is a chal- raised 13 percent more beef with feed manufacturers and equipment award. The Dave Petty family, op-
University, Iowa Agricultural Statistics, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
lenge these days,” says Elaine 13 percent fewer cattle. When com- dealers, truck drivers and food erators of the Iowa River Ranch, El-
Utesch of Triple U Ranch in Correc- pared to 1977, each pound of beef marketers. Raising cattle also sup- dora and the Utesch family, Triple U
tionville, IA. “We don’t cut corners raised in 2007 used 20 percent less ports many other Iowa farmers, too. Ranch, Correctionville, received the
on food safety nor on the methods feed, 30 percent less land, 14 percent Cattle eat feed made from millions award in the recent past.
used to raise our cattle. We like the less water and 9 percent less fossil- of bushels of corn, soybeans and the Iowa cattle producers are proud of
reputation of providing the most fuel energy. co-products of these grains. their role in feeding consumers in
reasonably priced, safest, most nu- • Nearly one-half of cattle Iowa has a unique beef industry Iowa, the U.S. and the world. You
tritious food in the world. The Cat- farmers and ranchers volunteer with with the resources needed to raise can let your local cattle farmers
tlemen’s Stewardship Review pro- youth organizations and more than high quality cattle. We have abun- know they are appreciated by enjoy-
actively provides a great summary one-third donate their time to other dant feedstuffs, rolling hills best ing a juicy hamburger or thick steak
for consumers to learn how the beef civic organizations, compared to a kept in pasture and the experienced on the grill tonight.
they eat is raised.” national average of 7 percent of all cow-calf farmers and cattle feeders Producer-directed and consumer-
The Review is broken into five key Americans. to produce some of the highest qual- focused, the Iowa Beef Industry
sections, which showcase key ac- The Review is available at www. ity beef in the country. Council is funded by the $1-per-
complishments of U.S cattle farmers ExploreBeef.org, along with short Iowa’s cattle farmers are passion- head beef checkoff. Checkoff dol-
and ranchers, including: videos of stakeholder interviews dis- ate about the environment. We de- lars are invested in beef promotion,
• U.S. cattlemen provide cussing the beef industry’s accom- pend on the land and its resources consumer information, research, in-
20 percent of the world’s beef with plishments. for our livelihood so good manage-
ment of the environment and our
dustry information and foreign mar-
ket development, all with the pur-
We Appreciate Beef Producers!
Honor Our Beef Producers!!
livestock is mandatory. We’re com-
mitted to leaving the environment in
pose of strengthening beef demand.
For more information, visit www.
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World’s Top Coin Collectors in Town
Next Week to Purchase All Types of Coins!
By KEN MCINTOSH
ICCA will be placing ads in newspapers, The rarest coins these collectors are
WE BUY SCRAP
radio and running television spots next week
asking people to bring in any old silver and
looking for include $20, $10, $5 and $2
1/2 gold coins and any coin made before
GOLD & GOLD
gold coins made before 1965. Those that
bring in their coins will be able to speak
1850. These coins always bring big
premiums according to the ICCA. Silver
with collectors one on one and have their dollars are also very sought after nowadays.
coins looked at by a specialist. With the Other types of items the ICCA will be
help of these ICCA members, offers will purchasing during this event include U.S.
be made to those that have coins made currency, gold bullion, investment gold,
before 1965. Offers will be made based silver bars, silver rounds, proof sets, etc.
on silver or gold content and the rarity of Even foreign coins are sought after and will
the coins. All coins made before 1965 will be purchased.
be examined and purchased including gold Also at this event anyone can sell their
coins, silver coins, silver dollars, all types of gold jewelry, dental gold or anything made
nickels and pennies. Those that decide to of gold on the spot. Gold is currently trading
sell their coins will be paid on the spot. at over $1,400.00 per ounce near an all
If you are like a lot of people you might time high. Bring anything you think might
have a few old coins or even a coffee be gold and the collectors will examine,
can full lying around. If you have ever test and price it for free. If you decide to
wondered what they are worth now might sell, you will be paid on the spot – it has
Here’s How It Works:
be your chance to find out and even sell been an unknown fact that coin dealers
them if you choose. They could be worth have always paid more for jewelry and • Gather items of interest from your
a lot according to the International Coin scrap gold than other jewelers and pawn attic, safe deposit box, garage,
Collectors Association also known as ICCA. brokers.
Collectors will pay a fortune for some coins basement, etc. There is no limit to
So whether you have one coin you think
and currency for their collections. If it is might be valuable or a large collection you the amount of items you can bring
rare enough, one coin could be worth over recently inherited, you can talk to these
$100,000 according to Eric Helms, coin • No appointment necessary
collectors for free. If your’re lucky you may
collector and ICCA member. One ultra rare have a rarity worth thousands. Either way • If interested in selling, we will
dime, an 1894S Barber, sold for a record there is nothing to lose and it sounds like
$1.9 million to a collector in July of 2007. consult our collector’s database to
While that is an extreme example, many For more information on this event visit see if a buyer exists. 90% of all
rare and valuable coins are stashed away the ICCA website at items have offers in our database
in dresser drawers or lock boxes around the www.internationalcoincollectors.com
country. The ICCA and its collector members • The offer is made on the spot on
have organized a traveling event in search behalf of our collectors making
of all types of coins and currency. Even the offer
common coins can be worth a significant
amount due to the high price of silver and • If you decide to accept the offer,
gold, says Helms. Washington quarters we will pay you on the spot!
and Roosevelt dimes can be worth many
times their face value. Recent silver markets ADMISSION • You get 100% of the offer
have driven the price up on common coins CONTINUES IN WAVERLY with no hidden fees
made of silver. Helms explains that all half
dollars, quarters and dimes made before EVERY DAY
1965 contain 90% silver and are sought NEXT TUESDAY - NEXT SATURDAY
after any time silver prices rise. Right now
it’s a sellers market he said.
MAY 31ST - JUNE 4TH
NEXT T–F 9AM–6PM
What We Buy:
NEXT SAT 9AM-4PM
COINS AMERICA’S BEST VALUE
Any and all coins made before 1965, rare RED FOX INN
coins, entire collections, Silver Dollars, 1900 HERITAGE WAY (HWY 3 W)
Half Dollars, Quarters, Dimes, Half Dimes, WAVERLY, IA 50677
Nickels, Three Cent Pieces, Two Cent Pieces, DIRECTIONS: (319) 352-5330
Cents, Large Cents, Half Cents and all others.
SHOW INFO: (217) 787-7767
All denominations made before 1934.
Including $20, $10, $5, $4, $3, $2.5,
$1, Private Gold, Gold Bars, etc.
Kruggerands, Canadian Maple Leafs,
Pandas, Gold Bars, U.S. Eagles and 1893
GOLD PAID $1,800
IS TRADING AT ALL TIME HIGHS
NOW IS THE TIME TO CASH IN!
SCRAP GOLD Mercur y
Broken and unused jewelry, dental gold. Dime
JEWELRY PAID $2,800
Diamond rings, bracelets, earrings, loose
diamonds, all gem stones, etc.
Anything made of platinum. Washington
Flatware, tea sets, goblets, jewelry, etc. and PAID $14,000
anything marked sterling.