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Volume 146 • Number 48
P.O. Box 788
Clarksville, IA 50619
In Today’s Paper...
Obituaries - Page 4
After the Feast
Public Notice - Page 6
• Edible candy baskets Clarksville
• Win a Christmas movie
Open Houses - Page 8
collection cl a r k s v i l l e s t a r @ b u t l e r - b r e m e r. c o m
Classifieds - Page 10
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Jerry Roling Chevrolet Makes Giving
Congratulations to Mary Ann Hinders, Arlene Kampman, Leo Wedeking,
all of Clarksville and Mamie Rottink and Suzie Wubbena, both of Allison
By Staci Miller - Editor
Giving back to the community be-
Back a Priority
who won the turkey drawing this week. Your certificate can be picked up
at the Butler County Tribune-Journal office in Allison. Thanks for entering comes priority for most businesses
and good luck to you all in next week’s drawing. during the holiday, and that’s no dif-
ferent for Jerry Roling Chevrolet in
Clarksville School Hallways Open to Walkers Waverly. With footballs and baby
School hallways are open to community members who want a safe area dolls and classics like Candyland
to walk during the winter season (November 15, 2010 – April 15, 2011). and Don’t Break the Ice filling up the
Hallways will be open to walkers from 6:30 – 7:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.– 7:00 back of their 2011 Chevy Silverado,
p.m. (Monday – Friday). Please call the superintendent’s office at 278-4008 the dealership’s 2nd annual toy drive
for any additional information. is well underway.
For the second year in a row, Rol-
A Night in Bethlehem ing Chevrolet will be holding a toy
Why not begin this Christmas season with “A Night in Bethlehem?” Plan drive; collecting unwrapped, unused
now to be a part of this special Christmas event, a hands-on Holy land ex- toys to be given to the Cedar Val-
perience for everyone. ley Friends of the Family (CVFF), a
Step back in time and see what it might have been like to be in the mar- private, non-profit victim advocacy
ketplace in Bethlehem during the Roman census, on the night baby Jesus agency serving Bremer, Butler and
was born. Chickasaw counties.
Come visit all nine shops with hands on activities and fun for all ages. “We did this drive last year and it
Also, visit the stable with all the live animals. was a big success, and felt there was
“A Night in Bethlehem” will be held on Dec. 1 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at a great need to do it again.” Greg
the Open Door Youth Center at 107 S. Main St. in Clarksville. For more Stockdale, Roling Chevrolet Sales
information, call 278-1095. There is no cost to attend and in case of bad Manager.
weather, the event will be Dec. 5 at the same time. Come join the experience The idea for the drive began last
and make Christmas 2010 extra special. year after Owner, Brad Roling,
wanted to come up with a way the
Clarksville’s Holiday Open Houses company could give back to the
Clarksville’s holiday open houses will be held this Saturday, Dec. 4. Join community. According to Stock-
the Clarksville Pharmacy, Butler County State Bank Antiques, Schunk’s dale, Brad Roling knew this time
Junk & More, Express Mart, Clarksville Veterinary Service, Orly’s Meat of the year was fun and exciting for
Market & Locker, Cedar Ridge, and K & S Grocery as they get into the most but quite difficult for others,
holiday spirit. and decided it would be a good idea
Also, from 9 – 11 a.m. visit Santa at the library where there will be crafts for Roling Chevrolet to team up with
the community to help those in need. Photo By Staci Miller - Editor
for the kids and stories from Granny Lola. And, stroll through the forest of
Tiny Tim trees at the holiday open house from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. “It means a great deal to us and Gerg Stockdale of Jerry Roling Chevrolet in Waverly stands with a truck bed full of gifts to be donated to
the families we help here at Cedar the Cedar Valley Friends of the Familiy organization later this month.
Dumont Holiday Open Houses Valley Friends of the Family,” said
Dumont’s holiday open houses will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 Marcie Sharp, Administrative Ser-
vices Director. “Without Roling, we to fill two trucks with toys or about want the community to know that fortunate this time of year.”
Choralaires in Concert Dec. 4 & 5 would have a hard time doing this $2,500 worth in gifts. They’re even we’re here for them,” said Stock- If you’d like to help Jerry Roling
SEEKING THE KING, a concert of sacred and secular Christmas mu- kind of thing for the families who asking for tape, wrapping paper and dale. “This type of thing gives you Chevrolet and Cedar Valley Friends of
sic will be presented by the Choralaires on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 P.M. come here for help.” bows. a great satisfaction, to know that the Family have a happier holiday, bring
and Sunday Dec. 5 at 2:30 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church in This year, the dealership’s goal is “We’ve had a great response and you’re helping people that aren’t so items by Monday, Dec. 13.
Vocalists for the 29th Choralaires’ concert season include Aileen Arthur,
Kay Brooks, Cathy Cramer, Mari Cramer, Dave Dahlgren, Tom Dannen,
Mark Fisher, Joyce Frey, Pat Hartwig, Sonja Hofmeister, Jake Johnson, CHS Alumni Committee Seeking Mailing Addresses
Dean Kluss, Monte Leichsenring, Jean Lindstrom, Jennifer Littlejohn, Bob
The CHS Alumni Committee is The Alumni Committee is plan- Gallmeyer, Mardell Roberts, Margaret (Mrs. Ray)
Loux,Tiffany Meyer, Clint Middleton, Rod Middleton, Don Morrison, Nan-
seeking the help of others to clean ning a meeting in early January Gallmeyer, Rae Tjaden, Dean, Tamae
cy Nail, Kay Owen, Doug Riley, Tricia Rosendahl, Marcia Schulz, Becky Geerloff, Gary Schneider, Margaret very old
up the mailing list of Alumni. We to start planning for the annual
Steiner, Duane Strempke, Susan Toftey, Donna Uhlenhopp, Bonnie Young Goode, Lore, Mildred Shanks, Elaine
would like the home addresses of the Spring Alumni Reunion.
and Bud Young. Bailey, Ken Gosse, Kraft. marcy Shatzers, Lisa
following people. Note some of the
The 31 member ensemble is directed by Karen Strempke of West Des Best, Marcella Haas, Booher, Lisa Sheldon, Betty
women’s names have maiden and/or
Moines, and accompanied by pianist JoAnne Olson of Clarion. Guest art- Behrens, Kim Hamilton, Mullesch, Colleen Stearns, Don
married names and are published in Hamilton, Kathleen Stirling, Steve
ists include cellist Sidney Baker, guitarist Lindsey German and percussion- Bolin, Ben
alphabetical order. Harn, Thorsen, Mary Shoemaker, Michelle
ist Andy Young. Vocalists are from nine communities, including Clarion, Carroll, Steve (1980)
Please call 278-4444 (ask for Lola) Dickman, Steve Heminston, Engelhardt, Bendene Smith, Dan
Hampton, Allison, Kanawha, Blairsburg, Eagle Grove, Urbandale West Des
if you have knowledge of current ad- Diesburg, Kerri Hinders, Doug Spindler, Jodi Rae
Moines and Leon. The obligato for cello was written by Clarion-Goldfield
dresses or further knowledge of how Disburg, Asch, Brenner, Tonya Hinders, Michelle Tjaden Dean Tamae
senior Andy Young.
to contact these people. Dreesman, Donald Hirsch, Jason Vance, Tom
Your assistance will truly be ap- Eilerts, James Hoffman, Floyd Waskow, Beth
Clarksville Pearl Harbor Service Hovenga, Aaron Wilder, Kenneth
preciated. Flugga, Frerichs, Lavon
The public is invited to the Pearl Harbor Service on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 Kleinschmidt, Warsten, Connie Witt, Dunn, Carla
p.m. at Lynwood Cemetery when the Clarksville AMVETS honor Fred Whi- Krull, Mitchell, Connie Witt, Runyan Dixie
taker, Gary L. Neal, Harvey J. Poppe, Robert C. Dorglum and Ed Schwartz. Kruse, Dale
Coffee will be served at the AMVET hall following the ceremony. Lalan, Julie
Volunteers Needed For Tree Pruning December 11 Leonard, Hilton Viola
Clarksville volunteers are needed to help with pruning trees on Saturday, Lorenzen, Steven
December 11. Volunteers should meet at the City Hall at 9:00am. Please Magedanz, David
bring pruning tools; extra pruning equipment will be available for anyone Maiers, Karen
that does not have any . The volunteers will work in teams to inspect and McKittrick, Melissa (1999)
prune the young trees planted in the “city right of way”. Come and enjoy this Miller, Tamara Jo
valuable activity to improve the appearance of our community. Mitchell Krull Connie
Annual Meeting Notice Mostek, Ryan
The Open Door Youth Center’s annual meeting will be held at 8 p.m. on Nieman, Randy
Dec. 13. Anyone wanting to attend is welcome. Parton, Tim
Phillis, Ott, Angela
Attention ATV, Snowmobile Owners Pruisner, Dwight
Ridder, Schmidt, Janell
The Butler County Recorder is reminding citizens that current registra-
tions on all ATV’s and Snowmobiles expire Dec. 31, 2010. A current regis-
tration can be renewed by mail with the Butler County Recorder for $17.75 Photo By Staci Miller - Editor
OR in the Recorder’s office.
The owner must provide us with the VIN number, make of the machine, Clarksville Public Library Director, Kristen Clark, stands with Butler
County Farm Bureau Member, Pete Jenssen, who presented
and either the owner’s Driver’s License number, or social security number,
along with date of birth. Providing last year’s registration gives us the VIN books on behalf of the Bureau to the library on Wednesday,
number and make of machine. Nov. 24.
Butler County Farm Sponsored By:
$500 Up for Grabs in the Bureau Donated Books
Football Mania Competition At Thanksgiving we gathered wanted to broaden
It’s the final week of the Butler County Tribune-Journal and Clarksville with family and friends to count their support even
Star’s Football Mania Competition. Congratulations to the 12 weekly win- our blessings and to give thanks further. This National Clip this coupon and register to win one of five turkeys
ners who are still in the running for the $500 grand prize are: Emily Watter- for the bounty we enjoy not just on Farm-City Week to be given away each week until Christmas!
son, Ron Reints, Bryce Jacobs, Suzie Wubbena, Tom Wubbena, Don Heuer, holidays, but everyday. The safe, the Butler County Coupons can be deposited at The Tribune-Journal in Allison,
plentiful food that is available to Farm Bureau board The Clarksville Sar in Clarksville or at J&C Grocery Stores in
Joan Heuer, Polly Primus, Brian Jacobs, Roger Litterer and John Ahlberg. of directors voted to
us doesn’t just appear in the stores, Allison and Dumont by noon on Monday. You need not be pres-
Also, a big thank you goes out to A-C-D-G Pharmacy, Allison Hardware, it got there thanks to a tremendous present agriculture
Butler-Bremer Communications, ent to win. One Coupon per person. No copies please.
partnership of farmers, ranchers, related books to the
Cooper Motors, Curly’s Double Winners will be announced each week in the
processors, truckers, shippers, county public libraries.
D Bar & Grill, Dralle’s Plumbing advertisers, wholesalers and Clarksville Public Tribune-Journal and Clarksville Star.
and Heating, Dumont Implement, retailers. In appreciation of this Library Director, Kristen
Express Mart, Gade’s Appliance, farm-city partnership, the president Clark commented, “As one Name: ________________________________
George’s TV & Appliance, Grant of the United States annually of my choices I purchased
Insurance Agency, J & C Grocery, proclaimed the week leading up to, the book ‘Oh Say Can You
and including Thanksgiving Day, as Seed’ because the Dr. Seuss series Town: ________________________________
K & S Grocery, Maxson-Frudden
National Farm-City Week. is very popular right now.” She
Lumber Company, Orly’s Meat also purchased Harvest Year by Cris
The past five years the Butler
Locker, Pete and Shorty’s, and County Farm Bureau has supported Peterson and Red Leaf Yellow Leaf Phone: ________________________________
Wilken Welding for being our spon- an Ag in the Classroom program by Lois Ehlert.
sors this year. December 2, 2010
November 25, 2010
in the county schools but this year
2 • Thursday, December 2, 2010 Editorial Butler County Tribune-Journal • Clarksville Star
Butler County Extension News
Around Applying for College Financial Aid or Preparing
to Buy a Home?
By Bill Arndorfer
Proper planning and organization
can make your road to college or
(including Form W-2), you have
to complete Form 4506, Request for
Butler-Grundy Extension Educator
home-buying easier. If you are
considering financial aid to help
Copy of Tax Return, and mail it to
the address listed in the instructions,
defray school costs, or if you are along with a $57.00 fee for each tax
Protect Your Personal Information applying for a bank loan, you will year requested. Make the check or
When shopping this holiday the kinds of information it collects likely need a copy of your tax money order for the fee payable to
season, it can be very tempting to about you and how the information transcript. High school seniors who the United States Treasury. Copies
sign up for special offers. Before will be used; your ability to prevent plan to attend college, or current are generally available for recently
you do, think about how that the sharing of your customer data students who plan to continue their filed returns and for returns filed
information might be used. The time with third parties; and its policies college studies, must fill out a Free within the past six years. Either
to protect your personal information to prevent fraudulent access to Application for Federal Student spouse may request copies of
is before you fill out any form. Keep confidential financial information. Aid to determine if they’re eligible jointly filed tax returns, or only one
that in mind whenever you fill out a The Act requires that all customers to receive financial aid. Part of this signature is required. Allow up to 60
registration form for a new product receive privacy notices annually application process is providing calendar days to receive your copies.
or when signing up for new services. and they have the right to opt out of a transcript of your federal tax The form and related information
The holiday season presents many having their personal information return information. Most financial are available on the IRS.gov.
opportunities to get your name added sold to or shared with third party institutions also require copies of To file this year’s taxes, low-
to a mailing list. These lists can result non affiliates such as retailers, direct tax returns for the mortgage loan income wage earners can use the
in receiving unwanted mailings, marketers or nonprofit organizations. application process. There are two services of a VITA sites are located at
product solicitations or worse yet, Examples of information that can quick and easy options to request the Iowa State University Extension
identity theft. Take steps to limit be sold include things such as name, copies of your tax return transcripts offices located in Winnebago,
the likelihood of getting placed on address, social security number, and tax account transcripts — by Worth, Hancock, Cerro Gordo,
mailing lists that are later bought and assets and income. You cannot phone and by mail. Franklin, and Butler County and at
sold to other organizations. prevent financial institutions from To request your free transcripts, the Senior Center in Charles City
Here are a few tips. Gifts of tools, sharing information with outside call 1-800-908-9946 toll free and and at the Education Center in Lake
appliances, electronics, games and organizations whose services are follow the prompts in the recorded Mills. To make an appointment at
toys generally come with a warranty necessary for conducting normal message. You should receive your any of these locations, call ( 888)
card. Filling out the warranty card business; such as outside companies transcript in one to two weeks. You 408-6606 after January 10. The call
is a good idea to make it easier to that print checks. may also complete IRS Form 4506T, center will make appointments at
replace the product if it fails prior You may want to check with Request for Transcript of Tax Return, the VITA site nearest you. Trained
to the end of the warranty period. your financial institution on its and mail it to the address listed in volunteers can help you with tax
You are only required to fill in your preferred method for customers the instructions. Most requests are return preparation assistance, your
name, address, date of purchase and to opt out of personal information processed within 30 days, when return will be electronically filing
the product’s serial or model number sharing. It might be as easy as a requested by mail. You can get a (e-filing) free of charge. Individuals
on a warranty card. The rest of the toll free number, a reply form with copy of Form 4506T by visiting our taking advantage of the e-file
information collected is generally check off boxes, e-mail or a web website at www.irs.gov. program will receive their refunds
used for marketing purposes. Be site form. Financial institutions are A tax return transcript shows in half the time compared to returns
aware that you can opt out of those not required to provide pre paid most line items from your filed filed on paper – even faster when
marketing programs and from postage. For answers to frequently Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ, tax refunds are deposited directly
getting your name added to a mailing asked questions about privacy including any attached forms and into one’s bank account.
list that may be sold to others. notices, check out the nonprofit schedules. It does not reflect changes Volunteers are still needed to
You must take action to protect consumer advocacy group, Privacy you, your representative or the IRS help man the VITA sites. If you
your privacy. If you do not want Rights Clearinghouse, website: made after the return was filed. In enjoy working with people, using
your bank, credit union, brokerage www.privacyrights.org and click on many cases, a return transcript will computers, working with numbers
firm, insurance company or credit financial privacy. meet the requirements of lending and learning new information, please
card company to sell your personal To learn more about protecting institutions that offer student loans consider becoming a VITA volunteer.
information, you can opt out. Your your privacy, contact the Butler and mortgages. Free training for volunteers begins
privacy is protected by the Gramm- office of ISU Extension at 319-267- A tax account transcript shows in December. Volunteers can work
Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 which 2707 and ask for publication PM any adjustments either you or the as little or as much as they want, at
requires financial institutions to 1725a. IRS made after your tax return was times that are convenient to them.
give you notice of three things: filed. This transcript also shows The work is rewarding and greatly
basic data, including marital status, appreciated. For more information
type of return filed, adjusted gross about becoming a VITA volunteer,
The Clover Connection income and taxable income.
If you need an exact copy of a
contact ISU Extension Program
Specialist Brenda Schmitt at 641-
Nancy Jensen previously filed and processed tax 512-0650.
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Clarksville Star • Butler County Tribune-Journal Social Events Thursday, December 2, 2010 • 3
Harms' 65th Wartburg College Miller-Hanna
Anniversary Professor Will Testify
A Wartburg College economics
professor will testify Nov. 30 CLARKSVILLE REBEKAH
before a congressional committee in LODGE #533
Washington, D.C. The Clarksville Rebekahs met
Dr. Scott Fullwiler, associate November 22 at the Church of Christ
professor of economics and James at 1:30 p.m. with Vice Grand Dawn
A. Leach Chair in Banking and Coates opening lodge. Thirteen
Monetary Economics, will address members answered roll call.
the Domestic Policy Subcommittee The minutes from the previous
of the House of Representatives meeting were read and approved.
Oversight and Government Reform Sisters reported sick or in distress:
Committee. He received the Noble Grand Shirlene Gruelke was
invitation from Rep. Dennis Kucinich reported that she was still having
(D-Ohio), the subcommittee chair. health problems. Sisters Kitty Yost
The hearing will consider the and Geri Ruth were welcomed back
Harold and Phyllis (Eisentrager) justification for and likely effects of Katherine and Lyle Hanna and they thanked the lodge for their
Harms will be celebrating their 65th the Federal Reserve’s latest attempts Katherine M. Miller and Lyle M. flowers they received.
Anniversary on Dec. 6. An extend- at stimulating the economy through Hanna were united in marriage on There were no bills.
ed family potluck will be held on “quantitative easing.” The Federal September 18, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. at Communications: The Hawkeye
Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Dumont Le- Reserve has pledged to purchase the New Hope Parish in Dumont, Odd Fellow was read; the new
gion Hall. $600 billion in Treasury securities Iowa. Rev. Mark Young officiated newsletter Rebekah Matters was
Harold and Phyllis lived on their during the next several months in the ceremony. read.
farm south of Bristow until Oct. of an attempt to reduce longer-term Parents of the couple are Lowell The Charter will be draped for
2006 when they moved to an apart- interest rates in the economy. and Sherry Miller of Dumont and Sister Hazel Loy Wallace, Past
ment in Dumont. They have two Fullwiler has held the Leach Chair David Hanna of New Providence. President of the International
children; Jackie Harms of Allison since joining the Wartburg faculty in Maid of Honor was Elizabeth Association of Rebekah Assembly,
and Keith (Marguerite) Harms of 2001. He also serves as a research Miller, sister of the bride. Best man 1975-1976. Sister Joyce Thorpe,
Cedar Falls, as well as three grand- associate with the Center for Full was Luke Davis, cousin of the bride. Past President of the International
children; Josh Harms, Erin Harms Employment and Price Stability Bridesmaids were: Amanda Davis, Association of Rebekah Assembly,
and Alex Pircer, all of Cedar Falls. in Kansas City, Mo. His academic Melissa Witte, Sarah Brown, cousins 1967-1968, at the next meeting.
The children would like to host an research focuses on the details of of the bride and Lacey Elphic, friend Unfinished Business: A motion
Anniversary Card Shower for their monetary and fiscal policy operations, of the couple. Groomsmen were: was made and seconded to not have
parents. Their address is 320 Main macroeonomic policy, interest rates Brad Hogan, friend of the couple; convention this coming year.
Street, Apt. 9, Dumont, IA 50625. and large-scale macroeconometric Karl Eilderts and Nic Brown cousins New Business: Sister Barb
Sundet Serves models. He frequently presents at of the couple; and Juan Montalbo, invited everyone to her home
regional, national and international friend of the couple. for our Christmas potluck dinner
As Tutor conferences. Nick Miller, friend of the couple, on December 13 which is also
Aaron Sundet of Clarksville is Fullwiler also co-directs and Jason Witte, cousin of the couple birthday potluck honoring October,
Thanksgiving Fun... serving as a tutor for the 2010-
11 school year at Northwestern
Wartburg’s social entrepreneurship
program. Last summer, he was an
were ushers. Mary Banse, friend of
the couple, was at the guest book.
November and December birthdays.
Everyone is to bring two dollar gift
On Tuesday, November 23, Clarksville Head Start had some fun for
Thanksgiving. In the morning Ruth Seehusen from Farm Bureau visited College in Orange City, Iowa. He is invited Franklin Fellow at Franklin Pianist was Phyllis Gronberg, friend for gift exchange. There will be a
a freshman chemistry major tutoring College in Lugano, Switzerland, of the couple. Soloist was Pascale short meeting following lunch.
to make Pumpkin Pie in a Bag with the children. The children helped mix
in the music department. Aaron is where he taught a new course on Bruns, cousin of the couple, who Christmas bags were made by the
the ingredients and then when it was finished everyone got to sample the the son of John and Beverly Sundet
delicious treat. She also read the story Pumpkin Circle by George Levenson. emerging social capital markets. sang When You Say Nothing At All. Past Grands for Rebekah shut-ins
of Clarksville. It was the first time a course on Haylee Hanna, daughter of the and they were distributed for sisters
After lunch, Tim Reints, visited and shared turkey calls, feathers, and a Tutors offer support to students in
turkey beard with the children. The children enjoyed trying the different this topic had been offered at the couple, and Jayden Hogan, godson to deliver.
a variety of academic disciplines, undergraduate level anywhere in the
kinds of calls and touching the other items that he brought along. The guests of the groom were flower girl and The December 27 meeting
including math, science and writing.
were a nice way to end the week before Thanksgiving vacation. world. ring bearer. everyone is to bring cookies, candy
Tutors are selected by professors
for their content knowledge and Wartburg’s Leach Chair was JoAnn Bruns, grandparent of the or finger food for the last meeting of
Students Volunteer Stroke Survivor and ability to assist other students with established in 1994 by a group bride was an honored guest. the year.
Caregiver Support the material. They are also trained of Iowa community bankers. It is A reception and dance at the With no further business, lodge
During Break by academic support professionals. named for Iowa native James A. Hampton Convention Center was closed in due form.
Group To Be Held Leach, who served in the House of followed the ceremony. Betty Schurman, Secretary
Sixteen Wartburg College students In addition to providing one-to-
participated in two service trips December 7 one services, tutors facilitate study Representatives from 1977 to 2007 The couple has made their home in ________
during Fall Break, Oct. 28-31. Waverly Health Center (WHC) groups and test review sessions. and chaired the House Committee Dumont.
A group of 10 students traveled will host the monthly “Stronger After Northwestern College is a on Banking and Financial
to East St. Louis, Ill., to volunteer Stroke” support group on Tuesday, Christian college of nearly 1,250 Services. Leach is now chairman
with Catholic Urban Programs and December 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., students in Orange City. Rated the of the National Endowment for the
a group of six students worked with in Tendrils Rooftop Garden on the nation’s second-best baccalaureate Humanities.
Habitat for Humanity in Ottumwa, WHC campus. college by Washington Monthly and
Iowa. The meeting will begin at 6:30 a top-10 Midwestern college by U.S.
Wartburg ranked No. 1 in p.m. for individuals interested in News & World Report magazine,
Northwestern provides an education
percentage of students who gentle stretching, exercise and yoga.
that combines academic rigor with a
participated in an alternative break There will be a cookie exchange at 7 faith perspective.
this year, according to Break Away, a p.m., followed by event planning for
national organization of colleges and Stroke Awareness Month in January,
universities that promotes alternative 2011. Veterans Christmas
breaks. Wartburg had 15.3 percent of Individuals who have had a stroke, Party Set For
its student body participate in at least no matter how long ago, and their December 11
one service trip during the 2009-10 caregivers are all welcome.
academic year, followed by Alma This event is free and open to the The 7th annual Veterans Christmas
College, 13.4 percent, and Rollins public. Please park in the Red Lot and Party featuring the CLM polka band
College, 9.2 percent. enter through the Tendrils Rooftop of St. Ansgar playing your Christmas
favorites, as well as polkas and
Service trip participants include: Garden event entrance, located
waltzes, is Saturday, December 11 in
Clarksville: Megan Lovrien, south of the Center Pharmacy drive- St. Ansgar at the American Legion.
senior, daughter of Keith and Glenda up. For more information, contact Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. with
Lovrien, Catholic Urban Programs. Jennifer Wolff at (319) 352-5644. lunch being served. The public,
veterans, and their spouses, are
invited to this free event.
If you have any questions, please
call SSG(R) Phil Fleischer, Box 253,
St. Ansgar, IA 50472 or call 641-
Twelfth Week’s Football Contest
Watterson Wins Football Contest
Clarksville ~ 278-1999 Photo Courtesy of Dennis Carney
The winner of the twelfth week of competition is Emily Wat-
terson, of Clarksville missing only five game choices. Jean
Thursday Night Cub Scout Pack 26 Annual Turtle Race
Cub Scout Pack 26 held their annual turtle races on Sunday, November 21 as a part of their monthly Pack meeting.
Klunder of Allison received second missing six game choices. Special Over 150 parents, grandparents, siblings and leaders cheered for them. Overall winners were Cooper Landers, Aidan
Gotto, and Michael Hansen with Brandon Adelmund, Cole Brunner and Nathan Hawker winning their heats. Be-
Pan Fried Chicken sides the racing action, awards were given to scouts in the following categories; the Seaturtle Award for use of color,
the Spicy Softshell Turtle Award for creativity and the Musk Turtle Award for style. All the awards were selected by
Weekend Special a panel of celebrity judges comprised of Daniel Williams, Chad Duckworth and Dennis Wun
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4 • Thursday, December 2, 2010 Obituaries/Church News • Clarksville Star •
Obituaries Church Directory
Craig S. Conklin
with all of his children and his wife. PLEASANT VALLEY – Worship Service; 10:00 a.m. Sunday Fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Morning Saturday, Dec. 11: 7:00 a.m.
He would help anyone that asked First United Church of Christ School; 11:15 a.m. Contemporary Worship; 7:00 p.m. Community Prayer at Elm Springs.
and he was a character. He laughed Rev. Anne Sunday, Pastor Worship Service. Bible Study.
a lot, loved a lot. We will all miss 31015 150th Street GREENE-
him. And at the time of his death, he Clarksville WAVERLY – BRISTOW- First Presbyterian Church
was a donor, so he is still giving to Sunday, December 5: 9:00 St. Mary’s Catholic Church Bristow Church of Christ 319 East Traer Streets
others. a.m. Sunday School; 10:15 a.m. 112 2nd Avenue SW Pastor Delbert Beard P.O. Box 160
Survivors are his wife, Mari Worship. Fr. Mike Tauke Ph: 641-775-3301 Greene, IA 50636-0160
Conklin of Allison, Iowa; three sons, 319-352-2493 Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:00 a.m. Coffee Rev. John Hanna
Anthony Conklin of Austin, Texas, CLARKSVILLE – Eucharistic Liturgies: Saturday and goodies; 9:30 a.m. Bible firstname.lastname@example.org
Matthew Conklin of Kerrville, Texas Peace for your soul, 5:15 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. and School for all ages; 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:00 a.m.
and Craig Conklin Jr. of Round In a peaceful setting. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service; 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship; 10:00 a.m. Coffee &
Rock, Texas; his father and mother- Unity Presbyterian Church Thursday, December 2: 9:00 Worship. Fellowship; 10:15 a.m. Book of
in-law, Arthur and Fran Conklin of Ridge Avenue & 220th St. a.m. Mass; 9:00 a.m. Assemble Acts Study.
Suffern, New York; his mother-in- One mile south of Hwy. 3 Backpacks; 3:30 p.m. Advent APLINGTON- Tuesday, Dec. 7: 10:00 a.m.-3:30
law, Esther Schmidt of Allison, Iowa; Pastor Stephen W. Keve Reflection, Hi-Rise Apts. Hitesville Gospel Hall p.m. Church Office Open; 1:00
his grandmother, Margie Tremper 319-266-0634 or 319-961-0081 Friday, December 3: 9:00 a.m. R.R., Aplington p.m.-4:00 p.m. Pastor in Office.
of Kerrville, Texas; his sister, Beth Sunday, December 5: 10:00 a.m. Mass. Sunday, Dec. 5: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8: 10:00 a.m.-
Heiden of New Braunfels, Texas; Worship Service. Saturday, December 4: 9:00 Ministry of the Word; 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Church Office Open;
Craig S. Conklin, 46, of Allison, four step-children, Tashia Connell, a.m.-3:00 p.m. Holiday Bazaar; Worship; 7:00 p.m. Gospel Service. 10:00 a.m.-Noon & 1:00 p.m.-4:00
Iowa passed away on Sunday, Cherise Bortle, Bobbie Bortle and CLARKSVILLE – Food Bank & Giving Tree Wednesday, Dec. 8: 7:30 p.m. p.m. Pastor in Office.
November 21, 2010 at the University Shelbi Boomgarden-Willoughby all St. John Lutheran Church Collection. Prayer Meeting and Bible Study. Thursday, Dec. 9: 9:00 a.m.-
of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa of Texas; several aunts, uncles and 204 N. Washington Sunday, December 5: 10:00 a.m. Noon Pastor in Office; 1:00 p.m.-
City, Iowa. cousins in Texas and New York; Pastor David Nelson Giving Tree Gifts & Food Bank ALLISON- 4:00 p.m. Pastor in Office.
Craig Stewart Conklin was born and numerous step-brothers, step- 278-4765 Items need to be returned; 5:00 p.m. Allison Bible Church Friday, Dec. 10: 8:00 a.m.-Noon
on April 1, 1964, the son of Arthur sisters and their families all of New Thursday, December 2: 11:30 Generations of Faith; 6:00 p.m. A Family Integrated Church Pastor in Office.
and Gladys P. (Pierce) Conklin in York. He was preceded in death by a.m. Hope Circle Salad Luncheon. Youth Rally, Waterloo. Pastor John Currier
Nyack, New York. He graduated his mother, Gladys; sister, Debbie Sunday, December 5: 9:00 Tuesday, December 7: 4:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:15 a.m. Bible GREENE-
from Tivvy High School in Kerrville, Conklin and by his father-in-law, a.m. Christmas Program Practice; Rosary. Hour; 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship. St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Texas. Craig lived in California, Pete Boomgarden. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service/Holy Thursday, December 9: 3:30 Wednesday, Dec. 8: 7:00 p.m. Msgr. Walter Brunkan, Pastor
Texas and New York where he was Craig’s body has been cremated Communion; 5:00 p.m. Christmas p.m. Advent Reflection, Hi-Rise Lord’s Supper and Prayer. Saturday, Dec. 4: 5:30 p.m.
a carpenter for 26 years. On August and a Celebration of Life service will Caroling & Luther League after the Apts. Mass.
16, 2003, he was united in marriage be held at a later date. There will be meal. ALLISON- Sunday, Dec. 5: 10:00 a.m. Mass.
to Mari Boomgarden in Horton, no public visitation. Memorials may Wednesday, December 8: 10:30 WAVERLY – United Church of Christ
Iowa. Craig started to work at be directed to the family and online a.m. Communion @ CNH; 6:15 St. John Lutheran Church Ralph Wedeking Pastor GREENE-
Terex on November 20, 2006 as an condolences for Craig may be left at p.m. Confirmation; 7:30 p.m. Missouri Synod Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:00 a.m. Sunday St. Peter Lutheran Church
assembler and later as a janitor until www.kaisercorson.com. Church Council Meeting; 7:30 p.m. “Church of the Lutheran Hour” School and Confirmation, 10:00 324 E. Traer, Greene
February of 2009. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Dartball – Nashua Lutheran. On radio stations WMT, 600 a.m. Worship Service. Gary Hatcher, Pastor
He was a huge fan of the New York Waverly is assisting the family with Thursday, December 9: 9:15 AM at 6:30 a.m.; KXEL, 1540 641-816-5531
Giants and the New York Yankees. arrangements. a.m. Bethany Conference Pastors @ AM at 7:00 a.m. & KWAY, 1470 ALLISON- Sunday, Dec, 5: 9:00 a.m.
Craig loved all sports and shared that Ackley. AM at 8:00 a.m. St. James Lutheran Church Worship with Traditional
Every Sunday Pastor Jeffrey A. Blank Holy Communion; 10:00 a.m.
Carl “Pete” Taylor CLARKSVILLE – 415 4th Street SW Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:00 a.m. Fellowship, Sunday School &
Carl “Pete” Taylor was born on Community United Rev. Matthew Versemann & Worship with Holy Communion; Luther League Makes & Delivers
January 24, 1921 in Hampton, Methodist Church Rev. Keith Brustuen 10:00 a.m. Sunday School. Shut-in Plates & Decorates the
Iowa to Frank and Florence (Kiser) 309 W. Superior Street Sunday, December 5: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8: 6:15 p.m. 7th Tree; 10:30 a.m. Christmas
Taylor. Carl graduated from Hansel Pastor Christine Pauley Worship/Holy Communion; 10:30 & 8th Grade Confirmation; 7:00 p.m. Program Practice; 2:00 p.m. Comm.
High School in 1938 and then later Handicapped Accessible a.m. Education Hour; 6:30-7:45 Choir, Christmas Sack Committee Christmas Cantata.
joined the US Army in 1942. Carl Hearing ear phones for p.m. Basic Christianity Class. Meeting. Tuesday, Dec. 7: 6:30 p.m.
was married to Betsy Wickwire from Worship service Monday, December 6: 12:00 Thursday, Dec. 9: 7:00 p.m. Cuddle Club..
1946 until 1974. He later married Sunday, December 5: 9:00 a.m. p.m. Men’s Bible Study. Church Council. Wednesday, Dec. 8: 7:00 a.m.
Connie Abbas in August of 1975 Worship Service & Lighting of 2nd Wednesday, December 8: 5:30 Friday, Dec. 10: 10:15 a.m. Holy Men’s Bible Study; 7:00 p.m.
until she passed away in 2003. Carl Advent Candle & Communion; p.m. Confirmation (7th & 8th Grade); Communion & Worship at Allison Advent Worship; 8:00 p.m. Pack
spent his life as a carpenter. 10:15-11:00 a.m. Sunday School 6:15 p.m. Midweek (age 3-6th Rehabilitation Center. Candy/Peanut Bags for Sunday
Carl is survived by a son Darwin Lesson & Practice for Program. grade); 7:15 p.m. Worship. Saturday, Dec. 11: 9:00 a.m.- School.
(Sallie) Taylor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Friday, December 10: 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Children’s Christmas Thursday, Dec. 9: 11:30 a.m.
a daughter Carla (Virgil) Pruisner of CLARKSVILLE – Adult Bible Study. Program Practice. WELCA Circle Potluck.
Parkersburg, Iowa; a sister Grace Immanuel United Saturday, Dec. 11: 6:00 p.m.
(John) Toomsen of Geneva, Iowa; Church of Christ SHELL ROCK - ALLISON- Worship.
a brother Bob (Dorothy) Taylor of 203 S. Mather Street Solid Rock Baptist Church Trinity Reformed Church
Hampton, Iowa; 6 grandchildren and Pastor Lynne Busch 212 S. Cherry Street Pastor Gary Mulder WAVERLY-
15 great-grandchildren. 319-278-4224 Pastor Gene Meany 614 Cherry St. Open Bible Church
Carl Taylor, age 89, of Ackley, Carl was preceded in death by a Thursday, December 2: 12:00 319-429-0931 Note: Handicap Accessible 1013 E. Bremer Ave.
died on Tuesday, November 23, grandson Daren Taylor, wife Connie, Noon Women’s Fellowship. Sunday, December 5: 10:00 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:00 a.m.. Senior Pastor
2010 at the Hospice of North Iowa brothers Harry, Gerald, Gilbert, Jim Sunday, December 5: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship; 10:00 a.m. Fellowship; Rev. Marvin Talamantez
in Mason City. Visitation will be 4-7 and a sister Myrtle Hess. Christian Education; 10:30 a.m. Worship; 6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening 10:30 a.m. SS. Ph: 319-352-2038
p.m. Friday, November 26, at the Sietsema Funeral Home in Ackley Worship/Hanging of the Greens/ Service. Monday, Dec. 6: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5: 8:30 a.m. and
Sietsema Funeral Home in Ackley. is in charge of arrangements. Bell Choir. Wednesday, December 8: 7:00 Christmas Banquet. 10:15 a.m. Morning Worship;
Monday, December 6: 1:00 p.m. p.m. Prayer & Bible Study. Wednesday, Dec. 8: 5:30 p.m. Coffee Corner: Sundays at 9:45 a.m.
Marlys Arlene Konken Dorcas Sewing. Jr. High Youth; 7:00 p.m. Sr. High
Wednesday, December 8: 10:00 NASHUA- Youth. SHELL ROCK-
Marlys Arlene Konken, age a.m. Bible Study; 6:00-7:30 p.m. St. John’s United Church Saturday, Dec. 11: 7:00 a.m. Iron First Baptist Church
84, of Aplington, died Tuesday, Confirmation; 7:30 p.m. Dartball. of Christ, Pleasant Hill II Iron Men’s Group. 223 W. Washington Street
November 23, 2010, at the Maple 10009 Union Ave. Shell Rock, IA 50670
Manor Village in Aplington, Iowa, CLARKSVILLE – Nashua, IA 50658 VILMAR- Pastor Alan V. Dicks
of natural causes. Church of Christ Charles L. Dorsey, Pastor St. John’s Lutheran Church Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:30 a.m.
Funeral Services were held 302 S. Elizabeth Street (641) 435-4998 Pastor Mark Walker Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship
Saturday, November 27, 2010, Val Swinton, Pastor Sunday, December 5: 9:30 Note: St. John’s is Handicap Service; 6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening
at the Reformed Church of Stout 278-4416 a.m. Worship Service; 10:30 a.m. Accessible Service; 6:30-8:00 p.m. Awanas
with Pastor David Vander Leest Sunday, December 5: 9:00 Sunday School. Sunday, Dec. 5: 8:45 a.m. Sunday Club.
officiating. Burial was held in Stout a.m. Sunday School; 10:00 a.m. School; 10:00 a.m. Worship Service
Cemetery. Worship Service; 6:30 p.m. Evening AREDALE, BRISTOW AND with Holy Communion, Coffee &
Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home Worship. DUMONT- Fellowship.
in Parkersburg was in charge of New Hope Parish Wednesday, Dec. 8: No
arrangements. Memorials may be PLAINFIELD – United Methodist Churches Confirmation & Wings; 7:30 p.m.
directed to the family of Marlys. United Methodist Church Pastor Mark Young Choir Practice.
Online condolences may be left at 404 2nd Street Aredale
www.redman-schwartz.com Dennis M. Burns, Lay Pastor Sunday, Dec. 5: 8:30 a.m.
Church - 319-276-3195 Worship Service.
Home – 319-987-2188 Dumont
Lay Pastor’s Office Hours Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday School: 10:15 a.m. Worship
And by Appointment Service.
Sunday, December 5: 9:00 a.m.
Pete & Shorty’s SHELL ROCK –
United Methodist Church
Dumont Reformed Church
Pastors Jeff and April Fiet
Clarksville, 278-4538 204 S. Prairie Street
Pastor Christine Pauley
Sundays: 9:00 a.m. Sunday
School (for age 3 through high
Saturday Night Special 319-885-4554
Sunday, December 5: 10:30 a.m.
school); 10:00 a.m. Worship (w/
nursery care provided).
Worship Service. Wednesdays: 7:00 p.m. Youth
Ribeye Steak Sandwich SHELL ROCK –
Fellowship for High Schoolers.
Peace Lutheran Church BRISTOW-
(LCMS) Reformed Church, Bristow
Sunday Special ~ Pot Roast Dinner 121 East Washington Presbyterian Church
Rev. Larry Sipe Pastor Tamara Entin
Every Monday Evening: 1/4 lb. Hamburgers 319-885-4440 Cell: 515-293-0928
$2.00 after 5:00 p.m. Saturday, December 4: 7:00 p.m. Home: 515-532-2274
Every Tuesday Evening: Tenderloins $3.00 Worship; 8:00 p.m. Bible Class & Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School. Worship at Bristow.
after 5:00 p.m. Dine In or Carry Out
Wednesday: All Day - Hot Beef SHELL ROCK – BRISTOW-
Every Thursday Eve.: Pan Fried Chicken Faith Lutheran Church Bennezette Wesleyan Church
422 N. Prairie Street Pastor Tim McGuire
Every Friday Evening: Friday Night Fish Fry Pastor Kim Smith Ph: 641-894-3365
or Country Style Ribs 319-885-4547 Located 3 miles East of Aredale
Email: faithsr@butler-bremer. on 150th Street
Gift Certificates Available com Sunday, Dec. 5: 9:00 a.m. Sunday
Hours: Monday-Saturday 6:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. Sunday, December 5: 9:00 a.m. School for all ages; 10:00 a.m.
Sunday 9:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
• Clarksville Star • Weekly News Thursday, December 2, 2010 • 5
Clarksville Public Library Notes
Kristen Clark, Library Director
Phone & fax 278-1168 • email@example.com
Visit us on-line! www.clarksville.lib.ia.us
Hours: Mon., Wed. 10-6; Tues., Thurs. 10-5; Fri. 10-4; Sat. 10-2
by Dave Clark
LINDA MCCANN The library will also be having a
Friday, December 3 – PROGRAM bake sale during the open house,
Clarksville Library Circle of Don’t forget…..tonight with all proceeds going towards fund raiser and according to later
Friends Story Time, 10:15- (Thursday, Dec. 2nd) at 7:00 p.m., the expansion fund! And don’t reports was quite a success.
10:45 a.m. Linda McCann of Shell Rock forget to sign up for some great Found: On Friday, just outside
- CHS Varsity Basketball @ will be at the library to present a door prizes. the school yard, by Colfax
Dunkerton, 6:30 p.m. Girls, program and book signing on her Don’t miss the trees, treats, San- Moulton, a small sum of money.
8:00 p.m. Boys recent book Lost Butler County: ta, stories, crafts and books for the The owner can have the same by
Saturday, December 4 – Vanished Towns of the Cedar whole family! calling at this office, and properly
Clarksville Holiday Open Valley. Books will be available to SHOP HERE! rewarding Colfax. Interesting,
Houses wonder how that turned out?
purchase and get yours signed by Looking for the perfect stocking
- Santa Claus Visits @
Linda—a perfect Christmas gift for stuffers?! Find them at the library!
Library I would guess that many people Ballroom. I also attended a few of Of Course: Joseph, we entirely
any history lover! Refreshments The Library is having a ChicoBag
- CHS Wrestling @ Central agree with you, that a patch where
will also be served following fundraiser—a reusable bag that could identify this emblem even these; however my dancing ability
Springs, 10:30 a.m.
the program! The lower level is easily stuffs in to a tiny pouch, if they couldn’t read it; I know I was similar to my skating ability so there is one woman living with five
- CHS Varsity Boys
handicapped accessible! which allows the entire bag to fit did, clear across the room. It was I usually just listened to the music husbands, and one with three legs,
Basketball @ BCLUW, 5:30
p.m. BOOK CLUB into your pocket! The bags come pasted on the lid of this battered and watched. each of them over six feet long,
- CHS Varsity Girls The book club will also meet in a wide variety of styles, designs case which must have seen a lot I’m not sure when it finally should be fenced in, and then it
Basketball vs. Nashua- tonight (Dec. 2nd) at 6:30 p.m. to and colors, are made of recycled of use during the time that the closed, but I would guess in the protects the bean patches. Joseph,
Plainfield, 6:30 p.m. discuss the book The Christmas materials, and are machine Clarksville Roller Drome was in early-sixties, however the old ask Capting how that is. Just as
Tuesday, December 7 List by Richard Paul Evans. washable! They are great for its heyday. maple flooring is still in use. When written but unless this refers to
– CHS JV Basketball vs. TINY TIM TREES shopping, going to the park, on the In case you can’t see what it the C.A.R.D. clubhouse was being cows I have no idea what it means;
Tripoli, 4:00 p.m. There’s still time to bring a tree bike, and at the library! says, the red words on the white built the floor of the upper level If you want to pay your
- CHS Varsity Basketball for our annual Tiny Tim Christmas Stop by the library to see some background read “Clarksville was laid down from these boards. subscription in corn, now is time.
vs. Tripoli, 6:30 p.m. Girls, Tree Display! The trees will be on samples! We have several great Roller Drome; Friendliest crowd They had warped a little and it was We want a few loads of corn on
8:00 p.m. Boys display during our Open House colors of the Original-style bag on wheels; Clarksville, Iowa.” a major battle fitting them in place. subscription or we will pay cash.
Thursday, December 9 this Saturday. We still have a few available today for only $6.00/ Despite the battered case the Just a little memory From We want it now. We also want to
– Clarksville Elementary trees to loan out, so let us know if each! Or find the style that best fits skates inside seemed to be in Clarksville’s past, today a rental pay someone the cash for a load of
Christmas Concert, 7:00 p.m. you need one. you, place your order, and have it perfect condition even though they storage facility sits on the site dry hard wood, or will give credit
Friday, December 10 – No HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & by Christmas! had seen much use and must have where thousands of bodies once on subscription for wood. Come
Clarksville Library Circle of BAKE SALE Bags will be available to gone around the floor many times. went “round and round.” on.
Friends Story Time This Saturday, December 4th purchase/order at the Open House! At some point the bottom plate 135 Years Ago Some days ago, Mr. J. Yost who
from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All proceeds will go towards and wheels had been replaced but November, 1875 lives near Butler Center, had a
is the library’s Holiday Open the library’s expansion project! the old worn parts had been stored Kephart has his new wagon heifer die with what he supposed to
House!! Enjoy some refreshments Thanks for your support! with the skates, evidence of their factory complete and is ready for be black tongue. The carcass was
as you stroll through the winter THANK YOU! hours of use. business. skinned and thrown to the hogs;
wonderland and forest of Tiny We’d like to thank the Butler As good a job of painting as we within the next few days eleven
The rink opened July 22, 1947,
Tim Trees. Take a look at our great County Farm Bureau Board of his dogs died, all showing
and was owned and operated by have seen in town, for plain work,
holiday books along the way! for donating three brand new symptoms of cholera. Tough times!
Harry Klinetob and Vern Norton. is that done by Aaron Dufford on
From 9:00-11:00 a.m. Santa will agricultural children’s books in
It became a very popular place for Kephart’s wagon shop. Doc’s Tap A Waverly widow moved into her
be making his grand appearance! celebration of National Farm and
young and old alike. The STAR corner and south, also east directly new house the other day, and her
Kids and families can visit Santa City Week! Look for these great
reported that on opening night across the street. first six callers were lightning rod
in the lower level, get a treat from new books: Harvest Year by Cris
Peterson; Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by was attended by some 500 people The “social hop” did not come off agents. She bluffed them off one
Miss Clarksville, enjoy stories by
Gingerbread Granny Lola, and all Lois Ehlert; and Oh Say Can You and at times, that night, there were as announced last Saturday night at by one; but when the seventh came
children can make a special Christ- Seed? All About Flowering Plants some 250 skaters were on the floor Kephart’s new wagon shop. Cause, he said, “I don’t claim that a rod
mas craft to take home with them! by Bonnie Worth. at the same time. This would have nobody came. will protect a house, but I do say
been a bad time to fall down, I At the recent term of the Circuit that if I was looking for a second
would imagine. Court, Mrs. Good had the knot cut wife, I’d never marry a widow who
It was often used for skating that bound her to a mighty bad didn’t have a lightning rod on her
Advertise in the house. And that’s the way all rich
Buy It! parties to celebrate one thing or
another and I spent a few evenings
Mrs. Mitchell, at the post-office, men think.” “You may put up two
there myself. I would have to received a car-load of love letter of ‘em!’ she promptly replied “and
Trade It! rent skates and I could only writing paper and envelopes—of be sure that they are conspicuous
skate forward and on occasion all colors and sizes. It is nice. too!”
Sell It! horizontally, never could master Pew Renting: The pews in the Iowa Weather Folklore:
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CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL MINUTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF A
BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING OF THE BUTLER
Butler County Regular Meeting COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS HELD
November 15, 2010 ON NOVEMBER 16, 2010.
The regular board meeting was called to Meeting called to order at 9:00 a.m. by
Courthouse News order by Pres. Kurt Wedeking at 4:34 p.m. in the
community room. Board members present were
Kurt Wedeking, Rachelle Kelm, Justin Clark,
Chairman Ken Oldenburger with member John
Zimmerman present. Member Karl Nelson was
absent. Also present was Supervisor-Elect Tom
Chris Backer arrived at 4:50 p.m. and Sharon Heidenwirth.
Markussen arrived at 4:53 p.m. along with Supt. Minutes of the previous meeting were read
Property Transfers Knock Leah A; Midwestone Bank; Jennifer Wygle, 25 of Ackley 11:53 p.m.: Medical call – trouble Robert Longmuir, Sec. Shellee Bartlett, Elem. and approved as read.
Release: First Citizens National Parkersburg-PB-Knocks 3rd Add-26- was arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 23 breathing at the 700 block of Parriott
Prin. Linda Johnson, Bob Bartlett, Vickie Miller, After review, it was moved by Zimmerman,
Dana Wefel, Barb Vance, Heather Foster, second by Oldenburger to adopt the following
Bank; Parson Gary D; Parson Janet ; PB-616-26; 2010-4301. in Parkersburg and charged with St., Aplington. Laura Conover, Jay Colsch, Rep. Pat Grassley, Resolution Approving Application to Iowa
I; Clarksville-CL-Orig Twn & Ch Release: Midwestone Bank; Driving While Barred. Wygle was Friday, November 26 Kevin Eipperle, and Staci Miller.
Moved by Backer, seconded by Kelm, to
Department of Economic Development
for Financial Assistance by Unverferth
Blks-3-6 & 7-; CL-201-3-6 & 7; Mittag Heidi L; 2010-4302. held overnight for court. 12:01 a.m.: Medical call – heart/ approve the consent agenda; (1) Minutes for the Manufacturing Co., Inc.
2010-4275. Release: Farm Credit Services; Colleen Adelund, 38 of New chest pain at the 14500 block of 110th October 11, 2010, board meetings; (2) October RESOLUTION NO. 717
Mortgages: Parson Gary D; Parson Hagen Dennis L; Hagen Judith; Hartford was arrested on Thursday, St., Greene. financial reports; (3) November monthly bills; (4)
the following personnel items: resignation(s) -
A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF
SUPERVISORS, BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA,
Janet I; First Citizens National 2010-4303. Nov. 25 and charged with OWI 2nd – 11:42 a.m.: Medical call at the Robert Longmuir, superintendent, effective APPROVING AN APPLICATION TO THE
Bank; Clarksville-CL-Orig Twn & Release: Veridian Credit Union; waiting to see judge. 33200 block of Beaver Valley St., June 30, 2011; appointment(s) - Ben Lovrien, IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC
Ch Blks-3-6 & 7-; CL-210-3-6 & 7; Moon Steffany M; Moon Neil R; Monday, November 22 New Hartford.
junior high wrestling coach, $1,473 (5%, step DEVELOPMENT FOR BUSINESS FINANCIAL
3); Sara Alborn, assistant varsity co-ed track, ASSISTANCE; DESIGNATING THE BOARD
2010-4277. 2010-4304. 1:43 p.m.: Report of an alarm 12:41 p.m.: Medical call at the 900 $1.578 (6%, step 0); volunteer coaches: Wade CHAIR AS THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE
Release: US Small Business Release: Cedar Falls Community sounding (due to malfunction) at the block of Quinn St., Aplington. Kroeze, Tony Ciavarelli, and Travis Muller; and,
Lisa Kelm, volunteer driver for junior high boys
OF THE COUNTY AND AUTHORIZING THE
CHAIR TO AFFIX HIS SIGNATURE TO SAID
Administration; Cantu Bert W; Credit; Corwin Daryl J; Corwin 19200 block of 240th St. 1:30 p.m.: Report of suspicious basketball. Carried unanimously. APPLICATION AND CERTAIN ASSURANCES
Cantu Tracie; 90-15-33-E1/2 lt Dorothy L; 2010-4305. 8:05 p.m.: Medical call – activity at the 800 block of 1st St., Mr. Kevin Eipperle, Durrant Company, IN CONJUNCTION WITH SAME.
8-EXC; 2010-4280. Mortgages: Corwin Daryl J; abdominal pain at the 600 block of Dumont. reviewed
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of
Butler County, Iowa, to avail itself of financial
Release: MERS; DeGroote Rick Corwin Dorothy L; Cedar Falls Maple St. 1:32 p.m.: Report of harassment at implementation costs for GeoThemal open assistance administered by the Iowa
R; DeGroote Andrea M; 90-16-24- Community Credit; 2010-4306. Tuesday, November 23 the 700 block of N. Cherry St. loop system is $1.45 million with an estimated Department of Economic Development; and
NW NW-Parcel E; 2010-4281. Release: MERS; Mulder Mark; 6:51 a.m.: Request for motorist 5:09 p.m.: Medical call – heart/
MidAmerican energy rebate of $90,000. The WHEREAS, said funds will be used to
estimated payback in energy savings would assist in the business expansion of Unverferth
Release: Security State Bank; Mulder Laci J; 2010-4307. assistance on 310th St. chest pain at the 500 block of 3rd St., be 61.82 years. Other energy improvements Manufacturing Co., in Butler County and the
Clemens Gary D; Clemens Shirley J; Release: Green Belt Bank & Trust; 2:02 p.m.: Report of theft at the Parkersburg. include: VFD’ for motors for $28,500, window
replacement $18,000, replace glass block
creation of 40 new, quality jobs, and
WHEREAS, the I.D.E.D. program best
New Hartford-NH-Roots Add-19-6 New Hartford Stop LLC; 2010- 300 block of Allan St. 5:35 p.m.: Report of car accident $48,000, weather stripping & caulking $10,000. addresses the needs of the County and
& 8-; NH-507-19-6 & 8; 2010-4283. 4308. 7:55 p.m.: Report of a car accident involving a deer on Butler Center Mr. Eipperle also shared estimated rebates for Unverferth;
Release: Security State Bank; Mortgages: New Hartford Stop involving a deer on HWY 57. Rd. near Shell Rock. each of these projects along with energy grants
and incentives. The consensus of the Board
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
by the Board of Supervisors of Butler County,
Clemens Gary D; Clemens Shirley J; LLC; Green Belt Bank & Trust; 90- Wednesday, November 24 6:05 p.m.: Report of harassment at was not to pursue a “geo thermal” project at this Iowa, as follows:
New Hartford-NH-Roots Add-19-6 15-33-SW NW; 2010-4309. 12:21 a.m.: Report of suspicious the 500 block of Pine St. time due to the large initial cost and extended (1) The Application to the Iowa Department of
& 8-; NH-507-19-6 & 8; 2010-4284. Easement: Eichhorn Helen G; activity on Franklin Ave. 7:34 p.m.: Request for motorist
payback. Economic Development requesting assistance
Representative Pat Grassley was introduced by Unverferth Manufacturing Co., Inc. to
Mortgages: Cuvelier Gregory Butler County REC; 92-15-24-W1/2 12:31 a.m.: Medical call –heart/ assistance on 150th St. by Mr. Longmuir. Mr. Longmuir reviewed expand its operations in Butler County is hereby
T; Cuvelier Janis G; US Bank; NW; 2010-4311. chest pain at the 400 block of Nash Saturday, November 27 the legislative priorities the Board adopted
this year. The main priority is the equitable
(2) The Board Chair is hereby designated as
91-17-29-NE-Parcel E; 2010-4290. Release: Members1st Community St. 1:57 a.m.: Medical call – heart/ distribution of Iowa’s casino revenue for all the official representative of the County and is
Joint Ten Deed: Glawe Tracy; Credit; Bochmann Maynard H; 1:54 a.m.: Medical call – heart/ chest pain at the 300 block of school districts. Other issues included: not further hereby directed and authorized to affix
Glawe Roger W; Glawe Darlene Bochmann Deborah A; 2010-4312. chest pain at the 900 block of 3rd St. Pfaltzgraff St., Allison. fully funding the Instructional Support Levy
(Clarksville’s portion that was not funded
his signature to said application and certain
Federal and State assurances in conjunction
M; Clarksville-CL-Poisals Add-8- Warranty Deed: Bochmann 11:28 a.m.: Medical call at the 300 2:36 a.m.: Report of suspicious this year was $65,109 with the 10% across- with same.
2 & 3-E1/2; CL-211-8-2 & 3-E1/2; Maynard; Bochmann Deborah M; block of Parriott St., Aplington activity at the 300 block of N. the-board cut of $184,000 during 2009-10); UPON Roll Call the vote thereon was as
2010-4291. Schrage Janice E; Allison-AL-C & 1:10 p.m.: Report of a one vehicle Mather St., Clarksville.
maximizing the allowable growth rate for the follows:
2011-12 fiscal year; supporting legislation to AYES: John Zimmerman
Mortgages: Willson Lisa R; M Hoodjers Add-21-; AL-38-21; accident on 180th St. – No injuries. 3:56 p.m.: Report of vandalism give school districts the option to reduce staff Ken Oldenburger
Willson Bryan A; Veridian Credit 2010-4313. 2:59 p.m.: Report of a one vehicle at the 100 block of Pfaltzgraff St. – to respond to reductions in funding without
complying with Iowa Code Section 279.13 for
ABSENT: Karl Nelson
Union; Shell Rock-SR-Williams Joint Ten Deed: Vannordstrand accident on 105th St, Greene. – No replacing window, nothing missing. such reductions; and we oppose any legislation WHEREUPON the Resolution was declared
Add-2-3-5-; SR-711-2-3-5; 2010- Tim J; Vannordstrand Nicole M; injuries. 5:26 p.m.: Report of car accident that would expand the scope of the collective duly adopted this 16th day of November, 2010.
4296. Anders Shaune M; Anders Andrea 5:05 p.m.: Report of theft at the involving a deer on HWY 57 bargaining law. Rep. Grassley stated they
would not be doing an across-the-board cut
ATTEST: Holly A. Fokkena, County Auditor
Board discussed staffing needs in the
Mortgages: Mobley Robert K Jr.; M; Shell Rock-SR-Pheasant Run 200 block of S. Main St., Clarksville. 6:33 p.m.: Medical call at the 300 this year, instead they would look at line by Auditor’s office. Present were County Auditor
Mobley Joyce A; First National Add-3-Parcel H; SR-708-3-Parcel 5:37 p.m.: Report of accident on block of Main St., Dumont. line budget items for wasteful spending. Mr. Holly A. Fokkena and Recorder-Elect Janice
Bank; 2010-4297. H; 2010-4325. Hickory Ave. 6:44 p.m.: Report of car accident
Longmuir and Mrs. Johnson also shared their Jacobs. Fokkena reported that the work load
concerns with No Child Left Behind (NCLB) in her office had increased substantially in
Mortgages: Moore Rickey G; Mortgages: Anders Shaune M; 11:06 p.m.: Request of a welfare involving a deer on HWY 57. and the unrealistic achievement levels for all the past 10 years and although the work
Moore Teddi J; Veridian Credit Anders Andrea M; Valley Bank; check at the 24100 block of Butler 9:20 p.m.: Medical call – diabetic students in every school. At some point in time
all school districts will be on the watch list for
was getting done it was causing a great deal
of compensatory time off for the present
Union; New Hartford-NH-Original Shell Rock-SR-Pheasant Runn Add- Center Rd. problems at the 29100 block of Vail low performing schools. They discussed maybe employees as well as an extreme amount of
Town-2-5 & 7-; NH-505-2-5 & 7; 4-Parcel H; SR-708-4-Parcel H; Thursday, November 25 Ave. using an assessment on student growth and unpaid overtime incurred by her (an average
2010-4298. 2010-4326. 2:14 a.m.: Report of suspicious 10:15 p.m.: Report of an alarm achievement levels. Rep. Grassley appreciate
receiving emails during the session with
of 20 to 25 hours per week.) She also shared
concerns about not having anyone cross
Mortgages: Everts Jodi; Everts Warranty Deed: Scheidecker activity on N. 5th St., Greene. sounding at the 1000 block of HWY thoughts and concerns. trained in all aspects of the office’s election
David J; Veridian Credit Union; Ralph W; Scheidecker Margaret 1:08 p.m.: Medical call –trouble 57 caused by a motion light. Moved by Kelm, seconded by Clark, to responsibilities. Fokkena indicated that if
Parekrsburg-PB-Meadowbrook 3rd R; Anderson Nathan P; Anderson breathing at the 800 block of 5th St. 11:24 p.m.: Report of an accident –
approve the SBRC application for additional allowed to add staff immediately, she would
allowable growth for the 2010-11 fiscal year in not have to advertise as she had just done so
Add-15 & 16-; PB-621-15 & 16; Marisa R; 93-15-5-S1/4 COR; 2010- 2:06 p.m.: Request of a welfare car in ditch on Raven Rd. the amount of $34,608 for open enrollment out. to fill a vacancy in her office. After discussion,
2010-4299. 4328. check at the 700 block of N. Main Sunday, November 28 Carried unanimously.
Mr. Longmuir updated the Board on the
the Board authorized the Auditor to add a clerk
position to her office as soon as possible.
Mortgages: Schneiderman Release: Iowa Community Credit St., Clarksville. 5:15 a.m.: Report of suspicious possibility of withdrawing from the AEA267 Board met with members of the Butler County
Jennifer M; Schneiderman David Union; Butcher William B Jr.; 9:05 p.m.: Report of accident at activity at the 200 block of E. special education pool effective at the end of Librarians Association to hear updates on their
D; Midwestone Bank; 90-16-30-NE Butcher Sheryl C; 2010-4329. the 400 block of Church St., New Superior St. the current fiscal year. This update included
verification from the AEA that an administrative
Board approved claims as submitted.
SW; 2010-4300. Release: First Citizens National Hartford. Vehicle back into another 9:13 a.m.: Medical call – service fee that will be charged back to all of the Board met with County Engineer John Riherd,
Mortgages: Knock Klint C; Bak; Jensen Jerome C; 2010-4330. vehicle coming out of driveway. unconscious/fainting at the 400 pooled school districts beginning with the 2011- Conservation Director Steve Brunsma, and
block of 3rd St., Dumont.
12 fiscal year. The estimated fee for Clarksville Emergency Management Coordinator Mitch
is $24,000 subject to change each year. Nordmeyer to discuss the status of repairs to
9:42 a.m.: Medical call – trouble The school districts will not be assessed the the Greene Dam. Riherd reported that there
breathing at the 1100 block of Nash administrative service fee this year and the cost
of the administration service can not coded as
were no changes on the project. The Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission is currently
St., Aplington. a special education cost. The weighted student reviewing the proposed change in the mitigation
10:42 a.m.: Report of suspicious
count for this year declined substantially. The plan and no work can proceed until a response
activity at the 400 block of Main St. school board will make a final decision on
this issue at the December 13, 2010, monthly
has been received from them. After discussion,
it was determined that a joint meeting with the
11:13 a.m.: Report of suspicious meeting. In accordance with the existing special members of the County Conservation Board,
activity at the 700 block of N. Public education pooling contract, a school district Engineer Riherd, the project engineer and the
Rd., Shell Rock.
must notify the AEA by January 1 if they are Supervisors should be scheduled as soon as
going to withdraw from the pool. possible after receiving a response from FERC.
11:54 a.m.: Medical call – heart/
Iowa State Bank
PRINCIPAL’S REPORT Staff Meeting was held.
chest pain at the 1200 block of Conn Elementary
• Clarksville elementary is participating in
Moved by Zimmerman, second by
Oldenburger to adjourn to Tuesday, November
St., Parkersburg. a three year committee to Positive Behavior 23, 2010 at 9:00 A.M. Motion carried.
12:46 p.m.: Medical call at the 300 Initiative and Supports (PBIS). The above and foregoing is a true and
block of Parriott St., Aplington. • DARE students will be celebrating correct copy of the minutes and proceedings
graduation with a morning at the “W” at of a regular adjourned meeting of the Board
3:54 p.m.: Request of a welfare Wartburg College followed by lunch at the Pizza of Supervisors of Butler County, Iowa on
check at the 500 block of Lincoln Ranch. November 16, 2010.
Secondary - written ST&TJ-48-1
• The varsity football team qualified for
5:28 p.m.: Report of theft – checks the Distinguished Academic Team Award, the IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT
stolen from the 26000 block of Quail team’s overall grade point average was 3.27.
• The varsity volleyball team qualified for
FOR BUTLER COUTY
Ave., Clarksville. IN THE MATTER OF
an academic award through the Girls Athletic THE ESTATE OF
Union, the team’s overall grade point average Alice L. Henning, Deceased.
was 3.44. Probate No. ESPR015890
TRUST NOTICE SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL,
IN THE MATTER OF THE TRUST: • Mr. Longmuir reviewed the certified OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR,
RUTH MATTHIAS REVOCABLE enrollment data for October 1, 2010. Our AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
LIVING TRUST DATED JUNE 6, 2006 enrollment was 354.45, which is a decrease of To All Persons Interested in the Estate of
To all persons regarding Ruth Matthias, 24.35 students from the year before. Alice L. Henning, Deceased, who died on or
deceased, who died on or about October 24, • The auditor will be sending a letter about the 9th day of September, 2010.
2010. You are hereby notified that Paul F. referencing safe guards to put in place for You are hereby notified that on the 22nd day
Matthias, Ruth Ellen Matthias and Robert W. counting gate receipts at activity events. This of October, 2010, the last Will and Testament of
Matthias are the trustees of the Ruth Matthias has not been problem, but he would like to see Alice L. Henning, Deceased, bearing the date
Revocable Living Trust dated June 6, 2006. Any additional safe guards. of the 13th day of June, 2005, was admitted
action to contest the validity of the trust must be Moved by Backer, seconded by Markussen, to probate in the above named court and
brought in the District Court of Butler County, to adjourn at 6:30 p.m. Carried unanimously. that Ronald Henning and Roy Henning were
Iowa, within the later to occur of sixty (60) days Next regular board meeting is scheduled for appointed executors of the estate. Any action
from the date of second publication of this notice December 13, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. to set aside the Will must be brought in the
or thirty (30) days from the date of mailing this S-48-1 District Court of said county within the later
notice to all heirs of the decedent, spouse of to occur of four months from the date of the
Friday, December 3
the decedent and beneficiaries under the trust second publication of this Notice or one month
whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, from the date of mailing of this Notice to all heirs
or thereafter be forever barred. of the decedent and devisees under the Will
Notice is further given that all persons whose identities are reasonably ascertainable,
indebted to the decedent or the trust are or thereafter be forever barred.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
requested to make immediate payment to the Notice is further given that all persons
undersigned trustees and creditors having indebted to the estate are requested to make
claims against the trust must mail them to the immediate payment to the undersigned, and
trustees at the address listed below via certified creditors having claims against the estate
shall file them with the Clerk of the above
Turn off the
mail, return receipt requested, and unless so
mailed by the later to occur of sixty (60) days named District Court, as provided by law, duly
from the second publication of this notice or authenticated, for allowance, and unless so
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thirty (30) days from the date of mailing this
notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a
claim is thereafter forever barred.
television, filed by the later to occur of four months from
the second publication of this Notice or one
month from the date of mailing of this Notice
Dated this 23rd day of November, 2010.
RUTH MATTHIAS REVOCABLE LIVING Turn on (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is
thereafter forever barred.
TRUST DATED JUNE 6, 2006 Dated this 19th day of November, 2010.
Paul F. Matthias, Trustee
Robert W. Matthias, Trustee
their minds. Ronald Henning
25071 230th Street
Ruth Ellen Matthias, Trustee Clarksville, IA 50619
901 5th St., #K Executor
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Roy Henning
Date of second publication December 9, 24602 230th Street
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• Clarksville Star • Visit Waverly Thursday, December 2, 2010 • 9
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• Clarksville Star • News Thursday, December 2, 2010 • 11
Center Offers a
A Wise King, Evildoers, and Our Border
By Brad Hicks The Wall Street Journal, last That does not excuse us from
Positive Step Toward If you ever want to feel better week, carried a lengthy story called, defending the defenseless, or pro-
Weight Management about our world, break out the Old “Northern Mexico’s State of Anar- tecting the innocent. If the Mexican
Waverly Health Center (WHC) will Testament and consider the stories chy.” In brief, the Mexican state of army cannot save its own people
host a free informational meeting there of deceit, war, kidnapping, Tamaulipas, which is along the Rio from these killers, then Mexico is
on the LIFESTEPS® program. family upheaval, erratic leadership Grande and the Gulf of Mexico, is going to become a boil on the United
LIFESTEPS is a 16-week behavioral and natural disaster. losing ground to a drug cartel that is States’ foot. We need to take this
approach to weight management. The more descriptive books tell rapidly chasing out rival criminals, power play, border security, drug
The meeting will be held on of crisis after crisis, and how peo- innocent citizens, business people, running, and criminal enterprise
Wednesday, December 8, from 5 to ple responded in circumstances. police, and even the Mexican army. seriously. Otherwise, it’s just more
6:30 p.m., in the Carstensen-Gruben The prophetic books are constant The copyrighted Journal story trouble in the offing – even this side
Room at WHC. calls for Jews to repent from their began: “Ciudad Mier, a picturesque of the Rio Grande.
“LIFESTEPS is a science-based ways and follow God. Proverbs and colonial village on the Texas border, The words of a king who lived
program that matches the program Psalms acknowledge man’s inepti- was a sleepy tourist attraction until thousands of years ago ring true
to the individual and has proven tude and inability to attain peace in February, when two rival drug cartels today: “Again I looked and saw
positive outcomes. There is no strict any shape or form, and that God turned it into a slaughterhouse. Car- all the oppression that was taking
‘diet’ to follow, but rather a process alone will have to be the one to re- avans of armored SUVs crammed place under the sun: I saw the tears
of learning lifelong skills and create his original environment. with gunmen firing automatic rifles of the oppressed – and they have no
Big Northern... attitudes about food,” stated Monica
Lursen, RD, LD, CLF. “Our current
Of the Old Testament books, I prowled the streets. Parents pulled comforter; power was on the side
enjoy reading Ecclesiastes. Likely terrified children from schools. The of their oppressors – and they have
Todd Thompson with help from his daughter Ellie, hauled in this 37 LIFESTEPS program will be coming
written by King Solomon, it is a town of 6,000 went dark every time no comforter. And I declared that
inch Northern at the dam in Heery Woods State Park, Clarksville. The to an end this month. The class filled
fish was caught using a red and white daredevil. The Thompsons’ live quickly and we had a great group of book that some read and think its the combatants shot out the trans- the dead, who had already died, are
in Clarksville. participants with many individual message is one of despair. I read it formers. In May, a man was hung happier than the living, who are still
successes!” and believe it is a message of hope. alive from a tree in the central plaza alive. But better than both is the one
With LIFESTEPS, class members The message is there is nothing new and dismembered while town folk who has never been born, who has
Hawkeye Valley Agency On Aging learn about nutrient needs, portion under the sun, and for all of man’s heard the screaming from behind not seen the evil that is done under
sizes, the benefits of moderate attempts to find happiness through shuttered doors. Then last week, af- the sun. And I saw that all toil and
Clarksville Site physical activity and how to power, wealth, and the like, it does ter a new offensive by the Zetas, one all achievement spring from one
If you would like a home-delivered green beans, wheat bread/margarine, manage high-risk eating situations. not satisfy. King Solomon’s advice? of the two groups that have turned person’s envy of another. This too
meal, please call 1-800-779-8707 by ice cream, frosted chocolate cake; LIFESTEPS works best for adults Don’t waste life chasing the wind. the town into a no-man’s land, hun- is meaningless, a chasing after the
noon of the day prior to wanting the Alternate B - No alternate; who are committed and ready to take This chasing after things, wealth, dreds of residents packed what they wind.” And, later, “I know that there
meal or for other questions. If you Thursday, December 9 - King positive steps toward better health and power led to trouble in biblical could into their cars and fled, leav- is nothing better for people than to
are age 60 and over you may eat for a ranch chicken thigh, Spanish rice, and weight management. times. It leads to trouble now, too. ing eerily empty streets with burned be happy and to do good while they
contribution, under 60 cost is $6.00 fiesta vegetables, multi-grain bread/ This event is free and open to the While I am one who tends to say that out shells of cars and bullet-pocked live. That each of them may eat and
Monday, December 6 - Country margarine, banana; public. Please park in the Orange things today aren’t really any worse walls.” drink, and find satisfaction in all
fried steak/country gravy with pars- Alternate B - Turkey ham, Swiss Lot (off Second Avenue SW), and or better than they were eons ago – We should not be surprised these their toil – this is the gift of God.”
ley, whipped potatoes with skins, cheese, lettuce & tomato, mixed bean enter through the Orange entrance. that man today only has better tools things happen. The story of man is Evil will continue to chase, and
green beans, wheat bread/margarine, soup, multi-grain bread/mustard, ba- For more information on the and toys than man hundreds and the story of war. Man’s sinful nature the oppressed we will always have.
fresh fruit; nana; LIFESTEPS Weight Management thousands of years ago – I am still is selfishness. This chasing after the But that doesn’t mean we let it hap-
Alternate B - Honey mustard Friday, December 10 - Turkey Program at WHC, contact Monica concerned about what happens in the wind – money through illegal drug pen. Americans need to demand that
chicken salad, carrot raisin salad, spaghetti, tossed salad/dressing, Lursen at (319) 352-4902. world because it impacts my family, sales, power by eliminating compe- leaders address what’s happening
broccoli salad, wheat bread/mustard, broccoli, wheat bread/margarine,
your family, and future generations tition, blackmail, thievery, and mur- south of the border. Now.
fresh fruit; sweet potato cobbler; Clarksville School of our families, and it impacts those derous sprees designed to intimidate Brad Hicks is president and CEO
Tuesday, December 7 - Chicken Alternate B - Vegetarian lasa-
patty/mushrooms & tomatoes, North- gna, tossed salad/dressing, broccoli,
Christmas Concerts who are defenseless. Power plays others – has repeatedly happened of Mid-America Publishing Corpo-
ern beans, mixed cabbage & carrots, wheat bread/margarine, sweet potato To Be Held put the oppressed at risk. before. It will all happen again. ration.
multi-grain bread/margarine, tapioca cobbler. The Clarksville Elementary
pudding; The “B” meals are available at the
Waverly, Nashua, and Greene con- Christmas Concert will be held on
Alternate B - BBQ rib patty, North-
ern beans, mixed cabbage & carrots,
multi-grain bread/margarine, tapioca
gregate meal sites.
Each meal includes a bread item,
Thursday, December 9th at 7 p.m.
in the East gym. This concert will Promotional Package
include Pre-K through 5th grade For Clubs, Organizations, and Churches
margarine, and milk. Responsibility
for compliance with any dietary re- students singing and the 5th grade
Wednesday, December 8 - Roast
beef/brown gravy, whipped potatoes,
strictions rests with the participant. band will also be playing that Advertising holding fundraisers
evening. The cost is $19 and includes:
The Jr./Sr. High Concert will be
Friday @ 5 p.m.
~ 2 column by 2 inch advertisement in the newspapers
held on Thursday, December 16th at 7 Clarksville Star
Community Home p.m. in the West gym. The 6th grade- 278-4641
(Clarksville & Allison)
~ A front page news article in the week the ad runs
12th grade vocal and instrumental
Meals music students will sing and play. Tribune-Journal ~ A posting on the newspaper’s website
December 6-12 Happy Birthday, Enjoy the holiday music! 267-2731
~ The ad may be published a second time for another $19
(we will try to include the notice on the front page a second time)
Contact the office at Clarks- Joyce
ville Community Nursing Home,
278-4900, between the hours of 8:30 Turn off the
a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through
Friday, if you are interested in hav- television, F I N A N C I N G
ing Home Meals delivered to you.
Monday - Breaded ranch
chicken, mashed potato/gravy,
baked beans, Eclair dessert;
Tuesday - Beef stroganoff,
baby carrots, lemon bar;
Wednesday - Ham loaf,
mashed potato/gravy, beets,
Thursday - Chili, crackers,
grilled reuben, pistachio pud- In school or at home,
ding; the newspaper is a
Friday - Baked cod, mashed textbook for life.
potato, mixed vegetables, am-
Encourage your children
Cut Energy Costs
Saturday - Chicken breast,
mashed potato/gravy, cauliflow- to make reading the
er/cheese, peaches; Lots of Love, newspaper a part of their
everyday routine for
Sooner, Not Later
Sunday - Roast beef, mashed Roger, Tracy, Chad, Curt,
potatoes/gravy, squash bake, lifelong learning.
DeeAnn, Amanda, Josh,
Zach, Gage, Abby & Ayden
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Friday, December 3rd
2:00pm until 5:00pm
Johnson Strings from New Hartford
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