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06/12/2019 - 2:00pm

It was a weekend of fun in Clarion as the community celebrated their annual Festival in the Park.

"It went off as well as it could," said Clarion Chamber Director Ali Disney. "We had amazing weather, which obviously helped everything out, and had amazing numbers on Friday and Saturday."

Warm weather and light breezes made for a perfect day to head out and...

06/05/2019 - 11:43am
At this time of year, Americans across this great nation take time to pause and pay tribute to our Veterans who gave their life defending our freedoms as they celebrate Memorial Day.  The Brushy Creek Honor Flight works 365 days a year to honor those Veterans still living, continuously raising funds to send them to Washington, D.C., free of...
05/29/2019 - 3:00pm
This quarter, the Clarion Hotel/Motel Tax Committee had approximately $15,260.00 in funds available for grants this quarter.  Since the first granting period in October of 2012, the Clarion Hotel/Motel Tax Committee has granted almost $174,000.00 to businesses and projects in Clarion that promote and encourage of tourism and convention...
05/29/2019 - 2:38pm
The CGD Elementary music room has a little more color to it now that a select group of students have finished painting a new decorative mural. A year in the making, the mural was designed by art teacher Kaira Downing, who then recruited a group of students from fourth to sixth grade to make the design a reality. It took a few months worth of...
05/29/2019 - 2:36pm
Sandy McGrath, Wright County Environmental Health and Planning & Zoning Director, gave the Board of Supervisors an update this past Monday and current items in her department. Under the environmental area, she has two wells permitted but not yet installed along with nine septic systems waiting for installation. She has also done 25 well tests...
05/23/2019 - 4:57pm
It was a party at the Wright County Courthouse last week as Emergency Management Coordinator and Sheriff’s Captain Jim Lester was given farewell. After 27 years in the Sheriff’s Department along with 11 years as Emergency Management Coordinator, Lester is moving on to a new opportunity. “It was time for a change,” said...
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