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The streets of Clarion were roaring with trucks over the weekend during the 4th Pride in the Heartland Truck Show. The event saw a record number of show participants this year as it raised money for the Clarion Fire Department. Photo by Bridget Shileny
07/28/2021 - 7:29am
               The Pride in the Heartland Truck Show this past weekend in Clarion was the hot event in town. This was the fourth year for the show. Yes, the thermometer was pushing 90 degrees, but that didn’t stop truckers and locals alike from...

Opinion

07/28/2021 - 7:30am
Several weeks ago, we noted that director Alfred Hitchcock is often dubbed “The Master of Suspense.” Well, if we had to apply a nickname to director M. Night Shyamalan, perhaps the most fitting one would be “The Master of the Twist.” For over twenty...

Sports

07/28/2021 - 7:03am
The 2021 Cowgirl softball team finished at 1-22 overall and a 0-14 North Central Conference mark. Clarissa Hasty earned a spot on the Third Team in All-Conference balloting. The team had 544 total at-bats, with 118 runs on 130 hits. They produced 84...

Obituaries

07/21/2021 - 10:25am
Susan M. Sherman, 56, of Clarion, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. Memorial services for Sue Sherman will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East in...

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