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Farewell to long-time Centerville postmaster and well-known Civil War re-enactor

The community of Centerville said farewell to Robert Clark, 84, who passed away Friday, Feb. 15. Robert was well-known as the Centerville postmaster from 1968 up to 1989 when he retired. Robert was also well-known as a Civil War re-enactor. Robert's son, Bruce, and many others dressed in their Civil War clothing Tuesday as Robert's flag-draped coffin was taken to Felkner Cemetery by mule team.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about building code compliance. One Centerville resident at Monday's City Council meeting proposed the city create two new positions in the police department to only deal with minimum housing and nuisance abatement issues. The city currently has George Johnson as the only employee assigned to enforce building code compliance issues. Does Centerville need more than just Johnson to enforce code compliance issues? So, the question of the week is, "Should Centerville hire additional help to assist George Johnson enforce building code compliance issues?"

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