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  • Graveside services for Staff Sgt. Robert E. Howard Graveside services for Staff Sgt. Robert E. Howard

    Graveside services were held Saturday morning at Sunset View Cemetery just north of Moulton for Staff Sgt. Robert E. Howard.

    July 19, 2014 4 Photos

  • American flags for Robert E. Howard American flags for Robert E. Howard

    At least 200 men, women and children came to the Centerville Fire Department firehouse at 2 p.m. Friday to participate in placing more than 2,000 American flags along the route from Centerville to Sunset View Cemetery just north of Moulton, the place where Moulton native Staff Sgt. Robert E. Howard will be laid to rest Saturday at 11 a.m.

    July 18, 2014 4 Photos

  • KO1_7409.jpg WWII Vet: Coming home after 69 years

    Korina Hurley, 48, of Macon, Mo., said her uncle received a call in 2010 from an independent research team based in Germany concerning U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert “Bobby” E. Howard, who was in a plane that was shot down over Germany during World War II. The researchers investigate German sites where American soldiers were known to go missing in action or killed in action during World War II.

    July 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • 071714 Howard Photo Flags at half-staff DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in Iowa from 5 p.m. Friday, July 18 until 8 a.m. Monday, July 21, in honor of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert “Bobby” E. Howard, formerly of Moulton.Howard, a 21-year old s

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sewer project wraps up in October MOULTON — The Moulton City Council Monday, July 7 held a public hearing at 6 p.m. related to the funded Community Development Block Grant and progress for the sanitary sewer improvements.Comments were shared by Nichole L. Moore, executive director wi

    July 17, 2014

  • Lemonade, anyone Curious Kids Childcare, located in the Centerville Preschools Building by St. Mary’s Catholic Church, is having a lemonade stand fundraiser every Wednesday and Friday in July. The students will be selling lemonade from the playground parking lot betw

    July 17, 2014

  • 071814 Water Alliance Photo Alliance recognized by governor DES MOINES — The Rathbun Land and Water Alliance received two awards at the Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award ceremony held Tuesday, July 15 at the Wallace Building in Des Moines – the Water Quality Special Project Award and the Environmental

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Howard funeral procession route outlined The Centerville Police Department has announced the route that the procession for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert “Bobby” Howard will take on Saturday, July 19.The procession will depart Lange Funeral Home at approximately 10:15 a.m. and travel south on

    July 17, 2014

  • Bill Riley Talent Search coming to Centerville DES MOINES — The Bill Riley Talent Search, and state wide presenting sponsor, Hy-Vee, are excited to announce a local show in Centerville. It will be held as part of the Appanoose County Fair at 7:30 p.m. on July 21. The show is open to the public.Th

    July 17, 2014

  • 071814 Arrest Photo Mystic man arrested after 15 minute pursuit A Mystic man was arrested following an approximately 15 minute chase that happened shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday.Timmy Leslie Leopard Jr., 32, of Mystic, was charged with felony eluding and reckless driving following the chase that had speeds climb o

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.July 18, 1918: Everyday of July 1918, the town heard of German reversals and retreats at the hands of the Allied forces. Among them, local boys were west of Chateau Thierry; they had taken the village of Veaux

    July 17, 2014

  • Square parking restrictions announced According to the Centerville Police Department portions of the Square will have restricted parking due to scheduled maintenance during the overnight and early morning hours of Monday, July 21, Tuesday, July 22 and Wednesday, July 23.From Monday, July

    July 17, 2014

  • Council discusses street resurfacing MORAVIA — Mayor Irene Brooks called the regular Moravia City Council meeting to order at 7 p.m. at the Moravia Municipal Building on Tuesday, July 8. Council members present included Kenneth Martin, John Baty, Charles Turner, G. E. Luse and Michael G

    July 16, 2014

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry July 16, 1932: On this morning of July 16, people were startled by a notice on the door of the Wooden State Savings Bank on the west side of the Square (Today: Cosby's Audio Video & Appliances). It said that the bank's "business is temporarily suspen

    July 16, 2014

  • Illinoisans and income moving to Iowa CHICAGO — More than 14,000 Illinois residents and $68 million in corresponding annual income have jumped the border to Iowa since 1995, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Illinois Policy Institute. The report highlights how years of Illin

    July 15, 2014

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

A. I support the ordinance
B. I do not support the ordinance
C. Not sure
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