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  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry April 14, 1912: People learned the shocking news of the sinking of the Titanic. The Iowegian's headline was followed by a second, also shocking to Appanoose County people: "Mystic Man Loses Wife and Children." The Mystic man was Franck Lefebre. He wa

    April 14, 2014

  • City looking at rental permit fees The Centerville City Council at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10 at City Hall held a special meeting followed by a working session. During the special meeting the council voted 5-0 to approve the second reading of an ordinance to establish an electric an

    April 14, 2014

  • Update: Appanoose County attorney found dead in his apartment

    Centerville Police Chief Tom Demry confirmed Appanoose County Attorney Richard F. Scott was found dead in his Centerville apartment Friday at approximately 10:10 a.m.

    April 11, 2014

  • Court tosses coach conviction

    DES MOINES — The Iowa Supreme Court has reversed the conviction of a Davis County coach who had sex with a 16-year-old student and ordered the charges dismissed. Patrick Ryan Nicoletto was an assistant coach for the Davis County girls’ basketball tea

    April 11, 2014

  • Rural Funding:3 Iowa Projects WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Dave Loebsack announced that three projects in Iowa's Second Congressional District have received a total of $22,500 in Rural Development grants. The funding is provided through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Com

    April 11, 2014

  • Appanoose County history April 11, 1922: Radio was the craze. Starting it was Harry Luther in a shop next door to the original Iowegian office on North Main. Using two vacuum tubes, a condenser, receiver, loop aerials, batteries and headphones, he created the town's first ra

    April 11, 2014

  • 041114 AC Civil War Photo 3 Disaster at the Battle of Poison Spring In April, 1864 the Civil War continued unabated in Arkansas. Combatants included Appanoose County men of the 36th Iowa Volunteer Infantry under Lt. Col. Francis M. Drake of Unionville, Iowa, along with 32 Appanoose County men of the 18th Iowa Infantr

    April 11, 2014 3 Photos

  • 041014 Survivors Photo Centerville supports sexual assault survivors OSKALOOSA -- To raise awareness and stand in solidarity with survivors, a number of area towns are displaying teal ribbons this month. Locally, the town of Centerville will allow Crisis Intervention Services to decorate trees in its square in recogni

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Candidates file for the primary election The following is the list of local office candidates who filed before Wednesday, March 26 and state and federal office candidates who filed before the Friday, March 14 deadline to be included on the ballot for the primary election on Tuesday, June 3.

    April 10, 2014

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry April 10, 1945: As U.S. victories penetrated ever further and further across the western Pacific, island airfields were built allowing B-29 Superfortress aircraft to bomb mainland Japan. The first target was the Musashi aero-engine plant on the edge

    April 10, 2014

  • Stroke Screenings coming to Centerville Residents living in and around Centerville can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture on Thursday, April 24 at Grace Tabernacle Baptist Church, 914 N. Park Ave., Centerville. Life Line Screening looks at four key points

    April 9, 2014

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry April 9, 1940: For seven months, Hitler held his fire against the French and the British. It was called the "phony war." Then suddenly, dramatically, Hitler invaded Denmark and Norway. In Centerville, businessmen John Jensen and Pete Hansen, both imm

    April 9, 2014

  • 040914 Bains Photo 'A new era begins!' On Saturday, April 19 at 8 p.m. the curtain will open on the Rathbun Country Music Theater's stage to warm the hearts of music fans after a long, frigid winter. Though John Bain Sr., and his wife, Shirley, purchased the theater from Willis and Faye D

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pre-prom promenade Centerville Nursing and Rehab Center invites the public to their pre-prom promenade from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at 1208 E. Cross St. When you arrive, register for door prizes. Pre-prom promenade

    April 9, 2014

  • Easter egg hunt April 19 The Easter bunny is coming to Centerville Nursing and Rehab Center for their annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m. Easter egg hunt April 19

    April 9, 2014

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about rental permit fees. The Centerville City Council has conducted two working sessions and a third one is planned in order to get a feel for the public's appetite about raising rental permit fees from charging a landlord $25 every two years to charging a certain amount per rental unit per year. So, the question of the week is, "Are you in favor of Centerville increasing rental permit fees?"

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