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- AC history by Enfys McMurry AC history by Enfys McMurry March 5, 1917: The Chicago White Sox, fast asleep at 3:30 in the morning sped through town on the Rock Island line on their way to spring training at Mineral Springs, Texas. Both the Rock Island and the Burlington offered
- National Alliance on Mental Illness forming Appanoose chapter There will be a planning meeting to discuss the formation of a National Alliance on Mental Illness chapter here in Appanoose County on Tuesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church at 410 N. Main St. in Centerville. NAMI is the na
- Miller-Meeks files paperwork OTTUMWA -- A week after officially announcing her campaign for Congress in Iowa's Second Congressional District, Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks filed the necessary paperwork to be a Republican candidate for the seat. She filed an affidavit of candidacy
- AC history by Enfys McMurry AC history by Enfys McMurry March 4, 1933: Franklin Delano Roosevelt was on this day inaugurated for his first term as president. He immediately faced the national calamity of the depression. His first act was to close all banks. When they reopened,
- Healthy Challenge: Week Eight The eighth week of the Healthy Appanoose Challenges are printed below. The free program can be joined anytime throughout the year. Log in at the Centerville-Rathbun Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at www.centerville-ia.com to record challenges complete
- It's prison for Missouri man By Michael Schaffer Managing Editor It's prison for Missouri man
- Budget public hearing tonight The Centerville City Council has the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget public hearing and a resolution to adopt said budget and certification of city taxes on its agenda tonight. The FY 2015 budget starts July 1 and ends June 30, 2015. Total revenues
- AC history AC history March 1, 1941: The day after President Roosevelt's third inauguration on Jan. 20, 1941 Company G 10 months before Pearl Harbor received mobilization orders. On March 1, led by Capt. Dewey Bear, 80 men marched out of the Armory on East Jack
- Help with utility bills Sieda wants to remind residents they have certain rights when it comes to overdue utility bills. Are you behind on your utility bill and worried about how you are going to pay for it? The law says you have the right to set up an affordable payment pl
- Churches take Ash Wednesday to the streets On Ash Wednesday, March 5, the ministers of the First Lutheran Church, Centerville Presbyterian Church and Drake Avenue Christian Church will be offering "Ashes to Go," a new approach to a centuries-old Christian tradition, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Month-long investigation leads to nine arrests for meth
On Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 the South Central Iowa Drug Task Force concluded a month long investigation which targeted multiple individuals who had conspired with each other to manufacture methamphetamine.
Man charged after 25 minute pursuit
A Centerville man has been charged after a Sunday morning chase through Centerville and Rathbun.
- Court settles with defendants Three Centerville residents accused of multiple counts of burglary and theft from 2011 had their cases adjudicated. The case against two of them was dismissed while the third had his case decided last year. If you lived in the 700 block of North 11th
- Chamber unveils program at banquet The annual Chamber of Commerce banquet was held at the Manhattan Restaurant Tuesday evening, with Chamber Executive Director Joyce Bieber welcomed guests and outlining successes the chamber has had over the last year as well as what new programs the
- AC history by Enfys McMurry AC history by Enfys McMurry Feb. 28, 1929: Today at 10:30 a.m. Centerville attorney, David Fulton Rice, left the Appanoose County Courthouse to return to his office. Waiting for him, hovering at the foot of the stairs leading to Rice's office over th
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