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  • 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

  • 071614 'Flagman' Photo Help honor World War II soldier Larry “The Flagman” Eckhardt is once again seeking local volunteers to help honor a fallen soldier from Appanoose County.Eckhardt is seeking volunteers to help set out flags along the route between Centerville and Moulton that will be used by the fun

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 071614 Sebolt Photo County Fair starts Monday The 2014 Appanoose County Fair kicks off Monday, July 21 for a six-day run.The 2014 Appanoose County Fair is dedicated to Curtis Sebolt for his many years of dedication to the fair.The nighttime entertainment line up starts Monday night, July 21 at 7

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • B.V. Sodbusters at Appanoose County Fair Members of the B.V. Sodbusters 4-H club invite Appanoose County fairgoers to visit the Exhibit Building to check out 4-H projects and the various animals in the barns.Members of the B.V. Sodbusters club have worked very hard the past year with helpin

    July 15, 2014

  • Autopsy completed for Ottumwa drowning victim The autopsy of a woman who had been recovered from Rathbun Lake this weekend was completed Monday morning.Kathy Sue Lukehart, 43, Ottumwa, a 1989 Ottumwa High School graduate, fell into the water from the dock near her boat.“The cause of death is goi

    July 15, 2014

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.July 12 1921: The reputation of Centerville was spreading and it was not good. Crime was constant and escalating. Children ran away from home; some were abandoned, some neglected. Young men loafed on 13th Stre

    July 14, 2014

  • 071414 Group Centerville nurse receives DAISY award A nurse at Mercy Medical Center – Centerville was honored with THE DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at a recent ceremony in Des Moines. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Week devoted to defendant's supervisors Today marks the third day of Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week across the United States.The week of July 13-19 is dedicated to the men and women who supervise defendants before trial on pretrial release, after trial on probation and aft

    July 14, 2014

  • Local group honored with two awards Rathbun Land and Water Alliance is set to receive two environmental awards Tuesday afternoon.The Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards recognition ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 in the Wallace Building Auditorium in Des Mo

    July 14, 2014

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved. July 15, 1938: On this day, the picture came across the Iowegian’s Wirephoto machine. People came to watch. They stood amazed in the office on Main Street. It was sent by Associated Press and disgorged at 60-words-per-minute-clip from two AP teletype

    July 14, 2014

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.July 14 1901-1911: The five train systems that came through Appanoose in those years, offered to the people of Centerville and the county a golden era in travel opportunities. The Burlington offered connection

    July 14, 2014

  • Woman drowns in Rathbun Lake

    A 43-year-old Ottumwa woman lost her life Sunday after falling into Rathbun Lake from the boat docks at Rathbun Marina just after midnight.

    July 13, 2014

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the 2014 Appanoose County Fair. It starts Monday and wraps up on Saturday with a demolition derby at 8 p.m. So, the question of the week is, "How many days do you plan to go to the Appanoose County Fair?

A. I plan to attend all six days.
B. I plan to attend five days.
C. I plan to attend four days.
D. I plan to attend three days.
E. I plan to attend two days.
F. I plan to attend one day.
G. I do not plan to go to the fair this year.
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