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  • Real estate is a hot commodity Monday's Centerville City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall had seven agenda items that dealt with real estate issues. The council by 5-0 votes passed six of those seven items: n A resolution to voluntarily annex Golfview Addition Owner's Ass

    April 9, 2014

  • Battle of Prairie D'Ane, Ark.: Part 3 The Civil War had continued to drag on. It was April, 1864 and the Union Army doggedly continued to pursue the Confederate Army. U. S. President Abraham Lincoln, at first engaged in a conflict over "states' rights" was now more than ever determined t

    April 8, 2014

  • Water board corrects surcharge fee The Centerville Municipal Waterworks Board of Trustees during their March 27 meeting at City Hall voted to approve a lease contract with Farmers Mutual Communications Inc. of Moulton to allow them to attach Internet equipment to the city's south wate

    April 8, 2014

  • 040814 Loebsack Photo Fifth anniversary of marriage equality WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement Thursday marking the fifth anniversary of the landmark Varnum decision by the Iowa Supreme Court to recognize same-sex marriages. The decision made Iowa the third state in

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry April 8, 1931-3: As banks closed and stores went out of business, state salaries were cut -- so were grants to universities, institutions and hospitals. The salaries of Centerville's mayor and all city employees were cut by 20 percent. Centerville Sc

    April 8, 2014

  • Equal Pay Day Equal Pay Day is held annually in April to signify the point into a year that a woman must work to earn what a man made the previous year, and today is the point into the new week to signify when a woman will catch up to a man's pay last week. Forty-

    April 8, 2014

  • Healthy Appanoose: Week 13 The 13th 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 completed.

    April 8, 2014

  • Dr. Simon Estes to speak, sing at prayer breakfast DES MOINES -- The 53rd annual Iowa Prayer Breakfast will be held on Thursday, April 17 at 7:15-8:45 a.m. in the Ballroom at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center (formerly Veterans Memorial Auditorium) at 883 Fifth Ave., Des Moines. T

    April 8, 2014

  • 040714-FarmBureau-photo Local travels to Capitol with Farm Bureau A Centerville native was one of 53 Farm Bureau leaders to visit Capitol Hill in March.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • FFA in Iowa sets historical record The Iowa FFA Association has achieved a new plateau in membership by setting an all-time record with 14,207 members in 219 high schools across Iowa.

    April 7, 2014

  • Trial in federal lawsuit delayed A lawsuit that names a Centerville Police officer as a defendant has been delayed until 2015.

    April 7, 2014

  • This day in Appanoose County History April 7, 1918 For its victims it began with a headache. Following came aching muscles, uncontrollable shivering, burning eyes, ascending fever and delirium. Blood invaded urine, sputum, and saliva. The face and feet darkened, the patient gasped for a

    April 7, 2014

  • Property dominates council agenda The Centerville City Council has two public hearings planned for their regular meeting today at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. Both hearings deal with franchise and fee agreements with Interstate Power and Light, aka Alliant Energy.

    April 7, 2014

  • Exline amends dog ordinance The Exline City Council amended a section of their dog ordinance at their Tuesday, April 1 council meeting.

    April 7, 2014

  • Prelude to Disaster: Part 2 150 years ago marked the beginning of the fourth year of the Great Conflict, the American Civil War. What had begun ostensibly as a conflict over states’ rights had by this time evolved into a sacred and determined mission to forever end slavery in the South!

    April 7, 2014

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