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  • June wettest month in 141 years DES MOINES — June rainfalls brought precipitation during the first half of 2014 to above normal levels for the state. The June statewide average rainfall was almost ten inches, and for the most recent two weeks the rainfall of 4.3 inches was nearly d

    July 11, 2014

  • Mystic City Council votes on equipment policy MYSTIC — The Mystic City Council Thursday, June 12 during a regular meeting voted to make it a city policy to only allow elected city officials or city employees to operate city-owned equipment.Mystic resident Rose Hill talked to the council about he

    July 11, 2014

  • Council to hold solicitation workshop

    The Centerville City Council Monday set Thursday, July 17 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall to hold a workshop to allow public input on the ordinance preventing solicitation in city streets.

    July 10, 2014

  • Moore Citizen of the Month Council passes rental permits, fees

    The Centerville City Council Monday night at City Hall listened to and approved the second reading of an ordinance amending the way the city deals with rental permits, fees and licenses.
     

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved. July 10, 1940: As America was arming itself the summer and fall of 1940, Britain was in mortal peril. Prior to invading across 26 miles of the English Channel, the Nazi Luftwaffe was bombing the British, attempting to eliminate the Royal Air Force, p

    July 10, 2014

  • Cincinnati has a new mayor CINCINNATI — A special meeting of the Cincinnati City Council was held at City Hall on Monday, June 30 to interview applicants for the vacant mayor position.The council reviewed a letter of intent/interest received from Mayor Pro Tem and council memb

    July 10, 2014

  • Online medical clinic launches in Iowa SAINT PAUL, Minn. — virtuwell.com, a web- and mobile-based online clinic designed to safely treat more than 50 common illnesses while saving time and money, is now available to anyone who lives, works, or travels within Iowa.“virtuwell reinvents the

    July 10, 2014

  • Butterfly presentation at Drake Public Library Carrie Stivers will give a presentation on butterflies for the Children’s Summer Reading Program Saturday, July 12 at 10 a.m. at the Drake Public Library in Centerville. Stivers’ interest in butterflies began in 1992 when she started working with the

    July 10, 2014

  • Appanoose County Fair Queen Contestants Appanoose County Fair Queen contestants

    The following are the 2014 Appanoose County Fair Queen contestants. The Queen judging will be held on Thursday, July 17 at the First United Methodist Church in Centerville at 6:30 p.m. and the crowning will be held on Monday, July 21 at the fairgrounds.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.July 9 1943: In darkness early on June 9-10, 1943, the U.S. 7th Army under Patton, the British 8th and the Canadian 1st Infantry under Montgomery disembarked from LST beaching crafts west and east of Cape Pass

    July 9, 2014

  • 070814 Howard Photo Missing Moulton war hero's remains identified The family of Robert E. “Bobby” Howard has received official word of positive identification of his remains recovered from a World War II fighter plane crash in Muehlanger, Germany.Howard enlisted in the United States Air Force when he was 19 years o

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Iowa gas prices stay steady Iowa, July 7- Average retail gasoline prices in Iowa have not moved in the past week, averaging $3.57/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,036 gas outlets in Iowa. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 cents pe

    July 8, 2014

  • A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.Independence Day, 1881, Part 2: After dark that evening, people on the Courthouse Square waited for the firework display. Five hundred dollars had been spent on fireworks. The event was promoted as “the grande

    July 8, 2014

  • Second reading of amended rental permit ordinance

    The Centerville City Council tonight at City Hall will hear the second reading of an ordinance amending the way the city deals with rental permits and associated fees.

    July 7, 2014

  • Cincinnati fundraising meeting set

    Cincinnati Development Initiative will hold a fundraising meeting at Cincinnati Community Center on Tuesday, July 8.

    July 7, 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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