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  • 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

  • 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

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