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- Grocery grab nets nearly $400 in merchandise BOB held their latest grocery grab event Wednesday morning at Hy-Vee in Centerville. Frank Rinchiuso ran through the store at 9 a.m. trying to fill up his cart as he hit each aisle, collecting groceries, toilet paper, candy, a turkey and detergent am
- A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.July 3 1900: On 13th Street, at an empty storefront, a traveling showman invited people inside. They paid five cents, sat on folding chairs in the dark and watched a screen. Grainy, gray photographic images fl
Open board seat filled in 5-1 vote
The Centerville School Board appointed Steve Hoch to replace resigning member Tom Lange in a 5-1 vote during a special meeting Monday evening.
Municipal band closes season
The Centerville Municipal Band will perform its last concert of the summer Thursday, July 3 at the bandshell on the Centerville Courthouse lawn.
- Raccoon kills power An Alliant Energy spokesperson said the company suspects a raccoon is the reason power went out for almost 40 percent of it’s customers early Tuesday.Alliant Energy spokesperson Heather Holmes said the outage is expected to have occurred at approxima
Raccoon kills power
An Alliant Energy spokesperson said the company suspects a raccoon is the reason power went out for almost 40 percent of it’s customers early Tuesday.
- Centerville man charged with felony fraud, theft A Centerville man has two felony cases circulating through the court system, stemming from allegations that he knowingly sold a stolen firearm and failing to carry through a furnace replacement despite collecting over $1,500 to do so.Timothy Michael
- Buckle up and have a safe holiday To prevent death and injury, Iowa law enforcement is again asking the motoring public to buckle up, slow down and drive sober. According to the Iowa Department of Transportation, there were six traffic fatalities during the four-day Fourth of July we
- 7 band students departing for Europe Some 378 student musicians, advisors and parents in Iowa will be taking a July tour through Europe. Of those, seven are from Centerville.
Flags to be flown half-staff to honor Cpl. Adam Wolff of Ottumwa
Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 5 p.m. on Friday, June 27 until 8 a.m. on Monday, June 30 in honor of Marine Corps Corporal Adam F. Wolff, 25, of Ottumwa.
- Local group rewarded DES MOINES — Fourteen Iowa organizations and businesses will receive Environmental Excellence awards from Gov. Terry E. Branstad this summer. The awards are the premier environmental honors in Iowa.“The innovations that have been made by the award re
- Council sets rental permit fees The Centerville City Council by a 5-0 vote Wednesday approved a resolution establishing new fees for rental permits and a new fee for a rental permit license. The council by the same 5-0 vote at City Hall approved the first reading of an ordinance am
- Bicyclists pit stop in Centerville Carrying on a six year tradition for a group of Des Moines residents means riding their bicycles from Iowa’s state capitol to Missouri’s state capitol in three days.This year the three day state capitol to state capitol ride for this group of cycling
- A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.June 26, 1942: Women began leaving town to join the WAACs at the national training base at Fort Des Moines. They were greeted there by Colonel Thomas N. Gimperling, who told them, the corps “...will tolerate n
- A.C. history by Enfys McMurry © 2014 Enfys McMurry All rights reserved.June 27, 1912: On June 27, 1912 the Interurban and special trains brought thousands to Glen Hagan Park northwest of Centerville on Cooper Creek. The event had been publicized for weeks. Posters and bills were
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