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  • AC history by Enfys McMurry April 1, 1945: On this day Centerville's Lieutenant Joe Wilson took off from the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Savo Island. He flew his Grumman F4F Wildcat fighter in the first wave of bombing raids over Okinawa. As Joe banked and turned, he saw the second

    April 1, 2014

  • Gas prices up Iowa, March 31- Average retail gasoline prices in Iowa have risen 2.5 cents per gallon 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

    April 1, 2014

  • AC History by Enfys McMurry March 31, 1925 "Lincoln League Win Election" was the KKK's succinct headline in their newspaper, The Southern Iowa American the next morning. The Iowegian read, "Lincoln League Wins in Monster Vote." The Hearst International News and the Associated P

    March 30, 2014

  • 033114-Sex-photo Area mayors combat sexual assault OSKALOOSA -- In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, a record-breaking 32 mayors in the region are signing proclamations urging their communities to work against sexual violence. In Appanoose County, the mayors of Centerville, Moravia an

    March 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • 032814 DXP Photo Team first overall at Midwest Starz DXP Competition Team attended their first competition of the season March 7-9 at Midwest Starz in Des Moines. The three day competition had a record number of entries exceeding 640 acts. DXP’s team of 22 dancers entered 27 routines bringing home seve

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • AC history by Enfys McMurry March 28, 1896: Gov. Drake and a large party of state officials traveled to Philadelphia. He was joined by guests and family from Centerville: Col. Cornelius Stanton, H.H.Wright -- now state adjutant general -- the Gosses, the Sawyers and the Shonts.

    March 28, 2014

  • Ottumwa Piano festival Eleven area students participated in the annual Ottumwa Piano Festival held in February. Ruth Seims, piano judge, evaluated each student's performance according to stage appearance, technique, interpretation, rhythm, and general effect. All students

    March 28, 2014

  • Scholarship opportunity Mercy Medical Center Auxiliary and the Legacies Foundation, in conjunction with Mercy Medical Center, Centerville, is awarding scholarships to persons who are entering any licensed field of medicine. Residents of Appanoose County, surrounding countie

    March 28, 2014

  • Alliant Energy extends Iowa electric base rate freeze and provide customer credits CEDAR RAPIDS – Customers of Alliant Energy’s Iowa electric utility will see no increase in their base electric rates through 2016. Credits will also be included in customer bills based on the three-year agreement filed with the Iowa Utilities Board t

    March 27, 2014

  • AC history by Enfys McMurry March 27, 1931: With the arrest of Fred Burke -- "Richard F. White" -- Centerville was in shock. The people here who'd met him thought him "... a nice, quiet, middle-aged broker taking life easy." The Rev. Wenzel Bloom of the Lutheran Church who'd ma

    March 27, 2014

  • Students to participate in Capitol Youth Day 2014 DES MOINES — High schools students from across Iowa will be at the State Capitol for Capitol Youth Day on Wednesday and today. Capitol Youth Day celebrates Democracy Day and provides high school students with a non-partisan overview of the importance

    March 27, 2014

  • 032714 Hollinrake Photo Hollinrake inducted into the IRWA Hall of Fame Joe Hollinrake of Albia was honored by the Iowa Rural Water Association when he was inducted into IRWA’s Hall of Fame for his contributions to rural water. Hollinrake, with Rathbun Regional Water Association, was presented this honor during the IRWA’

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • AC history by Enfys McMurry March 26, 1931: The news broke early. At first light four policemen from St.Joseph, Mo. and three from Milan -- all armed with Tommy guns and shotguns -- surrounded the farm house of Barney Porter 20 miles south of Centerville in Sullivan County. Ins

    March 26, 2014

  • 032614 County T61 Photo County to redo T61 in 2015 The Appanoose County Board of Supervisors Monday, March 17 voted to award French Reneker Associates of Fairfield the contract to come up with the preliminary design and concept statement for redoing Highway T61 from Unionville south to state Highway

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 032614 Forecast Photo Severe storm and tornado threat to spike in May, June ACCUWEATHER GLOBAL WEATHER CENTER -- reports persistent cold air during the first part of the spring is likely to cause severe weather to get off to a sluggish start in a heavily populated part of the nation. However, a marked turnar

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about rental permit fees. The Centerville City Council has conducted two working sessions and a third one is planned in order to get a feel for the public's appetite about raising rental permit fees from charging a landlord $25 every two years to charging a certain amount per rental unit per year. So, the question of the week is, "Are you in favor of Centerville increasing rental permit fees?"

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