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August 9, 2013

Permaculture Society continues to grow

Well what a tease we had Tuesday night! Just enough rain to make it muggy, and I’m building a fence this week.

There was a birthday party for Bernice Craver on July 31 at the Community Center, and more than 25 relatives attended. Penny Sharp catered the food and Judy Smith made the cake. Happy 90th birthday Bernice!

The rummage sale last week was a great success. Many thanks to all who volunteered and donated.

The Campbell family had a reunion last Saturday at the Community Center, and more than 40 people attended. Some came from as far away as Arkansas!

Mary Ann Hurley will be traveling to Boonville, Mo. this weekend to attend her grandson Ethan’s baptism. We hope she stays safe on the road.

The City Council met on the evening of Aug. 6 and here’s a rundown of the discussion. The Council approved the minutes from last month and had a lengthy discussion about cleaning up a vacant property here in town. There are vehicles and a propane tank to be removed and some out buildings to be torn down. The property is overgrown and needs dozer work done, also a foundation from a home that had burned down. There was discussion about how to notify the property owner, obtain an abandoned vehicle title for the truck that needs to be removed, and Mike Leach (a contractor) gave the Council some preliminary ideas on what he would charge for the dozer work. The Council voted to contact the city’s attorney for advice on how baest to proceed. The Council approved the financial report and voted to roll over a CD that ‘s maturing at the bank. The financial report on the streets fund was approved to be submitted to the state DOT. There was discussion on the placement of a grave at the cemetery. The Council also approved scheduling a public hearing on the city’s annual financial report for next month’s meeting.

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    August 1, 2014

  • Johanna Kok completes basic training Air Force Airman Johanna L. Kok graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force

    August 1, 2014

  • Aug. 1-4 Calendar FRIDAY 1DRAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY, will show the movie “Frozen” at 8 p.m. in the back parking lot. There will be a second movie shown inside. Bring blankets, pillows and lawn chairs. Popcorn and snacks will be available. Children 8 and under need to be ac

    August 1, 2014

  • Local students receive degrees Approximately 5,000 students received degrees from the University of Iowa at the close of the 2014 spring semester.Students from the area receiving degrees include:Joseph Appler from Centerville (BA-English)Megan DoBraska from Centerville (BA-Communi

    August 1, 2014

  • July 31-Aug. 2 Calendar THURSDAY 31HONEY CREEK, 9-11 a.m. – Kayaking Tour – Get closer to nature during this kayaking tour with a naturalist. This program is for people with some kayaking experience who feel confident in their abilities to shuttle, launch and maneuver their

    July 31, 2014

  • Next blood drive Aug. 5 LifeServe Blood Center needs volunteer blood donors to support their communities this summer by donating blood. Often during the summer months the local blood supply can drop to dangerously low levels yet the need for life-saving blood products remai

    July 30, 2014

  • Healthy Appanoose: Week 29 The 29th 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.

    July 29, 2014

  • July 29-31 Calendar TUESDAY 29NAMI (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS), Family Support Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 411 N. Main St. Centerville. For more information, call (641) 856-3213.SOUTH CENT

    July 29, 2014

  • 072514 Denny Denny completes basic training Air Force Airman 1st Class Riley M. Denny has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and stu

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Howar Junior High fourth quarter honor roll Seventh gradeAlexander, GageAnderson, KeatonBailey, Hannah AnnBartholomew, TaytonBerja, HannahBlack, SiarahBowen, AnnaBrown, ShaylinCassady, RyanClupny, MadisonCochran, KalebCooper, ColeCowan, ChasityCox, MaddisonDaugherty, SavannahDorman, AdelynEyhe

    July 24, 2014

  • Centerville High School second semester honor roll * indicates 4.0 GPA12th gradeAnderson, Austin James*Armington, Jared RyanBachman, Branson Wayne*Bennett, Madilyn SummersBowen, Tabitha AnnBradley, Michael Bruce*Braster, Lewis ManuelBratz, TuckerBullard, JoshuaBullard, JustinCardani, Kylon MichaelDix

    July 24, 2014

  • July 25-28 Calendar FRIDAY 25HONEY CREEK, 9-10 a.m. – Stand Up Paddleboarding Basics – Learn the basics of SUP. Solo paddle boards and paddles will be provided. Some PFDs will be available. This class is for people 12 and older. Minors must have a guardian present and p

    July 24, 2014

  • Summertime in the late 40s and 50s in Moravia Summertime in the early evenings, right after supper meant playing games all over Moravia. One we liked was chalk the corner, beginning at Condras and Firkins and playing in most of Moravia before we were done. One team took the piece of chalk and a

    July 23, 2014

  • Healthy Appanoose: Week 28 The 28th 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.

    July 23, 2014

  • July blood drive collects 37 units The recent Centerville Community blood drive, held Tuesday, July 1 had a total of 46 people register to donate blood and 37 units of blood were collected.Rose Cunningham and TTT AS and the Hospital Auxiliary helped to organize and sponsor this blood

    July 23, 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?"

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