Community members came together Wednesday, Nov. 7 for the monthly Kaffee Klatch meeting, held this month at Mercy Medical Center-Centerville.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The family of long-time local educator Frances Dooley gathered at the Centerville Preschool building Monday to celebrate the installation of a new bench dedicated to her memory.

A late-night traffic stop got dicey for a Centerville Police Officer, who fired his weapon at a dog he said charged him.


In elections, write-in votes are inevitable. Perhaps a candidate decides too late for the ballot printers to include their name, and they opt for a write-in campaign. Or, there may not be enough candidates so voters must improvise.

Monday, November 12, 2018
Friday, November 09, 2018
Thursday, November 08, 2018

The local group, Save Our Square, has turned in an application hoping to receive $390,700 in grant funding from Iowa Great Places to help 15 buildings on the Centerville Square.


Veterans Day, November 11, is a special day to honor those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in times of conflict or peace. What makes this Veterans Day even more special is that it has in its origin an event that ended exactly one — hundred years ago. That event was the WorldWorld War I, …

The Appanoose County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase a new grader Monday, after hearing concerns from the county engineer on the age and condition of the county's grader fleet as winter approaches.


Councilmember Ron Creagan and his counterparts are hoping the third time will be the charm with the sidewalk trees that form a perimeter around the Centerville square.

Centerville is joining a nationwide coordinated effort to commemorate this Veteran's Day with the ringing of bells.

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

America signaled they wanted a change in 2002. As a result, they turned out to the polls. That year, Appanoose County turned out 5,037 voters to aid in an effort that gave President George Bush a Republican Senate and a more solidly Republican U.S. House.


As returns flowed into the Appanoose County Courthouse, it became clear quickly it would be a tough road for Democrat Susan McDanel.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democrats in Iowa captured a majority of the state's seats in the U.S. House in Tuesday's midterms for the first time in years, but Republicans kept control of the state's executive branch.

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Monday, November 05, 2018

Around 30 volunteers came together Saturday, Nov. 3 to hold a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for Appanoose County animals at Centerville City Hall.

Appanoose County and the cities within had agreed — either by their own council action or in principle pending formal approval — to pool together a subsidy they thought would align with the requests of a private ambulance company.

Sunday, November 04, 2018

WHERE DO I VOTE?: There are 12 polling sites in Appanoose County. To see which one you should vote at you can call the Appanoose County Auditor’s Office at 641-856-6191. There’s also an online help tool at

Thursday, November 01, 2018

The Centerville High School Drama Department proudly presents “Once Upon a Mattress” on Nov. 2-3 at Simon Estes Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Once Upon a Mattress is the musical retelling of the classic fairy tale-Princess and the Pea (with a twist).


Sheree Lange has been Centerville’s leader of cheerleading and tumbling for the last six years. It didn’t always look that way for the class of 2006 Centerville grad.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A Promise City man with a history of sexual abuse was sentenced to prison last week for a sex offender violation. Last week, he received a new charge related to the incident.

Three teens have been charged with a Snapchat video police say showed partial nudity of a student using the restroom at Centerville High School.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

MORAVIA — A Moravia man removed a deputy's radio before using it to strike the deputy in the head, court filings from a Friday assault say.

Monday, October 29, 2018

The TeamMates mentoring program is seeking volunteers to help the program continue to expand in Centerville.

Parkside Animal Hospital will be hosting a Spay and Neuter Day Saturday, Nov. 3 for Appanoose County residents at Centerville City Hall.

Many have already voted, but polls will open for election day on Tuesday. Voters will have three choices for one seat on the Appanoose County Board of Supervisors.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

In France, there is no higher military or civilian award than the Legion of Honor. On Friday, it was an American World War II veteran and Centerville resident Edward Bellendier who was pinned with the award.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Drought conditions in Iowa and Missouri have diminished, while some areas of abnormally dry conditions remain.

Local Halloween events begin this week and continue until Beggar's Night on Oct. 31. Below is a listing of area events for children reported to the Daily Iowegian:

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Centerville School District may privatize their driver’s education classes after hearing proposals from two companies during a work session Monday.


A 17-year-old male was seen driving at a high rate of speed by witnesses before crashing the stolen car he was driving into another vehicle.

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