Thursday, February 13, 2020

A Centerville sex offender says a requirement to confess to past sex acts in completing sex offender treatment is a violation of the Fifth Amendment, which protects individuals from self-incrimination.

A search warrant served at a Mystic residence this week has prompted charges on an Appanoose County man.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Appanoose County Public Health continues to work with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local partners to monitor and respond to novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The virus was first detected in Wuhan, China in December 2019…


Several Centerville FFA contestants placed recently at the sub-districts in Liberty Center on Feb. 5. Aubreyonna McGill received a Gold and advanced to Districts in Corydon March 7 in the Job Interview contest. Blair Wright received a gold on the FFA knowledge test and will advance to distri…

Monday, February 10, 2020
Thursday, February 06, 2020

TDT CPAs and Advisors, P.C. have released an audit report on the Chariton Valley Planning & Development Council of Governments.

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The Iowa Democrats have begun releasing official results from Monday’s caucuses after a results reporting glitch caused a nearly day delay in results reporting.


Those who attended the Democratic Caucuses in Appanoose County Monday said their meetings ran fine. However, when it came time for precinct chairs to report results, things went awry.

Monday, February 03, 2020

As local Democrats and Republicans met at Centerville High School to select their supported Presidential candidates, students lurked with cameras and questions.

Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that he has invited Appanoose County Sheriff Gary Anderson to be his guest at the State of the Union address in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Thursday, January 30, 2020
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A Moravia lumber company has been ordered to pay nearly $28,000 after a judge ruled it cut down dozens of trees in a state forest.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Citizen feedback has been rolling in from last week’s facility plan update meeting, and district officials are hoping that anyone completing surveys will do so by Monday.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Centerville Police have charged a Centerville woman with multiple charges after they said she was providing methamphetamine to children and performing sex acts with one child.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The Lakeview Elementary School addition to provide space to move remaining Central Elementary School students has largely been completed. It was open for tours on Monday. Students from Central will move into the classrooms next school year as the school will house grades kindergarten through…

City officials are exploring a local option sales tax to fund the construction of a new law center in Centerville.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Centerville Community School District has identified a nearly $28 million list worth of construction needs and possibilities across the district. Financial planners say the district could afford between $18 million and $20 million worth of projects.

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a new initiative Tuesday aimed at identifying and mitigating violence at schools, particularly as districts nationwide grapple with how to stay safe from potential shootings.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Areas across Appanoose County saw up to four inches of snow on Friday, coupled with more than a tenth of an inch of ice that came after.

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020

GARDNER, Kan. — A Centerville man was fatally struck by a vehicle while walking on a roadway in Kansas Wednesday night.


A public meeting will be held Monday as the Centerville Community School District will intend to present the draft of an updated master facilities plan.


SEYMOUR — Two years, 10 months and nine days ago, the community began picking up the pieces of an EF-2 tornado that impacted the lone school building in Seymour. On Wednesday, the culmination of the efforts that followed the devastating 2017 tornado were presented to that same community.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Another round of change orders were on the table Monday for Centerville School Board members, and they again generated some discussion.

Another round of snow is predicted Friday that could replace the just-recently melted snow from the last round.

Monday, January 13, 2020
Friday, January 10, 2020

Area schools have begun announcing early dismissals ahead of an expected winter storm on Friday.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

The first Kaffee Klatch was hosted at the Rathbun Lake Area YMCA Wednesday. The monthly meeting offered updates from several local organizations and entities.

Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Monday, January 06, 2020

State representatives visited with constituents in Centerville on Thursday, previewing the upcoming legislative session.

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