PLANO — Nancy Jones is at ease with coffee and conversation sitting in her Americana-style living room. Holding her coffee mug with both hands, Jones allows herself to sink into the thick aprons of the chair. This current chapter of her life is evolving. Life, losing life, rescuing life, cel…
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Home Care Aide Day was held at the Appanoose Country Club on Sept. 17. Twenty-three home care aides from Appanoose, Wayne, Monroe, and Lucas attended a luncheon and program as a thank you for their dedication and care they give to the ill, handicapped, elderly and veterans in their community…
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Study is continuing on whether the district will again offer early retirement to its staff. In recent times, the program was offered as the district was nearing financial distress. Better times financially is prompting a review of whether the program is needed.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Monday, October 14, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019
Fewer than half of the vehicles from the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s two largest law enforcement divisions were equipped to give officers the option of locking up weapons in those vehicles with designated equipment such as locking rifle racks or handgun vaults as recently as May 2019,…
Thursday, October 10, 2019
It's fire prevention this week, which has included several presentations by Centerville Fire and Rescue with Centerville school children. Pictured are photos from those presentations. Centerville students in preschool through third grade attended a presentation this week which included a tal…
DES MOINES, Iowa — A state audit report says nearly $62,000 is missing from deposits for the Wayne-Ringgold-Decatur County Solid Waste Management Commission.
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Monday, October 07, 2019
Jason Carter, the man acquitted of murder earlier this year, has filed again to have a civil verdict that found him liable for his mother's killing set aside.
Friday, October 04, 2019
DES MOINES — As the public hearing on Alliant Energy’s request looms, the company is saying it has a partial settlement agreement for a lower increase than requested. The announcement by Alliant said the increases for Iowa customers will be lower, but did not reveal a figure for the new rate.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
On a late September afternoon, while Centerville squared itself for the annual celebration of pancakes, parades, queen contests, school bands, and more pancakes, a city within the city was silent.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa game officials and deer hunters are taking extra precautions this season in the wake of an emerging threat of a chronic fatal disease affecting deer.
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa judge has upheld voter ID as allowable under the Iowa Constitution but struck down as unconstitutional portions of a 2017 voting reform law challenged by a Hispanic civil rights group and an Iowa State University student.
Monday, September 30, 2019
OTTUMWA — In July, Iowa Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks said she was thinking about running for Congress in the wake of Rep. Dave Loebsack’s decision not to seek re-election in 2020. Six weeks later, she’s in.
Friday, September 27, 2019
The Rathbun Land and Water Alliance held their Fourth Annual Farm to Faucet Landowner Appreciation and Water Treatment Plant Tour on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Rathbun Regional Water Association Water Treatment Plant near Centerville.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
The general election, which will include cities and schools, is upcoming Nov. 5. After the filing deadline has passed recently, the Appanoose County auditor released those who have filed for each race.
Aubreyonna McGill is the seventeen-year-old daughter of Will and Thilea McGill. She is a senior at Centerville High School. McGill is active in Student Council as a committee head, National Honor Society, volleyball, track manager, FFA and is the FFA President. She is also in 4-H, Youth Coun…
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
In response to concerns over ongoing levee assessments and repairs along the lower Chariton River and the Missouri River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District will not conduct the previously announced increased releases from Rathbun Lake.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
ALBIA — A jury of seven women and five men are deliberating whether a Centerville woman is guilty in a murder-arson case, and will continue to deliberate Wednesday morning.
Friday, September 20, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Ronald McDonald House recently received a $5,000 donation from Hy-Vee, Inc. to provide Home Away From Homes for out of town families with critically ill children. Family’s travel to Des Moines to seek the medical care needed to treat and manage their child’s illness.
Wayne County Hospital was recently nominated to the Des Moines Register as one of the best places to work in Iowa. After a robust survey of our employees and providers was obtained, they agreed.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
ALBIA — Jury selection is slated to begin today at the Monroe County Courthouse, where a Centerville woman will be tried on murder and arson charges this week.
Monday, September 16, 2019
Leanne Mitchell, a Centerville native who headed the costume department at Radio City Music Hall for the Rockettes, died Aug. 13 in Bend, Oregon. She was 90.
Centerville Schools have alerted parents through social media, e-mail and text notifications that a faulty smoke detector briefly caused the school to be evacuated on Monday.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Centerville residents Dr. Kathy (Jewett) Lange and Lottie Wilson received awards at Indian Hills Community College’s Staff Day event that kicked off the new academic year.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Monday, September 09, 2019
The town of Moulton celebrated their annual Jamboree Thursday-Saturday, which coincided with the town's 150th birthday. The theme — "A Century of Service" — acknowledged the 100th birthday of the Moulton American Legion Burl McClure Post No. 280. See more photos online at photos.dailyiowegian.com
Friday, September 06, 2019
The Seymour Warriorettes volleyball team helped christen the school's new gymnasium Thursday with a 3-0 victory. The school lost their previous gymnasium in an EF-2 tornado in March 2017. The gymnasium was completed for the upcoming school year. In the interim, Seymour had competed in other …
Thursday, September 05, 2019
In an analysis presented by city leadership Monday, it’s too early to tell if the less than one-year-old city-run ambulance service will make or lose money.
- Changes coming for Rathbun Lake campers
- Man sentenced to prison for meth charge
- Iowa Prep Football RPI rankings and a look at the playoffs
- Centerville steamrolls Saydel
- Southern Iowa Junk Jaunt this weekend
- Who rescued whom?
- Pennsylvania trapping trends positive despite poor fur prices, stigma
- Stephens becomes two-time all-conference runner for Centerville
- Centerville Police, 9/12/19-10/2/19 reports
- Football preview: Centerville vs Saydel