Christmas at Kid’s World
The children in all classes at Kid's World recently enjoyed a visit from Santa.
Centerville man wins $25,000 lottery prize
A Centerville man won a top prize of $25,000 playing the lottery’s “North Pole Bingo” instant-scratch game.
Life Saver celebrates 100 years in existence
I hope everyone had a nice time ringing in the New Year! Now, everyone will have to get used to writing 2013 on everything. It always seems like it takes a while to get use to doing that.
January activities at 18-80 Club
Happy New Year’s! As we start yet another year we pause to give thanks for the wonderful year we have had.
Calling all aspiring poets
Aspiring Iowa poets of all ages are given the opportunity for publication and nearly $500 in cash prizes during January and February of the new year.
- Thomas, Huisman plan June wedding
A bell tower brick for Christmas?
From the snowstorm that was supposed to hit this week, perhaps we will still have snow on the ground for Christmas. Everyone seems to always enjoy a White Christmas.
I remember my grandmother used to make a delicious fudge during the Christmas season when I was a kid.
Prayer pillows donated by junior high school class
Prayer pillows for pediatric patients were recently made and presented to Ann Young.
Purvis family gathering held in Moravia Dec. 16
Sunday, Dec. 16, the Purvis family met at the Moravia Community building for their annual Christmas gathering.
Iowa Community Development honored with Iowa Venture Award
The Iowa Area Development Group, on behalf of Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives and member municipal electric systems has honored nine distinguished Iowa companies with the Iowa Venture Award.
Centerville Community Blood Drive to be Jan. 8
Every two seconds, someone, somewhere needs blood.
Seneca Area Agency on Aging suggests ways to give to elderly or disabled friends and family
Seneca Area Agency on Aging ask this holiday season to make it special for an older or disabled family member, friend or neighbor by showing them our “Iowa spirit” of kindness and generosity.
Christmas dinner in Exline tomorrow night
We were lucky that we did not receive any snow from the snowfall that hit northern Iowa and Minnesota over last weekend. We do need the moisture though. I know a lot of people are hoping we will get some snow in time for Christmas, to complete the effect of a white Christmas.
Unionville bell tower back in action
Unionville, Iowa’s bell is ringing again. On a very cold, windy night, Sunday Dec. 9, the bell was restored and now rededicated. The bell tower is more than 23 feet high with the cross at the top and is lighted. It is much bigger and taller than it is pictured. I would encourage you to go see it. The bell has a good sound, pure and true.
Fifth and sixth grade band concert held Tuesday at Simon Estes
The 2012 winter concert of the fifth and sixth grade bands were held Tuesday, Dec. 11 at Simon Estes Auditorium in Centerville.
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