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.
- CHS building trades students working on YMCA project
Exline to hold cookie exchange Dec. 21, Recreation Committee to hold Christmas dinner Dec. 15
Even though they said on the news that Thanksgiving was early this year, it still seems like Christmas is fast approaching.
More than $3,000 raised for 18-80 Club window project
December is upon us with all the holiday cheer. Lots of fun activities to do for the seniors so with the nice weather enjoy. All the member of the 18-80 Club wishes you and yours a very Merry Christmas and happy New Year.
Concert goers captivated by Ireland's Happy Man
A large crowd, including a bus load of music fans from Albia, enjoyed the talent of Cahal Dunne, who appeared in Simon Estes Auditorium on Monday for the second concert of the 2012-13 season of the Centerville Concert Association.
December community blood drive draws in 41 donors
Thanks to all of the wonderful blood donors who volunteered their time to make a life-saving blood donation Dec. 4.
Starr, Salladay are married in Oct. 6 ceremony
Autumn E. Salladay of rural Udell and Justin A. Starr of rural Davis County were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 6 at Fairview Church of Brethren in Unionville, Iowa with Carl Heien and Kay Singley officiating.
Wendland completes Navy basic training
Sailor Nicholas D. Wendland, a 2012 graduate of Centerville High School, graduated Navy basic training in Great Lakes, Ill. in November of 2012.
Heikes has two works accepted into watercolor competition
Marybeth Heikes is pleased to announce the acceptance of her two paintings in the national exhibition, "Watercolor II: Paper & Pigment." "Palette Talk #2" and "Hake & Squirrel" were juried by nationally recognized artist Carol Carter.
Mother Goose visits Bright Beginnings
It was time for Mother Goose to make her annual visit to Mrs. Johnson’s and Mrs. Stallo’s classroom.
Oskaloosa author with Centerville parents holds book signing at Tangleberries
Stephen L. Brayton, 46, held a book singing Saturday morning at Tangleberries in Centerville.
Lincoln Elementary Reading Night
Lincoln Elementary students and families got to enjoy an evening full of magic, humor and the love of reading at Lincoln's annual Reading Night.
Ross assumes command of the Special Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command
Army Lt. Col. George L. Ross has assumed command of the Special Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command, 10th Press Camp Headquarters at Fort Bragg, N.C.
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