Now that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 that the constitution guarantees the right to same-sex marriage, gay couples in Jones County will be able to travel anywhere in the county to tie the knot.
Based on the popular children’s book series “Frog and Toad,” the play will feature a cast made up almost entirely of children from Anamosa.
The Anamosa Rotary Club last week celebrated Joe Legg’s 65th anniversary as a club member.
Lori Reynolds reached an agreement with the Anamosa Zoning Board of Adjustment on June 24 to keep the new addition to her home with some modifications.
The Anamosa Water Treatment Department recently acquired a new valve turner, which will properly clean and monitor water mains.
Independence Day celebrations are planned to take place across Jones County
The judge declared the trial of Eric Schulz a mistrial after the jury inadvertently learned the severity of the charge.
The weather conditions weren’t ideal for the National Motorcycle Museum’s annual Vintage Rally June 20, but the show carried on.
The Anamosa school board approved the sale of a list of day care items to the highest bidders at its June 15 meeting. The items were from the now-defunct school-run Rainbow Daycare, which closed in April.
The Anamosa Community Garden is beginning to sprout in Chamber Park.
Former Anamosa State Penitentiary chaplain Lonnie Branch recalled being challenged by correctional officers when he ministered there in the 1970s.
“For the newer ones, who hadn’t had to experience something like this, it was difficult,” Sheriff Greg Graver said. “It felt like a betrayal, and it was.”
A state investigator said the arson case is ongoing for which former sheriff’s Deputy Jim Plower was sentenced to prison.
The daughter of former Jones County Deputy Jim Plower, who was recently sentenced to federal prison for arson, said his family will support her father through his ordeal.
A plainspoken lawyer at McOtto’s in Anamosa June 17 implored a group of nearly 20 farmers to sign on with him and join the growing horde suing Swiss biotech firm Syngenta.
Day two of the trial of Eric Schulz, who was accused of inappropriately touching one of his students in 2013, included testimony from numerous witnesses for the prosecution, including the teenager making the allegations.