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Masonville Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing Child

Masonville Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing Child

A Masonville man faces several charges for sexually abusing a child. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says last August, they began investigating a report of ongoing sexual abuse that had allegedly taken place between February 2002 and February 2008. The Sheriff’s Office says their investigation uncovered that 37-year old Joshua Jarrett allegedly abused a six-year


Elkport Man Killed in Car Rollover

An Elkport man was killed in a car rollover in Clayton County early Sunday morning. The Iowa State Patrol says 22-year old Zachary Lee died after the car he was riding in overturned on Glacier Road north of 395th Street around 2:30 am. The driver, 20-year old Kyle Sear of Garber, was northbound when he


Two Manchester Residents Face Additional Charges Related to November Meth Lab Bust

Two Manchester residents face additional charges following a meth lab bust in November. Manchester Police served a search warrant at 901 North Franklin Street Apartment 3 on November 14th. During the search, officers found controlled substances, drug paraphernalia and meth lab-related items. 53-year old Catherine Gray of Manchester and 52-year old Walter Davis of Manchester


Inmate Escapes from Delaware County Jail

A Delaware County Jail inmate escaped for a brief time late Tuesday morning. A deputy was returning 29-year oldĀ Michael Anthony Cole of Manchester to his cell after a court appearance. Delaware County Sheriff John LeClere says as the restraints were being removed from Cole, he bolted through the jailer’s office door. LeClere says law enforcement


Manchester Chamber Hosts Ag Luncheon

The Manchester Chamber’s Annual Ag Luncheon was Thursday at the Delaware County Fairgrounds Pavilion. This year’s speaker was Dr. David Kohl, a former professor of agricultural finance and small business management and entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech. Due to popular demand, Kohl is invited to speak every other year at the event, which celebrates and recognizes

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Delaware County Democrats Hold Mid-Term Caucus

Delaware County Democrats held their mid-term caucus at West Delaware High School on Saturday. New officers were elected, with Megan Jack elected Chair, Justin Scott elected Vice Chair, Betty Kruse elected Secretary and Mark Roeder elected Treasurer. The area Democrats also had a visit from two declared 1st District candidates, Monica Vernon and Ravi Patel.

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