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Ely News by Lenna See

Shirley Worley celebrated her 80th birthday on Sunday, July 16, with a dinner at the Ox Yoke Inn in Amana. Those attending were Roy, Jennie, Dalton, and Paige Rambo and Hazel Rambo, all of Vinton, and Jim Strickell, of Anamosa.
The Ely Town and Country club met on Monday evening, July 17, for supper at Gwen’s Restaurant in Lisbon There were 25 members present. It was the annual Christmas in July Auction fundraiser. Acting auctioneer was Robert Zvacek, assisted by Ernie Rigel. Hosts for the evening were Ernie and Carol Rigel.
Ely received heavy rains and 70 mph winds Friday evening, July 21. Rainfall totals were around two inches. Many trees and limbs were blown down. A tree fell on a house and garage on West Broadview Court and another tree fell on a car on Plainview Road. Electricity was off in parts of the city for three hours.