COVID-19 UPDATE: Active cases on the rise in Floyd County; CC theater reduces showings

As the COVID-19 continues to spread in Floyd County, the number of active cases rose to 49 as of Saturday, Aug. 8. That’s an increase of more than a dozen since the beginning of the month. The state has recorded 148 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Floyd County since March, with 97 recoveries and two deaths, according to tracking by the Iowa Department of Public Health. New cases have surfaced in the county every day since July 28, totaling 38 through Saturday, Aug. 8. The majority of Fayette County’s cases, 43 percent, have involved people between the ages of 18 … Continue reading COVID-19 UPDATE: Active cases on the rise in Floyd County; CC theater reduces showings

Charles City youth invited to compete in talent show on July 2

Free event offers cash prizes, chance to qualify for state contest Contributed article CHARLES CITY – The Bill Riley Talent Search competition has become a Charles City Fourth of July Celebration tradition, annually drawing some of the top young talent from around North Iowa. That is expected to continue this year with the 2017 talent show set for Sunday, July 2, at 1 p.m. at the Charles Theatre. The talent competition is open to anyone in the state, ages 2-21. “We have some unbelievably talented youth in this region and this show is not only a great place to showcase … Continue reading Charles City youth invited to compete in talent show on July 2

Register by May 29 for Charles Youth Theatre 2017

CHARLES CITY — Registration is open for two week-long workshops for area youth during the week of June 19. Charles Youth Theatre 2017 is for students entering grade 3 to grade 9. The workshops will be held daily June 19 through June 23 at the  Charles Theatre, 409 Main St., Charles City. Workshop One is for students entering grade 3 to grade 5 will be from 8-10 a.m.  It will explore creative drama through movement, voice and stage presentation. Each session will culminate in a performance at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 23. Workshop Two is for students entering grade 6 … Continue reading Register by May 29 for Charles Youth Theatre 2017