Author Archive: Heather Perkins

What a celebration

What a celebration

At Big Foot High School’s commencement Sunday, Ansley Carpenter and Katie Chalchoff laugh as they, along with the other Class of 2019 graduates, are doused in confetti and Silly String. See more photos from the event in the June 7 Times/Reporter. (Courtesy BFHS Yearbook Staff)

 
 

Man allegedly sold drugs near parks

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for June 6 for a Lake Geneva man charged with selling drugs near two Lake Geneva parks. Gabriel R. Chavez, 18, was charged May 17 in Walworth County Circuit Court with delivering designer drugs and felony bail jumping. According to the criminal complaint, while under […]

 
 

No whining on this walk

No whining on this walk

At the Wine Walk in Delavan last Thursday, guests visited upwards of 15 locations in an effort to fill up a tasting passport. Each host business featured wine samplings and food pairings along with a featured artist. See more photos in the June 6 Delavan Enterprise. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

GORDON FOLKERS

Gordon Heye Folkers, 91, of rural Delavan, died June 6, 2019 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. Gordy was born July 31, 1927, in Richmond Township, to Edward Heye Folkers and Elenora Quass. He married Doris Marie Schoenbeck on Aug. 14, 1954, in Walworth County. Gordon farmed all his life and […]

 
 

WHS’ soccer season ends in second round

WHS’ soccer season ends in second round

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent On May 30, the Whitewater High School girls soccer began WIAA tournament play as a No. 10 seed. The Whippets traveled to face No. 7-seeded East Troy and won 2-0. In the regular season, Whitewater had lost to East Troy twice. The third matchup went […]

 
 

BFWB soccer needs two more wins for state berth

BFWB soccer needs two more wins for state berth

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Two victories last week sent the Big Foot-Williams Bay girls soccer team to within two victories of a trip to the WIAA Division 3 State Tournament. But now the Chiefs really face a big task. Big Foot, seeded fifth in the sectional, was slated to travel […]

 
 

Badger golf makes fifth straight trip to state

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Lake Geneva Badger golf team reached the WIAA state tournament at University Ridge in Madison for the fifth year in a row by winning the Mukwonago sectional at Big Bend’s Edgewood Golf Course on May 28. The Badgers shot 301 as a team, two […]

 
 

Two top five finishes for Elks track team

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Devon Davey of the Elkhorn Area High School boys track & field team finished fifth in the 400-meter dash June 1 in the WIAA Division 1 state boys track & field meet at UW-La Crosse. Madison Page, of the Elks’ girls track & field team, finished […]

 
 

Smart swimmers

Smart swimmers

      The Delavan-Darien High School girls swim team received the National Interscholastic Swimming Scholar Team Award for the 2018-19 season. The award is given to teams based on their cumulative grade point average for a season with the Comets reaching the silver level with a GPA of 3.631. The work […]

 
 

New Whitewater CDA leadership named

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Whitewater Community Development Authority’s board of directors has announced new leadership as the appointed body begins a new organizational year. At the group’s most recent monthly meeting May 23, resident Al Stanek was named chair of the CDA board, which oversees a range of issues […]