Walworth-Fontana area

Up for auction

Up for auction

At a car and boat auction at Inspiration Ministries last Saturday, seven cars and 40 boats were up for auction along with other items. More than 140 bidders showed up for the event. Dave Dryer, of Kenosha, reads details about a skid-steer up for auction. See more photos in the […]

 
 

On the water

On the water

Hundreds of boat owners and enthusiasts descend upon the harbor at The Abbey Resort for the Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show Sept. 28. The show, presented by the Blackhawk Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society featured numerous categories including Peoples Choice. For more information and to […]

 
 

Farm to Table event a sellout

Farm to Table event a sellout

Proceeds support next year’s Alice in Dairyland finals By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Members of the local committee leading the way for Walworth County to host the 2020 Alice in Dairyland finals said the recent Farm to Table fundraiser was an overwhelming success. “The event was amazing. We had 200 […]

 
 

A week to remember

A week to remember

      Bringing some extra energy to the Big Foot homecoming parade in Walworth on Sept. 26 are senior class representatives (from the left) William Volmar, Dorothy Carpenter and John McHugh. See more photos in the Oct. 4 Times/Reporter. Penny Gruetzmacher photo)  

 
 

Walworth woman charged with prescription fraud

A Walworth woman is accused of stealing prescription credentials from a medical office and fraudulently obtaining painkillers on multiple occasions from a Burlington pharmacy. Amy N. Funderburk, 37, was charged last week in Racine County Circuit Court with four counts of misappropriation of identification information for financial gain, two counts […]

 
 

Meet the court

Meet the court

Big Foot High School’s Homecoming Court included, from the left: (front) senior representatives Brianna Martinez, Enrique Mondragon and Dorothy Carpenter, junior rep. Jocelyn Arnold, sophomore reps. Monroe Melges and Cristian Carreno, freshmen reps. Chloe Weborg and Gabe Wilkins, (back) senior reps. Sam Dickerson and John McHugh, junior rep. River Riley, […]

 
 

Flooding wreaks havoc in Walworth

Flooding wreaks havoc in Walworth

By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent It began with what Walworth Village President Tom Connelly describes as “torrential rain” followed by flooding, specifically in the Oak Knolls subdivision. On Sept. 14, Connelly declared a state of emergency in the village, after finding that “conditions of extreme peril to the safety of person […]

 
 

A sweet crew

A sweet crew

A fundraiser was held at Goodland Park in Sharon recently to raise money for the Sharon Park District for new playground equipment. Among the helpers that day was this crew at the bake sale, including (not in order): Billiejo Rehberg, Patience Welch, Gracie Gallagher, Lito Alicea, Sue Hofer and Audree […]

 
 

Big smiles

Big smiles

      At last Saturday’s Touch-A-Truck event, Jay Buchanan, a member of the Sharon Fire Department, takes a break from showing kids how the breathing apparatus works to get in a group photo with the Henningfeld family (from the left) Maeleigh, 7, Rowan, 5, Jayce, 8, and Macie, 7. The event […]

 
 

Making her mark in the FFA community

Making her mark in the FFA community

Amelia Hayden an award finalist and candidate for national officer team By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent With Sharon native Amelia Hayden being one of only 16 finalists for “American Star” in FFA as well as the Wisconsin candidate for the National FFA Officer team, she is adding to her list of […]