Walworth-Fontana area

A night of dancing

A night of dancing

      The 11th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance, held Feb. 7 at The Abbey Resort, drew a crowd of nearly 350 people – dads, uncles and grandfathers accompanying their daughter, niece or granddaughter for a special night out. Above; Doug Bailey (on the left) with his daughters: Emma, 7, Violet, 4, […]

 
 

Church youth present special program

Church youth present special program

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Walworth has what Rebecca Roehl describes as an excellent education program for children and adults. On Feb. 2, the people attending the service were treated to a children’s program that the leaders and children worked on as part of their Wednesday night education classes. The […]

 
 

Future of Yerkes to be discussed Feb. 25

Future of Yerkes to be discussed Feb. 25

Though few details are known at this time, a public meeting later this month is expected to include an update on future plans for Yerkes Observatory. The meeting, which will be held at Williams Bay High School on Tuesday, Feb. 25, is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. It’s been […]

 
 

Getting chili

Getting chili

      At the Day in the Bay chili cook-off event Feb. 1, nearly 200 people showed up to taste chili, which had been brought in by 11 area businesses for the event. The winners were Lucke’s Cantina, Hunt Club and JoJo’s. Above; Griffin Jenski, 7, and his brother, Beckett, 5, […]

 
 

Betting on it

Betting on it

      The Big Foot High School Booster Club’s Casino Night offered a variety of games for gamblers and though the final numbers are still being tallied, about 120 people attended and organizers say it was another successful fundraiser. Held Jan. 23 at Pino’s Last Call, David Freymiller and Chrys Hovestol […]

 
 

A fun time

A fun time

      At the Walworth Parents Club’s Winterfest event Jan. 17, Ayla Gibbs, a Big Foot High School student, paints the face of Abbey Tarbox, 7. The event featured a variety of food, games and raffle prizes for guests with proceeds helping to defray the cost of field trips and other […]

 
 

Cool party

Cool party

      At the Fontana Fire and Rescue Department’s annual Ice Party Gone Wild last Saturday, held at the Abbey Harbor in Fontana, the Big Al Wetzel Band provides entertainment. See more photos in the Jan. 24 Times/Reporter. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Holiday display helps several organizations

Holiday display helps several organizations

Santa Cause’s Christmas Tree Festival teams up with charities The 4th Annual Charities of Christmas Tree Festival, held at Gage Marine’s Winter Harbor in Williams Bay, wrapped up Jan. 4 and was once again an overwhelming success, according to organizers. Nancy Waspi, coordinator of the event, said the exact amount […]

 
 

Bringing some pep

Bringing some pep

The Big Foot Pep Band performs at the Jan. 10 Chiefs basketball game against Clinton. Band members in the stands included, from the left: (front) Austin Buchholz, Lindsey McIntyre, McKinley Boyle, Delilah Payton, Olivia Freitag, (row No. 2) MayLin Freitag, Amanda Leek, Liam Gerard, Jocelyn Arnold, Faith Long, John McHugh. […]

 
 

Agape homes a place for teens to heal

Agape homes a place for teens to heal

Recent open house offered tours, bazaar and holiday treats By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Agape homes and schools for boys and girls in Walworth held a holiday open house recently as a way to offer tours of both homes, as well as allowing guests to shop a gift bazaar, […]