Walworth-Fontana area

A special honor

A special honor

      At Rock Valley Conference’s Academic Honors Banquet (formerly known as Top Ten), several Big Foot High School students were honored. From the left; (front row) Administrator Doug Parker, Molly McEneany, Abigail Peterson, Leslie Lavariega, Sophia Foster, Jaqueline Sanchez, (back) Christian Karabas, Meghan Dykstra, Gunnar Smith, Braden Buchholz, Jacob Trosclair […]

 
 

Voice of Praise concert May 17

The Voice of Praise sacred choir is presenting its spring concert at 7 p.m. Friday evening, May 17, at Calvary Community Church, on the corner of Highway 50 and Harris Road in Williams Bay (N2620 Harris Road, Lake Geneva). The free concert, called “Lead Me in the Way,” features a […]

 
 

All about the arts

All about the arts

At the Walworth Art Fair held May 2, Aidan Clary and Izkander Garcia work on an art scavenger hunt. The event also featured a concession stand, face painting, a silent auction and the opportunity to work with a pottery wheel and welcomed kids and adults from throughout the greater Walworth […]

 
 

Fabulous Fontana Frog contest winners chosen

Winners have been chosen in the Fabulous Fontana Frog contest. There were 173 entries submitted by 258 people. Eight judges — members of the Walworth County Arts Council, poets, artists, teachers, and members of the library staff — selected 31 entries in the art and written divisions for special awards. […]

 
 

Ready to run, walk and stroll

Ready to run, walk and stroll

The wintery weather that returned to the area on April 27 was no deterrent for participants to come out and support Agape House in the annual 5K Run Walk Stroll event. Kunes Country was the event sponsor. See more photos in the May 3 Times/Reporter. For more information about Agape […]

 
 

Chiefs bounce back

Chiefs bounce back

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent For the first time this spring, the Big Foot-Williams Bay girls soccer team experienced a bit of adversity last week. But the Chiefs certainly bounced back in a big way. Big Foot dropped its first decision of the season April 26 in a 2-1 Rock Valley […]

 
 

Rotary Club to host golf outing, dinner

The Walworth-Fontana Rotary Club will have its 14th annual golf outing and dinner beginning at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 23 at Abby Springs Golf Course, 1 Country Club Dr., Fontana. Proceeds from the annual golf outing and dinner benefit local student scholarships for Williams Bay, Faith Christian and Big […]

 
 

And, they’re off!

And, they’re off!

      Kids in the nine and older group take off during the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Duck Pond Recreation Area in Fontana April 20. Just prior to the horn being blown to signify the start of the hunt, the Easter Bunny arrived on a Fontana fire truck. The event, […]

 
 

Settlement considered in sexual assault case

A status conference is scheduled for May 3 for a Town of Walworth man charged with having sex multiple times with a now-15-year-old girl when she was 12 and 13 years old. Lawrence C. Hisel Jr., 31, was charged Sept. 12 with repeated sexual assault of a child as a […]

 
 

Sharon Village President presented with portrait

Sharon Village President presented with portrait

A local artist who served on the board painted it A portrait of Sharon Village President Mark Ruosch was presented at the first Village of Sharon board meeting following this year’s local spring election. Local artist David Dietrich painted the portrait. During the April 9 election, Ruosch was re-elected as […]