Archive for: July, 2016

Even season

Even season

      The WW Culvers 12U softball team ends the regular season with a 7-7 record though they almost beat undefeated Palmyra (14-0) July 15 in the end-of-season tournament but fell in a close game, 17-15. Jenna Pope (above) beats a Palmyra player to first base for a single; […]

 
 

Bridges Library System receives national award

The Bridges Library System and Waukesha County recently received the National Association of Counties 2016 Achievement Award. The award recognizes the Bridges Library System’s 2015 restructuring project involving the libraries in Waukesha and Jefferson counties, including Irvin L. Young Memorial Library in Whitewater. The project resulted in a new multi-county […]

 
 

Big Foot Lion’s Club lobster boil set for July 30

Big Foot Lion’s Club lobster boil set for July 30 The Big Foot Lion’s Club will host its 33rd Annual Lobster Boil and Steak Fry from noon to 11:30 p.m. on July 30 in Fontana’s Reid Park on the lakefront. Lion Andy Pearce described the event as the area’s most […]

 
 

That’s a wrap

That’s a wrap

      Area students take the stage for the Whitewater Unified School District’s Summer School Playhouse production of James and the Giant Peach, held at Whitewater High School July 7 through July 9. More than 60 student actors, technical crew junkies and backstage crew members put in long hours […]

 
 

LESTER A. WEST

LESTER A. WEST

      Lester Alvin West, 88, of Whitewater, died suddenly July 24, 2016, at Fairhaven Senior Living Center in Whitewater, his home for the past 11 years. Lester was born on Aug. 16, 1927 in LaGrange Township, to John and Pauline (Gislerud) West. He attended a one-room schoolhouse, LaGrange […]

 
 

ARTHUR E. HUGHES

ARTHUR E. HUGHES

      Arthur Edwin Hughes, 82, of Whitewater, died July 24, 2016, at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital in Fort Atkinson. Art was born in Janesville, March 27, 1934, the son of George Francis and Edith May (Banks) Hughes. He graduated from Janesville High School in 1953 and shortly thereafter […]

 
 

Close win

Close win

Members of the Whitewater Legion baseball team get a 3-2 victory over Delavan July 7 in a 10-inning game. Top: Sam Liebbrand tags a runner out at the plate; James Dedrick connects for a hit in the game. (Bob Mischka photo)

 
 

Officials review downtown parking options

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent On the heels of Whitewater’s 2-year-old zoning rewrite project, city officials are picking up their red pens and making a series of proposed revisions to an oft-discussed issue in the community: parking. Members of the Plan and Architectural Review Commission on July 11 hashed over a […]

 
 

Lightning strike

Lightning strike

  Delavan Fire Department Capt. Tom O’Neill removes loose bricks from the chimney at Wileman Elementary School after lighting struck the chimney Thursday night. (Submitted photo)

 
 

CORAL J. SHERMAN

Coral J. Sherman, 76, of Delavan, died July 20, 2016, at his home in Delavan. He was born Sept. 3, 1939, in Plainfield, to Marvin and Juanita (Mitchell) Sherman. Coral served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He married Patricia O’Connor on Sept. 12, 1964. He was the last prom king […]