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LaVonne Jean (Strutz) Veitch

Our dear mother and grandmother, LaVonne Jean (Strutz) Veitch, left this earth for a better place on Wednesday, March 31. Known as Jean to family and friends, she was born Oct. 7, 1936 to Albert and Minnie (Eick) Strutz. She…

Lawrence T. Brockman

Lawrence T. Brockman, age 88, Black Creek, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Seymour. He was born Oct. 6, 1921 to the late Joseph and Minnie (Hietpas) Brockman. On Sept. 25, 1946 he was…

Seymour baseball splits in Florida games

Seymour beat Raceland, of Kentucky, in the first game 10-0 on Thursday, April 1, then lost to Sacred Heart of New Jersey while on their Florida trip. Jordan Anderson threw a four-hit shutout and Joey Berg had two-hits for the…

Election forum held

By Rick Cohler Editor With the Seymour Community High School auditorium stage draped in red-white-and-blue bunting, the candidates for city offices laid out their positions and answered a series of questions in a candidate forum on Monday, March 15. The…

Firefighter honored for 40 years of service to Nichols

Special to ACN On Feb 17, during a Nichols Rural Fire Department meeting, Stan Heinemeyer received an award for 40 years of dedicated service to the department.C hief Terry Scheller spoke of how Stan began his volunteerism as a firefighter…

‘Chief’ face, name may leave gymnasium floor

By Ray Barrington ReporterThe threat of proposed legislation controlling school mascots may have a physical effect on Shiocton High School this summer. The high school gymnasium floor is due for resurfacing this summer, and concerns over whether the legislation will…

Zakowski resigns as girls basketball coach

Zakowski

After just two years at the school, Seymour girls basketball coach Casey Zakowski is stepping down. Zakowski cited the desire to be present for his older daughter’s final two years in high school and a younger daughter’s school years. “I…

End of a dream

“We played well; we just didn’t seal the deal.” And with that. coach Jon Murphy closed the book on a disappointing end to the Seymour boys basketball season. It ended in tears March 13 as the Thunder took its first…

Seymour hosts state powerlifting

The Seymour Girls and Boys Powerlifting Teams captured third and fifth place finishes at the 43rd Annual High School State Powerlifting Meet held at Seymour High School March 12-13. There were 393 qualified lifters that competed at this two-day meet,…

Thunder out in semifinal

Despite taking a 12-2 first quarter lead, Seymour couldn’t hold on down the stretch and fell to Denmark 43-42 in a WIAA Division 2 girls basketball regional semifinal March 11 at Denmark. The Thunder (19-5 on the season) led 26-11…