BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

BC Auto Body owners branch into car sales

The owners of BC Auto Body, 105 E. Burdick St., have opened a used car lot across Burdick Street. Black Creek Auto Sales, which opened earlier this year, ties in well with the auto body business, said Bill Schmidt. “We…

Black Creek students help Special Olympics

0628bc-olympics

For the 20th year, Black Creek students volunteered for the spring track and field Special Olympics at Appleton North High School. Volunteers included the seventh-grade class, along with some eighth-grade and high school students. Students also raised and collected donations…

Board won’t sell slide in Lake Park

The Black Creek Village Board voted June 15 not to sell the slide in the lake at Lake Park. The park will not be used for swimming this year because of budget cutbacks. Because of this, the village got a…

Black Creek teacher retires

0614bc-retirement teacher

K-2 students and staff at Black Creek Elementary School celebrated Sheryl De Hart’s 36 years of teaching with a surprise gathering Friday, June 4. In honor of her hard work the staff raised $250 to donate to Community 2000. Mrs.…

Theobald Black Creek citizen of year

When Carol Theobald isn’t helping others, she’s tending to flowers in front of her home. - Photo by Ray Barrington

By Ray Barrington Reporter Ask Carol Theobald how she got involved with all the charities and groups she helps out and she really doesn’t know. “I just do it. I don’t think about it,” she said. And for her work,…

Girl hurt in car-bike accident

A 9-year-old girl was airlifted to a hospital but had only minor injuries after her bicycle was hit by a minivan Thursday morning on Main Street in Black Creek. The Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department said the unnamed girl was riding…

Nichols park movies begin

The Nichols Neighborhood Watch Movies in the Park seriesbegins Thursday and runs every other Thursday (except for July 29) through Aug. 26. The movies begin at dusk. This week’s movie is “Tooth Fairy.”

Black Creek holds Fun DAZE

Candy collectors found bounty at the Black Creek parade on Sunday, June 6.

There was plenty of family fun to be had in Black Creek on Sunday, June 6. The parade was full of families, followed by games and refreshments at Lake Park.

Work to begin on 47

Work on 17.4 miles of WIS 47 between Burdick Street (Black Creek) and WIS 29 (Bonduel) in Outagamie and Shawano counties is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 1. Northeast Asphalt of Appleton is the prime contractor for the $9.4 million…

BC Fire picnic this weekend

The Black Creek Fire and Rescue Department will host its annual picnic Friday and Saturday at South Park, Hickory and Birch streets. The annual event features softball and volleyball tournaments, junior and department water fights, an auction, raffles, and a…