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Seymour schools, teachers agree to one-year contract extension

A one-year contract extension for Seymour Community School District teachers and other employees incorporates most of the items contained in public worker legislation passed in Madison, but not yet in force due to a court challenge. The extension was passed…

Kettners are Black Creek Citizens of the Year

By Ray Barrington, reporter If the choice of Black Creek Citizen of the Year had come down to name recognition, it would probably have gone to the same people who have been named. Merlin “Tobe” Kettner and his wife, Doris,…

Keenan Bone, Joshua Rynish receive Advertiser Community News & Times-Press scholarships

Keenan Bone and Joshua Rynish, both of Seymour, received the 2011 Advertiser Community News & Times-Press scholarships at the Seymour Community High School Academic Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 25. Keenan has been active in school theater, choir, band and…

Black Creek graduate has learned to overcome dyslexia

By Rick Cohler, editor When I was in middle school I didn’t notice any problems, but after I was a freshman, I thought there’s something wrong here but I didn’t know what it was,” Seymour Community High School senior Casey…

Black Creek kids love to run

Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, rain-or-shine, about 20-30 Black Creek students can be seen racing down the Newton Blackmour Trail. “I like the running club because I like running and being with my friends,” third grade student Michaela Elmore said.…

BC Legion post takes part in three Memorial Day events

The Black Creek American Legion Post 332 will take part in three graveside ceremonies on Memorial Day. They are: Twelve Corners Cemetery, Twelve Corners and Center Valley roads, 9:30 a.m. Center Emmanuel Untied Methodist Church, Hample Road, 10 a.m. Town…

NB Trail sign may be dedicated in June

The Friends of the Newton Blackmour Trail may dedicate a trail head sign in Black Creek in June. Discussion at the group’s May meeting focused on possibly holding the dedication as part of the Family Daze event June 4 in…