BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

Kids love to Read

Black Creek and Rock Ledge third graders show off their “crazy socks” during Read Across America Week which celebrates Dr. Seuss. – Photo by Rick Cohler

Little Big Town to headline 2011 Outagamie County Fair

The Outagamie County Fair has announced national country recording stars Little Big Town will perform in front of the grandstand on Friday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Little Big Town will go on sale Saturday, March 12, at…

Seat belt survey held at school

Black Creek School recently participated in a survey conducted by the Black Creek Police Department and Outagamie County Public Health. Children were observed being dropped off for school in the morning, and whether or not they were safely secured in…

Sinclair-Marcks

Noel and Judy Marcks, Black Creek, are pleased to announce the wedding engagement of their daughter, Crystal Marcks to Cole Sinclair, son of Robert and Beth Sinclair, Bedford, Ind. They will be married at the beautiful Mavris Arts and Event…

Seymour schools hold vacant positions open

All open positions in the Seymour School District will remain unfilled until the state budget issues are settled in Madison. Six veteran teachers submitted their retirement notices to the school board at its Monday, Feb. 22 meeting. The retiring teachers…

BC board changes

The Black Creek Village Board voted Feb. 14 to change the utility guideline for disconnection. The disconnection will be enforced at 90 days past due, instead of more than 90 days past due. In other actions, the board: l Approved…

Troop 117 wins the Frying Pan at the Klondike Derby

After all the points were totaled, Justin Maas, Seth Menting, Phillip Hamm, and Clayton Inman brought the coveted frying pan back to Troop 117 from the Klondike Derby! Troop 117 has held this trophy nine times since 1996, more than…

Nelson, Voight advance to April ballot

Outagamie County voters will have the choice between two county executive candidates with extensive state experience. Tom Nelson, Kaukauna, who served six years as a Democratic assemblyman, received 5,197 votes. Jack Voight, who served as a Republican state treasurer for…

Navarino helicopter deer capture underway

Several hundred deer in East Central Wisconsin and the Northwoods will have something to tell their “grand-fawns” about this winter. They will be able to reminisce about the time a huge machine swept out of the sky and the next…

Panel looks at future school needs

Rick Cohler, editor As the Seymour Community School District looks at the future of the district and at education needs of the 21st century. a panel of residents and school personnel met Tuesday, Feb. 8 to offer suggestions. The group,…