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Contest scam reported

Seymour police report a Seymour woman was told she won $250,000 in a contest and all she had to do was wire a $199 handling fee. Police reports say the woman thought it unusual since she had not entered a…

Sweeney Todd hits the SCHS stage

Special to ACN-Times Press Sam Kutska Prepare for the bone-chilling production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” performed by Seymour High School this February. Adapted from Hugh Wheeler’s book with music by Stephen Soundheim, Sweeney Todd tells…

Trail friends anxious for spring

Friends of the Newton Blackmour Nature Trail heard about plans for spring activities on the trail when spring arrives at their meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 5. One event being considered is a spring walk for Good Shepherd Services. Plans are…

Kapture Salon & Spa collects food for Community 2000

Community 2000 provided 15,600 emergency meals to area residents in 2010. Their emergency pantry is getting a boost in early 2011 from Kapture Salon & Spa in Seymour. Kapture collected the non-perishable items from customers over the past couple months.…

2010 Top Stories

Seymour City Hall politics, a major retail development and some wild weather dominated the Advertiser Community News – Times-Press headlines in 2010. The year got off to a bang with an attempted recall of then Seymour Mayor Ken Rottier. The…

MS benefit Jan. 7 at Romy’s Nitingale

The sixth annual “Help Find a Cure” for Multiple Sclerosis Benefit Dance will take place Jan. 7 at Romy’s Nitingale south of Black Creek. Boogie and the Yo Yo’z will perform. Doors open at 6 p.m. with music from 8…

Wilcox gets three years in enticement arrest

An Appleton man arrested for child enticement-sexual contact after a Seymour police officer posed as a 14-year-old girl on the Internet has been sentenced. Daniel W. Wilcox, 46, was sentenced to three years in prison and seven years of extended…

Newton Blackmour Trail group to meet

The Friends Group of the Newton Blackmour State Trail will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Creek Community Center, 507 S. Maple St. During the group’s first meeting of 2011, new ideas and plans for…

Pulaski couple is among Outstanding Young Farmer finalists

Ryan and Sarah Radecki of Pulaski are among 12 finalists for the Wisconsin Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer Awards. The award will be given during the state awards weekend Jan. 28-29 in Eau Claire, hosted by the Prairie du Chien Jaycees…

Students to get dose of reality

What teenager doesn’t fantasize about moving out of home and living on their own, free of parental rules. That is, until they found out just what it costs for rent, utilities, taxes and more. SCHS business teachers Kate Grassel and…