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Art and home-made pies highlighted annual Hononegah Woman’s Club Art Fair

Art and home-made pies highlighted annual Hononegah Woman’s Club Art Fair

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROCKTON – The 45th annual Hononegah Women’s Club Art Fair in Village Park on Sunday, Aug. 16, satisfied art and craft enthusiasts as well as home-made pie lovers. Dr. Joan Kole, chairman and President of Hononeagh Women’s Club said the art fair is the only fundraiser […]

 
 

GLENN TERRY Rockton School District names new superintendent

GLENN TERRY  Rockton School District names new superintendent

ROCKTON – At its August meeting, the Board of Education of Rockton School District 140, named long term principal, Glenn Terry as its new superintendent. Mr. Terry will assume full superintendent responsibilities after winter break during January 2016. Until that time, Terry will serve in the dual roles of assistant […]

 
 

Roscoe Police Dept. partners with Life Church to celebrate National Night Out

Roscoe Police Dept. partners with Life Church to celebrate National Night Out

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROSCOE – Corporal Billy Weston of the Roscoe Police Department has been instrumental in putting together National Night Out for the last five years.  Each year since 1981, police departments throughout the country have sponsored the community-building block party to promote safety, better communication and partnerships […]

 
 

Playing in the mud for a good cause at annual mud volleyball tournament in Roscoe

Playing in the mud for a good cause at annual mud volleyball tournament in Roscoe

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROSCOE = Thirty two years ago the first Mud Volleyball Tournament, benefitting the not-for- profit Epilepsy Foundation took place. It was held in a small field near the Roscoe Library. The fundraising event was the brainchild of Vic Verni, former Executive Director of the Epilepsy Foundation. […]

 
 

Grand Finale for summer reading fun at Talcott Library

Grand Finale for summer reading fun at Talcott Library

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROCKTON – Maggie Erdman, “Maggie-nificent”, was center stage at Talcott’s “Read to the Rhythm” Summer Reading Program, Thursday afternoon, July 30. The young magician entertained an exuberant audience of children and parents with a blend of music, a little dancing, “magical” tricks and just plain silliness. […]

 
 

Three members of Boy Scout Troop 619 awarded Eagle Scout ranking

Three members of Boy Scout Troop 619 awarded Eagle Scout ranking

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROCKTON – It takes perseverance, maturity, hard work and discipline to attain the rank of Eagle Scout. Only 2 percent of Boy Scouts in America go on to attain the Eagle Scout status. Three members of Boy Scout Troop 619 – Tyler Kerch, Aaron Jolly and […]

 
 

Rockton Village receives input and ideas on updating comprehensive plan

By Marianne Mueller Reporter ROCKTON – Respectful dialogue flowed during a brainstorming session at the Rockton Municipal Center on Saturday, July 18. Residents, Trustees, Village President, Dale Adams, Planning Commission chair, Todd Byxbe, community leaders and area volunteers joined in a lively brainstorming session. The targeted subject of the meeting […]

 
 

Rockton Dental Care offers ‘Dentistry from the Heart,’ providing free dental care

Rockton Dental Care offers ‘Dentistry from the Heart,’ providing free dental care

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROCKTON – Dental care is expensive these days, especially if you don’t have dental insurance.  Dr. Kenneth O’Brien, owner of Rockton Dental Care, and hundreds of dental professionals around the world have been providing care for people in need through “Dentistry from the Heart,” a world-wide […]

 
 

Hanz Brew Fest makes its debut at Settlers Park in Rockton

Hanz Brew Fest makes its debut at Settlers Park in Rockton

By Jean Seegers Reporter ROCKTON – Thirty breweries offed a taste of nearly 100 craft beers during the first annual Hanz Brew Fest held at Settlers Park in Rockton, July 11. Beer enthusiasts lined up for samples and enjoyed food from local vendors while listening to live music by Olivia […]

 
 

Talcott library director to retire in August

Talcott library director to retire in August

ROCKTON – Talcott Free Library announces the retirement of Library Director Bonnie Estrada at the end of August, 2015. Bonnie has been a valuable asset to the library for many years and accepted her role as Director in 1986. Please join us in extending best wishes to Bonnie at a […]

 
 
 
 
 
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