Highlights from the March 16
edition of The Sounder
Town of Scott Will Discontinue Funding Batavia Fire Department -- Citing low membership and other issues the Town of Scott plans to discontinue funding the Batavia Fire Department after June 30. The town will continue to fund the Beechwood Fire Department (both departments are called jointly for any emergency in the Town of Scott area). Read more about it.
Batavia Fire Chief Meets with Town of Sherman Board -- Fire Chief Dennis Schulz discussed the future of the Batavia Fire Department and its "first responder" unit.
Random Lake High School Wrestling Practice Facility Moves Forward -- Bids have been awarded and the groundbreaking will be Fri., March 24, at 11 a.m.
Lots of Fundraisers -- See photos from the Silver Creek Fire Department's miniature bowling tournament, the Random Lake Fire Department's fish fry, the Adell Sportsman's Club "great outdoors" rummage sale, and the sheepshead/bean bag tournament sponsored by St. John's Lutheran School in Sherman Center and the Terry Borkenhagen Scholarship Fund.
Random Lake Chamber of Commerce to Publish Another Hometown Visitor Guide -- Many area communities will be featured in this guide edited by Bob Arndt. The deadline for news and ads is March 18 (call 920/994-9460).
Adell Village Board Plans E-Cycling Event in May -- The board may schedule this event to coincide with the village's annual rummage sale.
Blood Donations Sought by American Red Cross and BloodCenter of Wisconsin -- Both agencies have issued a call for more blood donors. Each week The Sounder lists upcoming blood drives in The Sounding Board on Page 10.
What's Happening at Lakeview Community Library -- See the list of new books and other library news too. The library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. Your library card is free!
The Weekly Clergy Comment -- All area pastors are invited to write a periodic column in The Sounder. Read a new one each week -- see what they have to say.
Obituaries in the March 16 Edition -- Thomas N. Dieringer, Doris (Ansay) Hansen, Joe S. Pearson (the obituary link above is updated daily).
Fun Family Activities -- Check The Sounding Board, a detailed calendar of events, on Pages 10-11. It includes concerts, plays, art exhibits, dinners, brat fries, fundraisers, local government meetings, bloodmobile visits, family fun activities, and lots more.
All-Big East Girls' Basketball Team Announced -- Take a look at the statistics. Also track & field previews for Random Lake and Ozaukee High Schools.
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