LAUREL — To the firefighters, police officers and sheriff’s deputies who perform in the Kenosha Area Pipes and Drums Association bagpipe band, which will make the rounds this weekend in the annual “St. Patty’s Day Kenosha Krawl.” To all of the Irish among us, enjoy this local tradition and have a safe and festive St. Patrick’s Day.
LAUREL — To Jackie Meteyard, or “Ms. Bullen” to almost everyone at Bullen Middle School, on winning the “Teach for the Beach” award, sponsored by LaMacchia Travel Agency and the Kenosha News. “This school is like my home,” a stunned Meteyard said at an assembly when she was surprised with the award. “It’s got so much of my heart in it.”
DART — To those involved in the unruly and dangerous fight that took place at a party at the White Horse Saloon — formerly Finney’s Lounge — and spilled out into the street late last Friday night. A police officer described a teenage girl unconscious on the ground who was being trampled by the crowd. She was taken to a hospital for treatment of what doctors said was a concussion. “It felt like a tug-of-war situation,” an officer wrote.
LAUREL — To Shoreland Lutheran star Chelby Koker, Kenosha County’s all-time leading scorer, on being named a unanimous selection for the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches All-State team. “(She’s) an amazing talent,” said Shoreland Lutheran coach Holly Bahr. “A lot of coaches just really enjoyed watching her play, how smooth and fluid she is and how she sees the court.”