News from Seaton

Renea Anderson/Correspondent

Former Seaton resident Virginia Wheeler, now of New Windsor, celebrated her birthday on Oct. 5. Three of her sons and grandchildren and great-grandchildren still live in Seaton. They include Keith Wheeler and family, David “Doc” Wheeler and family and Frank Wheeler and family.

On the weekend of Sept. 26, Ed Tarr of the Seaton Park District organized another kickball tournament at the Seaton Ball Diamond. There were games on Saturday and Sunday with many teams participating. A good time was had by all.

The descendants of Charles and Ida Baldwin Gordon held their annual family reunion at the Seaton Fire Station last Sunday, Oct. 4. The event is organized by Ida Gordon Steepleton of Seaton. The weather was perfect for playing in the park for the children of the group of about 40 family members. Ida’s daughter, Steph Stark and her two girls, Katherine and Kendall came from Lebanon, Ill. on Saturday for the Sunday event and left on Monday after they enjoyed lunch at Happy Joe’s.

The Seaton Library Board met on Tuesday, Oct. 6, for the monthly meeting. There are many new books for children that have just arrived.

Bobby and Nikki Rumberg are back home from the service and staying with his father in Seaton. Bobby was injured while serving in the Army and was released on a medical discharge.

The Mercer County Junior High football teams were both victorious Wednesday night, Oct. 7 when they traveled to Orion. The seventh grade team moves to 5-0 with an 8-0 victory over the Orion Chargers. The eightth grade team beat the Chargers 34-0 and that brings them to a 3-2 record so far this season. The last game of the season will be in Knoxville on Oct. 13. Go Golden Eagles!