News From Seaton

Renea Anderson/Correspondent

The residents of Seaton have a new delivery person for the Rock Island Argus. For 27 years Dorothy Levine and her son Lance have been delivering the Argus to Seaton houses. As of October 21, they have retired from this job that they did so well. Now Kamryn Nylin, a Mercer County seventh grader, with the help of her dad, Jerry is leaving the paper on the doorstep or porch of  subscribers in the early morning.

The Seaton Public Library hopes to have the Internet up and running again soon on the library’s computer. The problem seems to be the village’s old computer that is connected to the library’s. They are getting a new one. The hours for the library are 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and 10 a.m.-noon on Saturdays. Requests for certain books can be left at the library.

Chris and JoAnn Weeks of Seaton organized a group of family and friends to go to Schone’s Friendship Farm Haunted Hayrack last Saturday night in rural Milan. They have been going for several years. A campfire is provided and a time selected for the group to go on the haunted hayrack ride. After the hayrack ride, Mitch and Rhonda Riley of Aledo took their granddaughter Brianna Weeks with a bunch of teenagers that included Maci Zimmerman, Kaylan Barton, 2nd cousins - Morgan Weeks and Danielle Nelson, and others to a haunted house in Rock Island. This has been a family tradition and they had a great time.

James “Cap” Fair has been in the hospital since Thursday. He had a pacemaker put in and had some complications but is doing better.

Ida Steepleton went to southern Illinois to her daughter and son-in-law’s for a few days. She left on Friday morning for Lebanon. Steph and Glen were having an anniversary and Ida kept her granddaughters while the couple had a night away from home.