Antigo Area Weekend Activities|
It a crafty weekend in Langlade County.
The Junior Womens Club craft fair, a tradition that draws hundreds of visitors to Antigo, along with the SS. Mary and Hyacinth Harvest Fair, with its mix of food, fun and crafts, take top honors for weekend activities.
Theres more on the docket as well, featuring pre-Halloween events, including a Birnamwood corn maze, sales and dining.
A look at events, taken from the advertising columns, follows.
The Antigo Junior Womens Club will present its 42nd annual craft and trade show on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose building at the Langlade County Fairgrounds.
The building will be packed with vendors, including 33 new to the show, and there will be raffles, bake sales, food and refreshments.
Admission is $2 at the door or $1 with a donation of a non-perishable food item for the Antigo Community Food Pantry.
All proceeds benefit the area.
SS. Mary and Hyacinth parish will celebrate its 17th annual Harvest Fair on Saturday and Sunday on the parish grounds.
Festivities kick off Saturday with a 4 p.m. Mass
Several face drug charges after local arrests here
An 18-year-old Antigo man is in custody facing charges today, after a City of Antigo police officer happened upon an apparent drug deal in progress in the parking lot of a southside convenience store.
According to police reports, two vehicles were parked at the location, and a patrolling officer rolled up on the scene at 4:12 p.m. Wednesday and observed suspicious activity.
The 18-year-old was found in possession of THC as well as drug paraphernalia. He will be referred on charges of both. Two males, ages 19 and 43, and a 36-year-old female were also on the scene.
In an unrelated case, a 46 year-old-Antigo woman was arrested on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop on Lincoln Street at 6:16 p.m. Wednesday.
Reports indicate the woman was found in possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and multiple pills for which she did not have a prescription.
She likely will face charges for all, as well as several counts of bail jumping as she has several open criminal cases pending in Langlade County.
Both drug arrest subjects were expected to make initial court appearances this afternoon.
Prison time handed down in 2016 charges
An Antigo woman was sentenced to prison Tuesday after deferred prosecution agreements on counts of possession with intent to deliver amphetamine, and maintaining a drug tracking place were revoked in a case from April 2016.
Kayla A. Newmann, 25, 113 Fred St., received a six year prison sentence, including three years of initial confinement and three years extended supervision on the intent to deliver charge, while the drug trafficking count brought a sentence of three and a half years in prison.
Newmann was also sentenced to five years prison, consisting of three years initial confinement and two years extended supervision on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, dating back to December 2016.
Two bail jumping charges and a possession of drug paraphernalia count were dismissed, but read in.
All the sentences will run concurrent and concurrent to any sentence she may currently be serving.
The trouble for Newmann began when a warrant was served at the Town of Polar home she was residing in on April 7, 2016.
A large amount of illegal drugs, including marijuana, amphetamine, heroin, and prescription drugs, and a large amount of dru
Residents should be aware as scams still persist
A 21-year-old Bryant man avoided being the victim of a scam Monday, after reporting the incident to authorities.
According to police reports, he said he was on Facebook Sunday evening, when he received a message from a girl named Amanda. The two struck up a conversation and she reportedly had him go to video chat and talked him into sending her a naked video of himself.
Once the video was sent, the womans account mysteriously disappeared and he received a Google Hangouts message asking for $8,500 or the video would be put on Youtube, Facebook, and sent to all his contacts.
As of Monday morning, the party was still demanding $500 be sent via Western Union to a location in the Ivory Coast. Police told the man it was a scam and not to send any money.
Theft, break-in are reported here Monday
A 46-year-old Antigo woman is being referred for theft and bail jumping charges, after allegedly being observed on video stealing as many as 20 lighters from a local convenience store.
Police reports indicated an employee of the business called police at 11:07 a.m. Monday, after the woman had left the location with a male subject.
Review of surveillance showed the woman allegedly filling her pockets with lighters as another customer was helped and then exiting the store.
In an unrelated case, sheriffs deputies investigated a possible break-in to a County Road B home Monday.
The vacant home, which is listed as for sale, had an inside door taken off the hinges and pry marks near a screen door.