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Scout arranges for sign touting Ellsworth school sports

When Shane Smith entered Ellsworth at the village limits, he realized something other communities had on their outskirts was missing here.

A sign proclaiming local sports championships was the fixture Smith found to be lacking. So the Eagle Scout candidate decided to take on its creation and installation as his project toward that Scout rank. Late last month, the sign he labored for went on display along Hwy. 10, just southeast of its intersection with Hwys. 63 and 72, on the grounds of Plummer Concrete, to whom he's grateful for providing the location.

Read more in the print version of the Herald June 20.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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