Rogue River trail wins national award

City officials and representatives of the Rogue River Trail Phase II were present to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the nature trail in June, 2008. It earned national honors for alliances.

Phase II honored as Public Works Project of the Year It has been 20 years in the works, but has been worth the wait. The Rogue River Trail Phase II project has been named a Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA). “It is a great project, and it’s […]

Couple bet their farm on ‘green’ community

‘Lettuce’ introduce you to newest regular vendor at Rockford’s Farm Market. The market is held each Saturday in downtown Rockford.

by CLIFF and NANCY HILL Last summer The Rockford Squire published a series of articles highlighting a cross-section of vendors at the Rockford Farm Market. There were no plans to continue the series this year, but a young couple has recently been awarded a coveted weekly slot at the farm market and theirs is a […]

Grad shares ‘Sugar’ sweet memories of ‘Great White Nope’

MEMORIES—Class of 1984 graduate Kim (Tucker) Bartlett holds classmate Chris Carlson's time capsule contribution of a poster of his idol, CMU's standout basketball player, Melvin "Sugar" McGlaughin. Sugar regularly poured in 40 points per game during that era.

by CLIFF & NANCY HILL and CHRIS CARLSON, RHS class of ’84 In covering the time capsule story in the Tuesday, June30, 2009 edition of The Rockford Squire, we communicated with Rockford High School (RHS) centennial class of 1984 members from all over the country and the world. One such ’84 graduate was Chris Carlson. […]

Lions Club presents annual scholarship award

Lion Tom Hosford (left) presents the Rockford Lions Club Annual Scholarship to Ashleigh Kline and Shawn Hurley in recognition of the Rockford High School students’ achievements.

May 25, 2009, was Honors Night at Rockford High School. Among the many worthy recipients, graduating seniors Ashleigh Kline and Shawn Hurley each received a Rockford Lions Club Annual Scholarship for outstanding scholastic record and community participation. Assistant Principal, Lion Tom Hosford, presented the awards and spoke on behalf of the club’s dedication to serving […]

Familiar face found in photo collection

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It’s a small world. Audlane Pedley stopped by the Squire office to put in a notice for her 50th wedding anniversary. As she looked around the office, she admired the photo display and camera collection we have in honor of Rockford’s own Clarence Blakeslee. Clarence’s pictures and many of the cameras he used over the […]