Ashleys thank family

We would like to thank our children and grandchildren for all their effort in planning and coordinating to make our 50th anniversary open house a truly awesome event. Thanks to all our family, friends and neighbors who came to join us in celebration. We are so blessed by God. Gene and Vera Ashley

Enjoy Free carnival at West Cannon Baptist Church

EXCITING—At last year’s free family carnival at West Cannon Baptist Church, children get an up-close look at a Cannon Township fire engine.

  For the third consecutive year, West Cannon Baptist Church is offering a free family carnival. Last year’s event was held for two hours on a Wednesday evening when over 300 families enjoyed 16 games with prizes, and nine large inflatables including Mountain Climb, Bungee Run, Velcro Wall, Ball Pit, Boxing, Bounce House, and others. […]

Humane Society to host low-cost vaccine clinic through Kibble Konnection

The Humane Society of Kent County will host a low-cost vaccine clinic sponsored through their Kibble Konnection program on Sunday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at their shelter, 3077 Wilson Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. Low-cost vaccinations will be available to both Kibble Konnection clients and to the general public. However, individuals must […]

Convenience to customers a priority

Salon celebrates 23 years this month Samuel Grimes, president of Samuel’s Family Haircare, operates his business from his home at 7305 Young Avenue as a convenience to his customers. Many stop by on their way home from work for their hair care needs. Grimes studied marketing and retail and earned a Bachelor of Science in […]

Scout earns badge

GOOD CITIZEN—Jordyn Thompson, 11, a soon-to-be fifth-grade student at Chandler Woods Charter Academy is pictured with Rockford Fire Chief Mike Reus. Thompson attended the regular Rockford City Council meeting on Monday, August 10, as part of his requirements to earn a Boy Scout merit badge for citizenship. Reus was showing Thompson the City’s newest fire […]