Tax Attic

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you didn’t make it downtown on Tuesday, August 4, you missed two great events. National Night Out and the United Bank Rogue River Blues series both put on outstanding events. The National Night Out is a nation-wide collaboration of Public Safety and Service personnel, civic groups, neighborhood watch, area fire departments, Michigan State Police, Kent County [...]

A Conspicuous Presence

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Rev. Laurie TenHave-Chapman I can’t see her face because the traffic sign with the word SLOW on it blocks it. What I can see is her torso and legs. This young woman has been hired for the mundane, interminable job of holding a traffic sign all day while construction workers labor around her. She has chosen to spice up the job by showing a little flesh. As she holds [...]

Greenville Danish Festival– Food, music and more!

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the hottest places for children to be is at Hans Christian Andersen Park during the 51st Annual Danish Festival! Times for the park are Aug. 21 from noon to 7:00 p.m. and Aug. 22 from noon to 5 p.m. Fun crafts, Lego contest, storytelling, inflatables, face painting and a visit from Miss Danish Festival and her court will be just a few of the highlights of the [...]

Movie theater attacks cause some local chains to re-evaluate security

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

A terrifying attack at an Antioch, Tennessee movie theater Wednesday is causing some movie theaters in West Michigan to question their emergency plans. A police shootout killed the attacker, and no one else was seriously hurt, but Wednesday’s attack is the latest in a string of movie theater violence. The shooting left one father thankful for his life, after a [...]

Powers Obituary

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Powers, Mrs. Diane Powers aged 52 of Grand Rapids, passed into the arms of the Lord while surrounded by her family in the calm of Saturday morning, August 8, 2015. She was preceded in death by her, father Frederick Parish; brother, Frederick Parish; father-in-law Richard Powers, Sr. and her sister-in-law, Cheryl Oudhoff. Diane’s surviving family who will always cherish [...]
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