The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – August 13, 2009

  Health care reform The subject of health care reform is the topic of choice for most everyone today. It looks like health care reform is going to happen. Read what Senator Max Baucus, chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, recently had to say in response to a question of about the odds of […]

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Squire visits SP GS-4 steam engine in Indiana

A RARE SIGHTING—The Southern Pacific GS-4 “Daylight” Steam Engine was recently in Michigan City, Ind. during a layover before continuing on its way to Durand, Mich. Andrew Kersting (pictured) said, “I thought this would be a wonderful time to get a photo of the Squire in front of such a beautiful locomotive... I’m sure you will agree!”

  Southern Pacific 4449 is the only surviving example of Southern Pacific Railroad’s (SP) GS-4 class of steam locomotives. The GS-4 is a streamlined 4-8-4 (Northern) type steam locomotive. The locomotive was built by Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio, for SP in May 1941. It received the red-and-orange “Daylight” paint scheme for the passenger […]

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Couple celebrates 49th with Squire

UP NORTH—Ken and Kathy Rule spent their 49th anniversary with a trip up north and brought along the Squire. Kathy said this year, for the third year in a row, the couple enjoyed their anniversary with a dinner cruise. Pictured on the cruise are the Rules (middle couple), with new friends they made that evening. […]

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Rockford Register – August 13, 2009

Friday, August 14 Senior Neighbors Inc.’s Annual Senior Picnic—10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grandville High School, 4700 Canal Ave., Grandville. For more information, call the Sparta Senior Neighbors Center at (616) 887-1273. Saturday, August 15 Totally Free Car Wash—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the D&W parking lot at 10 Mile Rd., Rockford, sponsored […]

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A Message for You

Wanted:  a good friend by PASTOR JON HUIZENGA River Rock Church Recently I heard a mom say that the nicest thing a friend had done for her was to have brought a meal over when she really needed it. Not having that one detail hanging over her head meant a lot. A friend like that […]

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