Feed America West Michigan Food Bank receives donations

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

The “gang” from Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is making regular appearances at Rockford’s ever-popular Saturday Farm Market, seeking donations of fresh and healthy Michigan fruits, vegetables and baked goods from market goers and vendors. This Saturday they ended up with a pickup truck full (approx. 500 lbs.) of the very best the market has to offer. The [...]

OLC preschoolers learn about Michigan

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

The four-year-old preschool class at Our Lady of Consolation School in Rockford is visited by the seventh-grade students to share information regarding Constitution Day. The seventh-graders taught the preschoolers that Michigan is one of the 50 states in the United States. They discussed rules they need to follow and authority. The event concluded with the Pledge of [...]

Man dies in weekend crash

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

One man died and another was injured when this Jeep pulled out in front of another vehicle last weekend at White Creek and 17 Mile in Solon Township. photo by J. REED by JUDY REED A drunk-driving related accident in Solon Township claimed the life of a Wyoming man Saturday night. According to Cedar Springs Police Chief Roger Parent, the crash occurred at the intersection [...]

Jones donates locks to cancer patients

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Fiona Jones, a student at Chandler Woods Charter Academy in Belmont, has inches and inches of hair cut for Pantene Beautiful Lengths. Her hair was cut by Kim, owner of Serendipity Salon. Jones gladly donated her locks for use by women having cancer [...]

Two Kent County Sheriff’s Office employees receive prestigious awards

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Deputy Tim Erhardt The Kent County Sheriff’s Office would like to honor two outstanding employees for their achievements within the Kent County community. Both employees are receiving prestigious statewide recognition for their work ethic and professionalism. On Sunday, October 4, Deputy Tim Erhardt received the prestigious “Secondary Road Patrol Deputy of the Year [...]
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