Squire employee takes work on vacation

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

 The Rockford Squire’s sales/production manager, Melanie Ragsdale, took a recent issue of the Squire on vacation to Reelfoot Lake, Tenn., along with her husband Will and father-in-law Jim. The Ragsdales traveled to Tennessee in June for their yearly family reunion, enjoying southern-style cooking, rustic cabins and a visit to Hillbilly Junction for souvenirs. This was [...]

RHS sophomore writes for Squire

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Mitch Harvatin, who will be going into the 10th grade at Rockford High School, is the newest intern reporter for The Rockford Squire, answering the phones and taking some notes on a news tip. Hello, my name is Mitch Harvatin, the newest intern reporter for The Rockford Squire. I will be a sophomore at Rockford High School this fall. I have lived in Rockford for nearly [...]

Dog Daze fundraiser coming to Hope Community Church

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

Bless your pet—literally. A Blessings of the Pets will be part of a day’s fundraising and fun at Hope Community Church to raise money for a new parking lot. On Saturday, September 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. stop by with your pet (leashed, socialble, up to date on shots and accompanied by an adult). Along with the Blessing of the Pets will be ear cleaning and nail [...]

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford coming August 12

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

In it’s 11th year and more popular than ever, Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford will be held Saturday, August 15 in downtown Rockford. The event is a family-oriented event with a silent auction, picnic on the banks of the Rogue River, a children’s run as well as the main event. Last year the run raised a record $74,000. The certified run/walk begins at 8:30 [...]

Patrol extended in Cannon Twp. through Sept. 7

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

by MITCH HARVATIN The Kent County Sheriff’s Department (KCSD) and Cannon Township have teamed up to fight crime overnight. Cannon Township has hired the KCSD to patrol extra hours after township officials saw a growth in crime productivity, especially in the Lake Bella Vista area. “We see a spike in calls during the summer time, and they will drop in September,” [...]
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