Wylie, Bravo-Ortiz

Mari E. Wylie and Christian A. Bravo-Ortiz

Mari E. Wylie and Christian A. Bravo-Ortiz are engaged and plan to wed on Saturday, April 18, 2009. Mari is a graduate of Rockford High School and attended Michigan School of Canine Cosmetology in Lansing. Christian graduated from Univer and the Universidad de Especialidades, both in Guadalajara, Mexico. Parents of the bride are Robert and […]

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Bolthouse-Gavie

Melanie Bolthouse and James Gavie

Mike and Joyce Bolthouse of Rockford announce the engagement of their daughter Melanie Bolthouse to James Gavie to be united in marriage on April 25, 2009. The bride is a 2000 graduate of Rockford High School and a 2004 graduate of Northern Michigan University. Melanie is employed by Holland Sentinel. The groom is a 1993 […]

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Coopers celebrate 63rd anniversary

Pete and Ruth Cooper

On Monday April  6, Royal (Pete) and Ruth (Joslin) Cooper observed their 63rd wedding anniversary. Children of the Rockford couple are Kenneth and (Debbie) Cooper, Helen and (Steve) Smith, Donald and (Jeanne) Cooper, JoAnn and (David) Fowler, Nancy Samsel and Dale Cooper. The couple have 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

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Faith Message

Carry out God’s call in your life by REV. SUSAN YORK Church of the Holy Spirit, Belmont As we are in the very midst of Holy Week observance, and following Jesus on his last journey here on Earth, we remember his suffering and his death, even as we anticipate the joy of Easter in his […]

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Register

Tuesdays Now through April 21 Free Health Program-6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Sparta Health Center, 475 S. State St., Sparta. The Personal Action Toward Health (PATH) workshop provides knowledge and skills to adults with chronic health conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, bronchitis, asthma and depression. Registration is necessary; enrollment limited. […]

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