Obituaries — April 1, 2010

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Smith Mrs. Maxine R. Smith, age 82, of Rockford passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Before graduating from Rockford High School in 1945, she took extra classes in business and college prep. She played on the girls basketball team, was interested in art and was pleased to be commissioned to paint a mural at […]

Memorials — April 1, 2010

Soupal In loving memory of our beautiful baby girl, Jessica Grace Soupal, who passed away seven years ago on March 29, 2003. Millions of tears fall to the ground, And yet… they make no sound. My heart still aching for a sound, …Any sound from you. A laugh, a cry, your first word, Any sound […]

‘To Save a Life’ a must-see

by KAYLA BERGERON Rockford freshman What more could a teenage boy want? He’s got popularity, the coolest friends, a gorgeous girlfriend, and a scholarship to the college of his dreams. So what else is there for him to gain? Jake Taylor has it all. He’s the most popular guy in the school, the most well-known […]

Voter registration deadline nears for May 4 election

Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land reminds residents that Monday, April 5 is the last day to register to vote for the May 4 election. “You can register to vote by stopping by your Secretary of State branch office or your local clerk’s office,” said Land, the state’s chief election officer. “It’s fast and easy. […]

RPS launches Hall of Fame, seeks nominations

The Rockford Education Foundation (REF) in collaboration with Rockford Public Schools (RPS) is launching the RPS Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame will develop and maintain relationships with Rockford High School alumni, current students and the community. The RPS Hall of Fame is pleased to recognize Jon and Carol Muth along with Pete and […]