April 21 2011

The “Old Rugged Cross” with a new slant

April 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Just in time for Holy Week for one West Michigan church by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL A JOB WELL DONE—with beaming faces (l–r) Cornerstone Head Lay Leader Ken Watkins, sculptor Steve Anderson, and Kent Companies COO and church member Dave Turner stand before the completed Cornerstone Cross installation. In 2009 the church family of Cornerstone United Methodist Church of [...]

Rockford Odyssey takes on the world

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Rockford’s Odyssey of the Mind teams were among competitors for state titles on Saturday, April 16, and 10 of the 11 teams sent to state finals placed in sixth and above. Five teams placed third to sixth, receiving honorable mention status at state finals, and five teams will be advancing to world finals, placing first or second. This is another record set for Rockford [...]

MEMORIALS

April 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

In Loving Memory of Charles D. Benham II My dearest son, it has been three years on April 20, 2008, that you went to be with your Lord in heaven. It has been the most difficult years of our lives. We miss you desperately, your laugh and hard-working hands, your voice, your love. You are so missed by your children Taylor and Trevor, your sisters and brothers, and all your [...]

Chandler Woods practices to be bully-free zone

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Nationally acclaimed youth speaker Mark Brown came to Chandler Woods Charter Academy recently to talk to the middle school students about bullying. With his “tell it like it is” approach, Brown challenges some of the most serious problems in the schools today. Chandler Woods is a “bully-free” school, so it helped the students to see and hear how bullying has its [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

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August 14, 1935 Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” What’s it like to get old in America? I’m an expert on this topic. Yep, aches, pains, and various ailments are part of it—but, generally speaking, elderly Americans can afford food and shelter. For most Americans, getting old once meant spending the remaining years in want after [...]
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