News Bits – August 20, 2009

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Rev. Williams appointed to Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church Michigan Area Bishop Jonathan D. Keaton has appointed Rev. Jeff Williams to Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church at half-time status as of July 1, 2009. Rev. Williams currently serves White Pines United Methodist Church in Belmont. His service there changed to half-time status as of July 1 as […]

Main Street by Roger Allen publisher

  LUST Not as interesting as it sounds when it comes to the state budget. It stands for Leaking Underground Storage Tanks. In decades past, it seemed as though a small gas station stood on nearly every corner, sometimes just a pump or two in front of a neighborhood grocery store. The stations are mostly […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

Everyone affected by health care reform Health care reform may be the biggest issue currently confronting all of us. The troubles of the automobile industry are well-documented and their problems do affect each of us in some way. My father was a GM retiree, so my mother’s survivor’s benefits may be directly affected by what […]

Birthdays – August 22 to 28

22nd Bernice Allen, Jeff Corstange, Dave Hone, Joan Paepke, Merri Richardson, Ginny Welch 23rd  Lori Palmer 24th Jackie Cromwell, Tom Fusee, Emily Krygier 26th Arlene Hunsberger, Keith James, Jean Ostrom, Joyce Pierson 27th Steve Palmer, Fran Wolven 28th Alyssa Armstrong, Zachary Bearinger, Meg Brennan, Zachary Hone, Pat Kinney

Konkles celebrate 50 years

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Terry and Janette Konkle of Rockford are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. The Konkles were married August 29, 1959, at the Burton Heights Methodist Church in Grand Rapids. They will celebrate the 50 years with a dinner at Grill One Eleven, the location of the Konkles’ former 20-year business, Sports Treasures, with family members and […]