January 19 2012

Rockford Lion and Club honored by Michigan Legislature

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL 73rd District State Representative Pete MacGregor (L) presents Head Market Master of the Rockford Farm Market, Lion Bob Winegar (ctr.) and Rockford Lions Club President Dr. Chad Jackson (R) with a framed Special Tribute from the State of Michigan. (Yes, Pete’s a Lion and proud of it!) Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest community [...]

MAIN STREET with Roger Allen, publisher

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Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” Good news Employment is up. Car buying is up. So are retail sales. This recession (or depression), although deeper and more painful, is similar to many business cycles we have experienced. We’ll be out of this one soon. More people have become aware that we must have cleaner air and water. The same [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

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Tax season is here, winter is not Jerry Coon Winter had to get here sooner or later. Usually, we get some of it, snow at least, during the deer season, but it didn’t happen this year. For the gun hunters, that lack of snow helped to make it a bit of a rough season. I think the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will conclude that about 20% less deer were [...]

BIRTHDAYS — January 21-27

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21 Macy Thompson 22 Alekzandr Corvers, Sam Luft, Anne Mawby, Margie Nash, Jessi TenBrink, Julie Anne Long 23 Trish Cutler 24 Fran Bartlett, Lila Giddings, Mercedes Greenland, Vivian Hood, Gretchen Stein 25 Lisa Danielski, Tootie Hathaway, Emily Laage, Steve Lachniet, Bill Throckmorton, Wilma Throckmorton, Gordon Weiland 26 Harriet Jewell 27 Thom [...]

OBITUARIES — Mr. Frederick C. Bartlett

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Bartlett Mr. Frederick C. Bartlett, age 92, of Rockford passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Fred was a long-time teacher at Rockford Public Schools and was very instrumental in the advancement of the agricultural program. For over 60 years he was a member of Rockford Baptist [...]
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