Deputy McCutcheon named president of WMCPA of Michigan

The West Michigan Crime Prevention Association of Michigan (WMCPA) voted Deputy Tom McCutcheon of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office to a one-year term as their president for 2010. Deputy McCutcheon, a 19-year police veteran, is a D.A.R.E. officer for the Kent County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy McCutcheon has a passion and commitment for crime prevention and […]

Pucker up for Best Lips contest

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Lips are fun! Enter the Squire Best Lips of Rockford contest (see form on page 13). Here Webelos Pack 3264 enter the contest during their visit to the paper. Pictured below are Joey Miller, Eric Von Rosen, Conor Von Rosen, Michael Bolam and Sean Lausin.  

Bi-monthly luncheon to feature Danny Beckett

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is pleased to announce the first installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series for 2010. The luncheon is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1 at the American Legion Post 102, located at 330 Rockford Park Drive (on the northwest corner of Northland Drive). The event […]

Local resident participates in AQHA Horseback Riding Program

Sherrie Logsdon of Cedar Springs recently earned an award for logging 1,500 hours in the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Horseback Riding Program. The program recognizes and rewards AQHA members for time spent with their American quarter horses in activities such as trail rides, working cattle, pleasure driving and simply riding. A unique aspect of […]

Penrod new Worshipful Master of OES

Officers of Rockford Chapter #215, Order of the Eastern Star (OES), Janet and Rex Denslow and Claudia Zimmerman presented Sandy Waite of the North Kent Service Center with their annual donation. Additional donations were made to honor two recently deceased members. OES is a fraternal organization associated with the Masonic Lodge.