OBITUARIES

Cronkright Dorothy Waterman Cronkright, 95, of West Lafayette, Indiana, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 28, 2011. Dorothy was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Mich. and attended Davenport Business College. She married Walter Cronkright, the love of her life. Together, they owned and operated the True Value Homecenter in […]

WEDDINGS

Williams-Jones St. James Catholic Church in Grand Rapids was the setting for the June 25, 2011 wedding of Lance Williams and Jenna Jones. Parents of the bride are Donald and Sharon Jones of Muskegon. The groom’s parents are Steve and Michelle Williams of Rockford. The maid of honor was Emily Jones and the bridesmaids were […]

One person ejected during two-vehicle collision

A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Wolverine Boulevard (Northland Drive) and 11 Mile Road about 10:30 a.m. caused Wolverine Boulevard to be closed in the northbound lane on Tuesday, January 3. According to Rockford Police Officer Dave Robinson, one of the two vehicles must have run a red light causing the accident. He said […]

Museum fundraiser just keeps getting better

Featuring Mark Randisi and the famous Johnny Trudell Big Band being joined on stage by a local group to recreate a famous Frank Sinatra scene, “Sound of Sinatra” will be presented by the Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium. The scene features Sinatra singing […]

Rockford Area Arts Commission receives operational grant

Organization finances multiple artistic, musical endeavors The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs spread a little holiday cheer to Rockford this year in the form of a $6,000 grant to the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC). The money will be used to supplement the RAAC’s operating budget in 2012. The Arts Commission supports the […]