Rockford student donates birthday

Danny Froumis birthday celebration.

Most nine year olds can’t wait to rip off the wrapping and see if they received all the gifts they dreamed of for their birthday. Danny Froumis, a Crestwood Elementary third grade student, decided he’d rather have his birthday donated to Relay For Life. Froumis asked that money that would have gone to gifts instead […]

Need a Hand? Lean on Me

Lean On Me outreach center.

by RICH ZECK It’s time to spill the beans on one of our area’s biggest and best kept secrets. I can no longer look the other way and keep it hush-hush. There may even be a conspiracy or a massive cover up to keep the rest of the world from knowing about this secret. How […]

Happy 100th birthday Jenniemae Stephens

Jenniemae Stephens

Jenniemae Stephens will turn 100 years young on May 19, 2009. Jenniemae lives independently in Rockford’s Richter Place. An open house will be held in her honor on Sunday, May 24 from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Rockford Sportsmen’s Club on Northland Drive. Her address is 9101 Courtland Dr. #104, Rockford, MI 49341. Cards […]

Obituaries – May 14, 2009

Vernon Dunn.

Dunn Mr. Vernon Dunn, age 91, of Rockford passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 7, 2009, while working in his barn. Vernon grew up on the Dunn farm (on 13 Mile Road) and helped his parents Chester and Anna with the farm duties. When their family home burned, they lived in a tent on the farm. […]

Spring a perfect time for classic cars

Second Cannon car show coming up Saturday, June 6 Spring is in the air and autos are on the agenda for Cannon Township. On Satuday, June 6, 12 to 4 p.m. Bella Vista Auto Service, 6533 Belding Road, will host the second annual Cannon Classic Car show. Last year the first time event featured 75 […]