Area residents pay tribute to military veterans and personnel

Carnations are placed on gravestones to remember our fallen soldiers during a Memorial Day ceremony at Rockford Cemetery.	Photo by CINDY M. CRANMER

by CINDY M. CRANMER Area residents gathered for Memorial Day 2012 to show their respect for those who paid the ultimate price for freedom and those who have served our country. Activities occurred in several local areas, including Rockford, Belmont, Algoma Township and Cedar Springs. “We need to celebrate everyone who risks their lives for […]

What Memorial Day Means to Me

Maddie Lyals

by MADDIE LYALS, age 9 Many people think Memorial Day is about getting the pool ready or for having picnics because summer is starting soon and the weather will get warm, but what it means to me is spending time with family and for remembering all the soldiers who died for our country. I’m thankful […]

Rockford’s top 10 academic graduates honored

Julia Ceglowski

The Squire is proud to present Rockford High School’s top ten students according to their amazing high school grade-point average. We also applaud all graduates on reaching this milestone achievement and wish this year’s students all the best as they move on to the next achievements of their lives. Julia Ceglowski Julia Ceglowski is Rockford’s […]

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Recently I have spoken with several people about some of my “Nuggets of Rockford History” questions. Helen Hessler and Gene Berry knew that the “Golden R” meets on the last Saturday of June each year and honors the Rockford High School class that has currently reached the […]

Ric’s Secret Sale features super hot values

A FUN STORE—Last month’s Taste of Ric’s is one of the exciting events our local Ric’s Food Center is known for. Here, a family is happy to sample free items during the Spring Taste of Ric’s in 2012.

David Brickner, store director at Ric’s Food Center, 6767 Belding Road, is pleased to announce another of the store’s super popular Super Secret Sales on Friday, June 8. “Maybe it is because it gives some new people a chance to see what a terrific store we have, or the really super hot values, but people […]