Tim Robbins’ ‘Dead Man Walking’ to hit Rockford stage

“Dead Man Walking,” a play written by actor/director Tim Robbins—who also directed the 1995 Oscar-winning film—is a gripping drama that tells the true story of Sister Helen Prejean’s remarkable journey alongside convicted killer Matthew Poncelet as he faces his impending execution. The play will be performed at the Rockford Fine Arts Auditorium May 6-8 at […]

A Message for You — May 6, 2010

by PASTOR RON AULBACH BridgeWay Community Church You ever notice how air travel brings out the best in people? I used to be that road warrior, and my job took me on trains, planes and automobiles every week. I loved it—thrived on it, actually. Today, I wonder how I even tolerated it. Recently I caught […]

Rogue River Community Theatre presents ‘A Case of Monkey Business’

Villains (l–r) Patrick Fuller, Rich Raphael, Chad Lamar and cannibal chief Craig Bouwens are all part of the musical comedy “A Case of Monkey Business” to be performed this week.

“A Case of Monkey Business” is a musical comedy about a jungle legend and a group of misfits who find themselves lost in the wilds of Africa. Throw in a caveman or two and pirates and you have a fun mixture of songs, laughs and hijinks for the whole family. The musical comedy will be […]

Three uninjured in crash that rolled van

WEAR YOUR SEATBELTS—Three  occupants in this van were uninjured after another driver caused the van to roll Wednesday, April 28.

The other driver was at fault in a rollover accident on Wednesday, April 28, at the corner of Brewer and Cannonsburg roads at about 2:30 p.m. The crash left three young men shaken, but without serious injuries, although their vehicle was totaled. According to a Kent Country Sheriff’s Deputy, the vehicle that rolled was eastbound […]

Obituaries — May 6, 2010

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May Stephen May, a 17-year-old Rockford High School (RHS) senior and Belmont resident, died unexpectedly and went to be with his Lord on April 28, 2010. He went to Assumption Catholic Elementary School and was an active member of the parish. In the seventh grade, he began attending Rockford Public Schools. Despite his 5’10” lean […]