Parsell signs letter of intent to attend GRCC

Mike Parsell signs a letter of intent with GRCC.	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Rockford High School is pleased to announce that varsity baseball’s senior captain Mike Parsell has officially signed a letter of intent with Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC). Parsell was recruited to play third base for the Raiders. GRCC is regarded as one of the top Division II baseball junior colleges in the country. The Raiders […]

Girls water polo near upset at West Ottawa

Mary Keeley out-swims a Grandville player.	Photo by PATRICK KEELEY

by PATRICK KEELEY The West Ottawa Panthers water polo girls celebrated senior night at their pool when they hosted the Rockford Rams on Thursday, April 30. Rockford quickly took control with two goals and it looked like a Ram party instead. Then West Ottawa stopped the Rams’ next scoring try and scored themselves, and the […]

Classifieds — May 7, 2009

HELP WANTED Customer Service-immediate openings! Local Grand Rapids outlet for Michigan manufacturing company has immediate openings. No experience necessary, company will train. Also looking for Branch Manager trainee. All positions paid vacations and monthly bonuses. For one-on-one interview, call (616) 243-1250.      b19 ____________________ Friendly person wanted for customer service/sales job at The Rockford Squire newspaper. […]

Squire Visits Jerusalem

Sandy and “Sos” Rowland

Sandy and “Sos” Rowland on Ben Yehuda Street in Jerusalem. They are there for a one month sabbatical with husband Larry Rowland who is the pastor of Rockford Baptist Church. Camera shy: Simeon and Larry Rowland.

Curbside Service

pictured on left is Rockford resident Sherrie Coke buying pieces of Rockford history.

Coke was driving in town last Saturday morning when she spotted signs promoting the REF’s “TipToe through the Ted” sod sale. She hurried on over to the high school and purchased six rolls of sod and returned home to place them in her yard. The football turf looked so great she quickly returned to the […]