OBITUARIES

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Huffman Mr. Harley S. Huffman, age 85, of Rockford, passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. He worked as Head Custodian at Rockford High School from 1968 to 1987 and was a school bus driver, jobs that were just perfect for him. Harley loved being around kids, and the kids loved him. He was a […]

Event to honor Elizabeth Slack Pignatello

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On Saturday, November 5, from 9pm-2am The Corner Bar will be hosting an event, welcome to the public, to honor and remember Elizabeth Slack Pignatello, a graduate of Rockford High School is left us too soon. Elizabeth, 39, of Alexandria,VA died Sunday, August 7, 2011 in a private airplane crash. Born in Washington, D.C., on […]

Operation Gratitude spreads holiday giving around the globe

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Theatre group presents ‘The Light of Heaven’s Dove’

Members of Rogue River Community Theatre (pictured l–r), Teresa Lautenbach as Mary, Hannah Hudgens as Elizabeth, and Tracy Strome as Miriam rehearse for “The Light of Heaven’s Dove.”

Rogue River Community Theatre is pleased to announce its upcoming production of “The Light Of Heaven’s Dove.” The drama is about the life of Christ. The public is invited to the dress rehearsal show on Friday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. at the Rockford Freshman Center located at the corner of Kies and Fremont streets. […]

ENGAGEMENTS

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Lebert-Blakeslee Kevin and Gail Neff of Monroe, Mich. announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Lebert, to Mark Blakeslee, son of Neil and Mary Blakeslee of Rockford. The bride-elect is currently a technical writer at Altair Engineering. Blakeslee is employed as an IT analyst at John Deere Landscapes. Melanie graduated in 2002 from Dearborn High […]