Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — November 5, 2009

Tough decision The President is faced with many Americans wanting an end to the war in Afghanistan, but the generals wanting more troops. What’s more, the people (according to a recent survey) think the President should leave the decision to the generals. We need to remember that if you’re a hammer, everything looks like a […]

Birthdays — November 7–13, 2009

7th Wendy Anderson, Tom TenBrink, Howard Ward 9th Dennis Trendt 10th Travis King, Karol Steinbach 11th Bill Brinkman 12th Bethel Trendt 13th Larry Harr, Nancy Krupp

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — November 5, 2009

Security issues discussed This summer we traveled to the Asheville, North Carolina area. It’s a wonderful part of the world. There seems to be plenty of wild animals living in the mountains surrounding Asheville and the scenery is outstanding. Deb and I took the Blue Ridge Parkway on our way home and I was lucky […]

Local pumpkin screams ‘Ram Pride’

Ben Bosscher, a second-grader at Crestwood Elementary School, came up with this Ram Pride pumpkin design, and his dad, Jason Bosscher, a 1992 Rockford High School graduate, implemented his stellar carving skills.

Rockford Christian School students rally to increase

If students can bring in greatly needed undergarments and socks for underprivileged kids, teachers will wear undergarment on their heads. For the ninth straight year, Rockford Christian School (RCS) is participating in the national Operation Christmas Child program that distributes gift boxes with toys, essentials and the Gospel to millions of needy children around the world. Last […]