BIRTHDAYS—September 17–23

17 Kellie Roblee 18 Nate Brown, Gil Clark, Jaden DeVogel, Susan Eckert, Jane Kettelhut, Mike Moore, Phyllis TenBrink 19 Don Geldersma, Paul Krupp, Haley Pilgrim, Roberta Sheils, Roberta Shripka 20 Alton Klinger, John Luton, Stacey Schluckebier 21 Richard Amon, Ruth Denick, Macy Ruchty, Myles Ruchty 22 Jack Ferguson, Bev Maher 23 Lois Ives, Ursula James, Lola Leder, Alyce Milligan, Fran Pleune

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Taxes make our world go If you didn’t make it out to the West Michigan Healing Fields event at Cannonsburg this past weekend, you missed a truly inspiring and emotional event. Seeing 3,200 flags waving in the breeze up the ski slope was quite the sight. It was an even better sight looking down at […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Charities to suffer Dear Editor, This year, 2011, is the LAST year that Charitable Contributions will be deductible on the Michigan state income tax form. Not surprisingly, I have seen nothing about this on our local TV news reports, nor have I seen anything about it in the Grand Rapids Press. There was an article […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER

Friday–Sunday September 16–18 Fallfest 2011—stage shows begin at 6 p.m. Friday; workshops at 10 a.m., band scramble at noon, featured performers at 1:30 p.m. Saturday; gospel begins at 10 a.m., followed by auditions and $100 drawing on Sunday; jamming all weekend, presented by the West Michigan Bluegrass Music Association. Also enjoy a bake sale, pie-eating contest, […]

A Message for You

The Pennant Season  by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church The pennant races are one and, as professional baseball moves through the month of September, many teams, including the Detroit Tigers, are fighting for an opportunity to play in the World Series. The teams have already begun working harder in order to secure a […]