September 20 2012

Hate standing in line?

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Consider voting absentee in the November election by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Pictured is Valley View Elementary student Allison Bedford, 9, holding an application for an absentee ballot. Allison tells us, “My mom thinks everyone should vote absentee!” The civic minded Allison is the daughter of Rockford City Clerk, Chris Bedford. “We, the people” (the electorate) of [...]

Treasure hunter will win $1000 in free gasoline

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Copper coin hidden somewhere in township The hunt begins on Tuesday, September 25 and the best hunter will win a grand in gas. Legend has it that back in the 1800’s, a cannon was hidden in Cannon Township and has never been found to this day. The legend will be re-created in 2012. A custom coin with a cannon stamped on it has been specially designed and minted for the [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Main Street comedy Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” Good taste is largely a matter of opinion. The humor in this (mostly) light-hearted column has quite a lot of wiggle room. I keep “good taste” in mind, but that doesn’t stop me from using blonde jokes, lawyer jokes, or little kid jokes. Blondes, lawyers, and little kids [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Municipal bonds, yea or nay? Jerry Coon The Coon family made a trip to Nashville, Indiana recently. Nashville is a larger version of Rockford with lots of shops that is located in Brown County, about 75 miles south of Indianapolis. They have an Ace Hardware that looked like it sells everything; just like Pete’s Ace does for us. They have the Big Woods Brewery located [...]
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