September 22 2011

OBITUARIES

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Kingwill  Stephen D. Kingwill, age 66, formerly of Belmont passed away on Monday, September 12, 2011, at Masonic Pathways in Alma. Stephen was a member of the Rockford Lodge #246 F&AM and the Shriners. He and his father George were members of the Shriner’s Clown Team and put a lot of time and effort at the Shrine Circus held annually. During the golfing season [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

New kid Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” A few years ago, after decades in rural Rockford, I finally got a home right in town. The neighborhood could be out of a book titled something like “The American Dream.” It’s a quiet little street without much traffic, shaded by big old trees and close to downtown. It didn’t take me [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Tax court case examined Jerry Coon The Detroit Tigers have made the playoffs. They were playing on the West Coast against Oakland last week when they clinched the American League Central Division title. West Coast night games typically start at 10 p.m. here in Michigan, but it was a Friday night, so I was determined to stay up and watch them play—in case they won and [...]

BIRTHDAYS September 24–30

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

24 Jerry Rodel, Paula Sedrowski, Andy Tidey  25 Kelly McWaters, Frank Phillips 26 Elisabeth Brasure, Mildred Bylsma, Emily Harr, Lois Kremers, Dillon Maharry 27 Rich Kogelschatz 28 Pam Middleton, Val Northcutt, Trevor TenBrink 29 Ellen Jean Alkema 30 Bonnie Bustraan, Amanda Klinger, Michael G. TenBrink, Sandy [...]

Grad glad to be in ArtPrize

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Vincent Bosscher, a 1994 Rockford High School graduate, shows his ArtPrize 2011 entry “Peace in Red” as it was being installed in its temporary home at The B.O.B, in Grand Rapids. Vincent entered the 7’ x 5’ oil and charcoal piece, which depicts Christ’s suffering and sacrifice on the cross. after much urging from his mom and Rockford resident, Joyce Bosscher. [...]
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