Return to ads
All categories
Officer And A Gentleman

Officer And A Gentleman

Posted by
Posting ads for 49 years
Trip winner Posted: Friday, Jul 24th, 2009 Betsy Chandler, of rural Rochelle, was the lucky winner of the Rochelle News-Leader�s recent Sunsational Trip Giveaway.

Chandler�s survey entry form was the one pulled last Friday from a large box of entries, and she and her family will be enjoying a vacation stay at Orange Lake Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.

Also pictured here holding the winning form is ...moreHearing on Byron�s OCEC withdrawal postponed Posted: Friday, Jul 24th, 2009 OREGON � A hearing before the Lee/Ogle Regional Office of Education Board of Trustees regarding Byron School District�s intent to withdraw from the Ogle County Education Cooperative scheduled for Thursday has been postponed for the second time.

A hearing before regional board of Trustees on March 11 also was postponed at both the parties� request so additional negotiations could take ...moreA little lake charm Posted: Friday, Jul 24th, 2009 VISITORS to Spring Lake now have a better view after the Flagg-Rochelle Park District implemented a new aeration system and lighted fountain last weekend to improve the water quality of the lake.

Park district director Steve Liezert said the underwater aeration system is designed to improve the condition of the water and make a healthier environment for ...morePark board rec center discussion Modified: Wednesday, Jul 22nd, 2009 ROCHELLE � Although an official resolution to collaborate with other entities on a community recreation center was tabled at Monday night�s Flagg-Rochelle Park District meeting, the tone of conversations about the project sound like the district officials are leaning toward taking on partners.

A larger than normal crowd turned out for the meeting, anticipating the board to make a decision ...moreRollin� through Rochelle Modified: Wednesday, Jul 22nd, 2009 The South Pacific 4449 Daylight train rolled through the �Hub City� at 5:15 p.m.

on Saturday.

An estimated crowd of 400 people gathered at the Rochelle Railroad Park to view the antique train, which is on its way to Owosso, Mich.

for the 2009 Train Festival.

(Photo by Keith Peters) ...moreHigh school deals with uncertain funding Posted: Wednesday, Jul 22nd, 2009 ROCHELLE � Rochelle Township High School Superintendent Jamie Craven updated the high school board of education about the bleak prospects of the state�s budget and how it might affect the district during Monday night�s monthly meeting.

The budget that was signed by the General Assembly and Governor Quinn last week will keep the state operating through the ...moreLeague earns 2009 Illinois Impact Award Posted: Wednesday, Jul 22nd, 2009 ROCHELLE � The League of Women Voters of the Rochelle Area earned statewide recognition for addressing a need within the community, which resulted in the creation of the Lee-Ogle Public Transportation System (LOTS).

The 2009 Community Impact Award was presented at the bi-annual convention of the Illinois League of Women Voters in Peoria.

In 2005, the local ...moreVisit to Mexico leaves big impact on teens Posted: Monday, Jul 20th, 2009 HANNAH Busching�s plan to become a Spanish teacher was cemented during a recent visit to Mexico early this summer, after she traveled with her RTHS Spanish teacher Javier Zepeda and fellow students John Wendling, Karl Rand, and David Haub.

They visited the Zepeda family compound in Guanajuato plus the states of Michoac�n and Queretaro.

�I�ve never visited ...moreHigh school offices closed for two weeks Posted: Monday, Jul 20th, 2009 Nearly 200 students still not registered ROCHELLE � As of this past week, Rochelle Township High School officials counted that approximately 200 students still have not registered for the quickly approaching 2009-2010 school year.

Registration packets mailed home in May gave parents the option of filing some forms electronically.

The deadline for return was Friday, June 30.

This ...moreOne for the record book Posted: Monday, Jul 20th, 2009 The baptism of 97-year-old Ray Kannheiser could be a Guinness World Record NINETY-seven-year-old Ray Kannheiser, of Rochelle, is a well-known figure about town.

Many remember his 25 years as a school crossing guard at 10th and Lincoln, or more recently spot him and his �breakfast buddies� at McDonalds or dancing to the music of Wally and Leonard at the ...moreHurry, hurry! Modified: Friday, Jul 17th, 2009 Left, Ellie and Evan make their way through an obstacle course on Tuesday afternoon during the First Presbyterian Church�s vacation Bible school, SportsLife Camp.

Above, girls pass the rubber chicken as fast as they can during a race on Tuesday.

(Photos by Emily Curtis) ...moreSearch on for local census committee members Posted: Friday, Jul 17th, 2009 ROCHELLE �The City of Rochelle Community Development Department is looking for 10 to 12 individuals to join the Complete Count Committee for the 2010 census.

The Complete Count Committee�s responsibility is to promote awareness of the upcoming census and to encourage all Rochelle residents to be counted.

Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 420 North Sixth Street, Monday ...moreVCCT to perform Posted: Friday, Jul 17th, 2009 ROCHELLE � Vince Carney Community Theatre of Rochelle will perform a play reading for the public on July 17 and 18.

Performances start at 8 p.m.

with doors opening at 7:30 p.m.

Donations only will be accepted at the door; no reservations required.

The event will be held in Paddock Hall inside the Hickory Grove Civic Center.

�Definitely Eric ...moreCity budget on track last fiscal year Posted: Friday, Jul 17th, 2009 ROCHELLE � Rochelle City Council members learned Monday night that the city�s financial shape for the 2008-2009 fiscal year looks a bit brighter than expected.

The 2008-2009 fiscal year ended on April 30.

Although the auditing process is not entirely completed yet, City Finance Manager Chris Frye updated council members on preliminary budget numbers for last ...moreTLC to host blood drive Posted: Wednesday, Jul 15th, 2009 ROCHELLE � Total Logistic Control is hosting a multi-day community blood drive.

The Rock River Valley Blood Center will have its mobile bus parked at Total Logistic Control, located at 975 Caron Road, on Wednesday, July 15 and on Thursday, July 16 at its 1800 Steward Road location and at 600 Wiscold Drive in Rochelle.

Staff from the Rock ...more�An officer and a gentleman� Posted: Wednesday, Jul 15th, 2009 FRIENDS, family and colleagues of long-time Rochelle police chief Winston Brass are remembering and honoring the memory of the man most often described as a true officer and a gentleman this week.

Brass passed away at the age of 71 on Friday, July 10 with his wife of 47 years, Pauline, and his seven children at his side.

�When ...morePublished security photos lead to arrest Posted: Monday, Jul 13th, 2009 ROCHELLE � After publicizing photos of an alleged purse snatcher this week, Rochelle Police Department received a tip from a local citizens that lead to the arrest of a Polo woman on theft and forgery charges.

On Wednesday, July 8 the Rochelle Police Department took an initial report of a theft that occurred at the Dollar General Store, located ...moreHorner named new Lincoln principal Posted: Monday, Jul 13th, 2009 AS Tina Horner spent more and more time serving on various committees at May School, she came to the realization that she wanted to be an administrator.

The former third-grade teacher�s wish came true last week.

The Rochelle Elementary School District Board of Education named Horner the new principle of Lincoln School on Thursday night during its regularly ...more
Reply to this ad
Recently viewed ads
Saved ads
Please log in to browse your saved adverts or sign up if you don't have an account yet.
Popular Stuff