Showing posts from June, 2014

Field of Blues Festival, Saturday June 28 – Aviator Stadium

Come out and hear great Blues music today, June 28 at Aviator Stadium. 11 AM to 10 PM 

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Go to Old Settlers Days this weekend

Go to Old Settlers Days in Rockton this weekend!

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Entertainment for this weekend includes:

SATURDAY JUNE 21, 2014 Gates open at 12:30 pm.7:00am5k Run Check In8:00am5k Run/Walk Start9:00-11:00 am5k Run/Walk Awards & Participant BreakfastNOON Parade1:00-11:00 pmTrading Post, Information Booth 50/50 raffle tickets, and Food Booths Open1:00-11:00 pmMidway by Skinners AmusementsRide Special: 1-5 pm Wristband special $17 all rides all ages1:00-11:00 pmBeer Tent Open featuring Bud & Miller products4:00-11:00 pmVIP Tent Open6:30-8:30 VIP Tent Prime Rib Sandwich dinner by Fibs, dessert by DairyHausChemtool Festival Stage - no concert ticket required1:00-2:30 pmPABLO AND THE RHYTHMIX3:00-4:30 pmCOUNTY LINE LIVE5:00-6:30 pmTRIPPING TARZAN7:00-8:30 pmSOUTHERN CHARMDodge Ram Jam Main StageConcert Ticket Required: $258:45-pmDREW BALDRIDGECHRIS YOUNGSUNDAY JUNE 22, 2014 Gates open at 1:30 pm.2:00-9:30 pmTrading Post, Information Boot…

Obituary – Jack W. Seymour of Leaf River, Illinois

Jack W. Seymour - 81

10/17/1932 - 5/31/2014

Leaf River, IL

Jack W. Seymour, 81, of Leaf River, died Saturday May 31, 2014 in Swedish-American Hospital, Rockford. He was born Oct. 17, 1932 in Girard, IL the son of Earl & Irma (Burd) Seymour. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and was a Purple Heart recipient. He retired from Sundstrand Corp. after 30 years of service and was an active and proud member of UAW Local 592. He also had a diary farm, was a member of East Rockford Pigeon Club, was an avid deer hunter, and loved working on John Deere tractors and watching western movies. Survivors include daughters, Cheri (Kevin) Bielema of Sellersburg, IN and Wendy (Joe) Kerwin of Leaf River; son, Wayne Seymour of Rockford; grandchildren, Brian & Ami Schelling, Scott & Tonya Snyder, Carrie Groom, Jennifer Seymour, and Brandon Blake; six great grandchildren; and special friend of 13 years, Melba Miller. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Phyllis, granddaughter, Eri…