- Man pleads guilty but mentally ill in 2013 murder
- Telephone, computer network outages at 22 Rockford schools
- Byron native selected as Sailor of the Year for Navy Band Southwest
- Illinois Tollway awards $337 million in contracts, sets budget
- 44 earn bachelor’s degrees at Saint Anthony College of Nursing
- Goodwill opens Donation Express site on Perryville
- Rock Valley College to manage TechWorks program
- University of Illinois at Chicago names chancellor
- Salvation Army to distribute food, toys to nearly 2,000 families
- American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act signed into law
Sounds Of Good News celebrates Memorial Day
– Carl and Dianna Cole offer two CDs: Mothers of the Cross and My Buddy
Carl and Dianna Cole of Sounds Of Good News Productions are celebrating Memorial Day with two new CDs: Mothers of the Cross (A “Gospel Favorites” Musical Tribute to “Women Christian Soldiers”) and My Buddy (a “Jazz Favorites” album in tribute to “Maestro” Bill Doll and “Chicago Legend” Julian Swain).
CDs are available in Rockford at SwedishAmerican’s Jenny’s Gift Shops and in Freeport at Twice as Nice Consignments. A special online deal is waiting for Internet shoppers. Proceeds will benefit the “Young Eagles Success” (YES) Club Character Development & Excellence Program for kids as well as Mother’s Touch Ministries (a community outreach initiative of “Wisdom And You” Enterprises). For more information, call Dianna Cole at (815) 519-7071, e-mail: MsCSOGN@aol.com or visit www.soundsofgoodnews.com.
From the May 18-24, 2011 issue