Marty Curry, Rock Island, celebrated his 40th birthday on Sunday, Jan. 25. His sister Valerie Murray, celebrated her 38th birthday, Saturday, Jan. 24. Marty was dinner guest of his parents, Dick and Bonnie Curry. He had his favorite menu: chicken and dumplings and cherry chip cake.
We express our sympathy to the family of Dorothy Pettit-106 years. She was a patient in Mercer County Hospital. She had resided in the Mercer County Nursing Home. It was closed to visitors because of the flu. A memorial service will be held at a later date with the family present.
The Rockridge girl’s basketball team scored 52-37, Monday evening against Macomb at Macomb. Haley Kitchell led the scoring with nine points. Rockridge held Macomb to two points during the first quarter 13-2. Since the Christmas holidays Rockridge has won nine of eleven games played. Hillary Johnson, Haley Kitchell, and Chelsey Widdop have averaged between eight and nine points per night.