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Monday, June 1st, 2009
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

Former Rockford Fire Chief Ralph Rhoades recently was honored by Mercer County commissioners for his more than 60 years of service. Above, Rhoades holds a plaque, complete with golden-colored fire axe, he received at his retirement party a few months ago.

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