Vigil set for Oct. 19


OREGON – The Rosko family and friends are hosting a candlelight vigil in memorial of the passing of Maggie Rosko and Amos Meyer.

It will be held on Oct. 19 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Ogle County Courthouse grounds, 105 S. 5th St. Oct. 19 marks the third anniversary of their deaths in a Byron fire. The deaths were ruled a homicide.

Candles and holders will be provided.

The vigil will be outdoors, so please dress for the weather. It is requested that those joining the vigil wear green, one of Maggie and Amos’s favorite colors. If unable to attend, please join the online “Light a Candle” memorial. Light a candle where you are and share it on the Justice for Maggie and Amos Facebook page.

Parking will be available in the city’s public lots.