Whitsett Newsletter

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Upper Rogue Historical Society

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The Upper Rogue Historical Society, operators of the Trail Creek Tavern Museum, held their annual meeting on September 10 at the museum.  All board members were present, but only three members of the organization were present.  All incumbent officers and board members were re-elected for a two year term….

St. Martin’s Clinic

La Clinica Mobile Health Center will be at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church (95 Cleveland St.) in Shady Cove on Friday, September 30 from 8:30 a. m. to 11:30 a. m. Medical and Dental services will be available, OHP and Private Insurance accepted.  Sliding-fee schedule and no cost services for those who qualify.  Please be sure…

SHERIFF 9-20-16

SHERIFF  9-20-16   9/8 Michael Evan Martin, 32, Cottonwood Dr, EP.  DUII/alcohol, endangerment, reckless driving, improper use of 911, disorderly conduct, and failure to display operator’s license.  Released on own recognizance. Jesse Garrett Brightwell, 31, Terrmont Lp, WC.  Failure to register as a sex offender.  Released on own recognizance. Karen Janette Salas, 21, Antelope Rd,…

Rogue River clean-up

Rogue River clean-up Members of the Seven basins Watershed Council are holding a Rogue River Claen up on Saturday, September 24 from the hours of 9 a. m. until 1p. m.  during the work day, they will clean the banks of the river form McGregor Park to Gold Hill. For infromation contact Gail Perrotti at…

Southern Oregon Sepeedway racing

    Bailey Hibbard Wins First Sprint Car Feature, Cox Wins Series At Southern Oregon Speedway White City Oregon…September 10…Bailey Hibbard won his first career 25 lap Extreme Sprint Car Main Event with a lap 20 pass on second place finisher Raquel Ivie at Southern Oregon Speedway Saturday night.  With his fourth place finish, Kinzer…

POLICE 9-20-16

POLICE  9-20-16   8/22 Joseph Maddox Mauck, 22, EP.  Arrested on Alameda County , CA parole violation for fugitive/assault.  Lodged JCJ. Adam Guenther, EP.  Cited for driving while suspended and warning for speed violation, 35/25. 8/23 Michael James Davis, 32, EP.  Arrested on Medford Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear/theft 2.  Lodged JCJ. Gage…

Laurelhurst

By Dennis Ellingson for the Independent Part B: I always look for lessons, maybe from being a Bible teacher for so long. I thought this as we stood out among the pear trees. Long ago, the Weeks family planted those trees. It gave them income and a way of life. It benefited those who worked…

Music in the Mountains

The hills are alive with music again, as the 7th annual Music in the Mountains, presented by the Prospect Historic Hotel, livens the atmosphere of this mountain town. The event is scheduled for September 24-25 and will bring back some of the old favorites, including the Fret Drifters, the Brothers Reed, John Dough Boys, Matt…

The Red and Yellow of September

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The Red and Yellow of September By Lynn Leissler For the Independent September’s palette is diverse. Her trees still boast a lulling summer green,

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