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Lincoln Briery

Lincoln Briery, 95, of White City, died Dec. 23, 2009 at his home. Born May 1, 1914 in Sabine Parish, Louisiana to John Henry Briery and Clara Iva (Waddle) Briery,  he was the seventh of 12 children, and the only of his siblings to be  born outside the state of Kansas.  The family returned to…

Patricia Louise Gonzalez

Patricia L. Gonzalez, 69, of White City, died Dec. 22, 2009.Arrangements by Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel.

David N. Nelson

David N. Nelson, 84, of Eagle Point, died Dec. 22, 2009, at his home.Arrangements by Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel.

Robert Edward Schmidt

Robert Edward Schmidt, 84, of Eagle Point, died Dec. 18, 2009 at Providence Medford Medical Center.Arrangements by Perl Funeral Home.

Robert “Bob” Riley Dowell

Bob Dowell, of Eagle Point, died Dec. 15, 2009.He was born Feb. 1, 1949 in San Lorenso, Calif., to Bobby Joe and Ann Dowell.Mr. Dowell served six years in the U.S. Army as a medical technician in Germany during the Vietnam War. He loved hunting, fishing, gold mining and gambling. One of his greatest passions…

Stockman’s annual meeting, Jan. 16

The annual meeting of the Jackson County Stockman’s Association will be held Jan. 16 at the Mace Building at the Jackson County Expo in Central Point. Coffee and cookies start at 1:30 p.m. with the meeting at 2 p.m. This will be followed with a social hour from 5-6 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m….

Christmas Tree pickup

On Jan. 2, 2010 the Boy Scouts and Skills USA members will be picking up Christmas trees. If you would like yours taken put it out in front of your home near the curb and it will be picked up. There is no cost for this service but donations are gladly accepted and an envelope…

New laws deal with metal thefts

One of several new laws taking effect January 1, 2010 addresses the continuing metal theft problem that impacts communities throughout Oregon.  Senate Bill (SB) 570 was passed by the 2009 Oregon Legislature making a number of changes and amendments to state statutes, and creating several crimes including one related to the transportation of metal property…

Many fined for lack of sno-park passes

Purchase, Possess and Display.  Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Oregon State Police (OSP) offer that friendly reminder to those who will be traveling to and parking in Oregon’s winter recreation areas               Between Nov. 1 and Apr. 30, Sno-Park permits are required to be displayed in the windshield of vehicles parked in designated winter…

New rules for disabled permits

Applicants for disabled parking permits will need to show DMV medical certification each time they renew.Oregonians who have a disabled parking permit must provide DMV with a medical professional’s certification of their disability each time they renew their placard after Jan. 1, 2010. Oregon residents who use parking spaces reserved for disabled individuals are required…