CLASSIFIED   For Sale Butcher Hog – $2.00 per pound.  You pay for cutting, wrapping and kill fee.  541-878-2238.   Michelin brand tires – 225/65/17, used one season, $400.00.  Call 541-865-3264   Cedar Split-Rail Fence 16 foot – 24 @ $5 ea.; 8 foot – 6 @ $3 ea.; 4 foot – 6 @ $2…

Boys Thumped by Churchill on Senior Night

Boys Thumped by Churchill on Senior Night By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent Prior to Friday night’s game, nine senior players along with the team manager were honored for their time and dedication to the basketball program. Unfortunately for them and the rest of the Eagles, that’s as good as it got. Churchill stunned the…


Successful Scholarship Dessert   The D9 Community  Scholarship Dessert Committee would like to thank all those attending the event this year.  Donations totaled $6735 with more checks expected!  100% of the donation will go to scholarships for EPHS graduates.         .            


STANDING GUARD The Old Legionaire   In the final segment of our series on Post Traumatic Stress we will discuss the treatment options available to help those who have, or think they may have PTS.


Event Name: EXPLORING THE SMALL FARM DREAM Date of Class:  Mondays 6, 13, and 20, 2017 Time:   5:30 to 8:30 pm (3 Monday evenings) Location:  OSU Extension, Auditorium (SOREC-569 Hanley Rd. Central Point) Cost:   $75.00 each;  $100 couple REGISTRATION: On-line registration available on our webpage: or Contact: Paula Burkhalter, OSU Extension Small Farms,…

SHERIFF 2-21-17

SHERIFF  2-21-17   2/7 Alvaro Haro Jr, 28, Rocio Dr, WC.  Harassment. 2/9 Ryan James Baxter, 26, Onyx St, EP.  DUII/alcohol and reckless driving.  Released on own recognizance. Dylan Keith Hewlett, 25, Lampman Rd, GH.   Theft 1.  Released due to overcrowding. Cortney Diane Gibson, 21, Lampman Rd, GH.   Theft 1.  Released due to overcrowding. 2/10…

Seniors Get Big Minutes in Girls 44-23 Loss

Seniors Get Big Minutes in Girls 44-23 Loss By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   With the Lady Eagles largely focused on the future, playing time for the Seniors became scarce, as most minutes had gone to underclassmen.

Remember Linus, that little guy who appeared in the Snoopy cartoon, walking around sucking his thumb and holding a blanket over his shoulder?  Now this little guy is currently the logo for a national nonprofit organization that knits, crochets and quilts blankets for seriously ill and traumatized children from age birth to 18 years.  …

O & C counties file complaint

The Association of O&C Counties (AOCC) yesterday filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, claiming the Obama Administration’s inclusion of Oregon & California (“O&C”) lands within the newly-expanded Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument violates the O&C Act, and exceeds the scope of presidential authority under the Antiquities Act.  

Senator Linthicum newsletter

In 1946, Henry Hazlitt wrote a wonderful book, Economics in One Lesson < >. This small, easy to read book is still widely available and ought to be read and contemplated by all. The reason is simple. Hazlitt uses easy to understand stories to gently eviscerate the public policy mistakes that the know-it-alls and…

Let’s do lunch

pizza with garbanzo crust

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent I have always liked pizza.