Railroad Park Opens Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Railroad Park Opens Sunday, April 12th, 2015 Come to the Railroad Park! It’s even bigger and better this year! Ride the live steam and diesel trains and a motor car, enjoy model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, ride Thomas and Percy, and view historical railroad equipment and more. Medford Garden…

Italian day at Medford Library

Italian day at Medford Library By F. C. Blake For the Independent One look at the Mediterranean country’s map, quickly explains why Italy acquired the affectionate nickname “Lo Stivale,” which means “the boot.” New Testament References to some of its ancient cities—Rome on the mainland, and Syracuse in Sicily–indicate the Apostle Paul had traveled there….

FFA State Convention

honorary ffa degrees

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Bottom Photo: Stan Deupree and Ralph McKechnie after receiving their honorary state FFA degrees on March 21. Eagle Point FFA had a fair number of members who qualified for and received their state degrees during the FFA convention at Silverton High School on March 21. Ashley Cox, Brenna Blankenship,…

EVENTS 3/31/15

  Eagle Point   The Eagle Point Community Association will hold its 27th annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 am, Saturday, April 4, 2015, on the sports fields behind the former Junior High School off South Shasta and E. Main Street. Children will hunt for candy and stuffed animals. Easter baskets and other prizes are…

Butte Falls Speech team results

The Butte Falls Speech and Debate Team attended the South Oregon District National Speech and Debate Association national qualifying Speech, Debate and Congress Tournament on March 12-14 at the University of Oregon and Oak Hill School in Eugene. (The State of Oregon has two national qualification districts and the South Oregon District runs from Eugene…

EVENTS 3/10/15

  Eagle Point   Eagle Point Senior Center – 541-826-9404. Has a hot lunch daily. Served at 11:30. Economical B I N G O played every Monday at 12:30. Thrift Shoppe is opened daily for that unique gift item or apparel. Game Day is held the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 12:30pm….

Classified 3/10/15

Classified   3/10/15 FOR SALE COMPUTERS BESTWAY COMPUTERS Serving the Valley for 12yrs. Selling New Custom Built Computers (Starting at $550 w/3 Year Warranty) w/Win 7 & Used Computers at $75 with Warranty. We Specialize in Repairs, Upgrades, and Virus Removal. $89.95 Factory or Clean Installs Backup & Reinstall Files Included. Shop Rate $35 HR $20…

EVENTS 3/3/15

EVENTS 3/3/15   Eagle Point   Eagle Point Senior Center – 541-826-9404. Has a hot lunch daily. Served at 11:30. Economical B I N G O played every Monday at 12:30. Thrift Shoppe is opened daily for that unique gift item or apparel.   Eagle Point Boy Scouts – 541-840-6622. Troop Meetings: every 2nd,3rd, 4th…

Easter Egg Hunt planned

Cascade Masonic Lodge #208 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons will once again hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt the morning before Easter.  On Saturday April 4th at 10:00am at Shady Cove Elementary School on Highway 62 in Shady Cove, the event that is annually the largest natural Easter Egg Hunt in Oregon will welcome children…

Classified 3/3/15

Classified   3/3/15 FOR SALE 2000 Itasca Sunrise Class A, 26.5 long, workhorse chaise. 454 7.4 Litre Vortec 7400 V 8 S FI Motor. 48,440 miles. Open floor plan. Insulated for Alaska weather. Asking $15,964 – in good condition. Call 941-447-5752. For pictures email weearl@yahoo.com. Unit is in White City for viewing. NO DEALERS PLEASE.  …

Neilsens Oregon Trail adventure

Carole Neilsen

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Those who have missed the lecture series of Dan and Carole Neilsen have simply missed a very special treat. This pair of travelers visit exotic places and are willing to bring back treasures to share with the community. And what a wonderful delight that is. Their February 17 lecture,…