Deceased Male Found

Deceased Male Found On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7:25 p.m. the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a field located on Division Road and Avenue H, in White City for a deceased male, who was found. The cause of death has not been determined yet. However, a Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy Medical Examiner…

Search Continues for Dwain Hodge

Search Continues for Dwain Hodge The search for missing Shady Cove resident, Dwain Hodge, 57, continues.  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is looking into all tips, sightings, and details surrounding Mr. Hodge. A composite artist has added to the original photo released by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.  It shows Dwain with a longer beard. …

E.P. Tops

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E.P. Tops(Take Off Pounds Sensibly)chapter recognized four Kops(Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) members for maintaining their goal status.  Leader, Virginia Rutherford and Co-leader, Kay Tooker presided.  Bouquets of yellow roses, certificates and charms were presented to:

Protect yourself from the heat

By Ralph McKechnie For the Independent One of the main attractions to Jackson County is the annual County Fair, held the third week in July. While July may or may not be the hottest month of the year, it is hot and many people suffer the effects of heat stroke and that can be really…

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 071714

Shady Cove City Council Meeting 071714   By Christy Pitto For The Independent The July 17 Shady Cove City Council Meeting seemed more like the old days with much longer meetings and more discussion.

Rural widow’s property tax issue

Rural widow’s property tax issue By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Upon arriving in Oregon decades ago, Gracie and Ben bought twenty-five Upper Rogue rural acres zoned Exclusive Farm Use. They built their farm house on that land they owned jointly. Then Ben raised crops in one section, and small herds of cattle in…

Colorful crafts with fibers at WC Library

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Colorful crafts with fibers at WC Library By F. C. Blake For the Independent. Two years ago, The Independent spotlighted a unique program that Jackson County Libraries’ Outreach Specialist, Janis Mohr-Tipton brought to White City Library. On July 17, 2014, that same artistically gifted woman presented another imaginative craft to spark creative skills. This one…

POLICE 7/22/14

POLICE 7/22/14 7/7 Amber Nacole Macnab, 35 yr old EP. Arrested on assault IV (fel) physical harassment and disorderly conduct II. Lodged JCJ 7/7 Amber Nacole Macnab, 35 yr old EP. Arrested for menacing, physical harassment and disorderly conduct II. Lodged JCJ. 7/7 Amber Macnab, 35 yr old EP. Cited/released possession of controlled substance. 7/9…

Boating safety

Most boaters already know they’re required to have a properly fitting, U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket on board for every passenger on their boat and that it needs to be “readily accessible.” But what keeps people f rom actually wearing one? It’s surprising when you ask adults why they don’t put one on when they’re…

missing Shady Cove resident, Dwain Hodge

  The search for missing Shady Cove resident, Dwain Hodge, 57 continues on Monday, July 14, 2014. Search and Rescue volunteers went out first thing Monday morning. There are currently search crews from Jackson, Josephine, and Siskiyou counties working in the Trail area. There are also several K-9 teams involved in the search. Due to…

sheriff report

  SHERIFF- 7/22-14 7/14 Billy James Parham, 52 yr old, Meridian Rd, EP. Failed to register sex address. RISK-doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. 7/15 Larry Ronald Arguijo Jr, 36 yr old, Antelope Rd, WC. Identity theft. 7/16 Jennifer Joy McCrea, 42 yr old, Agate Meadows, WC. Contempt violation-no contact. 7/16 Trenton Wagner Harlan,…