Sheriff report

SHERIFF  9-27-16   9/15 Dennis Earl Hurst, 58, Robert Trent Jones Blvd, EP.  Parole violation for DUII/alcohol.   Released on own recognizance. Larry Paul Hessel, 56, Mill Creek Dr, Prospect. Failure to appear and failure to pay for contempt and failure to appear for DUII/alcohol.  Does not meet lodging criteria to stay. Zenaido Quinonez-Aispuro, 27, 23rd…

Police report

POLICE  9-27-16   9/1 James Edward Clark, IV, 21, EP Transient.  Arrested on a Jackson County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance/meth.  Lodged JCJ. 9/2 Donald Ray Chaney, 61, EP Transient.  Arrested on a Canyonville Justice Court warrant for failure to appear, theft of services.  Lodged JCJ. 9/3 Andrea…

Farm Bureau sets Fall schedule

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Jackson County Farm Bureau has again begun their fall schedule of public meetings at Elmer’s Restaurant in Medford on September 20.  The Farm Bureau suspends meetings except for Board meetings during summer months when people are most active and the most conflicts occur.  Public meetings are for all farm…

Educational Workshop: Dementia Conversations

Educational Workshop: Dementia Conversations When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. This class is designed to help you discuss with your family some challenging and often uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia. Some of the most difficult conversations to have are about: Going to the doctor to get a diagnosis or…

Eagle Point Chamber awards

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The Eagle Point Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet was held at the Eagle Point Golf Course on September 15.  President Bob Pinnell MC’d the event and a good crowd filled the pavilion at the Eagle Point Golf Club. Standard among the awards for the event are the Helen Wolgamott award for Volunteerism and the…

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….

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,…

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…

EPID report

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent For at least the second year in a row, water levels in the ditches of Eagle point Irrigation District have held and appear will hold for the balance of this irrigation season.  Water level in Willow Lake is at 4770 acre-feet (af), slightly above last season’s 4500 at a…

The Y’s Partnership with EP Working

The Y’s Partnership with EP Working By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Four years ago, Eagle Point Public Works Director Robert Miller approached The Y for assistance with youth programs. Thus began a workable and still-growing collaboration.

D9 Doesn’t Give up on Students

D9 Doesn’t Give up on Students By Lynn Leissler For the Independent