Hot Dog Heaven

Steven Cleveland at Hot Dog Heaven

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent The American hot dog must be the favorite cuisine in the country. And as the old jingle says, “baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and . . .” Well, there is a little bit of that favorite cuisine right in the heart of Shady Cove. Hot Dog Heaven has been…

Beebe Road Fire Deemed Electrical

For Immediate Release                                             Contact: Ashley Lara 541-831-2778 Date: August 26, 2015   Beebe Road Fire Deemed Electrical   At 12:36 p.m. Wednesday, a caller contacted 9-1-1 to report heavy smoke coming from the back of a home located at 477 Beebe Road in Central Point. ###        

POLICE 8/18/15

POLICE 8/18/15 7/30 Donald Eugene Evanoff, 46, EP. Arrested on violation of no contact order, criminal trespass 2, disorderly conduct 2 X 2 , harassment. Lodged JCJ. 8/3 Steven Eddy, EP. Cited for speed violation, 92/50. 8/5 Mark Bartlett, EP Cited for illegal stopping/standing/parking. Nicolas Parmenter, 27, EP. Cited/released theft by receiving. 8/6 Connor James…

EPID–some good news

By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent There is some good news for the water users and patrons of the Eagle Point Irrigation District. While everyone knows that we are in one of the more severe droughts to strike southern Oregon for some time,

EPFFA Success at the Jackson County Fair

Success at the Jackson County Fair   Animals slurping cool gulps of water from buckets, colorful ribbons and banners waving in the slight breeze, and the smell of dirt and livestock in the heat of the day are common at a county fair. But do you know how much time and effort was put into…

Warnings of backpack dangers

Warnings of backpack dangers By F. C. Blake For the Independent Canadian born, Guinness World record holding memory expert, David Farrow’s current research unveils new warning about school children’s backpacks. It’s termed “Backpack Brain” –the hazards of carrying too much homework weight in a school bag. Less oxygen to the brain leads to poor test results…

SHERIFF 7-28-15

SHERIFF 7-28-15 7/20 Robert Carl Baker, 27, Hwy 227, Trail. Fail to appear DUII Alcohol, Fail to appear endanger. RISK – doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. Maylynn Nichole Thomas, 25, Hwy 62, SC. Possession control substance-cocaine, theft 1, theft 3. RISK – doesn’t meet the lodging criteria to stay. 7/22 Joshua Wayne Rosecrans,…

Water and Marijuana Issues

Water and Marijuana Issues By Lynn Leissler For the Independent At its July 14 meeting, the Eagle Point City Council spent much time and discussion on two important issues: marijuana and water The council will reconvene on July 28.

Stark, McLane town hall meeting

Representatives Duane Stark and house Minority Leader Mike McLane joined about 40 or so residents of Eagle Point at a Town Hall meeting on July 15 at the Eagle Point City Council chambers. The purpose of the meeting was to inform residents of the area on the recent developments at the state legislature.  

Welcome back, landline.

Welcome back, landline. By F. C. Blake For the Independent This problem may be familiar to persons living in sections of the Upper Rogue area including Sams Valley. A few years ago, wireless companies lured us with lower prices. Sams Valley doesn’t have cable TV or Internet, yet, so we looked at what might come…

Police report

POLICE 7/21/15 7/5 Susan Duelley, EP. Cited for speed violation, 39/25. 7/6 Michael Anthony Snyder Jr., 21, EP. Arrested on Jackson County Circuit Court warrant, failure to appear for possession of a controlled substance/meth. Lodged JCJ. 7/7 Danielle Williams, EP. Cited for expired registration and warning for defective tail light. 7/8 Christopher Alan Johnson, 25,…