Eagle Point 4th of July Parade results

!st Place non-comercial winner Eagle Point Woment’s club with “Some of the Bounty of Eagle Point” including Butte Creek Mill and Covered Bridge. One wouldn’t know there were parades in Central Point and Ashland if they saw the mass of humanity in downtown Eagle Point this July 4th. It looked like everyone stayed close to…

C.W. Smith and Gilmour won't take salary increases

Jackson County Commissioners C.W. Smith and Dave Gilmour seemed to have listened to the public and to the media as they announced they will not take the 26 percent raise they previously had supported. Additionally, neither one will take the cost of living increase. Jack Walker apparently intends to take the wage increase.     …

New Oregon GI Bill for veterans

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Director Jim Willis announced the signing of the new GI Bill for Oregon veterans. The bill significantly expands education benefits for veterans and was praised by Governor Ted Kulongoski.      "In Oregon, we’ve done a lot to help our veterans with education benefits," the Governor said. "This new GI…

H.J. (Joe) Burrow

Joe rode out of the arena in his usual quiet style on June 29, 2008, after spending each day of his 91 years making the most out of the gifts, talents and opportunities which had been given to him. He had a love for the life of a rancher and outdoorsman. He lived a life…

Charles Bridges

Charles Bridges, 80, of Shady Cove, died June 27, 2008 at Providence Medford Medical Center.     Arrangements by Abbey Funeral. 

William Edward Hansen

William Edward Hansen, 58, of Eagle Point, died June 24, 2008.      Mr. Hansen was born April 1, 1950 in Medford, Ore., to Bruce and Joyce Hansen. He is survived by his son, Tracy Taylor; daughter, Darcy Taylor; sister, Linda Hardies and brother, Ron Hansen.     The memorial service for Mr. Hansen was July…

Viola May Lane

Viola May Lane, 85, formerly of Shady Cove, died at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene of age related causes on June 27, 2008. No service is planned.      She was born in Powers Lake, N.D. on May 23, 1923.     Ms. Lane was a Jehovah’s Witness. She was a homemaker.  She liked to knit,…

Agnes Matthews

Agnes Matthews, Aug. 1919 to Jan. 2008, was a long-time resident of Eagle Point.      A remembrance and picnic for family and friends will be held at Mattie Brown Park on July 12, from 1-4 p.m.     For more information, call 826-6841. 

William Edward Hansen

William Edward Hansen, 58, of Eagle Point, died June 25, 2008 in Medford. Arrangements by Conger-Morris, Medford. 

Tilly Gail Cunningham

Tilly Gail Cunningham, 68, of White City, died June 20, 2008 at Rogue Valley Medical Center. Arrangements by Conger-Morris, Central Point.