Mildred M. Dingwerth

Mildred M. Dingwerth, 84, of Eagle Point, died Oct. 4, 2007 at her home.      She was in St. Libory, Nebr., on Feb. 1, 1923, to Sylvester and Frances Wissing.     Mrs. Dingwerth especially enjoyed dancing and playing cards and dominos with her friends.     She is survived by her husband of 60 years,…

Wilburn K. Dodd

Wilburn K. Dodd, 85, of Trail, died Sept. 29, 2007 at Providence Medford Medical Center.      He was born May 7, 1922 in Maumee, Ark. and was raised in and around Yellville. During WWII, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He served in England during the German bombing blitz, as well as…

Halloween at Eagle Cove

Eagle Cove Retirement and Assisted Living’s annual Halloween Open House is Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m.      This year they will have a pirate theme. Residents have been busy with art work for the dining room walls and the staff will be dressed for the occasion. The public is invited to have their picture…

Haunted House benefit

There will be a haunted house in Eagle Point Oct. 19, 20 and 21 as well as Oct. 29, 30 and 31. According to Julie Ball, the event will also be featured Oct. 29, 30 and 31. The haunted house is open from 6-10 p.m. on the dates previously listed.      Admission is $6…

Library contractors address county residents

In a community meeting room at Medford’s Central Library on Oct. 11, LSSI officials greeted local residents to field their numerous questions. Pat Ashley of Eagle Point Friends of the Library, credited Susan Huntley  for arranging this gathering.      LSSI’s Frank Pezzanite highlighted his company’s successful contracts with the Library of Congress, Import/Export Bank,…

Lake Creek champion cowgirl

Leandra Millard with second saddle she has won Leandra Millard just won her second saddle. Just to win one saddle is a goal many who rodeo never meet, but consider this: Leandra is just nine years old and has won two saddles.     How did she do it? This Lake Creek Learning Center 4th grader…

New District 9 format will spotlight two students each month

Enrollment in School District 9 was up slightly Oct. 1, 2007 over the same date in 2006. On that date there were 4,302 students, which is 16 more students than a year ago.     Supt. Cynda Rickert reported district-wide  90 percent attendance at the parent-student orientation held Sept. 4 and 5. "A positive, productive start…

Jackson County Libraries Will Open Ahead of Schedule

All Jackson County Library sites will reopen the week of Oct. 29, with Ashland and Medford sites opening on Oct. 24. These openings are earlier than Jackson County’s anticipated reopening during the first week of November. All 15 library branches closed April 7 after Congress failed to renew funding through the Secure Rural Schools &…

MEDFORD DRIVER ARRESTED

Photo courtesy OSP Oregon State Police troopers arrested a Medford-area man Sunday night after he crashed his station wagon as a Shady Cove police officer was attempting to move into position to stop it on Highway 62 about one mile south of Shady Cove.  Two 16-year old female passengers were injured in the alcohol-related crash….

Fire District 4 had a very busy weekend with a barn fire and fatal in 5th wheel

5th wheel is destroyed on Oct 8th blaze Fire Prevention Week turned out to be anything but that for Fire District No. 4.      On Saturday, Oct. 5 at 9:34 p.m. fire was reported in the barn owned by Kathy and Roy Meyers, 300 block of Elk Creek Rd. (near Hwy 62). The metal…