Majority of SC Council support open burning

A proposed ban on open-burning was extinguished by the Shady Cove City Council at a public meeting on April 17. After two motions failed for lack of a second and a third failed in a three-two vote, Councilor Gary Hughes apologized to the people because the council did not step up and vote on the…

Dinner-auction and open house mark St. John School events

This Saturday, April 19, is the annual fundraising dinner and auction for St. John Lutheran School. Called "Building as Bright Future," the event is part of the school’s effort  to raise money for the expansion of their school and the construction of permanent buildings to replace the portable structures now in use.      The…

Sen. Whitsett appoint vice-chair of judiciary

State Senator Doug Whitsett (R) District 28 has been appointed by Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney (D) Salem to be vice-Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He has also been appointed to serve on the interim Ways and Means Committee, and to the Emergency Board.      The Ways and Means Committee is responsible for…

FREE Latex Paint Drop-Off Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19

Jackson County residents can dispose of cans of latex paint at no cost on Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19, at Rogue Disposal and Recycling’s "FREE Latex Paint Drop-Off Event." The event, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, is designed to help residents dispose of partially filled cans of latex paint in…

John Lucas takes Pear

John Lucas, well known locally as a runner and an EPHS graduate in the Class of 1999, took the 32nd annual Pear Blossom Run with ease.      Lucas ran the 10-miler in 50 minutes 6 seconds. This was his first Pear Blossom     The favorite, Max King, placed third at 52:01. King and Lucas…

Lady Eagles open conference with split

The Lady Eagles opened conference play Saturday April 5th at Crater. The Eagles split the doubleheader losing 6-1 in the first game and winning game 2 by a 7-4 count in eight innings.      In game one the Eagles trailed from the outset, and were their own worst enemy by committing a season high…

Havemann Memorial will be very special event

The first Emmitt Havemann Memorial Track Meet will be held Friday, April 18 at 4:30 p.m. at the Eagle Point High School track. Mr. Havemann spent many hours as a volunteer at the Shady Cove schools. In his memory, donations totaling $1,000  have been received to go toward the Shady Cove Track Team. The family’s…

Vincent A. Gallo

Vincent A. Gallo, 79, of Central Point, died April 8, 2008 at Waterford Assisted Living in Medford. Dr. Gallo was born on May 1, 1928, to Vincenzo Gagliolo and Concetta Scucchia, in Cleveland, Ohio.  On Nov. 24, 1960, at All Souls Catholic Church in South San Francisco, he married Joan M. Madden. He received a…

Edward U. Canoose

Edward U. Canoose, 81, of Eagle Pint, died April 9, 2008 at his residence. Arrangements by Conger-Morris, Medford.

David Leon Provost

David Leon Provost, 55, of Shady Cove, died at his California residence on April 5, 2008, after an eight year battle with cancer. He was born in Ashland, Ore., on June 20, 1952, to Kathryn and Clarence Provost. They moved to California when he was age five. He married his high school sweetheart in 1970….