January-colder and wetter than normal

A cold snowy day on the Rogue River makes for a scenic drive So much for global warming were the words heard on the street and in the local coffee shops last week as people spent much of last week slipping and sliding to work or searching for a babysitter when notice that school was…

Bellotti, Dixon , others from U of O at So. Oregon Ducks

University of Oregon Head Football Coach Mike Bellotti, Offensive Line Coach Steve Greatwood, Linebackers Coach Don Pellum, Secondary Coach John Neal, Quarterback Dennis Dixon and Wide Receiver Garren Strong will be guests for the Southern Oregon Duck Club luncheon, Friday, Feb. 8.     This promises to be one of the best recruitment luncheons in a…

Sign up for Little League

Upper Rogue National Little League baseball and softball signup schedule for ages 5-18:     Tuesday, Feb. 12- 5-7 p.m. Little Butte Elementary Cafeteria

Table Rock soccer registers

Table Rock Soccer is hosting two registration nights: Tuesday, Feb. 12 at White Mountain Middle School and Thursday, Feb. 21 at Jewett Elementary School. Both will be from 7-8 p.m. Online registration is available at tablerocksoccer.com. Any questions about registration or the club call 261-9210.

Cal Ripken registration

Signups for Upper Rogue Cal Ripken youth baseball and softball have begun for the 2008 season, online at www.upperroguesports.com or at the following locations:     Feb.9 and 16- Eagle Point Wal-Mart, 9 a.m. to noon     Feb. 9- Shady Cove Elementary, 9-12 noon     Mar. 1- So. Ore. Field, White City, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.    …

EPWomen's Clubmeets Feb. 20 at RVCC

The Eagle Point Women’s Club is holding it’s next luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Rogue Valley Country Club.  The guest speaker will be personal historian, Dawna Curler, who will give a talk on sharing family stories and preserving family treasures. Curler has an extensive background working for historical organizations and is the owner…

Wrong prescription prompts action by Grants Pass father

A Grants Pass father is getting the word out that parents must be very cautious of the prescriptions filled for their children.      Michael Rae said after his four-year-old daughter had her tonsils and adenoids removed, a prescription was filled at a Grants Pass pharmacy. There was a consultation, a common method wherein the…

EPID board discusses complaint, elects officers

Cal Lanfear was reelected to the Board of Directors of the Eagle Point Irrigation District, taking the oath of office at the annual meeting on January 31.        Stan Deupree retained his position as President of the organization and Gary Bedell was retained as Vice President of the District.  Likewise, the Board voted…

Volunteering is a way of life ofr Shady Cove gem

Dee Williams putting up flags It was only 30 degrees but a recent winter’s day found Shady Cove senior citizen, DeLores Williams, putting seasonal "Snowflake" flags around town. Although cold, this lifelong volunteer performed her task with a smile while enriching the beauty of this small town on the river.      Volunteering is a…

Eagle Point history written for young and old to enjoy

This graphic shows the history of Eagle Point Writing authentic historical information is a challenge to say the very least. Writing about history that could be read and understood by any age individual adds to the challenge.  But Eagle Point resident Everett Jennings showed he is up to both challenges. He tops it off with…