Jack K. James

Jack K. James was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Roundup, Mont. In 1926, the family moved to Medford where Mr. James attended Medford schools and graduated from Medford Senior High in 1937.      In 1938, he started in the construction business with Marshall Bessonette by helping in the building of the former Big Y. …

Condos are investment for small business

    Commercial condos There’s a new kind of industrial complex coming to Dutton Road in White City, commercial condominiums.     A project of MBK Associates, the complex is now nearing the end of phase one, and those 12 units are in the process of being sold.  Phase two, according to Mark Worsham of Windemere/Van Vleet…

Paving on Alta Vista

The contractor for the Inn at Eagle Point will be paving along Alta Vista Rd. from Eagle Point Dr. East to a point between Bingham Brown Rd. and Robert Trent Jones Jr. Blvd. on Oct. 9, 10 and 11 Alta Vista Rd. The widening section will be paved first and then the entire stretch of…

UpperRogue Wine & Farm Tour, Oct. 13

The Upper Rogue River Wine and Farm Tour will hold a harvest celebration on Oct. 13 at various locations. This tour can start at any one of the locales listed below:      Agate Ridge Vineyards- Nick Young Road, Eagle Point- 830-3050. This is the place to experience a grape stomp and see the vineyard…

October Jam

The Oregon Old Time Fiddlers are holding their monthly jam on Saturday, Oct. 6. from 1-4 at the Eagle Point Grange, 5 S. Shasta Ave. in Eagle Point. The public is welcome to listen and dance and acoustic musicians of all ages are invited to sign up to play. Admission is by donation. A meeting…

Get Real

Students at White Mountain School will be participating in a special project this Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Called "Get Real," it is another of Will Young’s (Be One for Kids) projects to help kids. Mickie VanSickle is the program coordinator.      The day will be a combination of fun and an opportunity for students…

Crystal Darkness to kick off united meth campaign

Businessman Jim White is spearheading a campaign that highlights the perils of meth and reaches out to people struggling with addiction through a 30-minute documentary titled Crystal Darkness will be aired by most television stations at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9.      The Crystal Darkness Campaign originated in Nevada with a unique collaboration…

Bible Story Time at Eagle Point Community Bible Church

Bible Story Time, at Eagle Point Community Bible Church, will begin  Oct. 5, at 12:45 p.m. 1st -3rd graders at Little Butte Elementary will be picked up from the school and escorted to the church for fun songs and Bible stories and then returned to class. Eagle Rock Elementary students will have their session in…

Highlights of White City activities

Families, volunteers, and community leaders gathered in Burns Park on Saturday, Sept. 22 to celebrate the ninth annual White City Fun Day. Families were able to partake in numerous activities for children and families of all ages. Highlights included martial arts demonstrations by Kick and Climb, a 65-foot dragon-shaped jump house, sumo wrestling, and finger…

Libraries will be opening

Jackson County libraries will be opening, hopefully in early November. A contract was signed with Library Systems & Services, LLC, (LSSI) late last week and they were already in a hiring mode.      The private firm was founded in 1981. Today they operate more than 47 public libraries throughout the United States.     According…