Shady Cove PremierWest robbed

The Shady Cove Police Department, with assistance from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI, is investigating a bank robbery that occurred at PremierWest Bank, 22175 Hwy. 62 at approximately 11:45 a.m. Nov. 13.      The lone suspect approached a teller with a note demanding money. No weapon was displayed. He left on…

Fire District 3 personel under investigation

"Jackson County Fire District No. 3 has placed two division  chiefs on administrative  leave and is starting an investigation into job related conduct," according to David Hard, who will become the full-time fire chief for the district on Nov. 30.  He said he estimated it could  take a couple of weeks to complete the investigation….

Kathy Patton

Kathy Patton, 82, died Nov. 10, 2007 at the Rogue Valley Manor Health Center in Medford.      She was born Kathryn Gedie Ball on April 12, 1925 in Lubbock, Texas.     At age 18, she purchased, with the help of her father, a café in Lubbock, Texas. In 1951, she married the love of…

Lynn Ann Norling (Davis)

Lynn Ann Norling (Davis), 41, of Butte Falls,  fought a courageous battle with cancer until Nov. 7, 2007.      She was born Sept. 9, 1966 in Farmington, N.M.. On Sept. 24, 2004, she and Dale Norling married on a ship in Alaska. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and horses.     In…

Emmett Havemann

Emmett Havemann, 65, of Trail, died Nov. 6, 2007 at Providence Medford Medical Center.      He was born to Bud and Gert Havemann in Anaconda, Mont., where he lived for 18 years.     After serving in the US Army, he moved to San Gabriel, Calif. where he met his future wife, Donna, who survives….

Sharon Duran

Sharon Duran, 61, of Eagle Point, died Nov. 10, 2007 at Rogue Valley medical Center. Arrangements by Conger-Morris, Medford.     Arrangements by Chapel of the Valley, LB Hall Funeral Home, Grants Pass.

William L. Gray

William L. Gray, 71, of White City died Nov. 1, 2007 at his home. Mr. Gray came to the Rogue Valley from Wenanchee, Wash. He was a Korean War veteran and a member of the Eagles Lodge.      He worked for Kennedy Guns and Furniture for more than 25 years. He was known for…

Jesse Nelson Lamproe

Jesse Nelson Lamproe, 55, of White City died Nov. 2, 2007 at Providence Medford Medical Center.              He was born April 22, 1952 in Van Buren, Ark. to Ed and Melba (Lowery) Lamproe. On April 25, 1974, he married Cindy L. Johnson, who survives.     Mr. Lamproe’s family moved to the Rogue Valley from…

Clarence R. Fenn

Clarence Roland Fenn, 72, of Trail, died Nov. 1, 2007 at Rogue Valley Medical Center.      Mr. Fenn was born on Aug. 18, 1935 in Ontario, Ore. to Louis Henry and Adeline Fenn. On Sept. 13, 1958, he married Merle Ann, who survives. He worked as a Spreader Captain. In his free time he…

Johnny Lee Henshaw

The memorial service for Johnny Lee Henshaw, 49, of Butte Falls, was held Friday, Nov. 9  at the Butte Falls Community Bible Church. Rev. Don Pedrick officiated. Mr. Henshaw died Nov. 2, 2007.      He was born Dec. 22, 1957 in Medford at the old Sacred Heart Hospital. He started school in Silver Lake,…