Bob Leon Walch

Bob Leon Walch Bob Leon Walch died Monday September 17, 2007 of natural causes at his home, he was 83. Bob was a lifelong resident of the Eagle Point area. He was born on February 4, 1924 in Yankee Creek in the home that he grew up in. He grew up on the family farm…

Guarding at war's end made being a camp White Historian a passion

Al Inlow standing in front of wall of many memories Not forgotten but unsung, troopers of the constabulary made heroic contributions to the heart and history of America. In 1946, with World War II barely ended, East and West Germany underwent division and occupation by four powers. The world would learn the phrases "iron curtain,"…

Local artist to be featured at Liquid Assets in Ashland

Charity Hubbard The work of local artist Charity Hubbard will be featured at Liquid Assets Wine Bar during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk on Oct. 5. The Art Walk occurs the first Friday of every month in downtown Ashland and usually runs from five until eight in the evening. Liquid Assets is located at 96…

EP auctioneer is world's best bid caller

John Person with Champion Bid Callers ring A friend once told John Person (pronounced Pearson) that he had the perfect job, "just sit on your butt and talk for a living."     In reality, it amounts to more than that, but Person will admit that it is the "perfect job."     Person came to be…

Grand opening of Wal-Mart

Chamber of Commerce members served cake to shoppers at the Wal-Mart grand opening Eagle Point officially welcomed the only Wal-Mart Supercenter in Jackson County at a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 19 at 7:30 a.m.      "This has to be the prettiest, best Wal-Mart I’ve ever seen," said Pam Casey, marketing manager for the region….

Marching bands to perform at EP stadium

Eagle Point High School is hosting the very first Rogue Valley Home Marching Show at the Eagle High  football field on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. The event will include bands from Phoenix High and Crater High School. This will give them an opportunity to prepare for the 2007 season marching competitions and provide…

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…

Joy makes it happen in White City

White City resident proves that "You can make a difference."      Joy Reich, a long-time White City resident, decided that it was time for White City to get illuminated. The town had grown to the point where the lack of lighting was considered dangerous and a detriment to economic growth. Ms. Reich banded together…

Butte Falls speech and debate students traveling to learn

Butte Falls High School Speech and Debate students studied this summer in Virginia and Utah to prepare for the 2007-2008 season. Ayn-Marie Hailicka and Kyle Kinyon flew to Virginia and attended George Mason University’s Institute of Forensics for a two-week camp on Forensics Interpretation. Ayn-Marie and Kyle studied in the area of duo interpretation and…

Eagle Landing welcoming two new businesses, with more to come

Eagle Landing will welcome two new businesses in October.  Curves and Groomingdales each anticipate opening. They will be joining Miguels and Antonio’s in Eagle Landing. In addition, a sign is up for A Touch of Sun Tanning Salon, expected to open soon.      Curves will be opening their second Upper Rogue location on Monday,…