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…

EP officers recognized for capture of federal fugitive

The Eagle Point City Council approved a motion to receive the assets of the Eagle Point Museum, separating it from the Wood House, and pending a site inspection. The vote was 6-1 with Terry Christiansen voting no, based upon his desire to have more information before making a decision.      Eagle Point Police Officers…

FIRE SEASON ENDS ON ODF-PROTECTED LANDS

The Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District declared an end to the 2007 fire season Monday, Oct. 1.. This declaration affects state, private, county and Bureau of Land Management forestlands in Jackson and Josephine counties. Current and predicted rainfall is sufficient to lower the public-use fire danger level to "Low." All public-use restrictions and…

Eagles prove every second counts

The Eagle Point Eagles enter the stadium Friday night for what will be an eventful game. Eagle win it 30-29. Friday Night’s game against Jefferson of Portland, wasn’t always pretty, but it sure was dramatic.      On the last drive of the game, the Eagles pulled to within a single point of the Democrats…

Bertha Ellen Clayton

Bertha Ellen Clayton, 87, of Eagle Point, died Sept. 20, 2007 at Rogue Valley Medical Center with her family by her side.      She was born March 27, 1920 in Rock River, Wyo., to Carl and Anna Van Ortwick. In 1936, she married Calvin Clayton of Medford. They lived throughout the Rogue Valley, including…

Ralph E. Berryman

Ralph E. Berryman, 71, of Butte Falls, died Sept. 17, 2007 at his home. Arrangements by Conger-Morris Central Point.