Jimmy Lee Stanfield

Jimmy Lee Stanfield, 72, of Eagle Point, died July 26, 2007 at Medford Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.      He was born March 15, 1935 at Spencerville, Okla., to Dan B. And Belzoni Stanfield.     He drove long-haul truck for several years. He will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and love for…

EP yard sale is Aug. 19

The annual Eagle Point Historical Society City-Wide Yard S ale will be Sunday, Aug. 19, from 8-3 p.m. Entry forms are available at the Upper Rogue Independent and at city hall.      There is an absolute deadline for booth entry and payment of Friday, Aug. 10. Booth sizes are 12 x 12 for $25…

Prospect has active historical group seeking location for its artifacts

Benefit Quilt If it weren’t for the efforts of some folks, we would be doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past.      Such is the case in Prospect where a group of folks would like to see the preservation of artifacts from the rich history of their area.  In the early days, this…

EPHS registration begins Aug. 20, information to be mailed week of Aug.13

Eagle Point High School registration is Aug. 20-21 for returning students, including Connections students.  Aug. 22-23- new students -call 830-6669 beginning Aug. 6 to schedule appointment time.      Please note: In order to insure complete and correct information, a parent/guardian is encouraged to accompany their student through the registration process. Registration is mandatory for…

EP Historical seats board, elects new officers

There was little interest in the election of board members for the Eagle Point Historical Society, which was finalized at their July 30 meeting. With some 160 or so members, Helen Wolgamott ran again and received 17 votes while Ralph McKechnie garnered 16 votes.  Linda Thompson received three votes, and declined the nomination. Debbie Chamberlain…

House fire on Ball Road

House fire on Ball Road A vehicle fire at the home of Vic and Diane Eccleston on Ball Road led to the estimated loss of $200,000 when their home was severely damaged by fire.      According to Fire District #3 officials, Eccleston came home for lunch on Aug. 6, parking his small vehicle in…

Brabbin retires

EPHS Principal Mari Brabbin announced her retirement late last week, which will be  effective Sept.1.      She has been principal at the high school for 14 years. "I’ve seen a whole generation," remarked Brabbin as she talked about a visitation to a kindergarten during her first year. And now that child has graduated, she…

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