Opportunity to help URCc for business or individual who needs tax credit

Because the Upper Rogue Community Center’s senior and disabled transportation program is considered a form of mass transit which in theory reduces the amount of carbon emission released in the atmosphere, it has been qualified through the Oregon Department of Energy, as a Business Energy Tax Credit conservation project. For a period of 2-3 years…

Remodeled White City Dairy Queen looks brand new

{gallery}11_15_11/DQ{/gallery}Clark Bonner purchased the White City Dairy Queen from Bob Bray in 2008. Since that time he has been getting to know the area, especially the White City-Eagle Point population as well as the District 9 students. Though a young man, Bonner is not new to the business world.  Dairy Queen is the third business…

Father-son part of elite team that detailed zn AF One & WWII B-29

{gallery}08_30_11/detail{/gallery} By Kimberly BallardHe’s a banker of 27 years, helping his son get a detailing business off the ground. Mark Fowler decided if Travis was to be successful, his 18-year-old son needed to attend the best detailing training facility in the world. When they both attended Renny Doyle’s Attention to Details in Big Bear Lake,…

Laura A. McFall

Laura Alma McFall of Eagle Point, Oregon passed away July 14, 2011 at her home surrounded by many of her family and friends, Laura known by many as mom, grandma GG or Grandma G. She was bon on June 16, 1921 in Abilene, Kansas where she was raised on a large farm. She graduated from…

Our Lady of Fatima shares new Priests with CP church

{gallery}/03_29_11/priests{/gallery}Although parishioners at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Shady Cove lost Father William McHugh to retirement last July after two decades, the two Priests that have taken his place quickly won the hearts of the congregation for their refreshing approach to spiritual values. Fathers Mike Walker and Theodore Lange are 44 and 32…

Randy L. Hodges

Randy Lee Hodges, 59, a resident of Shady Cove, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 at the Gales Creek Trail in Gales Creek, Oregon. He is survived by his daughter, Nicole Hodges, 20,  his mother, Beulah Hodges, 89, and his ex-wife, Randi Hodges. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, Mar. 13 at…

Business gets 99% appreciation from EPHS grad’s idea

{gallery}/03_01_11/Lori{/gallery} By Nancy LeonardOf the IndependentLittle things can make a very big difference. Lori Mayfield, a 1982 graduate of Eagle Point High School, knows that and so does the company she works for– CustomInk. Some 10 years ago Mayfield went to work as the eighth employee of CustomInk, located  in Virginia. The start up company…

State treasurer says banks have more money to loan

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler announced  a major increase in the public funds that are available to lend to Oregon families and small businesses, which could inject more than $600 million into the state’s economy. In addition, the move – which allows financial institutions to provide more loans in their communities – won’t cost taxpayers any…

Eagle Point decorating contest

{gallery}/12_21_10/lights{/gallery} Winners of the Eagle Point decorating contest are: 1st  – Dave and Denise Roche, 217 S. Shasta 2nd – Tracy and Heather Ashley, 589 Crystal 3rd  – Dave Curry family, 383 Shadowlawn 4th  – Greg Jackson, 120 Grady St.  Honorable mention- Harry and Barbara Hedrick, Crystal Dr.Business winner- Rod Erickson Public Accountant, 171 W….

Holiday events in Shady Cove

The Shady Cove-Upper Rogue Business Association share in the joy of the season by welcoming locals and visitors to participate in a two weekend Christmas celebration. On Saturday, Dec. 4, following the URCC “Christmas Bazaar” (10 am to 4 pm), and the Shady Cove Fire District #4 “Children’s Christmas Party” (2 to 4 pm, Shady…

Holiday events in Shady Cove

The Shady Cove-Upper Rogue Business Association share in the joy of the season by welcoming locals and visitors to participate in a two weekend Christmas celebration. On Saturday, Dec. 4, following the URCC “Christmas Bazaar” (10 am to 4 pm), and the Shady Cove Fire District #4 “Children’s Christmas Party” (2 to 4 pm, Shady…