Five BF students qualify for FBLA state

The Butte Falls School District Board of Directors agenda included some 15 items. All issues were handled in a one hour meeting. A 45 minute executive session regarding labor negotiations followed the open meeting. As of Jan. 31 enrollment stands at  145 students in the district. Highlights of activities at each school were presented and…

Preparing animals for county fair is well underway

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It’s that time of year again. While most of us are curled up near the wood stove with a cup of hot chocolate, there are young people all over the Rogue Valley out tending to animal projects that will be shown at the Jackson County Fair in July.  Animals were either purchased at the Club…

Butte Falls superintendent offers district money-saving plan

At the Feb. 13 meeting of the Butte Falls School District Board of Directors one of the significant items they will consider is a proposal from Superintendent Dr. David Courtney that he presented at the January board meeting. Dr. Courtney is asking the board to make him superintendent on a part-time basis. He said this…

Open house Feb. 16 for medical clinic in Butte Falls

Community Health Center will host an open house on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 3-6p.m. for  the  new medical clinic in Butte Falls. The open house will feature health center tours and refreshments plus free blood pressure screenings and flu shots for community members. Children are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll for…

BF over Prospect, 2-2 in recent games

Butte Falls and Prospect played a close one with Butte Falls defeating Prospect 49-47 on Jan. 13. Butte Falls had a strong second quarter, scoring 21 points to 9 for the Prospect Cougars.But the 4th quarter saw Prospect outscore Butte Falls 17 to 8.      Richardo Balero for the Butte Falls Loggers and Kyle Roe…

BF over Prospect, 2-2 in recent games

Butte Falls and Prospect played a close one with Butte Falls defeating Prospect 49-47 on Jan. 13. Butte Falls had a strong second quarter, scoring 21 points to 9 for the Prospect Cougars.But the 4th quarter saw Prospect outscore Butte Falls 17 to 8.      Richardo Balero for the Butte Falls Loggers and Kyle Roe…

Butte Falls Loggers 1-3

Butte Falls Loggers are 1-1 with a win over Glendale and a loss to Canyonville. Against Glendale, the Loggers doubled the score with a 60-30 decisive victory. James Ramirez had 12 points while Emmitt Bateman and Cameron Marley each added 11 points. Bateman had seven assists and Marley had six steals. Adding to score was…

George W. Nunes Sr.

George W. Nunes Sr., 82, of Butte Falls, died Oct. 27, 2011, at this daughter’s home in Butte Falls. He was born in Visalia, Calif., one of 15 children. After enlisting in the U.S. Navy, he met his best friend’s sister, “Jeannie” while on leave. They were married July 3, 1946. They had three children;…

Gary E. Warren

Gary Warren, 77, of Butte Falls, died Nov. 12, 2011at Kinsington Place,  in Grants Pass. An avid fly fisher, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Gary will be missed by his family and friends. Gary was born in El Paso, Texas, on July 28, 1934. He graduated from Shasta High in Redding, Calif., and played…

Prospect defeats BFalls volleyball at Butte Falls

At Butte Falls: determination, teamwork and strong serving proved to be effective for the Lady Cougars as they took home a victory in the conference volleyball match-up.  Prospect missed only two serves all night with Heather Lass ( 18/18), Jessica VanWormer ( 15/15) and Taylor Bernhardt ( 17/17) leading from the service line. Also serving…

Butte Falls receives approval for charter school

School districts find it difficult to offer positive news in this economy. But, there is one district and one superintendent quite pleased with the double dose of positive news received last week. Butte Falls Superintendent Dr. Courtney learned that the Jackson County Board of Commissioners offered a letter of support to the school district regarding…