Local and state candidates for May 15 primary

The deadline for candidates to file for the May 15 primary ended at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 6. According to an article in The Oregonian, Jason Atkinson, Republican 2nd District Senator from Central Point, has decided not to seek another term. Atkinson ran for governor in 2006. He was badly injured in 2008 in an…

Barbara Larson

Barbara Larson, 72, of Central Point and formerly of Eagle Point, died Jan. 3, 2012 at her home.Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.

Crowd at D9 budget review on transportation

{gallery}11_15_11/occupy{/gallery}On Wednesday, Nov. 9, a group of people, estimated at approximately 100, answered the call of the Eagle Point Education Association to gather at the District- 9 school board workshop and meeting.  Outside the meeting, representatives of the association distributed stickers and pamphlets opposing contracting transportation services.  The large numbers filled the room with standing…

6th Annual Aaron Lambert car show

The 6th annual Aaron Lambert Memorial Scholarship Car Show is Aug. 20.  It will be held at 4300 Hadley Drive, Central Point, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Proceeds go toward a school applicant. Free Admission to public. Open to all year cars, trucks, semi trucks, motorcycles and tractors. Registration Starts at: 8 a.m.-10a.m. Registration Fee…

Lucile Frink

Lucile Frink, 90, passed away Thursday July 14, 2011 at home in Central Point, Ore.  She was born November 14, 1920 in Lacombe, Alberta Canada to Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Brennesholtz. She moved to the Rogue Valley with her family in 1934 and settled on a small farm in Table Rock.  She and her two…

JCFD#3 realigns service for greater need in Central Point

Jackson County Fire District 3  Chief Dan Petersen announced an upgrade in service for the Central Point station last week. He said the district is now responding with four full time engine companies with two of those companies serving the greater Central Point area out of the fire station on Hwy 99. Chief Petersen chose…

Terry Edmondson

Terry Edmondson, 73, of Central Point, passed away on May 6, 2011. He married Nannette Grow in 1960. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last summer. Terry was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, fish, camp and ride his horse. Most of all, Terry loved to spend time with family and friends. Known by…

Medford water issues to be heard by Eagle Point Council May 24

Eagle Point, Central Point, Phoenix and Talent have put their concerns over water rate increases and water rights before the Medford Water Commission in recent months. The coalition has met with the Medford water board upon several occasions and had other sessions scheduled which apparently have been canceled by Medford Water Commission Manager Larry Rains….

Bernice Viola Short

Bernice V. Short, 103, of Prospect, died Nov. 29, 2010, in Central Point. She was born on Sept. 7, 1907, in Madras, Ore. She is survived by five grandchildren; Marie Klingerman, Medford, Linda Wilson, Central Point, Sandra Coleman, Prospect, Susan Hatfield, Eagle Point and William “Bud” Hatfield, of Lewisville, Texas; as well as eight great-grandchildren,…

Alpaca Show in Central Point, Oregon, October 9-10

{gallery}/10_05_10/alpaca{/gallery} The State of Jefferson Alpaca Association (SOJAA) will hold their 9th AnnualAlpacaMania Show this weekend at the Jackson County Fairgrounds October 9-10, 2010   The 9th Annual AlpacaMania Show will be held at the JacksonCounty Fairgrounds and Exposition Center this weekend, Saturday, October 9 throughSunday, October 10, 2010. This event is sponsored by The…

Wendy Lynn Jacoby

Wendy Lynn Friend Jacoby, 49, of  Eagle Point, died Sept. 1, 2010 at Medford Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Wendy was born Dec. 25, 1960, in Central Point, Ore. to Gale and Georgia Friend. She attended Eagle Point High School where she took fifth place in the 400 meters at the state meet. She also played…