Shady cove Police Chief retiring

Shady Cove Police Chief Rick Mendenhall after a lengthy career in the public safety field. Mendenhall has been the police chief since 2004.  In earlier years, he volunteered as a Reserve Officer with the department.  He spent more than 20 years working as a firefighter/paramedic, retiring in 2007 from Jackson County Fire District #4 in…

Mendenhall nominated

Chief Rick Mendenhall has been nominated as an America’s Most Wanted All-Star. The contest seeks to honor first responders who go above and beyond the call of duty to provide superior service to their communities.   Chief Mendenhall was nominated by a citizen who cited the chief’s multifaceted public safety experience, cooperative demeanor, and dedication…