D9 infant care gone, fuel & food to expensive

The first School District 9 budget meeting is this Wednesday, Apr. 6 at 5 p.m.  While there have been meetings at every school with those parents who could attend or wanted to attend one of those meetings, the formal budget committee meetings will begin the actual process to approve a budget for the coming year….

Child ID kids available in Medford and White City

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is providing Child Identification and DNA kits at two of its locations. The I.D. kit includes space for medical and personal information, fingerprint kit, and DNA kit.  Parents take home the kit and complete it with their child. The Child Identification and DNA kit provides a complete tool to record…

Head Start is funded for 171 more students

November 24 will be a lucky day for 171 more local children chosen to attend the nationally acclaimed, no cost, Head Start pre-school program, beginning in January.              Southern Oregon Head Start recently  announced that 171 more children and families in Jackson and Josephine Counties will be able to attend pre-school, at…

Shady Cove Golf benefit tourney Aug. 16

The 10th annual Shady Cove Open will be held at the Eagle Point Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 16. Over $1,060,000 prizes are possible in this benefit event. The registration deadline is Aug. 3. Entry fees are $110 per person. The event began strictly as a way to raise money to provide winter coats for…

Tree of Life preschoolers raise $2,000 for St. Judes

The art of giving began at an early age in Shady Cove last week. Pre-schoolers at Tree of Life Christian Child Care Center in Shady Cove held a Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.      The 21 little ones, ranging in age from one year to six years, made 776 laps around…

Babies in the Library program launched in Eagle Point

Seven-month-old Connor with his mother Erica, at the first Babes at the Library story time in Eagle Point. On January 17, at 2 p.m. six adventurous heart-stealers escorted their moms to Eagle Point Library’s meeting room. They arrived to inaugurate the eight-week program called Babies in the Library. Ranging in age from six months to…