Fire District #3 hires 5 new fire academy graduates

fire grads

Fire District #3 celebrated graduating five new recruits on Friday. These recruits have been training for the last eight weeks. The recruits train in all the areas they will be faced with once they are on the job. They train for medical emergencies, car extractions, rescues and yes, even fires.They worked on communications, how to…

Hailicka introduces “Top Secret” to Education Investment Board

Butte Falls resident Joyce Hailicka was among those at last week’s Oregon Education Investment Board (OEIB) meeting. She has been developing a package for use by high school students to not only assist them in getting their high school diploma, but in learning the numerous ins and outs of getting a college education or a…

Hailicka introduces “Top Secret” to Education Investment Board

Butte Falls resident Joyce Hailicka was among those at last week’s Oregon Education Investment Board (OEIB) meeting. She has been developing a package for use by high school students to not only assist them in getting their high school diploma, but in learning the numerous ins and outs of getting a college education or a…

George Lee Coughran II

George Lee Coughran II passed peacefully into the loving arms of his LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 15, 2012. George is the son of Jack and Betty Coughran. He was born on May 29, 1961, in San Jose, California and had resided in Shady Cove for the last 18 years. George graduated from…

25th Scholarship Dessert well supported

{gallery}/12_06_11/dessert{/gallery}  The 25th Annual Scholarship Dessert was held Thursday evening, Dec. 1 at the EPHS cafeteria. Donations totaled $4,700 with more to be received in coming days.  The District 9 community is a generous one  even when economic times are tough. Twenty-three people  hosted 30 tables with 200+ people attending the event. Tables were festively…

Nellie Allyne Goins Wills

Allyne Wills passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 3, 2011. Allyne was born in rural western Kentucky in 1923.  After the death of her mother when she was 4 years old, she was blessed to be raised by a loving foster family who cared for her until she moved from home as a…

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…

EPHS baseball staff is selected

Eagle Point High School’s new Head Baseball Coach Mike Newmann recently  announced his staff for the up and coming 2011 baseball season. Assisting Coach Newmann on the Varsity team will be none other than the fiery EPHS alumnus Jimmy Meerten.  Heading up the Junior Varsity will be former Crater baseball standout and two year starter…

District 9 approves health center

EPHS was the school honored at last week’s board meeting. Principal Allen Barber introduced two students: Gabriela Hernandez and Jeremy Burke. Gabriela has a 3.78 g.p.a. She currently has 25 ½ high school credits and 53 SOU/RCC credits and by the end of the year, she expects to have 73 college credits. She is interested…

Phyllis Mary Footh

Phyllis Mary Footh, 85, of White City died November 5, 2010. She was born to Cecil and Betsy (Price) Hambrook on July 12, 1925, in London, England. On Sept. 26, 1942, she married the love of life, Donald L. Footh, who preceded her in death in 1976. She worked as a CNA and housewife and…

Charles Ronald Driskell

Charles Ronald Driskell (Charlie the Barber), 70,  passed away Oct. 19, 2010 at Rogue Valley Medical Center. He was born on June 19, 1940. He graduated from Jacksonville High School and went on to graduate from barber college in 1961 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He started his own barber business in Prospect 41 years ago, then…