Memorial Day at Eagle Point National Cemetery

Flag displays, Scottish Bagpipe band, a rifle salute and flyovers will all be part of the 2012 Memorial Day program at the Eagle Point National Cemetery, 2763 Riley Rd., on Monday, May 28, at 11 a.m. The National Anthem and God Bless the USA will be performed by Brian Williams. ANG 173rd Fighter Wing will…

Jimmy Roy Dunn

Jimmy Roy Dunn, son of Roy and Geri Dunn of Eagle Point, went to join God’s heavenly choir on Friday, May 11, 2012 after a brave battle with cancer. Jim was born in Condon, Oregon on October 23, 1951 and grew up in both Oregon and California. His family moved to Santa Rosa, California in…

David Louis Rancher

David L.Rancher, 65, of Eagle Point, died May 7, 2012. Arrangements by Perl Funeral Home.

The Strike from the Student’s Perspective

By Jacob English-Dalbec, Senior, EPHS As a student caught among the struggle of the strike, I can attest to the dismal state that the schools sit in, an uneasy air roaming through the halls followed by hired-hand security guards and picket sign-carrying union members. All throughout School District 9, students are forced between the opposing…

EP City Council

The Eagle Point City Council heard from several different parties at their May 8 meeting. The first being Ron Fox with SOREDI who was speaking about Enterprise Zones. Fox reported that Jackson County is looking for new areas to include in these zones. When an area is included a business that qualifies can then apply…

The latest from the EPEA on bargaining

After nearly 27 hours straight at the negotiating table, the Eagle Point Education Association (EPEA) and the Eagle Point School District have ended bargaining for today and are scheduled to resume bargaining Thursday, May 10, 2012. The state mediator set the meeting time for 10:00 a.m., however, the district has said that they are unavailable…

Questions & Answers About The School Strike

  Questions & Answers About The School Strike May 8, 2012 All schools in Jackson County School District 9 are closed until Monday, May 14. Here are answers to important questions about the situation. Additional information is available on our website, www.eaglepnt.k12.or.us.   When will schools reopen?     Starting on Monday, May 14, we…

MAY 8, 2012: DISTRICT WILL REOPEN SCHOOLS WITHOUT STRIKING EMPLOYEES

Jackson County School District 9 will reopen its schools without striking employees. A short while ago, the employee union confirmed its decision to go on strike at 6 a.m. today. The decision came after teams from the district and union met in an effort to reach a contract agreement. The union decided to strike despite…

Judith Ann Ayres

Judith (Judy) Ann Ayres died Apr. 22, 2012, in Stevensville, Montana. She was born, along with her twin sister, Joy, in Heraldsburg, Calif,, on Mar. 4, 1949, to the late Bill and Elsie Wilson. She grew up in Trail and Eagle Point and graduated from EPHS in 1967. She married Dick Ayres in 1971. Judy…

Edith G. Jordan

Edith G.. Jordan died April 20, 2012, in Eagle Point. She was born in Parks, Arizona. She loved bowling and raising Appaloosa horses. She loved and adored her grandchildren, Karen, Shannon and Wade and treasured the time spent with great-granddaughter, Danja. She was preceded in death by her loving parents  wonderful sons, Stephen and Larry;…

Betty June Luney

Betty June Luney, 88, of Eagle Point died May 2, 2012, at her home.Arrangements by Memory Gardens Mortuary.