Easter Egg Hunts

The Butte Falls Lioness will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, Apr. 7, at 10 a.m. At the Butte Falls grade school,. The event will be for ages 1 to 11 with prizes for each age group. The Eagle Point Community Association will sponsor the Easter Egg Hunt in Eagle Point on Saturday, Apr….

Clarence Lee Allen

Clarence Allen, 71, of Butte Falls, died March 18, 2012 at his home. He was born Apr. 22, 1940, in Coquille, Ore. He retired from United Grocers where he worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Allen is survived by a son, Brad (Diane) Allen; daughter, Susan (Craig) Allen Reese; sister…

Trenton Scott Douglas

Trenton Scott Douglas, 69, of Eagle Point, died Mar. 17, 2012 at Oregon Health and Science University. Mr. Douglas was born in Klamath Falls, Ore. He was a current member, and past chairman, of the Eagle Point Planning Commission. He was a strong supporter  of Southern Oregon University and a past board member president of…

Easter Egg Hunts

The Butte Falls Lioness will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, Apr. 7, at 10 a.m. At the Butte Falls grade school,. The event will be for ages 1 to 11 with prizes for each age group. The Eagle Point Community Association will sponsor the Easter Egg Hunt in Eagle Point on Saturday, Apr….

Results of Butte Falls district wrestling

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The Butte Falls Middle School Wrestling Team had a great season, This was their second season ever of wrestling competition. Most of these wrestlers have never wrestled before. There were eight wrestlers on the team. Eighth graders were Tyler Herzog and Luke McGonagle, seventh graders were Zach Blake, James Busch and Tony Tacchini, sixth graders…

Five BF students qualify for FBLA state

The Butte Falls School District Board of Directors agenda included some 15 items. All issues were handled in a one hour meeting. A 45 minute executive session regarding labor negotiations followed the open meeting. As of Jan. 31 enrollment stands at  145 students in the district. Highlights of activities at each school were presented and…

Preparing animals for county fair is well underway

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It’s that time of year again. While most of us are curled up near the wood stove with a cup of hot chocolate, there are young people all over the Rogue Valley out tending to animal projects that will be shown at the Jackson County Fair in July.  Animals were either purchased at the Club…

Retired KFalls farmer seeks Distr. 28 senate

Retired wheat farmer, Karl Scronce, whose family has been in Klamath Falls for 100 years, is running for the District 28 Senate seat against incumbent Doug Whitsett. Both are Republicans. Scronce has spent a total of 12 years on the Klamath, Oregon and National Association of Wheat Growers Board of Directors. He has been on…

Butte Falls superintendent offers district money-saving plan

At the Feb. 13 meeting of the Butte Falls School District Board of Directors one of the significant items they will consider is a proposal from Superintendent Dr. David Courtney that he presented at the January board meeting. Dr. Courtney is asking the board to make him superintendent on a part-time basis. He said this…

Open house Feb. 16 for medical clinic in Butte Falls

Community Health Center will host an open house on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 3-6p.m. for  the  new medical clinic in Butte Falls. The open house will feature health center tours and refreshments plus free blood pressure screenings and flu shots for community members. Children are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll for…

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…