Wreaths to honor vets

{gallery}12_27_11/ffa{/gallery} EPHA FFA member laid holiday wreaths in honor of veterans from each war during a ceremony held on Wed. Dec 21. Hank Rademacher let the event, Jesse Lawson sang the National Anthem and Jerry Zieman offered a benediction.

Memorial Day

{gallery}/05_31_11/ceme{/gallery} Students from Scenic Middle School placed nearly 17,000 flags on gravesites at Eagle Point National Cemetery on Thursday in honor of Memorial Day.

Mill Creek bed race seeks entries

Prospect is gearing up for the 2nd annual Mill Creek Memorial Festival. It is in honor of veterans everywhere, but especially those in the Prospect area. Festivities will be Saturday, May 28, beginning at 7 a.m. with a cougar Run Walk or Bike Race. After that will come a good old fashioned hometown parade on…

Employee of year no longer Prospect secret

There are no secrets in Prospect any more. Well, maybe a few but not that involve the Prospect School Board. The Oregon School Boards Association advised that even their secret ballot for Employee of the Year could not be voted on in secret. And so, in advance of the honor, the Employee of the Year…

Mill Creek Festival May 28

Prospect is gearing up for the 2nd annual Mill Creek Memorial Festival. It is in honor of veterans everywhere, but especially those in the Prospect area. Festivities will be Saturday, May 28, beginning at 7 a.m. with a cougar Run Walk or Bike Race. After that will come a good old fashioned hometown parade on…

Veterans Day event in Eagle Point

Eagle Point will be celebrating Nov.11 with the dedication of the last plaque in honor of our service men and women. This plaque will be dedicated to those who have, and are, serving in Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The event is on the Royal Ave. side of the Covered Bridge. It begins at 11 a.m….

Special Eagle Point Veteran’s Day celebration planned

Eagle Point will be celebrating Nov.11 with the dedication of the last plaque in honor of our service men and women. This plaque will be dedicated to those who have, and are, serving in Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The event is on the Royal Ave. side of the Covered Bridge. It begins at 11 a.m….

Governor appoints LBS teacher to TSPC

“It’s quite an honor,” said Little Butte 1st grade teacher Shirley Blanchard on her appointment by Governor Kulongoski to the Teachers Standards &  Practices Commission (TSPC). Her appointment was ratified by the Senate Committee, which included Senator Atkinson, last week. The commission reviews teacher licensure, and deals with discipline issues that come before the commission….

North is Oregon Ag Teacher of the Year

{gallery}07_21_09/north{/gallery}Curtis North, Eagle Point High School vocational agriculture instructor and FFA advisor, was named Oregon Ag Teacher of the Year at a recent conference in LaGrande. The award is given by the Oregon Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association. Each of the 12 districts in the state nominate a teacher from their district. From that list a…

Dave smith retirement

Dave Smith is retiring from youth ministry and on June 30, from 4-7 p.m., there will be an event in his honor at the Eagle Point Campus Life, 226 Main St. There will be an open house and BBQ beginning at 4 p.m. with a special program from 6-7 p.m. 

Fire District 3 receives top honor

Jackson County Fire District No. 3 was recognized as the “Oregon Fire District of the Year” by the Special Districts Association of Oregon (SDAO). Fire District No. 3 was nominated for the award by the Oregon Volunteer Firefighters Association (OVFA) as a result of the district’s extraordinary preparation for the upcoming OVFA conference, which will…