Prospect hosts 60th Timber Carnival, Aug. 21, one of few left in U.S

“Sixty years….A Million Memories” is the theme for the Prospect Jamboree and Timber Carnival, on Saturday, Aug. 21. A good many people that recall those early years are sure to be on hand to share and celebrate the good times. Don and Donna Andresen are this year’s Grand Marshals. Andresens just celebrated their 53rd wedding…

Prospect Jamboree is Aug. 21

The 60th Prospect Jamboree &Timber Carnival gets underway at 7 a.m. on  Aug. 21 with a breakfast. From there it is parade time at 10. At the end of the parade, it will be time to enjoy booths and numerous games until the carnival ends at 6 p.m. The biggest attraction of the day is…

60th Prospect Jamboree &Timber Carnival Schedule, Aug. 21

7-9:30 a.m. Breakfast-Lions Park9 a.m. Parade lineup, across from Prospect Store10 a.m. Parade11 a.m Booths at Lions Park Tug of War Bingo in Wigwam Music w/Grand Illusion DJRegister for Timber Carnival11:30 a.m. Hay scramble & horsehoes12 n Timber CarnivalAdm adults $5/$2 kidsSpecial guest-Arnold the Clown & Multi Gold Medal Speed Climber Brian Bartow12:30 Greased Pig…

Scout jamboree at Stewart State Park, May 21-23

The Crater Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America will be holding its Council Jamboree on May 21-23 Joseph Stewart State Park, 35 miles NE of Medford on Highway 62 at Lost Creek Lake. The theme of the Jamboree is Scottish Highland Games. The majority of events will take place on Saturday from 9…

Prospect “Going with the Flo”

{gallery}08_11_09/flo/{/gallery}“Going with the Flo” is a very appropriate theme for the 59th Prospect Jamboree & Timber Carnival since Flo (Ridge) Wright is the Grand Marshal. She was born July 30, 1933 in Orange, California to Robert and Mildred Ridge. Flo met Marvin Wright in 1954. They both worked at Ben Warner Garage in Santa Ana….

Prospect Carnival & Jamboree, Aug. 15

This Saturday marks the 59th Annual Prospect Jamboree & Timber Carnival. It is one of a very few timber carnivals remaining in the United States. Events begin with a Lumberjack breakfast at Lions Park, hosted by Home Extension. Breakfast will be served from 7-9:30 a.m. Parade time is 10 a.m. with the line up at…

Eugene Burrill is remembered as a caring person and business leader

A name that has crossed every economic and educational strata, Eugene F. Burrill, died December 11, 2008, just five days after reaching his 89th birthday.      Eugene Burrill played a prominent role in everything from the Prospect Jamboree and Timber Carnival to the board of the Rogue Valley Medical Center and even played host…

It's Jamboree-Timber Carnival time, Aug. 16

The 58th annual Timber Carnival in Prospect gets underway Saturday, Aug. 16 at noon. Sign up times are from 10-11:30. There is a $3 admission charge for adults and $1 for children. Events will include both a women’s and a men’s ax throw, single buck, stock saw, men’s and women’s chocker setting, Jack & Jill,…

2008 Prospect Jamboree

Saturday, August 16 Schedule of Events         7:00 – 9:30 A.M.          Lumberjack Breakfast at Lions Park, hosted by Home Extension         9:00 A.M.                    Parade Line Up across from Prospect Store         10:00 A.M.                  Parade Begins……Grand Marshals: Neil & Lavina Stockebrand         11:00 A.M.                 …

Parade, timber carnival mark Prospect Jamboree

Prospect native and  retired logger Cliff Chapman will lead the 57th Prospect Jamboree Parade "Saluting the Logging Legends" starting at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18.  The line up begins at 8 a.m. across from The Wanigan on Mill Creek Drive.. The Jamboree started in 1950 by Eugene Burrill as a fund raiser for  the Prospect…