Michael Szpak

Michael Szpak, 86, of White City, died Mar. 4, 2012, with family by his side. He was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Orange, Conn. An Army veteran of WWII, he moved to Oregon five years after his discharge in 1950. He worked in the lumber industry for 40 years. He was an avid hunter and…

Lois E. Ulman

Lois E. Ulman, 86, of Shady Cove passed away quietly at home on Nov. 28, 2011 with family members present. She suffered a massive stroke on Nov. 11 2011. Lois was born in Souix City, Iowa, on Aug. 15, 1925. She married her childhood sweetheart, Robert K. Ulman, on June 21, 1946. They were married…

Dwayne Garrett Upton

Dwayne Garrett Upton, 36, of Shady Cove, died Nov. 22, 2011. Arrangements by Memory Gardens Mortuary.

Reginald George McShane Sr.

Reginald G. McShane Sr.  (Mac) 84, died Nov. 23, 2011, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Balm, Alberta, Canada on Nov. 27, 1926. He held dual citizenship and moved to the United States at the age of 16. Mac joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. He…

Warren L. Dunning

Warren L. Dunning, 79, died at his home in Sams Valley on Nov. 25, 2011.  He was born in Webster, Kans. On Sept. 18, 1932. He graduated from Stockton High School in 1951. Warren was working as a surveyor in Wyoming when he met his future wife, the former Sonya (Sunny) Ball. They were married…

Robert Samuel Hayes

Robert “Bobby” Samuel Hayes, 28, loving husband, son, brother and father, passed over peacefully Nov. 30, 2011. He was surrounded with love after a long battle with childhood diabetes. On Father’s Day, June 15, 1983, he was born to Kim and Jack Hayes. This was such a special day for he was a first son…

Doris Jean (Tracy) Womelsdorf

On Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, Doris Jean (Tracy) Womelsdorf, 83, of Eagle Point, was called home by the Lord.Doris was born Oct 26, 1928 to Joseph and Vecie (Beem) Tracy, in Elgen, Oregon. In her 20s she married James D. Hall and had two beautiful children, Robert Dean Hall and Vecie Mae (Hall) Grant. After…

White City hearing

The board of commissioners will hold a public meeting on Nov. 30 to consider a text amendment to the county’s Land Development Ordinance Section 6.2.2 Use Table for Base Zoning Districts, Section 6.3.1 Agriculture. The proposed amendment would allow small farm animals within the White City Urban Unincorporated Community Boundary. The hearing is at 1:30…

Ruth M. Snyder

Ruth M. Snyder, 95, of Eagle Point, died Nov. 11, 2011.Arrangements by Memory Gardens Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Needlework display at EP Library continue through Nov. 30

By age 8, Maralou Cross had displayed a penchant for resourcefulness. She secured her mother’s permission to receive embroidery instruction from their kindly neighborhood 4-H leader. “I never joined 4-H,” Cross said, “but  became so intrigued by the craft, I just had to learn it.” After gaining, and plying the skill for years, she expanded…

Deputy D.A. Dave Hoppe, candidate for D.A.

{gallery}11_22_11/da{/gallery} Dave Hoppe announced his candidacy  for the office of District Attorney of Jackson County on  Nov. 15 at a press conference on the steps of the courthouse.  Hoppe says he has the right experience for the job, and describes himself as the “People’s Candidate.” While he  is probably best known by the public for…