Walden announces 2012 are competition

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) announced that the 2012 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, is now open to high school students throughout Oregon’s Second Congressional District, which includes central, southern and eastern Oregon. The contest is a nationwide endeavor for students to showcase their artistic abilities while competing for the chance to have their…

Veteran outreach

Jackson Co. Veterans Services will have a veteran service officers at the Upper Rogue Community Center the first Friday of each month starting Friday, Apr. 6, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. If you have been in their office and have records with them, call ahead to let them know you will be coming and…

D9 budget meeting

School District 9 will hold their first budget meeting on Wednesday, Apr. 4 at 6 p.m. in the staff development room at the district office. This is a public meeting wherein the budget will be presented.

4H Annual Dinner Auction

Jackson County 4H Leaders Association will be holding their 3rd annual dinner auction at the Jackson County Expo in the Mace building on March 9th. There will be a filet mignon dinner with live music. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the Brotherton Embroidery Office: 419 E. Pine St. Central Point, 541-664-3299…

4H Annual Dinner Auction

Jackson County 4H Leaders Association will be holding their 3rd annual dinner auction at the Jackson County Expo in the Mace building on March 9th. There will be a filet mignon dinner with live music. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the Brotherton Embroidery Office: 419 E. Pine St. Central Point, 541-664-3299…

DEQ tries to blame EPID for landslide

Eagle Point Irrigation District Board of Directors took care of some routine business during their meeting of Jan. 5.  The meeting was held nearly a week early because one member has to be out of town for business on the regular date.  Even at that, one member had to communicate through speaker phone due to…

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…

3rd annual Dig Pink night

Volleyball Match- Eagles vs. Comets at EPHS Oct. 20 at 7:00 p.m..Dig Pink T-Shirts are available for $15.00 at all home volleyball matches or see Mrs. Murdoch in the front office. Eagle volleyball will be playing for the cure to  fundraise for breast cancer research. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the…

Beth Heckert seeks District Attorney office

{gallery}09_20_11/heckert{/gallery} Retiring incumbent Mark Huddleston mingled with a lunchtime crowd of Beth Heckert’s well-wishers at the Jackson County Justice Building’s plaza on September 14. His stated purpose–to bestow his blessings and endorsement upon his choice for the candidate to succeed him.  After the brief meet-and-greet, he took the mic to introduce her. “Jackson County’s next…

EPID board opening

Eagle Point Irrigation District announced during their Sept. 13 meeting that an election for one board position will be held  Nov. 8. Each year, one board position is open for election for a three year term.  The board position open this year is held by incumbent, Stan Deupree, a member for several years.  It is…

Newspaper re-routed by post office

The Upper Rogue Independent issue for the week of September 6th has unfortunately made a side trip to Seattle WA. The post office loaded them on the wrong truck and hopefully they will find their way back to Southern Oregon early next week. We apologize for this inconvenience even though we are not at fault.