Morgan Thompson is a true princess

Morgan Thompson of Shady Cove has been selected first runner-up in the Pear Blossom Festival for 2012. Thompson is a senior at Prospect Charter School and is class valedictorian with a 3.82 gpa. She has been at Prospect for four years and in 2012 was captain of the Volleyball team.   Selection of the Princesses…

Prospect senior has special graduation

{gallery}/06_21_11/jeff{/gallery} “Family is more important to me,” said Jeff Bailey as he missed graduating with his class at Prospect High School to be at the side of his mother, Sherry Bailey, who had been rushed to the hospital just before the graduation ceremony. Jeff has struggled with academics from time to time, but he was…

Childhood trials made SOU grad stronger

Southern Oregon University graduation will not only be  special for Jamee McIntyre Harrington, it will be especially meaningful to her family and friends. Jamee graduated from Prospect High School in 2006. On June 11, she will  became the first person in her immediate family to graduate from college. As the eldest of five children, she…

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…

Prospect graduate with a PhD earns top honors for research skills

Dr. Lacy Alexander Holowatz, daughter of Don and Linda Alexander, of Prospect, has been selected by the Environmental and Exercise Physiology (EEP) Section of the American Physiological Society to receive the EEP New Investigator Award for 2011.This award will be presented to her at the EEP business meeting held during Experimental Biology, in Washington, D.C….

Ed Buttram

Our loving son, Ed, passed away peacefully at his home, August 6, 2010. He was born July 21, 1975 in San Jose, California to Judy Shearer and Ed Buttram.  He graduated from Prospect High School in 1993. After graduating he worked in logging and construction. Ed enjoyed the outdoors, such as fishing, hunting, camping, and…

David Stephen George Pierce

David Stephen George Pierce, 61, of Prospect, died Oct. 6, 2009. He was born Nov. 26, 1947 in Klamath Falls to Marvin G. and Helen Pierce. He lived much of his life in Prospect, graduating from Prospect High School in 1966. He worked for the U.S. Forest Service on a trail crew immediately after high…

Play in Prospect May 18

"Dreams and Things" written and produced by Prospect senior Sam Cone will be produced at Prospect High School on Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m. (Note-last week’s article listed May 19 in error)      Cone says he originally became inspired his freshman year as his English teacher gave him "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf"…

Student writes, produces play for senior project

"Dreams and Things" is a play written last year when Sam Cone was a junior at Prospect High School. This year, as a senior, Cone has turned the script into an actual production.      Cone says he originally became inspired his freshman year as his English teacher gave him "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf"…

Thomas A. Carlton

Thomas A. Carlton, 78, died unexpectedly on Nov. 8, 2008 at his home.      He was born on July 6, 1930, in Medford to Thomas Alfred Carlton Sr. and Gertrude Ulrich Carlton. He was raised on a ranch in the Upper Rogue and graduated from Prospect High School in 1948. He worked for Double…

Prospect graduation

Prospect High School held their graduation ceremony on Friday, May 30 at  7 p.m. in high school gym.      The valedictorian was Mike Fernandez and Megan Shallenberger and James Strickland  were co-salutatorians.     The 2008 graduating class included: Corinne Campbell, Rob Carper, Chelsie David,  Mike Fernandez, Michael Mahoney, Megan Shallenberger, Candi Spearen, Bobby Storts…