Girls lost by 3 points to Rogue River in non-conference game

On Tuesday Dec. 6th, Eagle Point’s varsity girls basketball hosted the Chieftains from Rogue River High School. The Eagles took the lead in the 2nd quarter and kept a solid point spread through the 3rd quarter, but seemed to lose their edge and coordination in the 4th quarter. At the end of the game, the…

Rogue River man saves life

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office would like to take this opportunity to thank and honor a local hero. On Wednesday, June 29, 2011 John Haight, 7-11-56 of Rogue River was cutting his grass with his riding mower when he stepped off to talk to his nephew. Both Haight and the nephew noticed a man who…

Ann Benjamin

Ann Benjamin born July 13, 1938 in Liverpool, England and passed away Jan. 2011 in Rogue River, Oregon. She is survived by her sisters Josephine Ellison, Calif., Elizabeth Simpson – Calif. Valerie Ashcroft, England, Patricia Londelius, Arizona, and brother James Barlow, Australia. She will be missed dearly by her many nieces and nephews in England,…

Norma Ella Dickerson

Norma Ella Dickerson died Aug. 20, 2010 at her home in Rogue River. She moved to Rogue River from White City in October 2009. She was born on June 27, 1922, to Joseph Roy and Ella Pinkerton, in Granite City, Il. She attend school through grade 12 in Granite City. On Feb. 15, 1941, she…

Boys & Girls Club BBQ

A Barbeque on the banks of the Rogue River is another chance to support the Upper Rogue Boys & Girls Clubs in Shady Cove and White City. The event on Saturday, August 28 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. features delectable BBQ by West 281 Ranch Bar-B-Que Company. Enjoy music while sipping beverages and visiting with…

Rogue River clean-up

Several local organizations are planning their annual clean up of the upper Rogue River and it’s banks on Saturday, Aug. 1. If you are interested in helping with this project contact Ed Mayer, president of the Shady Cove Boosters at edwincmayer@gmail.com or call 541 878-1480. Volunteers will need to be physically able to walk assigned…

Avis Laurel Van Hoy

Avis Laurel Van Hoy, age 88, of Eagle Point, died Monday, October 6, 2008 at Providence Medford Medical Center.      A memorial service was held at  Oct. 11, 2008 at Hull & Hull Chapel in Grants Pass. Condolences may be made to the family at www.since1928hull.com. Remembrances may be made to Woodville Museum, PO…

Avis Laurel Van Hoy

Avis Laurel Van Hoy, age 88, of Eagle Point, died Monday, October 6, 2008 at Providence Medford Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 at Hull & Hull Chapel. Condolences may be made to the family at www.since1928hull.com. Remembrances may be made to Woodville Museum, PO Box 1288,…

Charlotte Carter Moore

Charlotte Carter Moore, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 15, 2008.      She was born to Lora and Reed Carter on Nov. 5, 1926 in Rogue River, Ore. She attended Rogue River schools, graduating in 1944. On June 13, 1943, she married Charles Moore in Crescent City, Calif.     After…

Rogue River cleanup day attracted many volunteers

Rogue Scuba divers Paul Ross-L and Josh Girard-R remove one of many hook and lead sinker snags from the river. Although there was less trash this year, the annual Upper Rogue River Cleanup was still a success. The Rogue Sportsmen and Guides Association, the Greater Shady Cove Boosters and three divers from Rogue Scuba worked…

Navigability "study" could change land titles along Rogue

Living on the river, especially a river like the Rogue, is the ultimate by most any measurement. For most, it means fishing, having a dock from which a small boat can be launched and a place where friends and family can picnic down by the river. Beyond that is the pure beauty of the Rogue….