Sharon K. (Serr) Nelson

Sharon K. (Serr) Nelson, of Eagle Point, died March 18, 2012. She was born Sept. 11, 1959, in Eugene, to Virgil Serr and Carol (Sharp) Serr. On June 25, 1994, she married Rick Nelson, in Reno. She was the owner of The Bed Store in Grants Pass. She enjoyed rafting, fishing, hunting, camping, but most…

Youth sets off Best Buy sprinklers

Medford Police were dispatched to Best Buy Electronics Store Saturday, Mar. 3 at 2:53 p.m.  for a Theft and Criminal Mischief.  Officers learned that a male suspect was able to set off the sprinkler system inside the store, which caused enough distraction for him to steal a laptop computer.  Employees confronted the male outside the…

US Bank is Medford robbery

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    At 2:44 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, Medford Police responded to the U.S. Bank located inside Albertson’s at 910 N. Phoenix Rd. in Medford.  A male suspect approached the teller and gave a demand note for cash, purporting he planted an explosive device somewhere in the store.  The bank employee gave the male suspect…

Eagle Point Hardware will compete with the best

{gallery}12_20_11/hardware{/gallery}When just three staff members total 90 years of experience and there are seven more employees, you know that Eagle Point Hardware is serious about its ability to serve the needs of the entire Upper Rogue community. There is 9,000 sq. ft. of just about anything and everything one could want or need. While we…

Eagle Point Hardware is welcomed

There’s good news in the old town today. The remark made by many, “you can’t even buy a nail in Eagle Point,” is now a comment for the history books. The brand new  Eagle Point Hardware is now open for business. You may find a few things yet to be put in place but as…

Volunteers and items needed for EP Santa Shop

If you are one of the multitude planning to shop the day after Thanksgiving, Santa  would like to suggest you include an item or two for his special store in Eagle Point. Cash donations from which Santa’s elves will shop or purchase gift certificates are also appreciated. . Santa’s Shop will open Dec. 10 for…

Beloved greyhounds up for adoption

{gallery}/02_08_11/greyhound{/gallery} Events can be life-altering for pets as well as people. Because of unforeseen circumstances, Eagle Point resident, MaryLou Rupp, is giving up her two beloved Greyhounds, Hopscotch and Chyna. Rupp is brokenhearted. She has hope, however, they will be adopted at a special event on February 12 at PetSmart. Rupp and her husband, David,…

Sisters run successful food drive

{gallery}/12_28_10/food{/gallery} When was the last time you turned to your community for help? What about your neighborhood grocery store? Now, what about two 8th graders? No, that wasn’t a typo; I really did say 8th graders! Access Food Share, Inc. requested help from our school, Eagle Point Middle School, in running a food drive.  Two…

Dollar Store now open in Shady Cove

{gallery}/09_28_10/dollar{/gallery} A newly opened Dollar Store in Shady Cove is just what residents need to make ends meet in this economy. After Sandy Myers-Hill, a petite blond, was laid off from her career as a crane operator, she looked for work. Finding none, she decided to open a store offering low-priced shopping similar to a…

Book sale at Eagle Point Library

Bountiful book bargains are in store for you at the Fall Book Sale on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Community Meeting Room of the Eagle Point Branch Library, 239 W. Main. Fiction and non-fiction hardbacks are three for $1 and paperbacks are six for $1 (excluding specially-marked books). Come…

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…