911 lesson forgotten

911 .It is the number you call in an emergency. And it was the date 10 years ago this coming Sunday that changed America. 911 was an emergency within the borders of this country the likes of which none of us had ever experienced. We lost some 3,000 of our fellow citizens with the crashing…

Eight years ago…

…”A day which will live in infamy,” said President Franklin Roosevelt on December 7, 1941. Regrettably another one of those dates was added to history on 9-11-01. This Friday will mark eight years since an airplane flew into each of the World Trade Center Twin Towers;  and shortly thereafter another plane hit a portion of…

Brown family influence still in Eagle Point

(Editor’s note: This is an article that appeared in the Oct. 12, 1977 Eagle Point Independent- now called the Upper Rogue Independent, written by the recently deceased Anna Zander.) By Anna Zander When George Brown was a boy of eight, his parents left the town of his birth, York, England, and made the long trip…