Home invasion in Eagle Point

On August 2, at a little after 2:05 am, two male subjects, one masked and gloved and allegedly armed with a firearm , the other gloved without his face being covered, entered the victim’s unlocked residence and tied up two victims before removing electronic equipment, computers, and money. The suspects loaded the equipment into the…

Pink flamingos are on the move in the area

Look out, you may be flocked. No, you didn’t party too much last night. What you may see on your lawn are truly pink flamingos. They came to pay you a visit, for a good cause. To get rid of them, just fill out the card attached to one of them, along with a nice…

Shooting death in White City

Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 3200 block of Antelope Road in White City just before 12:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, for  a report of a gunshot wound. Jackson County Fire District #3 and Mercy Flights responded to render medical aid. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. …

Abduction attempted

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in an attempted child abduction in White City. On Sunday May 16 at approximately 2 p.m., deputies responded to the juvenile victim’s residence after she reported being approached by a middle aged male, in dark clothing, driving an older model, dark…

FD 3 firemen give 3-wheeled stroller to young victim & family

{gallery}/04_27_10/boy{/gallery} We depend on the service our firefighters, paramedics and dispatchers provide when an emergency occurs. But we don’t always see the other side of those dedicated folks. They, too, have emotions and feelings. That caring side of those people was seen last week at Fire District 3 when four-year-old Louwashyouwa King and his parents,…

EP man faces attempted murder charges

The Grand Jury returned an indictment against Clayton Emil Huff, of Eagle Point, charging him with attempted aggravated murder, attempted murder, robbery and assault each in first degree, assault and attempted kidnap each in second degree and attempting to elude a police officer. Huff will be arraigned this week. The charges are a result of…

Beware of latest scam that offers you cash

There is a new version of a scam just about anytime you answer the telephone. Most recently a senior citizen in Eagle Point responded to a scam and actually received money (cash) in the mail. The victim was told to go to the bank, and send it back in a money-gram to a specified address….

Man wanted on multiple charges

Medford Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Shaun Patrick Temple, 23, for multiple felony crimes. On Aug. 1, 2009, Medford Police received a report of a possible rape of an 18-year-old female. The investigation revealed that Shaun Temple forcibly raped the victim and then compelled her to perform sexual acts with others…

Victim abuse bills passed

The Oregon House approved a package of Senate bills all designed to protect victims and improve the abilities of local community organizations to aid and protect victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault and stalking. The bills – SB 839, SB 928 and SB 220 – all passed with strong bipartisan support, 57-0.     State…

Wanda Lee Childers

Wanda Lee Childers, 52, of Butte Falls, died April 13, 2009.      She was born March 17, 1957, in Grants Pass, to Harlene and Jerry William Million. She was married to her best friend and confident, Gary Dean Childers.     In her long two year battle with cancer, she was more a survivor than…

Scouts gets first aid training to help them be prepared

Thanks to Mike Hussey of Fire District No. 3, there are a number of young men newly trained in first aid. Hussey put on a first aid seminar for Boy Scout Troop 48 the last two Thursday evenings. The first week they concentrated on the ABC’s of first aid along with how to treat sprains,…