OSP asks public for help with wire theft

Following several wire theft incidents along interstates and highways, area agencies are reaching out to the public for their help to catch thieves whose actions impact Oregonians not only in the pocket book but also with their personal safety.     ODOT has reported numerous wire thefts along Interstate 84, Interstate 205, and Interstate 5 as…

Jackson County soil & water district dinner

The Jackson Co. Soil & Water Conservation District will hold their annual meeting on Friday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. at the OSU Extension auditorium, 659 Hanley Rd. The reservation deadline is Jan 11. Tickets are $7 for a barbecue dinner. There will be an auction, awards and chance for a door prize.     Dan…

Students are pleased with results of their work, safety issues have been addressed by county

Ed Paraini, Phil Ortega and county engineer Mike Kuntz with students who have worked hard to make WC school zones safer. A small group of Eagle Point High School students has improved safety in White City and are going to work on improving safety around Little Butte School.      Six students from the EPHS…

Pop Warner Pee Wee State Champs

After going undefeated for the regular season the Eagles finished it off by completing their perfect season with a State Championship title at Autzen stadium. With hard work and dedication these boys played hard, listened well, and showed what true teamwork can bring you.      After traveling to Reser Stadium on Nov. 4 and…

Ralph Edwin Berryman

Ralph Edwin Berryman, 71, died Sept 17, 2007.     Mr. Berryman was born Aug. 20, 1936, in Ruth, Nev., to Earl and Jesse Berryman. He graduated from Sequoia High School, Redwood City, in 1954.     He married Barbara Jaurequi in February 1955.  Together they had two children, Renee and Robby. He was a skilled…

Halloween at Eagle Cove

Eagle Cove Retirement and Assisted Living’s annual Halloween Open House is Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m.      This year they will have a pirate theme. Residents have been busy with art work for the dining room walls and the staff will be dressed for the occasion. The public is invited to have their picture…

EP auctioneer is world's best bid caller

John Person with Champion Bid Callers ring A friend once told John Person (pronounced Pearson) that he had the perfect job, "just sit on your butt and talk for a living."     In reality, it amounts to more than that, but Person will admit that it is the "perfect job."     Person came to be…

Tracing history with murals, next step for Harnish

The two vacancies in the Eagle Point Planning Commission were filled last week as the city council appointed Suzi Collins and Rodney Goodman. Both had applied for a seat on the city council, which was filled by Michael Parker.      Collins is retired and moved to Eagle Point three years ago. She has a…

Karen Cain-Smith to discuss oil painting

“Foos-ball” by Karen Cain-Smith Karen Cain-Smith, of Shady Cove,  will do a demonstration in oils at the So. Ore. Society of Artists meeting Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Nazarene Church, corner of McAndrews and Crater Lake Ave., in Medford.     Since beginning her career as an artist 15 years ago, Karen…

Prospect has active historical group seeking location for its artifacts

Benefit Quilt If it weren’t for the efforts of some folks, we would be doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past.      Such is the case in Prospect where a group of folks would like to see the preservation of artifacts from the rich history of their area.  In the early days, this…