“Discover Your Roots” Event Saturday

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This weekend promises to be one for the ages. On Saturday you can take a trip back in time to the “Discover Your Roots Fair” in Central Point. The fair will give folks a chance to look back at their own family’s history. Event Organizer Tiffany Dunn and Eagle Point Mayor … Continue reading »

Two Men Arrested for Marijuana Delivery

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Two men from Washington were arrested Thursday night after an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper discovered they were hauling about 45 pounds of marijuana and a quarter pound of hash in their vehicle. The OSP trooper stopped the Saturn station wagon around 11:00 p.m. Thursday for a speeding violation. The driver, … Continue reading »

Task Force Leader Releases Statement

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– A former head of the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force is speaking out about an investigation from 2012. Former Central Point Police Lt. Josh Moulin headed the special task force since it’s inception in 2005. In August 2012 he became the target of an investigation by Oregon State Police and … Continue reading »

Central Point Works To Improve Pine St.

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — If you are driving through Central Point you might have noticed some big construction projects in the works. The city is working with ad companies and other agencies on improving its downtown. One of the big projects is the addition of a Walgreen’s at the corner of North Pacific Highway and … Continue reading »

Classmates Meet Face-To-Face

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The virtual Charter school Oregon Connections Academy held a meet-and-greet on Friday for its students and family members. There were 25 to 30 students that met at the Central Point Grange, grades K through Eight, who learned about aviation through making paper airplanes. They also had the opportunity to meet their … Continue reading »

Garage Fire in Central Point

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – A major structure fire is burning on the 4600 block of N. Pacific Highway in Central Point. The call came it at about 10:15 P.M. reporting a garage burning to the ground. Neighbors were the first to see the smoke and called 911. The fire was spreading so fast that crews … Continue reading »

Movie Rental Giant To Close Its Doors

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Those in the movie rental business said 2004 was the peak for industry and 2009 is when they took a big hit. On demand, streaming, and Redbox are among the change to movie renting.  Ever since, movie rental giants have been closing and soon Blockbuster will hit eject. “You’ll find our … Continue reading »

Cities Vote on Placing Measure on Ballot

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kim Cornette and her two young boys visited the Central Point library on Monday, a place that has become a regular stop every week. “For years we’ve enjoyed using the library, but recently since school has begun, we’ve enjoyed coming to find books that my boys can use for the projects and … Continue reading »

Pizza Truck Stolen, Ends In Police Chase

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man for taking off in a pizza delivery truck and leading them on a chase through Medford and Central Point. Friday night, a driver for Angelo’s Pizza made a delivery at a friend’s house in west Medford on Clover Lane. While dropping off the pizza, … Continue reading »

Newly Hired Principals Are Diverse

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A new study by the Department of Education shows students who learn English as second language are struggling when it comes to meeting educational objectives for their grade. School District 9 just hired two new principals each with diverse background in education. Education officials hope this will help improve the learning environment … Continue reading »

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