Recyclers Gather Pounds of Plastic

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — This weekend marked the end of  Jackson County’s Plastic Round-Up. At two separate locations, officials gathered items that are not normally accepted in the red recycling carts. According to sponsors, residents brought in 60,000 pounds of plastics during the event last year. Sponsors said this number represents a 37.9% increase since … Continue reading »

Local Republicans Rally for Voters

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — More than 100 people gathered in Central Point Saturday for an event held by local Republicans. Jackson County Republicans say they held this event because they wanted to encourage people to vote. The “Restore America” event hosted local and out-of-area Republican candidates as speakers. This was the first event of its … Continue reading »

First Community Mural Unveiled

TALENT, Ore. — The  first ever community mural was unveiled Saturday in Talent. About 100 people watched the painting appear across from the Camelot Theatre. Karen Rycheck designed the piece painted by 54 others. “These are artists in their daily lives creating community and painting as we go along and so that’s the idea of … Continue reading »

Josephine County Fair Wraps Up

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Saturday marked the final day of this year’s Josephine County Fair. And officials said they are very pleased with the turnout. After more than 20,000 visitors passed through the gates on Wednesday alone, Josephine County Fairgrounds Manager Wes Brown said that entering Saturday, the event’s attendance had already surpassed last year’s … Continue reading »