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 »

SORCC Has Norovirus Outbreak

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics (SORCC) has notified us that it is experiencing an outbreak of the Norovirus and therefore is restricting access to the SORCC. The illness has a 24-hour incubation period and is contagious 48-72 hours after symptoms have stopped, which is why the SORCC needs to … Continue reading »

NewsWatch12 Sportsmen’s & Outdoor Show

MEDFORD, Ore. — People from all over the country have made their way to the Jackson County Expo in Medford to experience the Sportsmen’s and Outdoors Recreation Show. The show is sponsored by KDRV NewsWatch 12 and features exhibits and presentations on topics such as fishing, hunting, camping and much more! Before the show kicked … Continue reading »

NewsWatch12 Sportmen’s and Outdoors Show

Oregon’s great outdoors is one of the states most popular and lucrative industries. The NewsWatch12 Jackson County Sportsmen’s and Outdoor Recreation Show will kick off Friday, February 21st and last until Sunday the 23rd. NewsWatch 12′s Erin Maxson is out at the Jackson County Expo with more on what visitors can see and experience this … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Mushroom Distribution

MEDFORD, Ore. — Ernest Luther Taylor, 37, of Medford is in the Jackson County Jail on charges of possession and unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, including marijuana and Psilocybin mushrooms. He is also facing charges for unlawful distribution of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school and child neglect in the first … Continue reading »

Man in Jail After Attempted Murder

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is lodged in the Jackson County Jail today on charges of Attempted Murder. The Medford Police responded to Rogue Regional Medical Center Sunday night at about 8:20 p.m., for a report of an adult man being treated for a gunshot wound to the hip. After investigating, Police discovered that the … Continue reading »

Options for Addiction in Jackson County

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County has one of the highest opiate death rates in the State, and health officials said that the number is on the rise. The Center for Disease Control reports that more deaths are caused from pain killers than heroin and cocaine combined. They also said they can be a gateway drug … Continue reading »

8 Businesses Burglarized in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police responded to 8 business burglaries that occurred overnight and into the morning hours in the Medford area. There is no suspect information right now, but Police think that several of the cases are the work of the same suspect. The businesses burglarized last night were the following: • Weldon’s Cleaner, 930 … Continue reading »

Woman in Jail for Murder; Identity Theft

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – A 65-year old Rogue River woman is in jail for murder. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Susan Monica is also facing identity theft and theft charges. Deputies were investigating the lesser charges on Friday when they found evidence of further crimes at her home on West Evans Creek Road. The name … Continue reading »

Hit and Run Suspect Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — A car chase resulted in an arrest early Wednesday morning. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a hit and run that had occurred at 7:50 a.m. on Highway 140 near East Antelope Road. A gold, 1989 Honda Prelude hit a Garner Tree Service Truck and then took off. A Sheriff’s … Continue reading »

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