In Need of Some Christmas Cheer

ASHLAND, Ore.– There are a couple children in real need of some holiday cheer this year. Many may have heard of Alex Shepherd, the middle school boy from Ashland diagnosed with a brain tumor last year. He is now having more seizures because of the growth of the tumor and there is not a lot … Continue reading »

South Medford Students Help Sparrow

MEDFORD, Ore. — As the school year winds down at schools in southern Oregon, so does the effort to help out each school’s sparrow. At South Medford High School’s assembly Wednesday, it was announced students had donated more than 600 hours of their time and raised more than $15,000. Students first met their sparrow, a young boy … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Picture Perfect Smile

MEDFORD, Ore. – A good photo means capturing that smile. Tim Tidball is taking pictures of the happy moments, because of the hard ones. “It helps tell their story, it shows what these kids are going through,” Tidball said. Since 2010, Tim has taken photos of the children adopted as sparrows. The pictures are used … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Bird’s Eye View

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The proof is in the numbers: 290, 650, another 650, and even 1,000. It’s all additional money raised for Crater High School’s sparrow. Seniors touched by Addi Irey showed off their senior projects during the school’s night of internship and senior project presentations. But one student spent her year getting a … Continue reading »