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The Artists Workshop 32nd Annual Art Show and Sale is August 5-28!

July 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Artists Workshop 2016 Show and Sale will fill the walls of the Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville for their 32nd Annual Art Exhibit […]

Do You Have a Spare Christmas Tree?

July 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Has that outdoor “Christmas tree” you planted years ago suddenly started taking over your house or yard? If you are willing to wait until mid-November […]

Jacksonville Community Center: Help Build the Dream – by David Doi

July 28th, 2016|0 Comments

For years, you’ve heard us talk about a Community Center for Jacksonville. You have seen the painting by Anne Brooke (above) depicting the […]

Rogue Valley Corvettes at Bigham Knoll

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

A car show with history deserves a historic venue.

Rogue Valley Corvettes’ Fall Classic—one of the region’s most popular car culture events—is moving to Historic Jacksonville!

The […]

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The Jacksonville Dam – No Longer a Dam! – by Tony Hess

July 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Jacksonville dam and reservoir was built in 1911, one mile west of town along Jackson Creek. It was built to provide a […]

Jacksonville Cemetery Association and Madrone Theatre Company Team-Up to Present “Spoon River Anthology”

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

For the past ten years, the pioneers of Jacksonville have been brought back to life each October, through dramatic “Meet the Pioneers” reenactment performances in […]

Featured Columns

  • History Saturday in Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery. Photo by Mary Siedlecki

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, August 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Before telling you about this month’s events and activities, I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of a very special lady […]

  • Jane Mason McCully

The McCullys Part 2: The Next Chapter… – by Carolyn Kingsnorth

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Pioneer Profiles – August 2016

When John McCully took the stage out of Jacksonville in the winter of 1861, he closed the door on the town, […]

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TV, or not TV – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

The Unfettered Critic – August 2016

It was lunchtime. The café was jumping. We stood near the entrance, enjoying the air-conditioning while quietly awaiting an available […]

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News From Britt Hill, August 2016 – by Donna Briggs

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

We are very excited about our entire 2016 Britt Orchestra season. On Opening night, Friday, August 5, Music Director Teddy Abrams opens the 2016 Britt […]

  • The Barn at Hanley Farm in Central Point, Oregon.

Join us for August Events! – by Rion Glynn

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Focus on Hanley Farm – August 2016

Learn to Grow Food in Your Own Yard!—The Rogue Valley community is invited to visit Hanley Farm every Thursday […]

State of the Art Presence, August 2016 – by Hannah West

July 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

As school year draws near, we turn our attention to the benefits of art in education. A fresh search immediately brought a New York Times […]

Publisher Unplugged

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Politics… at a Very Local Level – by Whitman Parker

My View - August 2016 Unless you’re living under a rock, you can’t help but notice this is “political” season in America! In the coming weeks, the mass media barrage will be in full-force as [...]

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