Last Weekend for Victorian Christmas at Beekman House!

Before children began hanging stockings on Christmas Eve and leaving cookies and milk for Santa...

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December Movie Night at Old City Hall

In December we bring you frankly a piece of fluff… but what a piece of fluff—it’s 1942’s HOLIDAY INN...

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Tis the Season! – by Mayor Paul Becker

It was almost a century ago, 1916 to be exact, when a young man, only 18, was put on a boat by his six older brothers and shipped off to America before the Turkish army could conscript him...

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UPDATED Jacksonville’s Victorian Christmas 2013 Schedule

Longing for an old fashioned holiday? Then visit Jacksonville the first three weekends in December...

Changes in Victorian Christmas Celebration

Jacksonville’s Victorian Christmas Celebration is a cherished tradition for many people right here in Jacksonville and the Rogue Valley...

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“Heart of Winter I & II” at Art Presence Art Center

In December and January, the artists of Art Presence Art Center will present a two-part show at their gallery...

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1st-Annual Forest Park Run

Come explore and enjoy the Jacksonville Forest Park on Saturday December 7th, for the first annual Forest Park 5k and 10k run/hike.

Jacksonville Garden Club’s Holiday Greens Sale

Jacksonville Garden Club’s annual Holiday Greens Sale sets in motion a unique circle of giving. First pine, cedar and holly trees...

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Holidays at Hanley Farm December 7th!

On Saturday, December 7, 12-4pm, come celebrate the holiday season with us at Hanley Farm!

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Gratitude – by Gates McKibbin

Years ago my mother sent me a thank you card with a line on the front I’ll never forget: “Gratitude..."

By | November 27th, 2013|About Jacksonville, Featured Stories|1 Comment

Santa’s Mailbox: Send a Letter, Help a Kid!

Every day through Christmas, boys and girls of all ages are encouraged to mail a letter to Santa and help another kid in the process.

By | November 26th, 2013|About Jacksonville, News, Now|1 Comment

Jacksonville Review’s 2013 Citizens of the Year!

Whitman Parker, Publisher, is honored to present the inaugural 2013 Jacksonville Review Citizens of the Year!

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My View, December 2013/January 2014 – by Whitman Parker

I’d like to wish everyone Happy Holidays and express my sincere thanks for making 2013 another wonderful year here at the Review!

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Thank You – by Mayor Paul Becker

This month brings us Thansgiving—A time to reflect on our reasons to be thankful—I would like to take this opportunity to...

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Scout Troop Makes History with Food Project

On a chilly November 9th morning, nearly 20 Jacksonville Boy Scout and Eagle Scouts from Troop 17 gathered in the Bigham Knoll...

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Jacksonville Elementary’s Anna Meunier Wins State Teaching Award

Fourth grade teacher at Jacksonville Elementary School, Anna Meunier, was awarded the 2013 Oregon State History Teacher of the Year in a ceremony on Friday, November 8, 2013.

Vi Davis Honored for Decades of Service

On Tuesday, November 5th, City Hall was packed with a standing room-only crowd to honor Vi Davis for her decades of...

Spa Jacksonville Holiday Launch Party!

Spa Jacksonville is having a holiday launch party on Saturday, November 23rd from 11:00am-2:pm.

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Veterans Day Service Planned

Veterans day service planned for Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1:45pm at the Courthouse Grounds...

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The 33 – by Michael Kell

Over the years people have asked me how we’ve survived living and doing business in a small town for so long...

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November Movie Night at Old City Hall

THE EDDY DUCHIN STORY starring the classic film ladies heart throb, Tyrone Power…

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Art Presence Artist Reception November 8th!

The November show at Art Presence is all about color, the theme is called "Abstract Color."

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A Walk in the Woods – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

The Jacksonville Woodlands Park and Trail System meanders above and around town, providing...

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Sterling Creek Antiques Throwing Anniversary Open House in November!

Sterling Creek Antiques is celebrating its one-year anniversary during the month of November!

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My View, November 2013 – by Whitman Parker

Not long ago, I wrote a column decrying the use of social media, going so far as to say...

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Jacksonville’s Library Could be CLOSED

City Council Vote on November 5th will determine fate of Jacksonville's Library!

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New Massage Therapist Opens Office

Rogue Valley native Kyleen Brodie, 26, has opened The Elements Massage Therapy, a new massage therapy practice...

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Rising Stars Competition Returns in 2014!

The Rising Stars Competition, co-presented by South Stage Cellars and Britt, returns in February 2014!

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Publisher Seeking “2013 Citizen of the Year Award” Nominees

Jacksonville Review Publisher is accepting nominations for the Review’s 2013 Citizen of the Year...

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Soul Matters Columnist, Kate Ingram, Publishes First Book

In October, Jacksonville Review contributor and author Kate Ingram’s book, Washing the Bones: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Transformation...

Speaking of Antiquing – by Margaret Barnes

How many times have you come across a fabulous item in a museum or a shop and wondered to yourself, “If this item could talk, I wonder what stories would it tell?”

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Update on the Moir’s Garden – by Kay Faught

Last summer, I wrote about Rick and Michelle Moir's garden—here’s a follow-up!

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October Old Movie Night is a Double Feature!

Join Mayor Paul Becker for October Double Feature Movie Night at Jacksonville's Old City Hall!

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Fire Department Open House Tomorrow, October 10th!

The Jacksonville Fire Department will be hosting their 2013 Fire Prevention Week public Open House on Thursday, October 10th...

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The Imperfect Game – by Michael Kell

I’ve noticed that columns in the Review have become engagingly pithy and more personal. This is a very good thing...

Mental Detox – by Louise Lavergne

Detox products are very popular to help rid the body of toxins. We recognize that toxins can obstruct the function of organs...

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Dig “Public Archeology Day” on October 12th!

Well-known archeologist Chelsea Rose and her team will resume digging for artifacts in Jacksonville in mid-October.

By | October 7th, 2013|About Jacksonville, History, News, Now|2 Comments

Meet the Pioneers on October 11th & 12th!

This will be the eighth year the Friends of Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery and their event partner, the Jacksonville Boosters Club will entertain...

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Low-Level Buzz – by Graham Farran

Do you feel it? Do you see it? Something is different! The Rogue Valley has a deafening low-level buzz rising in the air...

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Let’s All Go to the Lobby: The Classy Season – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

Autumn is the season we savor for cinema. Oh sure, summer has the fun “popcorn” movies that entice people to...

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Pray Hard, Cry Alone, Love Deeply – by Michelle Hensman

I like to think of the parenting journey like a road trip across the country. There are major highways and interstates where...

A Few Minutes with the Mayor, October 2013 – by Mayor Paul Becker

I was recently criticized as someone who lived in the “Wild West” and unable to move into the 21st century...

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Blue Door Garden Store Turns 5!

This October marks Kay Faught’s five-year anniversary at Blue Door Garden Store!

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Wine Country Vintage 2013

It’s all systems GO for Vintage Watch 2013 as vineyards in Southern Oregon shift into high gear sooner than expected–and the fruit looks to be of superior quality.

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Cemetery Cleanup Day this Saturday, October 5th!

Please join FOJHC and other community volunteers in a clean-up of the cemetery grounds on Saturday, October 5th.

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Art Presence “Out of the Mainstream” in October

This month, Art Presence presents a new art show, "Out of the Mainstream," an exhibit of unexpected, provocative...

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Erdmanns Publish Book on Star Trek Trading Cards

Local writers Paula and Terry Erdmann publish new book, "Star Trek: The Topps Original Trading Card Series." about Topps 1976 Star Trek cards...

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Courthouse or Firehouse? Time to Prioritize!

On September 20, I attended a seminar at Medford City Hall on earthquake preparedness...

By | September 29th, 2013|About Jacksonville, News, Now, Publisher's View|1 Comment

J’ville Teen to be Arthritis Walk Youth Grand Marshall

Jacksonville 8th-grader Liam Hensman wants you to join “Team Jacksonville,” and will serve as this year’s Youth Grand Marshall...

Tickets Now On Sale for 2013 Meet the Pioneers

Fall is fast-approaching and the Friends of Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery are busy preparing for another exciting...

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