October 2012

Preview: Busy Day Of Baseball

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th October SportsMajor League Baseballplayoff preview
All eight teams vying for advancement in the playoffs are in action today. There are two day games and two this evening. First up, in Washington, D.C., the National League East champion Nationals are enjoying their first-ever home playoff game. The Nats and Cardinals are tied at 1-1 after splitting the opening games of the best of five series in St. Louis.Read More »

Medford School Board Concerns Over Administrator Pay Raises

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th October NewsMedford School District
Some Medford school board members are upset they have no control over recent pay raises for administrators.Read More »

Accused Murder Huddleston Requests New Attorney

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th October NewsBorune Huddlestonmurder trial
A Medford judge has granted an accused murderer's request for a new defense attorney. Bourne Huddleston, who is being held in the Jackson County Jail, said he did not feel he was receiving adequate representation from Michael Bertholf and wanted a different public defender. The Mail Tribune reports that Berthold did not object to Huddleston's request.Read More »

Coos County Commissioner Candidates Sign Petition For Move They Oppose

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th October News2012 General ElectionCoos County news
Half the commissioner candidates in Coos County signed an initiative petition in support of a ballot measure they publicly oppose.Read More »

Voter Registration Deadline Looms

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th October News2012 General Electionvoter registration
County clerks, like Art Harvey in Josephine County, are reminding voters that Tuesday, October 16th is the last day for new registrants to get signed up to vote. Cards postmarked by October 16th will be accepted. Forms are available at County Clerk’s offices, post offices, the DMV, and in telephone books.Read More »

Baseball Playoff Preview

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th October SportsMajor League Baseball
The Reds and Giants are first up on today's two-game postseason baseball schedule (2:37 p.m. Pacific). Cincinnati goes for a sweep on its home field after winning the opening two games of the best-of-five NL Division Series in San Francisco. The NL Central champions hand the ball to Homer Bailey.Read More »

49er Looking For Redemption Against Giants

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th October SportsKyle WilliamsNFLSan Francisco 49ers
Kyle Williams circled this week's game against the New York Giants as soon as the NFL schedule was released in April. He and his San Francisco 49ers teammates have some unfinished business against the Super Bowl champions. Williams' two turnovers on punt returns played a key role in helping the Giants win last season's NFC championship game 20-17 in overtime, costing San FranciscRead More »

Fire At Boise Cascade

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th October NewsBoise Cascadefire
There was a fire at the Boise Cascade mill on North Pacific Highway this morning. Fortunately no one was injured. It started in a wood chip storage bin and affected another. Crews from Jackson County Fire District 3 cooled the bins with water.Read More »

St. Mary's School Celebrating Grand Opening of New Buildings

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th October Newsnew buildingsSt. Mary's school
St. Mary’s School is celebrating the grand opening of two new buildings on their Medford campus tomorrow, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m.. The school will add 30-thousand square feet of space with their Fine Arts and Athletics Center, and a chapel. A presentation will be made, followed by a reception and a chance to tour the facilities.Read More »

Grants Pass Disturbance Leads To Assault On Officer

A Grants Pass police officer was assaulted by a man who had created a disturbance at the local Wal-Mart. A second officer used a taser to subdue 54-year Chris Anthony, who had attacked the officer while trying to keep him under control. Anthony had been throwing beer near the Wal-Mart entrance, and he pushed a store employee before leaving.Read More »


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