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Good Shepherd Lutheran

What Are We Willing to Sacrifice? – Luke 14:25-33Discipleship, learning to imitate Jesus, is the ultimate force that can unify our lives. So often we find ourselves stressed and fragmented because of the way we try to compartmentalize everything. We have a work life, school life, family and home life,[Read More…]

Tales from the Rural Patrol

(Editor’s note: Factual information for ‘Tales’ is provided by the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.) Sunday, Aug. 28*A guy in the 2000 block of Lone Mountain Road has amazing auditory perception. At[Read More…]

JMET busts 2 area grows

On Aug. 30, 2022, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) executed four search warrants between the 5300 block and the 5700 block of Rockydale Road in Josephine County regarding illegal marijuana grow sites. The search warrants were executed with the assistance of Josephine County Code Enforcement, Rogue Area Drug Enforcement[Read More…]

Annual festival lived up to its reputation

The 2022 Lions Club Labor Day Festival weekend had beautiful summer weather with the air quality levels held to moderate. The Tuff Truck event had a good crowd each day where the engines roared and the Lions Burgers were cookin’. Look for the results of Tuff Trucks in next week’s[Read More…]

Good Shepherd Lutheran

Luke 14:7-14In Jesus day, honor was like currency, so you sought out places of honor at wedding feasts. You sought to gain honor by who you invited to your parties.It’s not so different for us. We all seek the invitations to the best parties, just like we used to jockey[Read More…]

Crawlies with Cri: Shield-backed bug (Stethaulax marmorata)

This week’s crawly has a familiar shape and is part of a familiar family but is quite unique. Meet the Stethaulax marmorata – shield-backed bug. We’ll call them “marmor” for short.Don’t panic. These are not marmorated stink bugs. “Marmorated” means “To be veined or streaked like marble”, so it’s used[Read More…]