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July 10**Illinois Valley Historic Laurel Cemetery Reminder: The next IVHLC board meeting will be Sunday July 10, 2022, at 1 p.m., at the chapel. July 11 & 18**Aglow 2nd & 3rd Mondays, The 11th ‘How God See You.’’ the 18th guest speaker is Mark Sola, who is also our anointed[Read More…]


Alleia Marie “Sis” Collins, 59, of Grants Pass, died on June 21, 2022 at her own home.Arrangements with Illinois Valley Funeral Directors. Please join us to Celebrate the Life of Skye Dillon July 24, 2 p.m. The celebration will be held at the Illinois Valley Senior Center. Bring your smile,[Read More…]

IVFD had busy weekend

On July 2, 7:52 p.m., Illinois Valley Fire District, American Medical Response, ODF Southwest Oregon District responded to a fully involved shop/barn at the block of 6400 Lakeshore Drive. There was some flames that spread to the wildland.Marty Hertler, a wildland contractor was first on scene and was able to[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, June 19 *Luey Magic Ocean Music Glenn was taken into custody near the 200 block of[Read More…]

Senior Spotlight

Hot flashes are the sudden feeling of warmth in the upper body, usually most intense over the face, neck and chest.Your skin may blush and it cause you to sweat. If you lose too much body heat, you might feel chilled afterward. Night sweats are hot flashes that happen at[Read More…]

Nifty Tidbits

by Chuck Rigby Lizards are a very common animal in the Illinois Valley area. They are also very useful in helping to control insects and spiders. They also serve as a handy food source for hawks, snakes and predatory mammals. The lizards main protection is to blend in with their[Read More…]

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July 1-3**Mark your calendar for ReunionMania, Golf tourney July 2 (see ad). July 1-3**To Celebrate the Nation’s Birthday, the Kerbyville Museum invites all veterans to come help them celebrate! FREE to all veterans July 1 & 2 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and July 3 from noon to 4[Read More…]