Round Ball Wrap – January 23rd

EUGENE, Ore.–In the January 23rd edition of Round Ball Wrap, we go around Western Oregon for highlights from North Medford at Sheldon, South Eugene at South Medford and Thurston at Grants Pass.      

Philomath Roads Flooded

PHILOMATH, Ore. — Flooding in Philomath is forcing drivers to re-route as they try to get around. Residents say they’re cautious but not concerned. “This is the first place it floods from the Mary’s River,” said Beverly Lonsway, a Philomath resident. It didn’t take long for Chapel Drive to flood right in front of Lonsway’s … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – November 7th

On the November 7th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include the first week of playoffs from Grant at West Albany, Canby at Sheldon, Marist vs. Summit, and Parkrose at Springfield. Additionally, it featured the debut of Sky9.

Friday Night Blitz – October 31st

EUGENE — On the October 31st, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include Marist at Springfield, Churchill at Crater, Corvallis at South Albany and ten other games.    

Cougar Killed After Attacking Sheep

WREN, Ore. —  A cougar that a family says killed four of its sheep is now dead, after trappers with the USDA Wildlife Services were successfully able to track the animal nearby and kill it. Joseph Postman and his wife Lois Olund say within the last week, four of their 60 sheep have disappeared from … Continue reading »

New Exhibit Shows Off Some Fancy Pants

PHILOMATH, Ore. — A new museum exhibit is shedding some light on the relationship between fashion and the women’s rights movement in the United States. The exhibit called “Fancy Pants” opened Friday at the Benton County Museum in Philomath. Curators say the exhibit shows the history of fashion, gender roles, and social norms, by displaying … Continue reading »

Philomath to Offer Full-Day Kindergarten

PHILOMATH, Ore. — Parents have always had to pay to enroll their children in a full-day kindergarten program in Philomath, but starting this fall, all kindergartners will be able to enroll for free.  The state owes the district $300,000 from the previous fiscal year, a fund from which the district will use $185,000 to fund the full-day kindergarten program.  … Continue reading »

Honoring Spc. Cody Patterson

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Monday was a special day for the family of fallen Philomath soldier Army Specialist Cody Patterson. Patterson was 24 years old when he was killed in Afghanistan in October. On Monday, as part of the 16th annual Benton County Veterans Memorial at the National Guard Armory, Patterson’s family unveiled his name on the … Continue reading »

Philomath Motorcyclist Dies In Crash

PHILOMATH, Ore. – Benton County Sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate a fatal motorcycle crash on Decker Road Sunday. Deputies say around 3:16 p.m. Richard Lee Miller, 60, of Philomath, was driving southbound on Decker Road, near Ervin Road, when he lost control of his motorcycle while negotiating a curve. The motorcycle drove off the road … Continue reading »

Police Looking for Armed Robber

PHILOMATH, Ore. – The Philomath Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the person who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint Tuesday night. Police say a man, who they believe to be between the ages of 25-30, fired a shot inside the Philomath Market Outlet on Main Street in Philomath Tuesday night just … Continue reading »

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