It’s the final Friday Night Blitz of the 2013 season. Watch highlights from four games, including defending 6A state champion Sheldon looking for go through Canby and into the semifinals. Also watch previews from several local teams that play on Saturday.
PHILOMATH, Ore. – A community came together Thursday afternoon to honor Army Specialist Cody Patterson as a motorcade procession passed through Philomath. Hundreds of community members lined the streets, showing their support not only for the fallen soldier, but for his family as well. Patterson, a 24-year-old Philomath High School graduate, was killed less than … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. – It has been a heartbreaking few days for the Philomath community after learning one of its soldiers will not be returning home from Afghanistan. The U.S. Military says on Sunday, Private First Class Cody Patterson and three other soldiers were killed in the Zhari district in Afghanistan when their unit was attacked … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. – Benton County is building an emergency road between Pioneer Village and Evergreen Road, two Philomath communities that only have one route out. Pioneer Village is a Fire Wise community; members are working together to make their neighborhood more fire safe. “This community is really in tune with individual needs and community needs … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore.– For the September 6 edition of the Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Stephen Nelson and Jake Zivin bring you highlights from 14 games from around Oregon. Our Game of the Week featured a showdown between No. 2 Sheldon and No. 3 Central Catholic.
PHILOMATH, Ore. — A state bill, inspired by a Philomath family’s loss, is on its way to the governor’s desk. The bill would rename parts of Highway 34 after three fallen soldiers. The familes of Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer, Specialist Eric McKinley and Kevin Dewayne Davis have been working to get the signs placed on … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. — The Philomath School District hopes voters will pass a levy that would allocate more funds to them. The school district has made several big cuts and has more to face. The levy would help to minimize impacts on class size, school days and instructional time. It would help diminish cuts in physical … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — A former Girl Scout troop leader is facing first-degree theft charges for stealing more than $8,000 from her troop’s bank account. Investigators say she stole money from cookie sales. Benton County sheriff’s deputies arrested Sheila Cowart on Saturday. “I’m sorry and give me a chance to make it right and I will,” Cowart … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. — The city of Philomath is cracking down on portable basketball hoops. Residents received a letter from the city about an ordinance that requires them to move their basketball hoops away from the street. Chris Garcia and his siblings love to play basketball, but a Philomath city ordinance is blocking him from shooting … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. — The family of two fallen soldiers from Western Oregon are trying to get parts of Highway 34 named after their loved ones. Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer of Tangent and Specialist Eric McKinley of Philomath both lost their lives in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. Family members of Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer say it would … Continue reading »