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Class Of '19 Remembers

Rogue River Junior-Senior High's class of 2019 had plenty of time to face the hard, cold world of adulthood after their commencement exercise on Sat., June 8. On Thursday, June 6, and Fri., June 7, they could be kids again for a little while, “camping” overnight in the school commons and mildly “pranking” the school on June 6 ahead of the senior class breakfast the next morning and its walk-through at each of the elementary school campuses. The grads couldn't pass up the opportunity to join the students at the Rogue River Elementary School east campus, taking over the jungle gym and the tetherball court. But on Sat., June 8, in RRJSHS's 102nd commencement ceremony and the school's first outdoor ceremony in three years, it was all “Pomp and Circumstance” (Subscribe for full story)


Wimer Assault Sentencing

Career criminal Eddie Joseph Correia, Jr. was sentenced to prison during a May 28 court appearance he received a six-year term stemming from August 2018 assault charges. The assault set off a manhunt that ended with Correia being shot during an incident in Cave Junction. Originally, Correia's case was slated for trial, but he pleaded guilty a week before. During that court appearance , Correia apologized to the victims who didn’t give impact statements for the assault. According to court records, he said, “From the bottom of my heart, I'm sorry. This should have never happened.” Correia’s sentence was set at over 75 months. On Aug. 10 of last year, Jackson County sheriff’s deputies said Correia pointed a handgun at a 19-year-old man at the Wimer Family Market and assaulted him with the help of an accomplice. At around 8:04 p.m. Friday, deputies were dispatched to a reported as-sault at the Wimer Family Market. A caller reported a man armed with a handgun “pistol whipped” the victim in the parking lot. A woman with Correia later identified as Lindsey Anne Jordan also (Subscribe for full story)




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