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Tree Removal Started at Woodville Cemetery

1Big changes are happening at the Woodville cemetery. Starting July 18, Bruce Ziegler and his crew from Grants Pass’ A to Z Tree Services started removing problematic trees from the cemetery. On Monday morning, the crew started on a tall pine tree. Once the branches were cut, Tuesday morning found employee Joe Boydhigh atop the tree, cutting sections and working his way down. “Joe’s taking every precaution possible,” Ziegler said. “He’s wearing safety gear and has done this a number of times. He knows what to do and not to do.” The tree work is being (Subscribe for full story)


Vizcarra Arraigned on July 26

An arraignment date has been scheduled for Jacob Vizcarra, the former music teacher at Rogue River Junior/Senior High School (RRJSHS) who was arrested last month from charges stemming from an alleged sexual relationship with an underage high school student. The arraignment has been set for Tues., July 26,at 9 a.m. at the Jackson County Court house. Vizcarra, who was close to finishing his first year at RRJSHS, turned himself in on June 15,charged with Sexual (Subscribe for full story)


2The Rogue River Police Department investigated a hit and run accident. On July 3, police received a report from Rogue Express located at 180 Classick Drive. The report stated that a semi-truck backed into the roof of Rogue Express more then once. The semi-truck caused an estimated amount of $2,000. The semi-truck took off on Northbound I-5 and the Rogue River Police Department took pursuit, however, they lost the semi-truck. The semi-truck was described as a ADN Express LLC truck out of California. Investigating officers put out an Attempt To Locate (ATL) on the semi-truck. Oregon State Police (OSP) stopped the vehicle just past mile post 146 in Douglas County. The driver, Richard Cumplido 55, of Hesperia, California was arrested for Hit and Run property damage, and was released at the scene on a criminal citation. (Subscribe for full story)




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