JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The Jacksonville Boosters Club is looking for volunteers to adopt a block at the cemetery. The “Adopt-a-Block” program is for people who can make a one-year commitment to look after and care for a section of the ...

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Back in 1994, a land deal was made to purchase a scenic hillside next to Jacksonville’s cemetery from the City of Medford. What’s surprising, is that the deal was negotiated by a Jacksonville Elementary 6th grader. “What ...

Eagle Point, Ore. —  Crews are continuing to work on an expansion at the Eagle Point National Cemetery. The expansion gives the cemetery enough space to hold thousands of headstones. “The last thing that anyone wants is 100 miles or ...

[This story has been updated with the correct date of the meeting] KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The closure of a Klamath Falls cemetery has the community up in arms. Now, local leaders are holding a meeting to discuss the next ...

Phoenix, Ore. — The Phoenix Pioneer Cemetery got a facelift Saturday as community volunteers came together to pick up trash and debris. It’s a part of a statewide cleanup effort involving the Oregon environmental group Source. Mike Wrede has been ...

Phoenix, Ore. — Oregon environmental group ‘Solve’ is partnering with the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries for a statewide cleanup effort. One of the cemeteries involved is Phoenix Pioneer Cemetery. In addition to picking up trash and leaves, the coordinator ...

Jacksonville, Or.- Volunteers with the Jacksonville cemetery are reminding others to be careful when visiting. The cemetery is more than 150 years old and is very fragile, said Dirk Siedlecki, president of Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery. In June, one ...

Ashland, Ore,. — “Our job is basically cemetery maintenance, we take care of the grounds for 3 cemeteries here in Ashland.” Ladrew Burnside is one of the sextons at the Mountain View Cemetery in Ashland. He takes pride in his ...

Ashland, Ore., — Preston Mitchell is 99 years old and plays in five different bands and orchestras in Ashland. Today he played at a Memorial Day ceremony at the Mountain View Cemetery in Ashland. Mitchell is also a World War ...

Medford, Ore., — More than 100 years old, Medford’s historic Eastwood Cemetery has trees just about the same age. Twisted and ratty, with dead limbs, those trees have never been professionally cared for to this extent. “These are native white ...

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