Central Point

Central Point woman wins Fulbright Award

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A woman raised in Central Point is making international waves, as she accepts the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award. Jessica Tynar Mehta’s poetry has been heard and inspired across the nation.  She’s now planning a nine month trip to …

Central Point bank robbery suspect arrested

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – A suspect was caught after allegedly robbing a bank in Central Point. Police said just before 10:30 Friday morning, 33-year-old Jeremy Justin Hetrick walked into the U.S. Bank on East Pine Street and slipped a note to a …

Motorcyclist killed in Jackson County crash

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle crash Thursday between Medford and Central Point. Oregon State Police said at about 6:00 p.m. on August 19, a Subaru Legacy driven by a Central Point resident was traveling southbound on …