Central Point

15th annual Oregon Cheese Festival draws thousands

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —  Thousands made their way to Central Point this weekend for southern Oregon’s annual celebration of cheese. “If there’s one thing Oregon does, it makes great cheese,” said Jonny Steiger, owner of “By George Farm” in the Applegate Valley. …

Parolee arrested for eluding police in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police arrested a man after a high-speed chase through Medford. According to the Medford Police Department, the chase started at about 10:10 Tuesday night when they tried to pull over a vehicle driving without headlights on Barnett Road near …

Two injured in rollover crash on I-5

MEDFORD, Ore. – A two car pile up shutdown part of I-5 between Medford and Central Point just before 7 pm Thursday night.  The right lane of the freeway was closed as first responders worked to help those involved in the crash.  …

Structure fire spreads to car and RV

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Fire District 3 and Jacksonville Fire crews quickly knocked down flames at a fire in Central Point. A second structure was found burning shortly after 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening.  Fortunately, crews say no one was inside the building. …