Jacksonville

Murder suspect stars in local Indie film

GRANTS PASS, Ore. –“That’s part of the accusations… that really is part of the nightmare… is that we knowingly cast this person to take advantage of the situation. And I can say, none of us wanted this,” said Matthew Spickard filmmaker of …

Jacksonville woman celebrates 100th birthday

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – A very big day for a Jacksonville resident, she celebrated her 100th birthday Monday. Helen Hein moved to Jacksonville in the 50’s when her and her late husband bought a ranch. Hein says she isn’t sure what the secret to …

Ruch K-8 school unveils new track

JACKSONVILLE, Ore – A local grade school is celebrating a milestone with a brand new track largely funded by the community. $80,000 was raised for the Ruch Outdoor Community School in just over a year. People from the Ruch community came out to …

Local author’s murder trial postponed

MEDFORD, Ore.– A well-known Jacksonville author and journalist charged with killing her uncle, won’t go to trial until next year. Aisling Tucker Moore-Reed, who goes by the pen name ‘Tucker Reed,’ has written for a number of national publications. She was initially …

12th Annual Oktoberfest returns to Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Fall has arrived and with it comes a little taste of Germany. Preparations are underway in Jacksonville for the 12th annual Oktoberfest this weekend. The family-friendly event includes a mix of live music, food, dancing, and local and statewide …

Annual city-wide yard sale kicks off in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Ore – Attention local bargain hunters, one of Southern Oregon’s biggest city-wide yard sales kicked off Friday. Jacksonville’s annual city-wide yard sale lasts through the weekend. Everything from clothes and small knick-knacks to bikes and cars. You name it, you can probably …