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Students meet 2016 paralympian

Medford, Ore. Students at Oak Grove Elementary had a surprise guest—a 2016 Paralympian came to visit third graders. The “Classroom Champions” program matches Olympic and Paralympic athletes with students who could use a mentor. Friday, Mrs. Anderson’s third grade class meet their …

Olympian makes heartwarming homecoming

McAlmont, Ark. (KARK) — Arkansas native Jeff Henderson is back at his childhood home this week after winning a gold medal in Rio for men’s long jump. Before celebrating with the rest of his family, Jeff had an emotional reunion with his …

Medford man headed to Rio Paralympics

Medford, Ore., — A Medford man may be on his way to Rio for the 2016 Paralympic Games in September. Josh Wheeler was paralyzed back in 2006, and his parents say they didn’t know what would happen to him. But today, he …