Author: Chronicle Staff

The Eugene/Springfield NAACP released the following statement after the release of the police video in Tyre Nichols’ case:

“Our organization joins in the collective mourning felt across our cities, state, and nation following the release of footage capturing Tyre Nichols’ murder. Our branch would like to center support for Tyre’s loved ones in the days immediately following the release of this traumatic abuse. We must take time to[Read More…]

News briefs: week of Feb 9.

Bright Oak Meats donates to meal program On Jan. 11 Bright Oaks Meats donated 17 smoked turkeys to the Ebbert Community Meals program to help support the ministry to the low income and unhoused community.  Polar Plunge RISE Services is participating in the Polar Plunge this year, put together by[Read More…]

Breanna Don Dapron

Jan. 21, 2003 — Jan. 23, 2023 Breanna Don Dapron, 20, of Creswell, Ore. passed away with her family by her side on Jan. 23, 2023. Breanna was born Jan. 21, 2003 in Springfield, Ore. to parents Daryl and Brenda (Violette) Dapron.  Breanna was their shining light and star athlete.[Read More…]

Gerold Lynn Eldredge

July 20, 1934 – Nov. 30, 2022 Gerold Lynn Eldredge (Gerry or Buster as many knew him) of Creswell, Ore. passed away on Nov. 30, 2022 at age 88. Gerry was born in Cosmopolis, Wash. on July 20, 1934 to parents, Mac & Phyllis Eldredge. He served in the U.S.[Read More…]

William Hundley Mitchell Jr.

April 1, 1933 – Jan. 26, 2023 William ‘Bill’ Hundley Mitchell Jr., 89, of Lorane, Ore.  passed away Jan. 26, 2023. Bill was born April 1, 1933, in Lorane to parents William Hundley Sr. and Hattie Josephine (Skelton) Mitchell. He was the fourth of five children, and he was the[Read More…]

Police Logs: week of Feb. 9

CRESWELL SHERIFF’S OFFICE MONDAY, JAN. 30 11:35 am: Hit & run, 99 Holbrook Ln. 4:38 pm: Police officer hold, 33390 Niblock Ln. 6:40 pm: Arrest, 100 Blue Jay Lp. 10:45 pm: Disorderly subject, 600 Blue Jay Lp. TUESDAY, JAN. 31 9:35 am: Transport to Salem 1:00 pm: Theft from vehicle,[Read More…]

Classifieds: Week of Feb. 9

FOR SALE Close to Creswell! All items in good to very good condition. Serious inquiries only. Contact (541) 521-8632 or (541) 953-9945. Individual items: 10’ x 20’ canopy. Fully enclosed with full doors at each end. Used twice for 5 months total then stored out of the weather. Heavy metal[Read More…]

January Class Acts, 2023

CRESWELL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH COTTAGE GROVE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT OF THE MONTH “I really appreciate Jackson being eager and willing to answer questions. You can see his eyes light up when he knows the answer, and he’s one of the first ones to raise his hand. Jackson[Read More…]



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