CRESWELL – The once dwindling flame of the little country church may have been re-lit, as members are regaining hope that St. Philip Benizi in Creswell will keep its doors open. Saint Philip Benizi is a mission church under Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Cottage Grove, overseen[Read More…]
McKINNEY, Texas — In June, Creswell said, “So long Scott!” to Scott Denham, who served 24 years with the Lane County Sheriff Department, seven of those spent as sergeant in Creswell. Upon retiring from LCSO, Denham rode into Texas, to be closer to his son, daughter and grandkids. Denham’s badge[Read More…]
Creswell, Cottage Grove host World’s Best From July 15-24 Lane County hosted the World Athletic Championships, the biggest track and field competition in the world. 179 nations competed in the Championships, and two of those nations made special connections to two towns in our area. Creswell hosted the Finnish National[Read More…]
PHOTO PROVIDED CRESWELL — Creslane Class Acts for November are: kindergarten: Brandon, Serenity, Spencer and Charlee; First grade: Adalyn, Ian, Jaxson and Gracelynn; second grade: Alex, Olivia, Hattie and Scarlett; third grade: Ava, Sophia, Carlos, Rockey and Hudson; fourth grade: Eden, Beckam and Lillie; and fifth grade: Easton, Kolbie, Alexiss and Paisley.
PHOTO PROVIDED The Creswell Boy Scout Troop sponsored by the Creswell VFW built a fire pit to retire old US Flags. On Veterans Day the Scouts retired a number of flags.
CRESWELL – Underneath trees encircled with white lights, paper cups were filled to the brim with hot cocoa during the Creswell Winter Lights festivities as residents lined Oregon Avenue and awaited the parade of lights. Following the holiday market at the grange, the main event kicked off with music[Read More…]
CRESWELL — Area pilots and aviation enthusiasts in recent weeks have been airing out concerns with the Creswell City Council about the City’s operation of the airport. The main concerns? Updating lease agreements and ensuring they are equitable. Bjorn Dahlen, pilot and owner of Pacific Aviation, initiated complaints at the[Read More…]
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — As a kid growing up in Creswell, Clint Runyon was often told he should break the family mold and not join the military. His dad was a Vietnam veteran and both grandfathers had fought in World War II. There are so many better things to do with[Read More…]
CRESWELL – For over two decades, there has been one constant at Creswell City Hall – Roberta Tharp. You’ve seen her sitting on the far right side of the council dais, keys clanking persistently through council proceedings, speaking out in hushed but confident tones when correcting council protocol, a steadfast[Read More…]
LANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE/CRESLANE SECURITY STILLTwo suspects, believed to be two juvenile boys, broke into Creslane Elementary School on July 28. Police are looking for help identifying the suspects. Call 541-682-4150 opt 1. Reference Case #22-4136. CRESWELL – Two young suspects were captured on video stealing ice cream and smearing[Read More…]