Scene and Heard

CG Historical Society publishes book on Becker

The Cottage Grove Historical Society has published a new book on the life and sad death of Lena Flaiskey Becker, known locally as Eva Davenport. Lena’s reputation was that of a local “demimonde” (a Victorian term for prostitute). Genealogist Debra Monsive did extensive research tracking down the events that led[Read More…]

Backyard blues Creswell musician playing host at ‘The Hangar’

Ron Hartman By RON HARTMAN- [email protected] CRESWELL – Everything’s going to be “Alright This Time.” That’s the name of one of the catchier tunes on Peter Riley Osborne’s homemade. album with his band, The Truckstop Handshakes. There’s every indication that Friday night’s John Shipe blues concert at “The Hangar” will[Read More…]