Children's Art For Arbor Day
Businesses in Rogue River are displaying Rogue River Elementary School Arbor Day art. The art will be displayed through the month of April. The ladies of the Rogue River Civic Club stated, “We feel strongly that all children’s art is beautiful and this is the perfect way to display their love and respect of trees in our community. The children can share their love with everyone who lives here or visits Rogue River a Tree City, USA". (Subscribe for full story)
Hopefuls Audition For Talent Show
Several hopefuls showed off their talents during an after-school audition for Rogue River Junior-Senior High School's Talent Show on Tues., April 18.
The Talent Show is set for Fri, April 28. Most of the performers are middle school students with enough experience and confidence to sing everything from a modern rock standard to country to Disney. There will be some variety among the 10 or so acts that will perform. While most of the performers auditioned on the (Subscribe for full story)
FBI Building Case Against Bank Robbery Suspects
On April 4, police in Fortuna, California, arrested John Shepard and Kim Blank, both Trail residents, on federal felony warrants connected to a series of Oregon bank robberies. According to documents obtained by the Rogue River Press, Special Agent Jeffery Schiltz stated that Shepard and Blank’s crime spree started in Rogue River on January 27. Shepard allegedly entered the Rogue River Evergreen Federal Bank shortly past noon and handed a teller a note. The note told the teller to hand over all the $50 and $100 bills on hand. The teller complied and handed over the money and Schlitz reported over $1,950 was taken. Video surveillance from a security camera at the Rogue River Abby's Pizza showed Shepard getting into a blue Dodge Dart, allegedly driven (Subscribe for full story)