Announcements

Military Note: O'Brien, Harley

August 25, 2015 — 

Harley O’Brien

U.S. Army Pvt. Harley O’Brien, son of Crystal Gardner of Glendale, Oregon, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Military Note: Overholser, Wesley E.

August 25, 2015 — 

Wesley Overholser

Wesley E. Overholser of Winston, Oregon, enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Portland, Oregon.

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Military Note: Tucker, Thorin D.

August 25, 2015 — 

Thorin Tucker

Thorin D. Tucker, son of Regan Tucker of Roseburg, recently enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Portland.

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Military Note: Wade, Zachery L.

August 25, 2015 — 

Zachery Wade

Zachery L. Wade, son of Larry and Traci Wade of Roseburg, recently enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Portland.

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Military Note: Haskell, Andrew C.

August 25, 2015 — 

Andrew Haskell

Andrew C. Haskell, son of Dana Birch of Roseburg, recently enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Portland, Oregon.

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Military Note: Johnson, Kayla A.

August 25, 2015 — 

Kayla Johnson

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kayla A. Johnson, daughter of Larry and Donna Johnson of Sutherlin, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. The airman earned distinction as an honor graduate.

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Military Note: Anderson, Andrew M.

August 25, 2015 — 

Andrew Anderson

U.S. Army Pvt. Andrew M. Anderson, son of Lori G. Peters of Roseburg and brother of Kayla L. Podbreger, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

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65th Anniversary: Poreda, Ernest and Ruth

August 24, 2015 — 

Surprise visit highlights 65th

Ernest and Ruth Poreda commemorated their 65th wedding anniversary throughout the week of July 9. An unexpected highlight was the surprise visit from their son and daughter-in-law who live in Colorado. A celebratory dinner at the Roseburg Country Club with neighbor friends Don, Gary and Arleta was enjoyed by all.

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Club News: Visit Girl Scouts at Pioneer Days in Canyonville on Aug. 27-29

August 24, 2015 — 

Learn about Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts will offer hands-on activities at Pioneer Days on August 27, 28 and 29 in Canyonville.

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Club News: Play Pinochle, help a Umpqua Community College nursing student

August 24, 2015 — 

Last call for Pinochle players

Sign up soon for the Mercy Pinochle Tournament. Partners must be paired and games scheduled before the tournament begins in September.

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Club News: Military families get back-to-school supplies Aug. 29

August 24, 2015 — 

Get ready to start classes

Roseburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2468 and Dollar Tree, Inc. are offering the Back-to-School Brigade program from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the VFW Hall, 1127 N.E. Walnut St. Roseburg.

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Births: August 10 to August 15, 2015

August 21, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

KIDDER — Kristina and Jason Kidder, Roseburg, August 10, a daughter, Lena June Kidder, 8 pounds 0 ounces

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Reunion: Roseburg High School class celebrates 55 years

August 17, 2015 — 

RHS class has 55th reunion

Roseburg High School class of 1960 will have its 55th reunion Aug. 21, 22 and 23.

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Club News: Vendors, workers needed for Winston-Dillard Melon Festival

August 17, 2015 — 

Melon Festival seeks volunteers

The Winston-Dillard Melon Festival Association is seeking volunteers and vendors for the festival that will take place the weekend of Sept. 18 through 20 at Riverbend Park in Winston.

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Reunion: Past employees of Mercy Care Center plan Aug. 29 potluck in Roseburg

August 17, 2015 — 

Care Center workers gather

Employees of Mercy Care Center from the 1990s are invited to a reunion potluck. Lunch will begin at 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at Singleton Park, 695 N. Curry Road, Roseburg.

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Club News: August 21, Roseburg vets commemorate 70th anniversary of the end of World War II

August 17, 2015 — 

Gathering in remembrance

There will be a ceremony at 10 a.m. today at the north end of the Roseburg National Cemetery to recognize the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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97th Birthday: Mosteller, Earl

August 17, 2015 — 

Living in faith, 97 years old

Earl Mosteller, accompanied by a few family members and close friends, celebrated his 97th birthday with a dinner at one of his favorite restaurants. He especially enjoys the variety of fresh fruit from the salad bar, and dessert. Three of the servers, who knew what their long-time patron liked best of all, presented him with a gigantic banana split after dinner.

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50th Anniversary: Batson, Dennis and Faye

August 17, 2015 — 

Celebration of 50th together

Dennis and Faye Batson recently commemorated their 50th anniversary with a family gathering at the Oregon coast.

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Births: August 2 to August 6, 2015

August 15, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

BARTLEY — Natisha Bartley, Winston, August 2, a daughter, Kaylee Ann-Marie Bartley, 6 pounds 5 ounces

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100th Birthday: Sharp, Elsie

August 11, 2015 — 

Elsie Sharp, centenarian

Elsie (Bryan) Sharp recently celebrated her status as a centenarian. A birthday party with cake and ice cream was held in her honor at the Sutherlin Community Center, where family and friends gathered for the event.

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Club News: Scholarship deadline for vets, service members is Aug. 31

August 10, 2015 — 

Apply before August 31

Douglas County veterans and active service members who are currently enrolled and attending classes at Umpqua Community College are encouraged to apply by Aug. 31 for two new $500 scholarships.

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Club News: Discover Oregon locations for rockhound trips

August 10, 2015 — 

Let’s go rockhounding

The Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club will have a potluck beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, with a Junior Rock Club meeting at 6:30 and a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in Rooms 2 and 3 at the Mercy Community Education building, 2459 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

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Club News: Attend Quilt Show in historic Oakland August 15

August 10, 2015 — 

Visit Oakland for Show

The third annual Oakland Quilt Show will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday throughout historic Oakland.

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Births: July 16, July 21 to July 31, 2015

August 5, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

FLEMING ­— Cayla Stuberg and Dan Fleming, Myrtle Creek, July 16, a son, Andrew Wolf Fleming, 7 pounds 9 ounces

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74th Anniversary: Mosteller, Earl and Gladys

August 3, 2015 — 

Mostellers mark 74th anniversary

Earl and Gladys Mosteller recently commemorated their 74th anniversary. Their daughter, Virginia York, who lives in the local area, organized a quiet celebration dinner at Callahan Village to honor her parents for their many years of devotion to each other and to God.

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Club News: Oakland Quilt Show accepts submissions August 7

August 3, 2015 — 

Submit quilts for local show

The third annual Oakland Quilt Show committee will accept quilts from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at Oakland City Park. Entry forms may be obtained at that time, or completed in advance by contacting quiltentry@gmail.com for a form.

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60th Anniversary: Okonek, Don and Gayle

August 3, 2015 — 

Okoneks have shared 60 years

Don and Gayle (Salquist) Okonek of Tri City recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. A celebration party for family and friends was held in 2005 to honor the Okoneks’ 50th anniversary. To further celebrate their 60th, the couple will enjoy a delayed getaway to Crater Lake Lodge.

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Reunion: Sutherlin class of '65 hosts potluck for the classes of the '60s

August 3, 2015 — 

Sutherlin unites the ’60s classes

The Sutherlin Class of ’65 will celebrate its 50th reunion by hosting a potluck gathering for the classes of the ’60s. The event begins at 5 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Umpqua Golf Resort in Sutherlin.

Alumni are asked to bring a potluck dish to share and their own beverages (adult or otherwise). Nothing will be available for purchase at the site, but plates and silverware will be provided. A $5 cover charge will defray the expenses of building rental, music, etc.

Information: 541-459-4067 or 541-459-2349.

Reunion: Roseburg class of 1960 gathers for 55th reunion

August 3, 2015 — 

RHS class has 55th reunion

Roseburg High School class of 1960 will have its 55th reunion August 21, 22, and 23.

There will be a meet and greet in the Umpqua Room at the Windmill Inn from 5 to 10 p.m. on August 21.

A no-host dinner will be held at the Roseburg Country Club on August 22; social time begins at 6 p.m.

A no-host brunch will be available from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Roseburg Country Club on August 23.

Registration forms, information: 541-643-7143.

Reunion: Shrum family, friends gather for August 9 potluck in Glide

August 3, 2015 — 

Shrums have 66th reunion

The Shrum family will have its 66th reunion Aug. 9 at Millpond Park pavilion, 25005 Rock Creek Road, Glide. A potluck luncheon starts at noon. All friends and relatives of the Shrum family are welcome.

Information: 541-496-3342.

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