Announcements

Military Note: Stranne, Scott

August 31, 2014 — 

Scott Stranne

Army Pvt. Scott Stranne, son of Leann and Kurt Stranne and the step-son of Debbie Streanne, all of Maple Valley, Washington, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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Marriages: August 8 to August 14, 2014

August 29, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Clerk’s Office issued the following marriage licenses Aug. 8 to Aug. 14, 2014.

Kevin Thomas Cross, 19, and Brittany Jeannette Woodward, 19, both of Roseburg, August 8

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Births: August 11 to August 15, 2014

August 29, 2014 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

ANDERBERG — Rachael and Michael Anderberg, Roseburg, August 11, a son, Jakob Wade Anderberg, 7 pounds 13 ounces

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Marriages: August 15 to August 19, 2014

August 28, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Clerk’s Office issued the following marriage licenses Aug. 15 to Aug. 19, 2014.

Alexander Lee Cowan, 21, of Riddle, and Bridgett Ann Palmer, 27, of Myrtle Creek, August 15

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Marriages: August 4 to August 8, 2014

August 26, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Clerk’s Office issued the following marriage licenses Aug. 4 to Aug. 8, 2014.

Robert Dean Vest, 24, and Deanna Gail Murphy, 25, both of Scottsburg, August 4

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Marriages: July 21 to July 29, 2014

August 26, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Clerk’s Office issued the following marriage licenses July 21 to July 29, 2014.

Tammy Lynn Portlock, 43, and Bonnie Mae Wilcox, 44, both of Sutherlin, July 21

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Kudos: Sutherlin Oakland Food Pantry grateful for assistance

August 24, 2014 — 

Rodeo corrals food for Pantry

The Sutherlin Stampede Rodeo Committee has once again helped the Sutherlin Oakland Food Pantry with a generous amount of non-perishable food items. At their July free rodeo, 3,039 pounds of food were collected and donated to the Pantry.

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Club News: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2468 retires flags, hosts potluck barbecue Aug. 30

August 24, 2014 — 

VFW Post 2468 retires old flags

Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 2468 will perform a retirement ceremony for old flags, followed by a potluck barbecue at noon Saturday at the VFW Hall, 1127 N.E. Walnut St., Roseburg.

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Scouts: Roark, Brandon; Roseburg resident earns Eagle

August 24, 2014 — 

Roark earns Eagle Scout honors

Brandon Roark, son of Ed and Lisa Roark of Roseburg, has earned the rank of Eagle, the highest that can be achieved in Boy Scouts. His court of honor will be held next month at Wellspring Bible Fellowship in Roseburg, where Chris McCullough will award Brandon’s Eagle.

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Douglas County Veterans Viewpoint: Marine Corps League will help repair memorial

August 19, 2014 — 

I had the great pleasure of recently meeting members of the Major General Marion E. Carl Detachment of the Marine Corps League, including Jim Barnett and Richard Evans, at the Roseburg Airport.

Jim and Richard met with Roseburg City Manager Lance Colley to discuss the Major General Marion E. Carl Memorial, which is in need of minor repairs and maintenance.

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Births: July 7, July 30 to August 4, 2014

August 18, 2014 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

BLACK — Kimberly and Juston Black, Winston, July 30, a son, Karson Michael Black, 6 pounds 3 ounces

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Marriages: July 30 to August 4, 2014

August 18, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Clerk’s Office issued the following marriage licenses July 30 to August 4, 2014.

Bradley Stuart Arnold, 44, and Becky Sylvia Chapin, 28, both of Vancouver, Washington, July 30

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Kudos: Dutch and Darlene Daniels, and sponsors of Sutherlin Community Resource Center are recognized for their support

August 18, 2014 — 

SCRC grateful to supporters

First, thank you to Dutch and the late Darlene Daniels, the fine folks who organized the “real” Memorial Day observance at Central Park in Sutherlin for many years. This year’s crowd was larger than anyone expected.

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Club News: Prime of Life Tours schedules travel party and ice cream social in Roseburg Aug. 21

August 18, 2014 — 

Sr. Travel Party and Social planned

Prime of Life Tours offers a Travel Party from 9 a.m. to noon and an Ice Cream Social at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Linus Oakes Community Room, 2665 N.W. Van Pelt Blvd., Roseburg.

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Club News: Call for Douglas County pinochle players; join now for upcoming tournament

August 18, 2014 — 

Fund nursing scholarships

Mercy Auxiliary’s annual pinochle tournament fundraiser is enrolling players for the upcoming year. Games are $2 per person; funds gathered from play support a $1,500 nursing scholarship at Umpqua Community College.

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ENGAGEMENT: Martin-Woods

August 18, 2014 — 

Martin-Woods

Brittney Martin and Sky Woods have announced their engagement and plans to be joined in matrimony Sept. 6 in Winston.

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Club News: Doulgas County military families assisted with back-to-school supplies Aug. 18

August 18, 2014 — 

Helping with school supplies

VFW Post 2468, Operation HomeFront, and The Dollar Tree have joined forces to offer back-to-school supplies for military families from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at the VFW Post Hall, 1127 NE Walnut St., Roseburg.

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Military Note: Avila, Samuel

August 18, 2014 — 

Samuel Avila

U.S. Army Pvt. Samuel Avila, son of Deidre Avila and Jeremy Tweeten of Roseburg, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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Military Note: Smothers, Kelly J.

August 18, 2014 — 

Kelly Smothers

Col. Kelly J. Smothers, son of Joseph D. Smothers of McMinnville and husband of Andrea K. Smothers of Dayton, Oregon, has graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa. He earned a master’s degree in strategic studies, helping prepare him to serve in top-level command and staff positions with the U.S. Armed Forces worldwide.

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Births: Aug. 5 to Aug. 9, 2014

August 15, 2014 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

ISON — Bethany and Trevor Ison, Glide, August 5, a daughter, Cassadee Lea Ison, 8 pounds 7 ounces

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Births: July 25 to July 29, 2014

August 15, 2014 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

BROWN — Kelly Brown, Roseburg, July 25, a daughter, Korynn Arri Brown, 6 pounds 12 ounces

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Births: July 20 to July 24, 2014

August 15, 2014 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

SLATER — Kennedy Slater, Canyonville, July 20, a son, Hyde Woodrow Slater, 7 pounds 3 ounces

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Military Note: Middleton, Cameron T.

August 11, 2014 — 

Cameron Middleton

Navy Seaman Cameron T. Middleton, son of Darryl and Teresa Middleton of Roseburg, graduated with honors for outstanding academic achievement from the Naval Training Station Gunner’s Mate ‘A” School at Great Lakes, Illinois.

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Reunion: Roseburg High School class of 1969 reunites

August 11, 2014 — 

RHS alumni meet for 45th

Roseburg High School’s class of 1969 will have its 45th reunion Aug. 22 and 23. Please RSVP by Friday.

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Club News: Sutherlin Lions offer health screening 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blackberry Fesitval Aug. 16

August 11, 2014 — 

Free health screenings

The Sutherlin Lions Club and the Blackberry Festival Committee co-sponsored use of an Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Mobile Health Screening Unit from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Blackberry Festival, 150 S. Willamette Street, Sutherlin.

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Club News: Geology of the North Umpqua River is topic for Aug. 11 Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club meeting

August 11, 2014 — 

UGMC speaks of local geology

The Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club will have a potluck beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, followed by a Jr. rock club meeting and special program 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: Yoncalla Community Park is venue for August 16 TOPS picnic

August 11, 2014 — 

Drain TOPS hosts picnic

The Drain Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will host the annual Douglas County TOPS Picnic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Yoncalla Community Park.

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Club News: Douglas County Historical Society has annual picnic Aug. 16

August 11, 2014 — 

Picnic with the Historical Soc.

The Douglas County Historical Society will have its annual potluck picnic beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Rice Cabin outside Myrtle Creek.

Take Interstate 5 Exit 108 onto Main St., left on Third St., left on North Myrtle Road, left on Lees Creek, cabin on the left. Follow the orange arrow signs or print map from the DCHS website.

Attendees are invited to bring their own chairs, something to drink, and a potluck dish to share.

Information: 673-0466.

Kudos: Winston fundraiser sponsors appreciated

August 4, 2014 — 

TOPS event donors thanked

The Winston 743 chapter of Taking Pounds Off Sensibly would like to thank the cash sponsors of its June 16 Walkathon. Donors include Leif Photography, Wisdom of Wellness Chiropractic, Hello Thai, Dale’s Wholesale, Fast Stop Market, the Roseburg Rebekah Lodge, Angela Valenzuela and Shear’s Salon. Staples is also appreciated for donating the cost of printing the flyers and pledge sheets used by the walkers.

The fundraiser garnered $353 to help defray the cost of sending TOPS chapter members to the 2015 State Recognition Day. Thanks again to the sponsors and all who pledged, making our Walkathon a success.

Kathy Brower

Winston

WEDDING: Speake-McGarvey

August 4, 2014 — 

Speake-McGarvey

Cortney Breann Speake and Kyle William McGarvey were married June 28 at Mill Pond Recreation Park in Idleyld Park. The marriage was officiated by ordained minister Noel Speake of American Marriage Ministries, the wedding ceremony was performed by Tim McGarvey, and a reception followed.

Cortney is the daughter of Noel and Lanna Speake of Winston. Cortney graduated from Douglas High School in 2009 and then completed Roseburg Beauty College. She is a hairstylist at Ultimate Images Salon in Roseburg.

Kyle is the son of Tim and Billie McGarvey of Myrtle Creek. Kyle graduated from South Umpqua High School in 2005. He is a mill worker at Herbert Lumber in Riddle.

The bride was attended during the wedding by matron of honor Sarah Firkins and maid of honor Cynthia McGarvey. The bridesmaids were Courtney Bush and Casi Mincher.

The groom was attended by best man Travis Simleness. The groomsmen were Matt Bever, Clyde Bradford and Adam Frasier. Serving as ring bearer was Forrest Firkins.

The newlyweds spent their honeymoon at Catalina, California and Ensenada, Mexico. They now live in Roseburg.

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