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Articles from the September 29, 2015 edition

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Jean Tertrou

Nov. 11, 1955-Sept. 17, 2015 Jean M. Tertrou, 59, of Sweet Home died on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. He was born in Cuba to Georges “Pepo” and Gladys “Mema” (Marin) Tertrou. When he was 6, he immigrated to the United States with his family,... Full story


Tired Husky harriers slog their way through tough CG meet

This week Sweet Home’s cross-country teams may reveal themselves. It was hard to tell just where the Huskies were at as they gutted their way through their third hard-core meet in just over a week...


After win at Sutherlin, close loss to CG, boys have most soccer wins ever

The Sweet Home High School boys officially recorded their best year ever in varsity soccer – four weeks into their season – when they defeated Sutherlin on the road 8-0 on Sept. 22. They... Full story


Mistakes cost Sweet Home football team in loss to Sisters

Going into this football season, Sweet Home Head Coach Dustin Nichol knew he had a young team, without a lot of experience in starting positions, that would have to gel quickly. He also predicted...


Losses to Sutherlin, CG spell tough week for Husky spikers

In their first home match of the season, nearly four weeks after they played their first match, Sweet Home’s volleyball team looked … tired … in a 3-0 loss to Sutherlin Tuesday, Sept....


Sweet Home Area Real Estate Transactions

Following are Sweet Home area real estate transactions recorded with the county during the month of August 2015. Properties are listed by address, property/residence size and purchase price: n 1984 37th Circle, .21 acre, other information...


Rollover on Highway 228

Photo by Scott Swanson Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District rescue workers tend to the scene of a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 228 near McKercher Park, west of Crawfordsville, about 9 a.m. on... Full story


Public Safety September 29, 2015

Sept. 28 1:29 a.m. - Steven Allen Jones, 26, arrested on state warrant for parole violation and cited for possession of meth, 1200 12th Ave., Chewy’s. Transported to Linn County Jail. 7:29 a.m. - Caller reported that someone entered his vehicle...


Circuit Court: SH men sentenced for drug, menacing, assault

Brian Patrick Murphy, 43, was sentenced to 24 months at the Oregon Department of Corrections for convictions stemming from a drug-related search at 2215 Long St. on Aug. 17. Murphy pleaded guilty to four of the six charges on Sept. 8. On Sept. 16, Mu... Full story


Ileta Hopper, other Foster Grandparents, make big impact locally

Ileta Hopper spends many hours each week helping students and teachers at Oak Heights School. She’s a shining example of the success of the Foster Grand parents program, which has a significant... Full story


Council passes on proposal to change billing

The City Council rejected a proposal to change the monthly date for mailing delinquency notices for water and sewer bills. The city currently sends out delinquency notices when bills have not been paid by the 15th of the month. Councilor Jeff...


Holley gardeners reap harvest

HolleyHawk Garden Club started in February with its largest group of participants ever – “hard-working” 30 students and five parent volunteers. This fall, with about 20 of those students... Full story


Library open mic

Both Dana Kirk and Mark Holden teach at Sweet Home Junior High and recently published their books. About 30 people attended the event, with local and visiting writers reading passages from their... Full story


Sweet Home man arrested following drug-related search on Westwood

Sweet Home police arrested one man in connection with a search warrant on Westwood Avenue on Sept. 22. At approximately 7 a.m., the Sweet Home Police Department, with assistance from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Forest Service K-9...


Harvest Fest line-up bigger than ever

The annual Harvest Festival, bigger and better than ever, opens at 10 a.m. Saturday in Sankey Park and runs through 2 p.m. The event is free, said Katie Wilcox, city planning assistant. It will feature a variety of free activities for children and ad...


Main Street effort aims to pick up where others have stalled, move ahead

If you were to change something about Sweet Home’s downtown, what would that be and what would you do? That’s the question a group of students from the University of Oregon’s Community Planning...


Finally: The true story of why firemen wear red suspenders

This month we continue with some excerpts from the very interesting book “The Golden Arrow and Other Stories” by Frances Isobel Horner, part of our collection at East Linn Museum. I’ve selected a few of these to share in this column, because... Full story


Take a step toward greater prosperity

What do you like about Sweet Home’s downtown? What don’t you like? What would you change, if you had the opportunity? What other downtowns have you been in that really impressed you? Why? If you can answer these questions, you should make it a...


Visit to museum turns into career move for local history teacher

A conversation about her history class in the right place and at the right time has turned into a job for the new volunteer executive director at East Linn Museum, Lana Holden. “They actually asked...


New Charter School principal brings organizational experience to job

Tavia Thornton has started her 10th year at Sweet Home Charter School, but this time in a different office – the principal’s. For the past nine years, Thornton has been the administrative...


Ella LaCoste

Aug. 9 1922 – Sept. 22, 2015 Ella “Ruth” LaCoste, 93, of Sweet Home died peacefully at home under hospice care on Sept. 22, 2015. Ruth was born Aug. 9 1922 in Loxley, Ala., the daughter of...


April Lockwood

July 22, 1962 – Sept. 17, 2015 April Hope Lockwood, 53, of Sweet Home died Sept. 17, 2015. She was born July 22, 1962 in Corvallis to Nancy Ellen (Rickard) and Clifford Alton Park. She grew up in Monroe, Portland and Molalla. She graduated...


Rare lunar show

The eclipse was a rarity in that it occurred during a supermoon, which happens once a year and during which the moon appears 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than a normal full moon,...


Crash outside Crawfordsville

Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District rescue workers assist a Brownsville woman whose vehicle, right, rolled over Friday morning, Sept. 25, on Highway 228 near McKercher Park. Photo by Scott...


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