VOLUME 4, NUMBER 243
Friday, November 10, 2023
Good afternoon. In the newsletter today: The construction of Paul J. Cochran Veterans Memorial Park is coming along with concrete poured and flag poles up. We have the latest on that project. Also, in the spirit of Veterans Day, Love of Learning columnist Eric Niemann’s father shares the experience in words of an Honor Flight.
Thanks for reading!
Brad Fuqua, publisher/editor
If all goes as planned, the hope is that Paul J. Cochran Veterans Memorial Park could be open by sometime this spring
While the nation pays tribute Nov. 11 to America’s soldiers in recognition of Veterans Day, the construction of a special park dedicated to those who served continues on the corner […]
Love of Learning column: The Honor Flight program flies veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam to Washington, D.C. Here is the story of […]
Ahead of Veterans Day, Biden administration officials said Friday the Department of Veterans Affairs will expand health care coverage for certain groups of veterans and […]
The FBI is investigating a piece of suspicious mail that caused the elections office in Oregon’s fourth-largest county to shut down the day after Tuesday’s […]
Over half of all American public school students—more than 24 million as of 2019—use school-sponsored transportation. But transportation woes, namely the increasingly smaller ranks of […]
Philomath in Photos
In Case You Missed It …
In a patriotic presentation in Philomath Middle School’s gymnasium Thursday morning, students, staff and visitors listened to a guest speaker who touched on his own […]
A 72-year-old woman driving from Riddle to Depot Bay ventured off course somehow and ended up stuck in a Mary’s River Estates area drainage ditch […]
A collection of photos from Philomath Middle School’s Veterans Day assembly on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023.
• Friday, Nov. 10: Bingo at the Grange, 6-8:30 p.m.
• Saturday, Nov. 11: Benton County Genealogical Society Program, 11 a.m.
• Monday, Nov. 13: Philomath TOPS meeting, 9 a.m.
• Monday, Nov. 13: Philomath Fire & Rescue Board of Directors Meeting, 3 p.m.
• Monday, Nov. 13: Philomath City Council Meeting (and “Veterans Day Reflections,” 7 p.m.
• Tuesday, Nov. 14: Philomath Rotary Club Meeting, 11 a.m.
• Tuesday, Nov. 14: Community Meal, 6 p.m.