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 By Erin Tierney    News    January 17, 2019 

Weekend of mourning - Vigil held to honor elderly murder victim

The Creswell community was reeling from a two-fold tragedy after a 12-year-old boy last week allegedly murdered a 92-year-old Creswell woman in her home. The community organized a candlelight vigil...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    January 17, 2019 

More Mourning: Two others also remembered last weekend

The Creswell community remembered three women who recently passed on Saturday, Dr. Tamara Blum, who passed away in October 2018, Evangeline "Vange" Bigham, who passed away in December 2018, and Erma...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 17, 2019 

Updates from Creswell Heritage Foundation

In the past month, Creswell Heritage Foundation (CHF) received three more grants toward the Foundation and Porch Floor Replacement Project, including $5,000 from the Chambers Foundation; $1,600 from the Lane County Cultural Coalition; and $2,400...

 

Lane County to host Plastics Roundup; early access for 'community collectors'

Lane County Waste Management is hosting a plastics roundup for clean #2, #4 and #5 (polyethylene and polypropylene) at the Glenwood Transfer Station in April, and offering early access to businesses,... Full story

 
 By Mike Rothgeb    News    December 27, 2018

To INZANITY & Beyond

As a child, few people know what they will be doing once they become adults. Childhood dreams of adventures and excitement can shift to more practical goals of financial security and routine. For...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    December 27, 2018

'Hit list' found at middle school

At the end of the school day on Wednesday, Dec. 19, a “hit list” of people to be killed or hurt was discovered on the front cover of a student’s notebook at Creswell Middle School (CMS). Lane...

 

These little ducklings

These tiny, wet little Creswell ducklings from Ellie's Preschool & Daycare on D Street stopped by The Chronicle office on the rainy morning of Dec. 20. They were all waddling along in a row, en...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    December 27, 2018

Creswell man convicted of sex abuse

A man was convicted of sex abuse crimes as a result of incidents that occurred in December 2017 and February 2018 in Creswell. Timothy Allen Rook, 31, of Creswell was arrested on Sept. 9 by Lane...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    December 27, 2018

Win a Window contest winners announced

The Creswell Chamber of Commerce's First Annual Win a Window contest left four residents with cheery smiles on their faces after their names were drawn on Dec. 17. The contest, new to Creswell, is a...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    December 20, 2018

Warm nostalgia and yuletide cuties at 5Cs Christmas Program

The warm nostalgia of "Christmas at Papa and Grams" was evoked during the 41st Creswell Christian Child Care Center (5Cs) Christmas Program, held Dec. 13 at Creswell Church of Christ. The program,...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    December 20, 2018

Local students, teachers recognized by VFW One student, teacher off to State competitions

Creswell VFW Post No. 4039, through its dedication of investing in future generations of patriots, recently took part in local competitions that showcased some of the most eloquent, democratic-loving...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    December 13, 2018

Christmas Recital showcases local piano students

The joy of the season rang in the air as piano teachers Dave Stram and Hanna Shumate Knopp held a combined Christmas Recital on Dec. 2 at Creswell Presbyterian Church. "It was very special to me that...

 

Win a Window? What's that?

New to Creswell, Win a Window is a game to show your support for local businesses and get your shopping done for the holidays. It’s a win-win! Shoppers pick up game cards available at all participat...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    December 6, 2018

Tree Lighting 2018 recap

Mrs. Santa Claus stopped by Creswell Library during the Tree Lighting event on Saturday, Dec. 1. She read Christmas stories and took some time to color with some of her fans....

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    December 6, 2018

Help Family Relief Nursery, help local families

Residents can help Creswell’s Family Relief Nursery help families put gifts under the tree for Christmas. A Christmas Gift and Clothing Drive will be held now through Dec. 18 for children 10 to 18...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    November 29, 2018

From street project to annual celebration - The evolution of the Tree Lighting Ceremony

There's no doubt this City knows how to put on a show for Christmas. This year marks 15 years of Creswell's Tree Lighting Celebration, though it has evolved significantly since its Dec. 18, 2003...

 
 By Erin Tierney    News    November 29, 2018

City calls 'fowl' on roaming chickens

Cock-a-doodle-do, Creswell's cracking down on roaming chickens in town. After a meandering flock took one too many liberties in their neighbor's yard, code enforcement wants to change the municipal...

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    November 29, 2018

Connecting Cultures - A drummer's journey from Guinea to Creswell

Drumming is not what Fode Sylla does, one of his students B.J. Jones said, it's who he is. At two years old, Sylla was taught how to drum by his family in his home country of Guinea; beyond drumming,...

 

Smith-Lund-Mills to host 31st Annual Holiday Memorial Dec. 2

The holiday season can be a very difficult time for many people. Those who have experienced the loss of a loved one have the extra burden of grief. In an effort to lighten this burden, Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel is extending an invitation to... Full story

 

Filling food boxes for local families

Anita Cardoza picked up turkeys from Sanipac to help fill boxes for the Creswell Faith Center's Women's Outreach Ministry Christmas food boxes for local families recently. Anita retired from Sanipac...

 

Sheriff's Office seeks assistance identifying driver that struck pedestrian

On Nov. 18 shortly before 1 a.m., the Lane County Sheriff's Office received a report of a person lying in the road near the 38600 block of Dexter Rd. in Dexter. Deputies arrived and located an unresponsive 43-year-old female with substantial... Full story

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    November 22, 2018

Just Desserts - Mini pie making class sparks appetites

Instead of thinking bigger this Thanksgiving, think a little smaller - mini pie small. Along with maintaining portion control, a personalized mini pie is fun for the whole family to take part in. On...

 

Holidays kick off in Creswell on Dec. 1

This year's 16th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration has expanded yet again to include more family, holiday and festive fun! Creswell's old-fashioned celebration is the perfect venue to ring in the...

 

Community Blessing - The Derminer Painting Family

How can such a small community feel so large in my heart? It almost seems like a competition with clients and companies to help families and children in the area. My wife, children and I smile as we...

 

Community Blessings - The Knox's

First and foremost for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Second are our family members, friends and our Creswell Heritage. Diana is a Creswell girl, her parents were Wes & Uldine (Dean) Hoover Cha...

 

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