Deer Creek kids learn all about the American flag

Deer Creek kids learn all about the American flag

King City Lions hand out flags to first-graders every year Several members of the King City Lions...

Alice Russie transforms the words of John Wesley into everyday language

Alice Russie transforms the words of John Wesley into everyday language

She believes the 18th century theologian 'changed ecclesiastical history' Alice Russie, who has...

Sally Stuart assists fellow writers in her books and speaking at conferences

Sally Stuart assists fellow writers in her books and speaking at conferences

She has become go-to expert for Christian writers Although Summerfield resident Sally Stuart has...

Meet girl group that gets back together to once again entertain as 'The Bikinis'

Meet girl group that gets back together to once again entertain as 'The Bikinis'

Four actresses share their lives and reveal tidbits about upcoming Broadway Rose show Just...

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by: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER FOR THE BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY - STILL HAVING FUN AFTER ALL THESE YEARS - Laurie Campbell-Leslie (left), Sharon Maroney, Emily Sahler and Lisamarie Harrison actually could have been a girl group called the Bikinis a couple of decades ago as their voices blend beautifully.
March 28, 2014

Meet 'The Bikinis,' a girl group whose time has come (again)

by Barbara Sherman
Four actresses share their lives and reveal tidbits about upcoming Broadway Rose show Just because the newest Broadway Rose Theatre Company production is called "The Bikinis," audience members…
by: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER FOR THE BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY - HEY, THEY'RE STILL IN THEIR HEYDAY - Laurie Campbell-Leslie (left), Sharon Maroney, Emily Sahler and Lisamarie Harrison are having a lot of fun playing members of a former girl band who regroup to save a mobile home park from being redeveloped.
March 28, 2014

'The Bikinis' runs April 17 to May 18

by Broadway Rose Theatre Company
The Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 2014 season of Brass 'n' Sass with a new '60s musical beach party revue, "The Bikinis," playing at the Broadway Rose New Stage. The songs in the…
by: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER FOR THE BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY - MAKING NEW MEMORIES - These ladies – (from left) Laurie Campbell-Leslie, Sharon Maroney, Emily Sahler and Lisamarie Harrison – actually could have been a girl group called the Bikinis a couple of decades ago, and their voices blend beautifully to sing such summer tunes as 'Yellow Polka Dot Bikini' and 'Under the Boardwalk.'
March 28, 2014

'The Bikinis' runs April 17 through May 18

by Broadway Rose Theatre Company
The Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 2014 season of Brass 'n' Sass with a new '60s musical beach party revue, "The Bikinis," playing at the Broadway Rose New Stage. The songs in the…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - IF A RESOURCE EXISTS, SHE CAN FIND IT - Sally Stuart, sitting in the office of her Summerfield home, has written numerous religious books and also has become the go-to resource expert for fellow Christian writers.
March 28, 2014

Christian author is go-to resource for other writers in her genre

by Barbara Sherman
Sally Stuart assists fellow writers in her books and speaking at conferences Although Summerfield resident Sally Stuart has more than 40 years experience as a freelance writer, the truth is she…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - INSPIRED BY 18TH-CENTURY THEOLOGIAN - Alice Russie, shown in her office in her Eldorado Villas home, has dedicated years to introducing the works of John Wesley to contemporary readers.
March 28, 2014

Alice Russie transforms the words of John Wesley into everyday…

by Barbara Sherman
Former school teacher credits Wesley with 'changing ecclesiastical history' Alice Russie, who has been married 64 years to her husband John this month, remembers exactly the moment she first…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - PATRIOTIC AND PROUD - Students in Tammy Estrada's first-grade class proudly hold the flags they have just received as King City Lions Janie Berry of Newberg and Rupert Fixott of the Highlands place flags in stands before handing them out to the rest of the class.
March 28, 2014

Deer Creek kids learn all about the American flag

by Barbara Sherman
King City Lions hand out flags to first-graders every year Several members of the King City Lions Club descended on Deer Creek Elementary on Feb. 28 to hand out American flags to all the…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - TAKE A BOW - A group of Deer Creek students takes a bow after performing several Mexican dances in front of the student body Feb. 28, which was a prelude to another performance in front of parents that evening.
March 28, 2014

Deer Creek students and parents celebrate cultures around the…

by Barbara Sherman
International event features fun, food, dancing and local clothing and customs Deer Creek held its first international cultural event in a long time the last week in February, starting with…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - TAKE A BOW - A group of Deer Creek students takes a bow after performing several Mexican dances in front of the student body Feb. 28 before the evening performance in front of parents.
March 28, 2014

Deer Creek families learn first-hand about other cultures

by Barbara Sherman
International cultural event features fun, food, dancing and entertainment Deer Creek held its first international cultural event in a long time the last week in February, starting with parents…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - EXPLORING THE CAPITOL INSIDE AND OUT - Members of the King City Travel Club gather around the Oregon state seal in the Rotunda of the Capitol as a guide explains what the various symbols represent.
February 27, 2014

Capitol caper: King City Travel Club takes whirlwind trip to…

by Barbara Sherman
Members experience a few thrills and spills along the way The Oregon state Capitol was still standing when the King City Travel Club left after a tour Feb. 13, but the same couldn't be said for…
by: COURTESY OF FRANK PASSMORE - PROUD VETERAN - Frank Passmore poses at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., while on an Honor Flight Network trip last September.
February 27, 2014

High school degree leads to successful career

by Barbara Sherman
Following WWII, Frank Passmore brings home a war bride from Germany Frank Passmore has a lot of photos and mementos, including a Bronze Star, around his King City home, but two in particular may…

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by: COURTESY OF ROB LINDSEY - ONE MAN, TWO ROLES - A side of Rob Lindsey that many golfers on the Summerfield Golf Course don't see is him racing his Sprint car.
Feb 27, 2014

Popular Summerfield golf pro races Sprint cars on the side

by Barbara Sherman
Rob Lindsey has been around race tracks and golf courses most of his life Golf is a slow-paced sport, so when Summerfield golf pro Rob Lindsey feels a need for speed, he turns to his other…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - QUITE A STASH - Diane Purkey stands in the lower level of the Purkey Tax Services building in the former conference room that now houses several collections, including liquor bottles, cookie jars), toys, prints, furniture, telephones and more.
Feb 27, 2014

Diane Purkey adds antiques to tax services business

by Barbara Sherman
Antiques and collectibles will be for sale after tax season is over Purkey's Tax Service, which was owned by licensed tax consultants Denny and Diane Purkey for decades, is one of the oldest…