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Police chief Bruce Burke shows off a package of cupcakes delivered to police officers Monday morning by Linda Eden. A note of appreciation to Peabody's law enforcement personnel accompanied the "Cupcakes for cops."
Echinacea, crown vetch, and daisies highlight a quiet summer retreat in the back yard of Don and Kay Jones in the 700 block N. Maple St. in Peabody. The Joneses have long had a lush and picturesque yard and garden.
Parkour enthusiast Ezra Darnall performs a flip Friday in downtown Florence. A slideshow of Darnall's parkour performance is available in the story online.
The driver of an SUV and trailer westbound on 190th Rd. on Sunday can't see the extensive deterioration of concrete fortifications of the South Cottonwood River bank. County commissioners viewed the damage Monday and later discussed repair options for the oft-used alternative to US-56 for travel between Marion and Hillsboro.