Glenn Jackson

           Glenn Jackson (1902-1980) Picture Glenn Jackson on his ranch (Cascade Ranches) in Lake Creek. Recognized as one of Oregon’s most influential figures of the twentieth century, Glenn Jackson left his mark through public service and corporate leadership.  He was born in Albany, Oregon, on April 27, 1902, to W. L. Jackson, copublisher of the…

My Memories of Mom and Dad!

                                                                      My Memories of Mom and Dad! By Bonnie ‘Millard’ Nutter   I have so many fond memories of my Mom and Dad. (Arlin and Garrel Millard. Dad was the grocery shopper in the family. He loved to shop for bargains.  I loved to go with him.  We would go to the Big Y.  I…

Memories of Lake Creek by Kenny Millard

 By Kenny Millard (2006) Provided by:Sister Hazel ‘Millard’ Siebrecht Barn picture taken 2009 for LCHS 2010 calendar. Our two oldest grandsons are now driving and it scares the “@#! %*%#@” out of me, because I was such a calm and collected driver, I wish they would drive more like I did.  We drove up to…

Post Office 1886-1959

LAKE CREEK POSTOFFICE In the beginning  the post office in Lake Creek the town was two words.  In 1894 for some reason it was changed to one word Lakecreek.  Brian Zablochy in 2007 was doing  research for his collage paper and sent a letter to the state to have it changed back to two words.  So it is now two…

Lake Creek Store and Post Office

Lake Creek Store and Post office There was an article in the Upper Rogue Independent on November 17, 1981, written by Helen Barrow.  With her permission it was reprinted in the Spring and Winter 1997 Lake Creek Letter (two issues).  I am using only a few excerpts from the article here, as it is way too…

Lake Creek Fire Department

The Lake Creek Rural Fire Department started its humble beginnings with just a phone tree to alert volunteers of fires in the area.  Lake Creek Store owners, Ben and Betty Humphrey, were the initial phone contact that set in motion the phone tree.  Prior to 1982, when the LCRFD officially became a fire district in…

Lake Creek Grange 2009

  Lake Creek Grange The Grange is some what active.  But the membership has declined over the years.  This building was also used as a polling place until all voting ballots are now done by mail.

Lake Creek Grange

Lake Creek Grange The Lake Creek Grange was chartered on April 11,1928, with forty-four members.  The first Grange master was Floyd Charley.  The first secretary was Julia Sidley. In 1929 a contractor gave an estimate of $1,200.00 to the building committee.  Mr. & Mrs. Henry Meyer donated the Grange site.  The whole community donated labor. …

Lake Creek Learning Center

Lake Creek Learning Center Located: Lake Creek Loop Road.  Built near where the Lake Creek School was located in the early 1900’s. Article from supplement of Upper Rogue Independent on February 2000. Helen Barrow rings the bell to official open the Lake Creek Learning Center. Helen Barrow was born in Lake Creek and spent her…

Amy Grissom

My Mother: Amy ‘Davis’ Grissom Written by: Don Grissom This is the life of Amy Grissom as I remember it. Her parents moved from Missouri in 1886 and homesteaded near the head of Tyler Creek on the Greenspring Mountain. Amy was born in 1890. She had several brothers and sisters. Amy got a teacher’s certificate…