Burns picks up wins over Nyssa, Ontario

The Hilander volleyball team added another non-conference win to their record on Thursday, Oct. 5, as they defeated Ontario 25-17, 25-21, and 25-10. Rachel Duhn and Allie Hueckman each had five kills to account for half of the team’s 20 kills. Jenna Garner added four kills and Parker Landon three. Burns played well defensively, coming…

Robert Lee Eberhard 1935-2017

  Robert L. Eberhard, the familiar face and voice of Eberhard’s Dairy Products in Central Oregon, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at his home in Redmond, ending his fight with cancer. Bob Eberhard was born May 6, 1935, in Prineville, to Swiss immigrant John Eberhard and his wife, Nelda. Bob was a hard working…

Paul A. Rhodes 1933-2017

Paul A. Rhodes, 84, of Cove, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, at a local care facility. Paul was born July 11, 1933, in Spooner, Wis., to Peter and Leona Rhodes. After high school, Paul enlisted in the United States Air Force and served in occupied Germany as a military policeman. He received the Occupation Medal,…

Faithe Rupp

Faithe Rupp passed away Thursday, Oct. 5. She championed two neurological diseases, Parkinson’s and multiple system atrophy, with amazing grace and stamina, to the very end. She remained in her home where she was surrounded by family, friends, and caregivers. She was age 70 at her passing. Faithe is survived by her loving and attentive…

Burns council considers transportation fee

Jeremy Green, legal counsel for the city of Burns, attended the city council meeting Wednesday, Sept. 27, to review the proposed transportation fee being considered by the council. Green explained that the city had a street evaluation performed earlier this year, and the report concluded that the city’s street system is failing. The report recommended…

‘Kindness Rocks’ project in Harney County

by MJ Wallis for the Burns Times-Herald The Harney County Arts and Crafts Association (HCACA) hosted a “Kindness Rocks” workshop on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the basement meeting room of the Harney County Courthouse. More than a dozen interested people of all ages and artistic abilities met to kick off our own version of the…

Klus takes first at Outback Invitational

Emmett Klus of Burns won the individual title to lead the Hilanders to a first-place finish at the Outback Invitational held at North Lake High School Friday, Sept. 29. Klus finished the 5K course in a time of 17:56.00 to outdistance all other competitors. JP Friedrichsen placed fourth (19:22.70), Ryan Robles fifth (19:24.20), Chris Boyd…

Jeannine Yvonne Hagele 1928 – 2017

  Jeannine Yvonne Hagele, formerly of Boise, Idaho, and Burns, passed away April 23, near her home in Sacramento, Calif. Born July 3, 1928, in Bow Island, Alberta, Canada, as Edith Viola Spiers to William Housley and Mae Middleton Spiers, Jeannine was adopted by John Lawrence Johnson and Laneita Irene Johnson (nee Pfost) of Boise….

Funeral notice — Joyce M. Wheeler

Joyce M. Wheeler, 79, passed away at her home Sunday, Oct. 1, surrounded by family. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Holy Family Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Contributions in her…

Death notice — Robert “Bob” Lee Eberhard

Robert “Bob” Lee Eberhard, 82, of Redmond, passed away Sept. 26. Bob was born May 6, 1935. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Highland Baptist Church, 3100 SW Highland Ave. in Redmond, with an ice cream social to follow. Remembrances may be made to the Dairy Building Fund,…

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