Langlois News from The World Newspaper

September, 2023 Death Notices

Connie L. Thom, 65, of Coos Bay died September 2, 2023 in Springfield. Arrangements are under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. 541-267-3131.

Letter: Please join us

The Langlois Lions club will be hosting a yard sale booth at the Dragonfly Farm August 19, Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This is a multi-family yard sale event hosted by Dragonfly.

As I See It: Basketball makes a move

Who knew that when Coach Vic Adams of North Bend spoke at the fall sports banquet in Bandon in 1941 ... that 25 years later he'd be coaching here. When this photo was taken in December of 1966, Vic, at…

As I See It: A new service station

I found a great picture of the original Chappell service station, taken during the Ferry Creek flood in 1940, which occurred not long after the new station opened. Here's what I found in the Dec. 28, 1939, Western World.

Incumbents win Coos-Curry seats

After a long and often heated election cycle, voters in Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative overwhelmingly voted for no change.

This week in Coos County History

These stories were found in the Marshfield Sun Printing Museum newspaper repository stored in Marshfield High School.

CCEC announces Results of 2023 Board of Directors' Election

Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative (CCEC) held its 85th annual meeting of the members on June 22, 2023, where Tyler C. Pepple, CCEC General Council, made the official announcement of the directors' election results.

This week in Coos County History

These stories were found in the Marshfield Sun Printing Museum newspaper repository stored in Marshfield High School.

Letter: Thank you so much

The Langlois Lions Club wishes to thank all the wonderful contributors to our recent Mary Hildebrand Plant Sale. The donations included many plants from community members as well as other donations from local businesses. A new feature included the presence…

Fatal Crash on Highway 101 in Coos County

On Monday, June 5, 2023, at approximately 6:42 P.M., the Oregon State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy-101, near milepost 284, in Coos County.

As I See It: Hospitals after the Fire

Although we know there were several hospitals in Bandon before the Fire of 1936, including Emergency Hospital on Alabama Avenue and Leep Hospital on Garfield, this week I am going to talk about the three hospital buildings which served the…

As I See It: Saying goodbye in 1946

'Bye Now, .... and THANK YOU was the headline of a big ad in the January 2, 1946, issue of Western World, inserted by long-time business owner Annie Erdman.

Hildebrand Plant Sale coming to Langlois

The Langlois Lions is hosting the annual Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale Friday and Saturday, May 19 and 20 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the club, 48136 Floras Lake Loop. There will outstanding variety of garden, yard and house…

Letter: A great success

The event for rock aficionados and beach lovers sponsored by the Lions Club and known as" Rockin' in Langlois" was a phenomenal success. The number of attendees, the enthusiasm and engagement was extraordinary. More than 50 people attended Geoff Ogle's…

Musical quartet returning to Bandon

The community is invited to an encore performance May 7 from 2 to 3 p.m.., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 355 Oregon Ave, Bandon.

As I See It: Booming in Randolph

The first picture I am sharing is the Randolph School, probably taken around 1908. Randolph, on the north bank of the Coquille River, was at one time the largest community in this area. Gold was discovered in 1852 and within…

Alice in Wonderland coming to Bandon

Get ready for a wild ride down the rabbit hole! MarLo Dance Studio premieres, Alice in Wonderland, Mother’s Day weekend 2023 in Bandon.