Daisy Troop 50102 members Anna Pentland, 6, from left, Jilaina McConnell, 6, and Katie Zaw, also 6, make bead necklaces during the Girl Scouts’ 100-year anniversary celebration at the Moose Lodge in Bend on Wednesday. Girls from kindergarten to 12th grade can be members of the group. Girl Scout Daisies, like these girls, are the first step in the hierarchy of the organization and include kindergartners and first-graders. The next step up is Brownies, which is for second- and third-grade girls. Girls who are interested in joining the Girl Scouts can call the Bend service center at 541-389-8146.
A Crook County Grand Jury on Thursday indicted a Prineville man who allegedly sexually abused several teenage males on 30 charges including sodomy, sex abuse and encouraging child sex abuse. Leo Carl Novak, 63, originally faced two counts of third-degree sex abuse and two counts of third-degree sodomy for alleged incidents involving two Crook County brothers, according to Ron Brown, the county's chief deputy district… ... more