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Salem-News.com (May-26-2008 14:52)
Police Need Public Help Locating Wanted Madras ManSalem-News.com
Several central Oregon police agencies seek information on wanted Madras man.
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Police are asking for the public's help in locating a Madras man wanted after two separate eluding incidents over the weekend in Jefferson and Deschutes counties.
Salem-News.com (May-01-2008 20:38)
One Driver Dies in Crash Involving Two Semi-TrucksSalem-News.com
Debris from the vehicles,which consisted of a large amount of tomato juice from the southbound vehicle's load, was spread out across the highway and had to be cleared from the scene.
(MADRAS, Ore.) - Police say one person is dead following a head-on crash involving two semi-trucks on Highway 97 near milepost 191. The crash, which closed Highway 97 for approximately 7 hours, is now open to one lane traffic.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Apr-13-2008 12:45)
Madras Man Dies in Motorcycle CrashSalem-News.com
Oregon State Police troopers from the Bend Area Command office are continuing the investigation.
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Police say a Madras-area man died at a Bend hospital from injuries sustained in a Saturday afternoon two vehicle crash in Madras on Highway 361 at SW Belmont Lane.
Salem-News.com (Jul-06-2006 18:13)
Oregon Lays a Hero to Rest (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
Hate protestors from Kansas stayed home, getting cold feet rightfully influenced by the thousands of veterans on hand. Oregon is the first state to intimidate them out of attending, many hope it isn't the last.
Oregon laid a hero to rest Saturday. U.S. Army Private First Class Thomas Tucker of Madras, Oregon was killed in Iraq. He was a member of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division. Tom Tucker was loved by thousands in this rural central Oregon community.
Salem-News.com (Jun-28-2006 16:55)
Anti-Gay Hate Group Will Protest Funeral of War Hero Thomas TuckerTim King Salem-News.com
A law was recently signed into effect by President Bush that bans protests at funerals in national cemeteries, the rule offers no protection for the Tucker family though in Eastern Oregon.
The anti-gay hate group from Topeka, Kansas that operates the Website godhatesfags.com, has announced that they will hold a protest at the funeral of Pfc Thomas Tucker of Madras, Oregon this weekend and the funeral of Pfc Kristian Menchaca of Houston, Texas, who was also killed in Iraq.
Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2006 14:44)
Governor Orders Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff in Memory of Oregon SoldierSalem-News.com
Flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday in honor of Private First Class Thomas L. Tucker.
Governor Kulongoski has ordered that all flags at public institutions be flown at half-staff on Monday, in memory of Private First Class Thomas L. Tucker of Madras, Oregon.
Salem-News.com (Jun-22-2006 15:15)
Family of Pfc Thomas Tucker Says Army Has Confirmed Their Son`s DeathSalem-News.com
At approximately 1:30 PM Thursday, the family of Private first class Tom Tucker received official notification from the Army confirming the death of their son.
Salem-News.com (Jun-21-2006 13:17)
Memorial Fund Set-Up For Private First Class Thomas TuckerSalem-News.com
An earlier version of this story stated that the fund would be used to bring Tom Tucker's body home. The U.S. Army says they pay the fees for the transportation, and it is not incumbent on the family to do so. We apoligize for the mistake.
Private first class Thomas Tucker thrived on adrenaline, whether he was working construction in Oregon or manning checkpoints in Iraq.
Salem-News.com (Jun-20-2006 19:44)
Oregon Mourns a Soldier (AUDIO)Salem-News.com
Local radio and TV stations are staying close to the story, hear reports from our news partner, Newsradio 1190 KEX in Portland, Oregon.
The family and friends of Army Private First Class Thomas Tucker of Madras, a soldier believed to have been killed in Iraq this week, say they appreciate the outpouring of support from people all around the nation.
Salem-News.com (Jun-20-2006 15:22)
Statement From the Family of PFC Thomas L. TuckerSalem-News.com
The family of Tom Tucker would like to thank the community of Madras and all of Central Oregon. Especially the people at Brightwood, the school district, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department and the Oregon National Guard.