The Morgan County Soil Conservation District attended the 73rd Annual, Tennessee Association Conservation Districts Convention that was held in Franklin, Tenn on Feb. 26-28. This year’s theme was “TACD: Planting the seed for soil and water conservation.” The mission of TACD is to help Soil Conservation Districts conserve and enhance the natural resources of Tennessee through education, leadership and advocacy.
Well, let’s see what is going on here in the far corner or Morgan County.
To start off with the weather has been absolutely crazy. One day it’s 70 degrees, and the next day it’s calling for snow. Make up our minds mother nature. We did not receive any snow as predicated, but Nashville received some from what we heard. I’m kind of glad it passed us by. If we had gotten some, everyone said they hoped it would snow enough to keep us inside at least for a day.
A Staff member from the office of State Rep. John Mark Windle will be in Morgan County on Wednesday, March 29, to assist with constituent claims and questions. John Robbins, field representative, will be at the Morgan County Court House from 10-11 a.m. Those who need assistance are encouraged to visit with Windle’s assistant or phone 931-879-1695.
WCHS Class of 1987 reunion
Wartburg Central High Class of 1987 will hold its 30th class reunion on Friday, June 16, 201,7 at 7 p.m. at Double Tree Hotel in Oak Ridge. The cover charge per person is $25. Deadline is May 15, 2017. For more information contact Julie Jones Kinser at 865-253-1589, email: email@example.com or message on Facebook under Julie Jones
The Morgan-Scott Project would like to say a big thank you to the ladies from Fairfield Glades Community Church for helping separate and package seeds for the upcoming Garden Seed Program. This group of ladies have enjoyed sorting seeds for the past few years and it is a huge help to the Morgan-Scott Project. Project leaders love the opportunity to allow local groups to be of service.
The Morgan County Democratic Party will hold a Biennial Reorganization Convention to elect new leaders on Saturday, March 25, at noon at Partner’s Pizza.
Local Democrats will elect a new Chairperson, Vice Chairperson(s), Secretary, Treasurer and the Executive Committee for Morgan County for a two-year term. All Democratic residents who are eligible voters in Morgan County are urged to attend to discuss the party’s agenda and events for 2017-18.
A big thanks goes out to all the quilters who made an original quilt block for the Heritage Quilt for the Tennessee Mountain Laurel Festival. The goal of 40 quilt blocks has been completed. Anyone with completed quilt blocks should turn them in as soon as possible. The blocks may be left at the Morgan County Visitor Center.
The Tennessee Mountain Laurel Quilt Committee wants to complete the quilt in time for a television promotion and donation ticket sales. For Donation Quilt Drawing, tickets call Linda Brooks Jones at 423-628-5252.
Monday morning came and I realized all over again that I have a beautiful baby boy somewhere in this building, and if I can find him, I can take him home with me. A nurse showed up and announced that my ride had arrived and I should “scurry” and get dressed while she packs my things.