Community News

  • Coalfield

        On Sept. 17, the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at Coalfield held their Annual Homecoming with Pastor Don Long. It was well attended and everyone shared lunch together afterward. The music director, Keith Adcock, is doing an outstanding job of adding heavenly music to the services. He will be working on a big Christmas concert for the community to be shared.

  • Rugby Rumble set for September 30

        A Rugby Rumble will be held Saturday, Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. -4 p.m. EST. Cruise on in to R.M. Brooks’ General Store to enjoy the classic cars and live entertainment Rusty. Entry fee cost is $5. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 50. There will be a 50/50 drawing and prize giveaways. For more information call 423-663-7703 or 423-663-7503.

  • Lots of fun activities planned for 2017 October Sky Festival in Oliver Springs

        For a breath-taking view of the fall colors and a fun day for the whole family, save the date of Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Oliver Springs Historical Society will host the 10th Annual October Sky Festival. The festival will be held at Arrowhead Park on Roane Ave. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. The event will have something for everyone.

  • Happenings

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    Morgan County Head Start taking applications

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  • The Lifestyle Connection

    Calming Down
        I did everything in my power to stay out of that mental institution, although I would have liked nothing more than to crawl into a bed somewhere and sleep for about two months.

  • What’s Cooking at Brooks' Corner?

        Well let’s see what has been cooking out at Brooks corner during the month of August. For starters we must say in last months write up we forgot to mention that Randy Phillip’s mother had called down to store to ask Tiffany if she cared to cook up something for his big birthday. That’s so sweet that she wants to do something special for her son.
    There was another birthday in the month of August, Kellie, Tiffany’s daughter turned 21 woo hoo Kellie we love you so much!

  • Coalfield

        Thank God everyone made it through the festivities surrounding the eclipse.
        Many illnesses were reported over the week. We were sorry to hear Judy Adcock went back to UT Hospital.
        Franklin Shelley suffered a major car accident but received only minor injuries.
        Let’s remember our family and loved ones in prayer this week.

  • Supper on the Square planned for Sept. 28Supper on the Square planned for Sept. 28

        Tickets are now available for Supper on the Square, hosted by Downtown Wartburg Revitalization. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. Court Street between the Morgan County Courthouse and the Annex. The road will be closed off beginning at 2 p.m. that day to allow the group to set up tents, tables and chairs for the catered sit-down dinner.
        The menu will include grilled chicken, roasted potatoes, cole slaw and green beans. Beverages will be iced tea, lemonade and water.