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    CASA taking applications
    CASA of the Ninth Judicial District is taking applications for its Spring training class that is set to begin in early March. A CASA volunteer spends 10-15 hours per month advocating for an abused or neglected child in the court system. No experience is required. A volunteer must be 21 years of age and have a heart for children in the community. For more information, or for an applications visit www.casaninth.org or call 865-717-4186.

    Applications for elderly/disabled home repair

  • Life Care appreciates holiday kindness

        Life Care of Morgan County was very busy throughout the holiday season and wishes to take this time to thank the community for all their love and support during the season. From packing shoeboxes to parade participation, to Elvis performances, to Santa visits and everything in between, the Spirit of love was in the air.
        Thank you to all the community for the quality of life you add to the residents’ lives by all you do for them.

  • Life Care’s Jackson wins 2017 Christmas Card Contest

        Life Care Center of Morgan County is proud to announce that resident, Pat Jackson was the Eastern Division Corporate Winner of its annual Christmas Card Contest for 2017.
        Jackson stated that she was inspired to draw an angel on her card as she has always felt the presence of angels in her life, especially during the up-hill climbs.
        Jackson has been an art teacher at Coalfield School and still holds a great passion for it and still holds a great talent for it.

  • Former Morgan County News Editor releases new book

        Joe King, the former editor of Morgan County News, has released a new book, which is now available for the new year.
        The book, while technically a new release, is an improved version of his first novel, Artifice Historica, now published under the name Raw Egg. King said the new version came about because his old book publisher closed its doors.

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  • Happenings

    Applications for elderly/disabled home repair
    The Morgan-Scott Project is taking applications for home repair for the elderly and disabled. The repair work will be done by volunteer groups from all over the U.S. Call 423-965-3131 to see if you qualify. Area church groups and organizations choose the Morgan County area to do their mission work. If your organization, church or family would like to participate in a mission project, call 423-965-3131.

    Weekly domestic violence support group

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  • Help reduce animal overpopulation

        Companion animal overpopulation is a problem that continues to tax the resources of communities throughout North America. Each year, millions of animals are euthanized in animal shelters because there are simply not enough people to adopt them.

  • How to find a hobby

        Commitments to work and family can make adults feel like they have little time for much else. But finding time to pursue hobbies can benefit men and women in various ways.