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Community News

  • The Lifestyle Connection

    BY GOOSE LINDSAY

    Morgan County News

        The Deer Lodge Historical Society recently held its final and biggest fundraising dinner of the year recently at The Weidemann Hotel.
        The dinner featured turkey and dressing with all the fixings, and at the end of the evening drawings were held for giveaways with the biggest being a special made Henry rifle featuring all the communities of Morgan County.

  • Coalfield

        Fall has peaked around the corner and finally made it, almost to winter! The leaves were the prettiest this year than they have been in many years.
        The Coalfield Homecoming was a huge success this year and was blessed with good weather and great guests. Photos were in the paper a few weeks ago and on Facebook by many people.

  • Happenings

    Morgan-Scott Project free clinic closed
    The Morgan-Scott Project free clinic will be closed the month of November. The free clinic will be open on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 9 a.m.

    Angel Tree names available

  • Holiday willpower tip #2 - Zzzz's
  • R.M. Brooks Store in Rugby celebrates 100 years

    By Goose Lindsay
    Morgan County News

        Stepping back in time might be the best way to describe a trip to R.M. Brooks Store in Rugby, and the store has been around a long time as Saturday, Oct. 28, the store celebrated the 100th anniversary of original owner R.M. Brooks going into business in the Morgan County area.  

  • Beaty named among Nashville’s 2018 Top 30 Under 30 of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Middle Tennessee

        The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Middle Tennessee recently announced its 2018 class of Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30.
        Each year, the foundation announces Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30, which recognizes the city’s most active young professionals and philanthropists under the age of 30. The award also benefits the CFF’s work to develop new ways to fight and cure cystic fibrosis. This year’s Top 30 Under 30 class is:

  • Author's Alley

    “A jar of peanuts”

        Even though it was more than 50 years ago, I can still see the children coming into the grocery store and sitting in front of the candy case with their pennies clutched tightly in their sweaty little hands. I didn’t rush them to make this important decision as to whether to choose one piece of candy with their penny, or get the bargain of two for one. I loved to see them and to hear their little giggles and conversations.

  • The Lifestyle Connection

    Memories, pressed between the pages of my mind.

    Memories, sweetened through the ages just like wine*

  • Happenings

    Sheriff’s Office application deadline is Nov. 10
    Morgan County Sheriff’s Office will give a civil service test in December. This test is used for a roster for hiring purposes. In order to be eligible to take the test you must have an application submitted by Nov. 10, 2017, by 4 p.m. at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, located at 414 Main Street in Wartburg. Notice will be sent through the mail to notify of date and time of the test.

    Morgan-Scott Project free clinic closed

  • Did you know?

        Those looking to rein in their spending may want to take inventory of their dining habits. The budgeting resource The Simple Dollar says the average American eats roughly 4.2 commercially prepared meals per week. This equates to around 18 meals eaten outside of the home in a given month. That can cost diners roughly $232 dollars per month or more. Budget-conscious diners looking to curtail their spending can be pickier about when they choose to dine out. Simply eating at home a few more times per month can add up to considerable savings.