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    Earn your free High School Diploma
    Earn your High School Equivalency Diploma for free! You may be only weeks away from being a graduate. Get the help you need to be on the pathway to success. Call Morgan County Adult Education at 423-346-3060 ext 6511.

    Morgan County Head Start taking applications

  • Avalon Center’s first Marketplace event fundraiser proves to be successful

    By Jennie Chevalier

        On Saturday, July 22, the Avalon Center held its first ever Marketplace event in Lake Tansi. The Avalon Center is the Morgan County support service for domestic violence and sexual assault. The Avalon Center also supports six other surrounding counties.  

  • Pine Orchard senior citizens enjoy park meeting
  • Freels reunion set
  • The Lifestyle Connection

    Cry me a river

        Obviously, we found James. He told me later that some older kids had called him names in the locker room, so in dodging them, he was inadvertently dodging Shannon. Heartbreaking, the things I didn’t know.

  • Phillips Reunion planned for Sept. 9-10

        A Phillips Reunion will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10.  Saturday the reunion will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Bob Cat Café in Byrdstown, Tenn.
        On Sunday, the reunion will begin at 10 a.m. at the RECC Building off of Highway 90 toward Albany, Ky. Bring a dish to share and plan to enjoy lots of history and fellowship. The reunion includes the family of William Jackson, son of Joseph Jackson 1709, and the Tompkins Family of Joseph Tompkins, that lives near or in Morgan County.

  • Happenings

    Morgan County Head Start taking applications
    The Morgan County Head Start is now accepting applications. Head Start is offering free preschool services for children ages 3-5. Free services include disability, nutrition, health, dental, family services and transportation. Extended care slots are also available. For more information call 423-346-6633 or visit the Head Start office located at 105 Longview Drive in Wartburg.

    CASA seeking volunteers

  • Reception planned for Woods' 50th anniversary

      Lawrence and Charlotte Woods will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary August 3, 2017. All friends and family are invited to join in a celebration of their 50th
    Anniversary with a reception to be held Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. from 4-7 p.m. at the Oliver Springs Historical Society Building in Oliver Springs. This will be a drop in event, food and dessert will be served.

  • How CASA of the Ninth Judicial District can lead the way in helping Tennessee children

    By Kathy Dixon, volunteer with CASA of the Ninth Judicial District

        “I am for the child.”

  • The Lifestyle Connection

    Oh, brother, where are you?

        They told me later that I stayed in recovery the allotted time without waking, so I was moved back to my room to “sleep it off.” I knew then that what had happened was real — they had just given me more anesthesia and I had no choice but to sleep. Actually, if I had looked into a mirror at that point, I would have just slept on.