Community News

  • Life Care Center sponsors Operation Christmas Child as collection site

    At Life Care Center of Morgan County, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Wartburg, residents and associates are preparing to share the gift of Christmas with needy children around the world.
    As part of the 2010 Operation Christmas Child campaign, the facility invites the community to join the team in filling sturdy shoe boxes (or other similarly sized storage boxes) with Christmas gifts. The boxes will be distributed to children in war-torn and poverty-stricken countries by Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian relief organization headed by Franklin Graham.

  • Chestnut Ridge

        The Chestnut Ridge Fire Dept. Yard Sale will be Sat. Nov. 20th starting at 9 a.m. with all proceeds going to the Fire Dept. Everyone come out and help a good cause.
        Hill View Baptist Church will host the “Community Thanksgiving Service” Sun. Nov. 21st beginning at 6 p.m. Rev. Robby Buck and congregation invites everyone to come.
        Gwenna, Kayla, Matthew and Chemeea Adkins, Justin and LeAnn Guy and family, Mark and Sadie Branstetter and family all attended the zoo in Knoxville on Saturday.

  • Piney

        Good morning again. I hope all had a good weekend, it was cold. But it is November. Pat preached real good both times and the singing was real good too.
        We were so glad to have Pat’s sister June Johnson to be able to be with us. She has been very sick for a long time. Her daughter Pam brought her. I hope she can come back again soon.
        Annie was with us on Sunday night, but Mitchel couldn’t come. I hope all of our sick will all be better soon.

  • Clear Creek

        It was really good to go to church this morning. I went with Pauline to Potters Chapel and really enjoyed the great singing and testimony. Also was good to see some old friends.

  • Coalfield

        On Saturday, November 13, beginning at 5 p.m. the Coalfield community and surrounding areas met at the Middle Creek Baptist Church to celebrate the life of Jerry Jackson. He was well known and beloved by all who met him. The community will be keeping Jerry and his family in our prayers.

  • Thanksgiving Marketplace & Cream Tea at Historic Rugby November 26th

         Step back in time on Friday, Nov. 26, at Historic Rugby for the annual British Cream Tea and The Shoppes of Rugby’s Thanksgiving Marketplace.     

  • Terry Taylor dressed up

    My name is Terry Taylor. I’m 6 years old and in Ms. Debbie’s 1st grade class at CES.

    My parents are Joedan and Amanda Taylor. We had a great time at the Fall Festival on October 30th. I received a ribbon and a big chocolate bar for winning the costume contest in my age group. Thank you Wartburg Police Department for putting on the festival.

  • West does Cure Walk

    Debbie Wyrick and Betty West were among the thousands who came out to walk in Race for the Cure in Knoxville on Oct. 28.


    This disease has touched so many lives. Betty, formerly of Wartburg, would like to invite everyone to make plans now to attend next year’s walk.

  • Piney

        Good morning again. I hope all had a good weekend. I went to church both times and enjoyed it a lot. Pat preached very good and the singing was real good also. Some did specials which was so good. Teresa and Ann work hard with the singing. Love you girls.
        I was so glad to see Annie Eble get to be there last night. She has been real sick.
        I have two late birthdays, on the 1st was my friend Tom Nichols and Lorie (Burris). I don’t know her married name. God bless both of you.

  • Chestnut Ridge

        Coming up Saturday, Nov. 13th from 4 to 7 p.m. is the “Appreciation Turkey Dinner” at the Chestnut Ridge Fire Hall. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the evening with folks. Donations will be greatly appreciated.
        And don’t forget the annual “Thanksgiving Dinner” at the Abner Ross Center (old Deer Lodge School) in Deer Lodge Sunday, Nov. 14th beginning at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish and spend the afternoon with relatives and friends. Donations will be greatly appreciated for up keep of the building.