Community News

  • Lee Oil Company celebrates 30 years

        Lee Oil Company/Lee’s Food Mart/Lee’s Travel Center is celebrating 30 years of being in business thanks to their loyal customers and employees.

  • MCMC celebrates National Health Center Week Aug. 12-18

        Morgan County Medical Center (MCMC) is welcoming the new chief executive officer of the Tennessee Primary Care Association as part of its celebration of National Health Center Week, Aug. 12-18.
        “We value the relationship we have with Tennessee Primary Care Association and are delighted to have its new executive director Terri Sabella visit our clinic,” said Theresa Brock, CEO of MCMC. “It is especially fitting that she is visiting us during National Health Center Week.”

  • Freels Reunion set for Aug. 18

        Roy Freels is the president of the Freels Reunion and Audrey Shannon is vice president.
        Roy Freels, son of Virgia Mae Shannon Norris and Robert Fulton Freels, grandson of Linda Goodman and Virgil Shannon and Dora Human Freels and William Riley Freels.

  • Coalfield

        A beautiful week has passed this first of August. The weather was cool and beautiful for this hot time of year.
        We miss Mrs. Pat Jackson, a retired teacher from Coalfield, who passed last week.    The family has requested in lieu of flowers for one to fill a school backpack with supplies for needy students. A hearty thank you is given to each person.

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  • Tyndall named new executive director at Life Care Center of Morgan County

        Life Care Center of Morgan County, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Wartburg, is welcoming a new executive director, Don Tyndall.
        “Don is well known to everyone in Morgan County because he led the rehab team as the director of rehab for many years,” said Jennifer Solomon, vice president of Life Care Centers of America’s Appalachian Region. “His dedication to the community and resident care make him the perfect choice to lead the Morgan County team.”

  • Armes reunion planned for Aug. 11
  • Exploring Morgan County

        School’s back in session, and that means exploring is now limited to the weekends. Luckily, there’s still plenty to do. Here are a few events that’ll fit into my back-to-school schedule:
    Coffee and Climb with a Ranger
        Rock climbing can be a dangerous sport, but the Obed Wild and Scenic River park rangers have your back. On the first Saturday of every month, they’re there to teach you the ropes.

  • The Lifestyle Connection

    Continued from July 25 issue of MCN...

    A story of my mother

    Early Childhood Memories with
    Mary Evaleen Jesse
    Moore Wiggins

    What did you want to be when you grew up?
        A mommie. I was a happy kid, and I just wanted to be like Mommie. We were happy and they never spanked us or anything. It was a good life. We loved each other – and we were happy.

    What was your favorite pastime as a child?