Community News

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  • Morgan County Tourism Alliance

        Mountain Shadow Cruisers organized in 2008 as a group of car enthusiasts who joined together to share their interest in classic cars. In March they celebrated their 10th anniversary. They meet the first Tuesday of each month at Partner’s Pizza and attend as many area cruises and shows as possible during the months of April to October.

  • Apprenticeship program prepares workers for job market

        As a single Mom, Cheyenna Hawn of Oakdale, knew the hard struggle of trying to balance the demands of home and children with the need to generate income to support her family.

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    Chicken Feed Dresses

        I had an interesting conversation the other day with a woman who knew all about ‘chicken feed dresses’. I was amazed that I found someone who had similar experiences with chicken feed bags as me.
        As I was growing up in the small town of Montague, Michigan, we had a chicken coop which housed a couple dozen chickens. Twice a year my dad would pick up a dozen of young chicks and we raised them for meat and eggs.

  • Coalfield

        Join your friends at the Coalfield Seventh Day Adventist Church on the next six Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for the Creation/Blue Zone seminar. Many of us attending are learning valuable lessons in living healthfully.

  • Low-cost rabies vaccinations planned for Morgan County sites

        The Morgan County Health Department is partnering with the Upper Cumberland Veterinary Office and the Morgan County Vet Hospital to offer low-cost rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats. On Saturdays, April 21 and 28 from 2-4 p.m. at the Morgan County Animal Hospital and Fridays, April 27 and May 4 at the Upper Cumberland Veterinary Office parking lot in Wartburg from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. EST. The cost of the vaccination is $10 for each dog and for each cat. Tennessee law requires rabies vaccination for dogs and cats.

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  • Happenings

    Citizens First Banks closed Good Friday
    All branches of Citizens First Bank will be closed on Friday, March 30, in observance of Good Friday.

    Head Start accepting applications
    Morgan County Head Start has Extended Care slots available. This is a free pre-school for children ages 3-5. Free services are provided which include: disability, health, family services, nutrition, dental and transportation. For more information call 423-346-6633 or visit the office at 105 Longview Drive in Wartburg, located behind Subway.

  • Life Care says thank you for planter boxes
  • Petros Senior Citizens Club to sponsor memorial plaques

        Petros residents and friends have requested that the Petros Senior Citizen’s Club revitalize a past practice of selling commemorative plaques. These commemorative plaques honor the name and spirit of your loved one, and will be lovingly mounted on an interior brick wall in the Petros Senior Center.  
        The plaque may honor the memory of deceased family member(s) or honor the life of someone significant to you or to the community.