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Milestones

  • Morgan County News - History - March 1989

        Morgan County law enforcement officers were among 21 officers taking a visual tracking course at Frozen Head State Park last week.
        The course teaches tracking “the way the Indians used to do it,” according to one participant Wes Pemberton of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department.
        Pemberton, who received his instructor’s certification during the program, said that visual tracking can be beneficial in several ways for tracking lost people or criminals.

  • Morgan County News - History - March 1989

        March 12-17, 1989 was Girl Scout Week, marking the anniversary of an organization dedicated to helping today’s girls develop into tomorrow’s leaders.
        According to Marilyn Greenberg, president of Tanasi Girl Scout Council, “Girl Scout Week offers an opportunity to impress on our young women, and youth in general, the challenges and responsibilities they face as tomorrow’s leaders. Leaders in our own community are excellent role models for our Girl Scouts.”

  • Morgan County News - History - March 1989

    By Judy Underwood
    Editor

        The education committee of the County Commission will meet March 30, 1989 at 7 p.m. at the courthouse to consider the school board’s request for an additional $285,675 needed to complete the building project at Central High School.

  • Morgan County News - History - March 1989

    By Chuck Nance
    Sports Writer

        The Oakdale Lady Eagles and Sunbright’s Lady Tigers butted heads for the third time this season. The consolation match-up saw the Lady Tigers give Oakdale all they could handle for three plus quarters before the Lady Eagles pulled away in the middle of the fourth period and went on to claim third place with a 69-56 win.

  • Morgan County News - History - March 2001
  • Morgan County News - History - March 2001

    By Judy Underwood
    Editor

        Coalfield Senior Chris Bumbalough is on a mission. The teenager takes popular rap songs and turns them in to something he believes is pleasing to the Lord.
        “My favorite music has always been rap. I just really enjoy it, Chris said following a performance at Coalfield School on Friday, March 16, 2001.

  • Morgan County News - History - March 2001

    Morgan County Bass Anglers

     

        Over 20 boats braved early morning cold temperatures to test their luck against Watts Barr’s new 14-inch size limit. The first tournament of the year saw few fish caught. Those fish that were found, however, was in the 2 to 4 lb. range.

  • Morgan County News - History - March 2001
  • Morgan County News - History - March 2001
  • Morgan County News - History - February 1971

        Sgt. Marion U. Hawn, son of Cecil Hawn of Start Route Lancing, is currently serving with the Army in Vietnam. Hawn is a section chief with B Battery2/12 Artillary, and spends most of his time with a 155mm towed howitzer.
        Sgt. Hawn wrote the following poem to express his feelings toward the undeclared war in southeast Asia. Sgt. Hawn said, “…this tells how me and my buddies feel about Vietnam. Some may have different feelings…but this shows how we feel about being over here.”