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Milestones

  • Morgan County News - History - August 2009
  • Morgan County News - History - August 2009

        Pastor Robert Pfaff is retiring from ministering to the congregation of St. Paul Lutheran Church and our community since 1988. On Sunday, Aug. 30. 2009, the community is invited to join us as we bid him fond farewell and thank him for his faithful service. For more information, call church office at 423-346-3554. For driving directions enter 205 Spring Street, Wartburg.

  • Morgan County News - History - July 1996

        Sunbright Elementary held their annual career day for grades kindergarten through fifth grade.
        The Army National Guard brought in a helicopter and allowed students to sit in the pilots seat.

  • Morgan County News - History - July 1996

        Management and Directors of Progressive Savings Bank are pleased to announce plans for alterations and additions to their Wartburg office. The office located on the corner of Main Street and Mill Street in Wartburg.
        The remodeled bank will feature a classical design including a new columned entry portico which will face Main Street. The new additions as well as the existing structure will be finished in a synthetic stucco, which along with the new entry portico, will provide a new look reflecting the progressive spirit of the bank.

  • Morgan County News - History - July 1996

    By Bill Hunter
    News Staff Writer

        U-First Foods, Sunbright’s new grocery store, is now open.
        The Grand Openings ceremony was held July 8, 1996 with city officials and grocery suppliers from Fleming Foods in Nashville taking part.
        The store is now fully operational except for the deli which will open soon, according to the owner.

  • Morgan County News - History - July 1996
  • Morgan County News - History - July 1976

        Brushy Mountain Prison Warden Stonney Lane announced Friday, July 23, 1976 that the state has approved the renovation of the institution, pending completion of a few special requirements still to be met, and added that he expects more inmates to be transferred in during the middle part of August, depending on how quickly new personnel can be approved and trained.

  • Morgan County News - History - July 1976

        A first for Oakdale was when they entered 7 teams in the Tri-County League – 5 boys and 2 girls teams at a cost of about $1,400 for a summer program.
        The O.A.B.C. is now receiving its reward for money well spent. The Mickey Mantle team won the Tri-County League Championship with 8 wins and 1 loss.
        The O.A.B.C. has the honor of sending this team to Nashville to participate in the A.A.B.C. tournament, which is a first for any O.A.B.C. Baseball team.

  • Morgan County News - History - July 2006

    Hometown boys meet while serving in Iraq

     

    By Judy Underwood
    Morgan County News Editor

        They never met while living less than 20 miles from each other, one in Coalfield, the other in Oakdale. But they came upon each other a world away while serving in Iraq.
        MAI Freddie Seavers III from Coalfield sent an email to The News.

  • Morgan County News - History - July 2006

        County Executive Becky Ruppe and EMS Director Larry Potter made what they described to be an “exciting” trip to the Clear Fork Fire Department near Rugby recently.
        “Larry has worked with Clear Fork for almost a year, getting them prepared to take first response calls,” said Ruppe.