• Pittmans celebrate 60 years
  • Morgan County News - History - January 1970

        Morgan County’s two banks, the Sunbright Bank & Trust Co. of Sunbright and the Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Wartburg, reported a combined net gain in assets for the year ending December 21, 1969 of $816,000.
        Combined assets of the two banks at the end of business for 1969 was approximately nine and one half million dollars.

  • Morgan County News - History - January 1970

        Oliver Springs will honor Tennessee football star Gary Kreis Saturday, Jan. 17, 1970, with “his day.”
        The program, which will feature a 6 p.m. talk by new head Vol football coach Bill Battle, will begin at 3 p.m. with a downtown parade other activities.
        The program is sponsored by the Oliver Springs Jaycees.
        Kreis was an outstanding football and basketball player while in high school at Oliver Springs.

  • Morgan County News - History - January 1970
  • Morgan County News - History - January 1970

        Nearly 1,000 students have been named to Tennessee Tech’s fall quarter honor roll according to Dr. Hoyle Lawson, dean of Admission and Record.
        Of the 897 students who made the coveted list, 257 earned Highest Distinction, which means their quality point average was 3.7 or better. A perfect quality point mark is 4.0.     
        Two hundred seventy made High Distinction with their 3.4-plus quality point averages, and 370 earned Distinction status with their 3.1 or better average.

  • Morgan County News - History - January 1970

        Wartburg Central girls won with an impressive basketball victory over Huntsville on Friday night, Jan. 16, 1970, but the Central boys varsity and the B team suffered defeats.
        The girls’ triumph was by 47-31. Huntsville got a fast start and defeated the Wartburg varsity boys by 66-51. In the B game, Huntsville gained a 56-49 decision.
        HUNTSVILLE (66): F-Sexton 9, Jeffers 11; C-Reed 13; G-Laxton 16; Griffith 15, Sub: Chambers 2.

  • Morgan County News - History - January 1970

        The Morgan County Rescue Squad was called to the flooded city of Oakdale, Tuesday, Dec. 30th, by the Squad’s Unit Director, Delbert Patterson.
        On arrival at Oakdale, the Roane County Rescue Squad was already on the scene evacuating people from their homes, but rushed to Harriman to evacuate several families there.
        Capt. Oney of the Morgan County Squad set up headquarters in the Oakdale City Hall, where an abundance of food and coffee was donated by the Church of Christ from Kingston, Tenn.

  • Morgan County News - History - January 1998

    Petros, Oliver Springs chosen as locations


    By Michelle Jerla
    Roane Newspapers

        OLIVER SPRINGS – “Lights, camera, action!”
        Thousands of people gathered for a film audition at Oliver Springs High School Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, hoping to get a chance to hear those three words.

  • Morgan County News - History - January 1998

    By Judy Underwood
    Editor/General Manager

        Morgan County Executive Tommy Kilby took some time recently to look back at things his administration has done and to look forward to coming improvements.
        Among the improvements that are underway is the Oakdale bridge project.
        Kilby explained last week at the construction site that the bridge is something that has been needed in Oakdale for many years.

  • Morgan County News - History - January 1998

    Father, son first in district to be initiated into Pilot


        Gary Massengill of the Petros Community was recently initiated into the Pilot Club of Anderson County. Massengill was first introduced to Pilot by his son Jason who is a member and treasurer of the Coalfield Anchor Club.