• Icing on the ‘cup’cake

    Wartburg Central High School students Brynden Bales, Samuel Howard and Alana Shanley recently left their mark on cooking world, as the trio won the Cooking Around the World competition hosted by Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.  

    “We won the dessert portion of it,” Samuel Howard said. “The cupcakes were pre made by Disney, but we had to design and frost them.

  • Oakdale preschool hour off to great start

    A new program is off to a flying start at Oakdale School, as every Tuesday at 11 a.m. Sandra Helton hosts a preschool hour that is fun and educational for children between the ages of 2-5 that are not already in school.

  • RSCC looks to connect with adults through Reconnect

    Roane State Community College is trying to get the word out about the new Tennessee Reconnect program that will provide eligible adults with the opportunity to attend Roane State tuition-free.

    Last week, personnel from Roane State were at the Morgan County campus located at 150 Longview Drive in Wartburg to answer questions about the program.

  • UCORR donates to Petros-Joyner

    Petros-Joyner Elementary has been working to implement a STEM focus this year aiming on preparing students to thrive in a highly complex world.

    As the roles of science, mathematics, and technology grow in our society, schools must prepare students for this demand. We believe that educated citizens of the 21st century must have a solid background in science, technology, engineering and math. With knowledge in these areas, students will be able to keep up with the rapid growth of the technological innovations happening daily.

  • National school breakfast week starts Monday

    To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, Morgan County schools will celebrate National School Breakfast Week during March 5-9, 2018.

  • Kindness on menu at Sunbright

    Lunch was a little bit different for high school students at Sunbright School on Friday, Feb. 16 and it had nothing to do with food.

    The school held a mixer designed to mix up students that usually don’t hang out together as a way to promote social awareness at the school.

  • Morgan County April Teachers of the Month named

        Morgan County Schools Director Ronnie Wilson would like to announce the teachers of the Month for April 2018. Wilson expresses his appreciation for the hard work and accomplishments of these educators. He also extends his appreciation to the sponsors of the Teacher of the Month program. Ole Ben Franklin Ford provides a free oil change and El Patron provides a $10 gift card for each recipient. Sponsors like these make Teacher of the Month possible.


  • Sunbright second graders visit City Hall
  • Retired Teachers Association meets

        The Morgan County Retired Teachers Association met Friday, May 11, at Oakdale School. Retired teachers who are interested in joining MCRTA should contact membership chair Diana Smith, treasurer Mary Ann McPeters or president Jo Hardin.

  • Wartburg Public Library Summer Meals/Activities

    Wartburg Public Library presents its Free Summer Meals and Activities

    June 5 – Tracy Bradshaw reading her book Sawbear’s Orange Beach Vacation

    June 12 – Spirit Winds telling of the Native Indians

    June 19 –Erica Beene for the scheduled activity

    June 26 - Slaven Sisters will put on a music show

    July 10 – Suzanne Pemberton for the scheduled activity