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Stay Classy 2014!

Check out this week’s paper for the Class of 2014 Graduation Supplement.

Downtown Dance brings Beachy Vibes to a Chilly Night

Leila Dycus staff writer Nothing says summer has arrived like a night of dancing under the stars in Town Park even a chilly forecast couldn’t keep Morgan County residents out of the park. On Friday, May 16 people poured into Town Park for the annual Downtown Dance.

We’ve got Goosebumps!

The town is set to begin filming at night. Chairs are overturned as chaos strikes. Onlookers watch as a scene is being set up. The street is closed as the production crew of ‘Goosebumps’ begins to roll the camera. Lead actor Jack Black on the scene.

HPC Approved

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) approved Kathi Russell for a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA), after more than a year of stalled negotiations, with certain conditions. “I am delighted,” said Russell. “We will start construction right away.” Russell, owner of the historic Mapp-Gilmore

4-H team prepares for National Competition

By Nick Nunn staff writer With a pair of state titles under their belt, the Morgan County 4-H Senior Recurve and Senior Compound archery teams have begun preparing for their next stage of competition: the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitation, which will be held in Grand Island,

2014 Relay for Life raises over $34,000

By Nick Nunn staff writer “We are fighting back!” said Beth Bradley, chair for the 2014 Morgan County Relay for Life during the opening ceremony last Friday, May 9, at the DuPree Track and Field. Thanks to Morgan County’s 2014 Relay for Life, themed “Life is Sweeter

Decision Day at MCHS

Bringing Awareness: The Morgan County High School 4-H Club hosted the first “Teen Maze” program for the Freshman Academy at MCHS on Tuesday, May 6. The event is designed to help young students see the possible consequences of their actions as they begin to take on more

One Morgan Special Olympics brings smiles to participants’ faces

By Leila Dycus intern This year’s One Morgan Olympics brought students from all Morgan County schools together for a day of socialization and smiles. “The reason this day is such an important day is because it allows for their abilities to shine, taking away their disability while

Madison in May

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer he Morgan-Madison Cultural Center (MMCC) held its early Madison In May fundraiser on May 1-3. Madison in May is the yearly spring tour throughout Madison, which includes historic homes, landmarks and churches. Tickets were $25 for members, $30 for non-members and

Teen Maze held at High School

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick The Morgan County High School (MCHS) hosted a 4-H Club event called Teen Maze on May 5-6. Teen Maze is a series of scenes in which participating students are asked to make decisions about drugs, alcohol, and sex and then are shown where