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Retro Cinema Opens!

Dianne Lively Yost staff writer Anticipation is over! Retro Cinema at Ricky D’s opens this Saturday, March 29 at 139 East Jefferson St. across from the Madison-Morgan Courthouse! The new business features: a casual restaurant serving gourmet hotdogs, sandwiches, fabulous frozen custard and concessions; a 50-seat movie


Thursday, March 27 • IMB Interactive Prayer Room at Antioch Baptist Church From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Presented by Pam Whitehead, Southern Baptist Convention Missionary, of Watkinsville, Georgia; and at 7:00 p.m. – Authors, Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh, from Iran, will speak about their Memoir,

Bark For Life

By Leila Dycus intern On Saturday March 22 community members came together to participate in Bark for Life, which was put on by the American Cancer Society and the Humane Society of Morgan County (HSMC) to raise money to fight against cancer. This year’s event was held

“Peepers” have to be driven back three times before winters gone

Spring is trying its best to get here, but we have to remember that Easter is very late this year–April 20th,  and that usually sets the tone for the weather.  We have some very pretty days and then a cold front comes in and takes over as

brownwood news

On Sunday morning attendance was good; glad to see everyone in service today, some are still out due to sickness, work and etc. Visitors were again present; look forward to them visiting with us each week. We pray that they will continue to bless us and God

Turtle on a Fencepost

How can you tell if a person needs encouragement? If they are breathing. One of the greatest gifts God has given us is the ability to encourage others. We all need to know that someone believes in us. We all need someone to encourage us. Equally, we

Skeet shoot April 12, mark your calendars

Turner Foster is visiting his parents Chuck and Miriam this week. Turner is from Memphis. He is named after his late grandfather Turner Bell. Gail Wade went to visit her daughter Rebekah and the two grandchildren one day. They were both sick but she enjoyed them very

Women’s Day 2014

Greetings from The Springs! Let me tell you that this year’s Women’s Day Celebration was simply awesome. Co-chairs, Toni Terrell and Gloria Carroll coordinated a weekend full of events which emphasized the theme, “The Daughters of God”. On Saturday, March 22, the event co-chairs hosted the Ladies’

The Morgan County Primary School’s Spring Musical roars the crowd!

By tia leorchick The Morgan County Primary School (MCPS) held their annual Spring Musical on Mar. 20, entitled “It’s a Jungle Out There.” The production was written by Mary Donnelly and George Strid, featuring a cast comprised of a king, cheetahs, monkeys and elephants. Jeremy Skidmore, a

Merchants Hall plans shot down

By Tia Lyn Lecorchick staff writer Kathi Russell, owner of the historic Mapp-Gilmore building located at 200 West Washington Street in Madison, appeared before the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) on March 11 to present her design proposal for the currently demolished building’s reconstruction in hopes of being