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Better get ready for a Chili Cook–Off Saturday

By: Dianne Lively Yost: Secret ingredients? Check! Hot, hot chili peppers? Check! Cold beer? Check! Ding dang! Hot Off The Presses is flat ready to compete in the 10th Annual Madison Chili Cook-Off at Town Park this Saturday, Oct. 4! As of press time there are a

Chamber welcomes Fat Boy’s Golf Carts

By: Jamison Hooks The Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business to the community last week, Fat Boy’s Golf Carts. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday Sept. 10th as a celebratory gesture for the owners by the chamber. With the golf cart industry growing so rapidly,

MCHS Volleyball gains another win as Region Tournament draws closer

By: Zachary Parker The Morgan County High School Volleyball team took two wins at home last Thursday against Jackson County and Cedar Shoals. The girls beat Jackson 25-11 and 25-13, and Cedar Shoals 25-14 and 25-16. Jackson has been a tough rival for the team earlier in

MCHS Cheerleading Competitions

By: Jamison Hooks The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Competition Cheerleading squad is taking their competition schedule by storm. After receiving 1st place in their competition at Grayson High School on September 20th, the squad made adjustments and additions to their routine in hopes of furthering their

Morgan County High School JV Football Team is 2-2 going into the end of the season

By: Zachary Parker The Morgan County High School JV Football team beat Monticello 35-14 at home last Thursday, bringing their record to 2-2 for the season. The win has reinvigorated the team for the rest of the season. With two losses early in the season to Putnam

MCHS Softball with 22 Wins and only 5 Losses

  By: Jamison Hooks The Lady Dogs have cinched a 1st place finish in region 8-AAA for the regular season and the right to host the Final Four of the region tournament on Tuesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 9th. The Morgan County High School softball team

Calendar Listings

Thursday, October 2 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. • Coffee and Creations from 9 am to 10:30 am. Open studio time to gather with creative friends over coffee. $5.00 per person. Bring your own creative projects and just have fun together. If

RoboRide bicycle fundraiser at MCHS

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Robotics Team is putting on the first-ever RoboRide, a bicycle ride fundraiser through Morgan County on Oct. 11 at 9 am, starting at MCHS. Registration for the event is open until the hour before the ride begins.

Sportsman’s Night Out

By: Tia Lynn Lecorchick Sportsman’s Night Out, an annual hunting celebration of Centennial Baptist Church held in Heritage Park, attracted over 600 people on Thursday, Sept. 11. The event featured Dr. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fortworth, Texas. The event’s focus was broadened

Rutledge transforms for fall

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Rutledge is gearing up for a jam-packed month of fall events in October this year. The Rutledge Beautification Committee, the Rutledge Rec Department, Gardening Club, Merchants’ Association, and other community members have teamed up to ensure this season is properly enjoyed all throughout