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Runners post personal bests at meet

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) cross country team held their second home meet of the 2013 season last Tuesday, Oct. 22. The MCHS boys’ team turned in a “dominant victory,” stated MCHS Cross Country Coach Brandon

Boys and ghouls enjoy running the Trick or Trot!

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Elementary School held their second annual Trick or Trot 5K and Fun Run this past Saturday, Oct. 26 in downtown Rutledge. The races attracted a total of 455 runners, with 169 registered runners competing

Boo! Rutledge Holds Spooky Fall Fest

The City of Rutledge held their annual Spooky Fall Fest last Saturday, Oct. 26, and children (and some adults) came out in costume to participate in the Trunk-or-Treat and hayride as well as costume contest, among other things. Call it a Halloween warm-up, if you will. Photos

Speer to serve as Cotton Queen at Saturday’s festival

Special to the Citizen Special to the Citizen Meet Sara Ann Nunn Speer, this year’s Cotton Queen: I was born in 1935 the only daughter of Sam and Ethel Nunn with five brothers. At a young age I quickly learned that in order to survive in a

Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 31 • Trunk-or-Treat at New Hope Baptist Church, 6-8 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the evening with us. There will be games, food, fellowship and trunk or treat. Everything is free. Saturday, Nov. 2 • Cotton Gin Festival, downtown Bostwick. • 2013 Gin Run

Obituary: Hamelean Chester Jr.

Hamelean Chester Jr. passed away at the age of 64 on Friday, October 25, 2013. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 2 at 2nd St. Paul Baptist Church, 2611 VFW Lane, Athens Highway, Madison. Family and friends please assemble at Jones and Turner

Obituary: Lenwood Charles Peoples Sr.

Deacon Lenwood Charles Peoples Sr. passed away at the age of 71 on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at First St. Paul Baptist Church in Apalachee. Visitation was Tuesday, October 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jones

Obituary: Dorothy Mae Conner Herbert

Dorothy Herbert, 88, died October 27, 2013. She was a native of South Boston, Virginia. She was born February 6, 1925 to the late James and Flossie Booth Conner. She was married to the late Samuel Herbert and spent her career as a nurse. She enjoyed gardening,

Obituary: Mrs. Inez B. Lee

Inez B. Lee, 88 of Hampton, passed away, October 25, 2013.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Watson B. Lee.  She is survived by her children, Shirley (Doc) Kinney of Hampton, Steve (Patty) Lee of McDonough, Butch (Cindy) Lee of Madison, Beverley Martin of Hampton,

Obituary: Martha “Mott” Pearson

Martha “Mott” Pinson Pearson, 72, of Rutledge, died Sunday, Oct.27, 2013. She was born December 9, 1940 to Robert and Effie Taylor Pinson. She was married to Timothy Pearson. She lived most of her life in Rutledge where she was a hairdresser. She was a member of