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Love: Cowboys in the Country holds benefit for Gary McNair

Photos by Jesse Walker Cowboys in the Country, Rutledge, held a benefit event for Gary McNair, who was seriously injured in a car accident in April, on Saturday, Aug. 14. For photos of the event, click here.

Don’t be surprised by the test

By T. Adrienne Terrell Greetings from the Springs! Join us as we welcome Deacon Tom and Sister Gloria Carroll to the family. They are transplants from New Jersey and are already off and running continuing their work for the Lord. They were officially introduced to the congregation

Monsignor Dora: “The Dogs of Rutledge”

By Peter A. Dora Upon reaching age 65 a couple of years ago I decided not to retire but to keep going as long as possible. This resolve was marked with a grand non-retirement party at the Caboose in Rutledge. Some months later it occurred to me

No rain like this since gathering beans

By Betty Moore We had quite a weekend with all of the rain. I think that it was about five and one-half inches or more. I know that the ground is thoroughly soggy. I don’t remember a year where there was so much rain except one where

Rev. Compton: “God’s blessings abound?”

By Rev. Donnie Compton Well it has been a great month out here in the farming country of Morgan County.  God has blessed us with so much rain that the Cotton Fields may be the tallest I have seen in 25 years.  I know nothing about Cotton

“He told them to give glory to God, submit to Him, clothe yourself in humility…realize God is in control, He has authority over all”

By Margie Ward Sunday morning attendance was good, visitors were present and we are thankful they chose our church to visit. We pray they received a blessing by coming and will come as God leads to any of our services. Our doors and hearts are always open

The August weather seems to dominate the conversation

By Mae Buice Seems all the conversations these days are about the weather and “I don’t ever remember an August being like this.” It sure rained in this area, seems the whole weekend. I’ve never known of Lake Oconee getting out of its banks. I pray not.

“No one, including my daddy, who is 92, says they can remember getting this much rain in the summer”

By Rachel Harper I can remember that most every summer in the past several years that farmers would have literally given a million dollars (if they had it!) to get even half the rain we have gotten this summer. No one, including my daddy, who is 92, says

Best of the Best: Worth its’ weight

By Cathy Best Glancing around the living room of our Wisconsin home, my husband inquired, as if he didn’t know, “How many sofas do we have?” I responded, “Can you have too many?” Apparently not, the room needed all three units, we hauled 962 miles, to fill

The Before Picture: Construction begins on new $1M-plus Morgan County Fire and EMS station

  By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer Right now, the 12,800 square feet of unfinished space located near the back of the Morgan County Public Safety Complex (PSC) looks like just a few dusty walls spotted with heaps of raw materials, but, in just a few months, the