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Three down: Morgan beats Putnam for third victory in a row

Next Up Bye week this week. The Dogs return to the field to take on the Oconee County Warriors on Sept. 27 in Oconee. By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Bulldogs beat the Putnam County War Eagles at home last Friday night 26-7

Morgan wins one, loses one at Lady Dog Invitational

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School varsity Lady Dogs beat opponent Locust Grove 5-2 during Saturday’s Lady Dog Invitational Medal Games before losing to Social Circle 5-11. Earlier in the week, the Dogs beat region opponents Jackson County and Elbert County 7-6 and

Mad-town Skate-boys (and girls)

By Nick Nunn A couple of weeks back, at a Madison City Council meeting, Chad Foster spoke to the council about the possibility of building a skateboard park at one of Madison’s existing parks. In broad terms, Foster outlined what a proposed skate park would require as

MCHS cross country competes in E. Jackson Eagle Invitational

At E. Jackson Boys 5K (Sixth of 14) Jeremy Craft, 16th place; Dalton Shaw, 27th place; Luke Zimmerman, 33rd place Girls 5K (Ninth of 12) Yakira Chapman, 44th place; Carolina Zant, 47th place By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) cross country team

Spike Dogs defeat Prince Avenue, Jackson County on the road

By Leila Dycus, Intern The Morgan County High School Spike Dogs were on the road last week, traveling to different area schools. The varsity team took on Prince Avenue and Jackson County at Prince on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The varsity and JV Dogs traveled to Hart County

For the trophy-hunting outdoorsman, size matters

By Alvin Richardson I caught my first trophy bass at around the age of six and I’ll never forget that day. The big fish hit a plastic worm that I was inexpertly dragging along the bottom of our small pond. The day had been slow to that

JV Dogs fall to Jefferson 0-15

Next Up The JV Morgan County High School football team takes on Monticello at MCHS, 5:30 p.m. This is their third game of the season. By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer In the first two weeks of Morgan County High School (MCHS) JV football, the Bulldogs beat Putnam County 36-26

MCMS beats Monticello 32-18

Next Up The MCMS Dogs took on Loganville this Wednesday, Sept. 18, and play the Putnam War Eagles next Wednesday at home, 4:30 p.m. By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County Middle School Bulldogs beat the Monticello Purple Hurricanes 32-18 last Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Jasper County.

Open heart: Local museums host Open Art Day

Four local museums – the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison Artists Guild and Morgan County African American Museum – opened their doors last Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 for four hours, during which those who wished could come in free of charge. In additional to the art, of

Columnist is “singing the praises of the petunias”

By Stephanie Hudak Last week I talked about the thugs in the pots. This week I want to sing the praises of the petunias. Well, not all of them, but a few have been outstanding and you need to know about them so that next year you