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Ceremony sheds light on county’s mental health

By Peter Wibell, Guest Columnist This past Sunday, a simple yet poignant ceremony was held at the Morgan County Library. Attendees were honoring the life of Jonathon Morris who, in April, lost his struggle with depression. Part of the ceremony involved the dedication of a hand-forged steel

Duck Dynasty look-alikes invade MCES

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick managing editor Morgan County Elementary School (MCES) raised $288.37 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) by allowing students to dress up like a cast member from the hit reality TV series, Duck Dynasty, in exchange for a donation of at least $2.

137 votes cast on first day of early voting in Morgan County

By Zachary Parker staff writer Early voting in Morgan County began Monday, Oct. 13 and will continue until Election Day on November 4, with 137 votes cast on the first day of early voting. Those interested in voting early should report to the Morgan County Elections and

Master Gardeners to meet

Special to the Citizen Morgan County Master Gardeners invite each of you to attend our meeting on October 27, to be held at the County Extension Office, 440 Hancock Street, Madison, (rear of building).  We begin our “Meet and Greet” at 5 p.m. and our program begins

Rutledge Yard Sale a success, Spook Fall Fest next

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Rutledge’s annual Fall Yard Sale was held over the weekend, with a turnout of over 500 people, perusing the vast array or merchandise from about 20 vendors. The money from the yard sale will be used to fund the Rutledge Rec

Dove hunting a ritual of Fall

(Author’s note: For most of my adult life we have had a dove shoot on the first day of hunting season. It is a time when family and friends have gathered to share fellowship, food and a day of outdoor life. This is a story about one

I’ve got a tip that will change your life . . .

Last week I touched on a handful of stories concerning police and civilian interaction that ended in tragedy. This week I’d like to focus on a story that should serve as a wake up call to anyone who has ever thought “not my problem” because “that stuff

Wages per Perdue

Last week, Senate candidates Michelle Nunn and David Perdue had the opportunity to question each other at the Perry candidates debates. One notable exchange concerned the minimum wage The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Michelle Nunn posed the following question to Perdue: “David, I’ve said on the

Your Letters

Rec Department Movie Picnic A Great Family Event To the Editor: We want to say thank you to the Morgan Co. Rec. Department for the free family movie event this past weekend!!  It was great!!!  You can’t beat a night that is fun for the entire family! 

Loss of Trust in Federal Agencies

By Fred Johnson, Columnist We have already learned that we cannot trust the IRS whose head pleaded the fifth and who claims e-mails subpoenaed by Congress have disappeared. We have learned that we cannot trust the Veterans Administration who destroyed records of long wait times for veterans