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Artists Guild holds First Friday event

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison Artists Guild (MAG) hosted its first ever Luau for its monthly First Friday event on June 6. The MAG kept their doors open until 8 pm, providing complimentary wine, hors d’oeuvres and door prizes. Nearby shops and businesses participate

Camp Twin Lakes honored by Rutledge City Council

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Rutledge City Council unanimously voted to declared the dates of Jun. 22 through July 4 “Celebrations of Camp Sunshine Rutledge” weeks in honor of the camp’s 32nd anniversary. “They do such wonderful work,” said Brenda Thompson, city council member. “How

Law Enforcement- Madison Police Department

On June 11 Tammy Lynn Trahan, 40, Alexandria, Va. was arrested and charged with theft by receiving stolen property. According to reports, an officer received a dispatch call that Trahan wanted to turn herself in regarding a stolen car. When an officer arrived at the Quick Shop

Law Enforcement- Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On June 14 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Cedar Grove Road, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a man stated that sometime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. someone came onto his property and chiseled a hole in his front porch. On June 15

Busy Wrestlers Prove Who They Are

Leila Dycus Staff Writer The past four weeks have been a grueling test of love for the Morgan County High School (MCHS) wrestlers, a summer team program. They proved their love for the sport and their commitment to it, while juggling a packed schedule. The Morgan County

Dispatches from Oregon

If you’ve noticed the peculiar absence of my name in the bylines this week, it’s because – once again – I’m on vacation in Oregon, celebrating a few peaceful days of freedom before I head back home and get to the grind. It has been interesting to

Summer Football is Back

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Morgan County High School (MCHS)Bulldogs football hit the field this week as they competed in their first seven-on-seven game, taking on Jefferson County and Greene County. “It’s a chance for our kids to play against someone else. It breaks the monotony of what

Cheerleading Camp Brings Team Together

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Just like a puzzle being put together the Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) cheerleading squads began piecing together their routines at last week’s camp. “If I had to sum it up, it’s a commitment by the coaches and a commitment by all team

Brazil isn’t the Only Place for Soccer

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Brazil isn’t the only place for soccer right now. This week, young soccer players from around the county are taking part in a summer camp. “It helps develop players. We focus on developing basic fundamentals and knowledge of the game so that they

Six local community members receive accolades for Making a Difference

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce (MMCC) held its annual meeting on Jun. 12 at the James Madison Inn Conference Center to distribute this year’s awards to six local community members making a difference in Morgan County. categories: small business, hospitality, restaurant,