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Viola Reid Harper

Celebration of Life for Mrs. Viola Reid Harper will be held on Saturday December 20, 2014 at 12 Noon.  Jefferson Missionary Baptist Church, 455 Harmony Rd. Eatonton.  Sis. Harper is daughter of late Deacon Edmond C. Reid, Sr. and the late Eva Leola Willis Reid.  And, the

Activities centered around the season

We are so thankful for the friends in our community that have helped our Family Ties group at this season. Our Celebration was Monday night the 15th.  The Methodist Church’s outreach group prepared a stocking for each of the children that included many goodies and unique gift

The lights represent the stars of the heavens

Sunday morning attendance was good with visitors present some were out due to sickness and some members were back after being out for a while. We pray everyone will be back soon. Bro. Tony Compton brought special music during the service and the message he brought was,

But I can’t find all my tree decorations

What a beautiful day it is outside. Is it spring yet? How excited I’m getting. This is the weekend that my family comes in and we celebrate our Christmas together. I’ve been cooking and baking and cleaning! But can’t find all my tree decorations. What a great

Drinking coffee is a picker-upper

Several ladies told me about the Beacon Heights Christmas program. They had a live baby in the program. It was the Mealor baby. It is reported to have been a beautiful service. They enjoyed refreshments following the program. Edna Smith has a painful place on her leg.

Checking our lists, cooking Christmas goodies, running errands…

Next Thursday is Christmas Day…I honestly can’t believe it!  I am sure that all of you,  myself included, are going to be very busy from now until then finishing up all the things we need to get done, checking our lists, cooking Christmas goodies, running errands, and

Over 2,000 attend Tour of Homes

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor The annual Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Morgan County Historical Society, in which private historical home owners open their doors to their decked out Christmas home to the public to raise money for Heritage Hall. Ruth Felix, house manager of

MCPS Holiday Musical

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Managing Editor Out of the mouth of local babes came the joyous holiday spirit through song last week. About 125 first-graders from Morgan County Primary School (MCPS) students sung their hearts out while performing “A Bear-y Merry Holiday” musical on Thursday, December 11.

Lessons from the Nativity

Dr. Michael Stovall In the birth of Jesus, God identifies with us at our deepest point of need, our humanity. “Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King! Let every heart prepare Him room. And heaven and nature sing. And heaven and nature

Now it’s murder

By Patrick Yost editor A teen’s aggravated battery and aggravated assault charges will likely be upgraded to murder after the victim died. According to Madison Police Chief Bill Ashburn, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation autopsy on the body of Willie Paul Russell, 52, showed that Russell death