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Watson–Brown Foundatin seeking junior board of trustees members

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Milledgeville Chapter of the Watson-Brown Foundation Junior Board of Trustees is seeking high school students to help preserve Middle Georgia history.  The Junior Board is recruiting students from its coverage area — Baldwin, Bibb, Hancock, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Morgan, Putnam, Twiggs,

Don Cooper Exhibit at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center

By Jamison Meriwether Hooks Staff Writer Artist Don Cooper held a Gallery Talk on Saturday Aug. 9 at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (MMCC) where he discussed his work, the “Three Paths,” with the public. “Three Paths” consists of the three different directions Cooper’s work has taken over

Law Enforcement-Madison Police Department

On August 10 a larceny complaint was filed at an East Jefferson Street location after a man reported someone entered his apartment and removed his brown leather wallet. On August 10 a damage to property and larceny complaint was filed at Ingles gas station, Eatonton Road. According

Law Enforcement-Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On August 11 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Holstein Road, Buckhead location. According to reports, a woman alleged that her boyfriend’s mother had harassed her with phone calls, texts and Facebook posts. The woman said that since her boyfriend’s arrest by the

SCRIMMAGE The Rain didn’t Stop the Bulldogs

Leila Dycus Staff Writer The rainy afternoon didn’t stop the Morgan County High School football team from playing their scrimmage against Apalachee Friday night, Aug. 8. Scrimmages are meant to be learning experiences for the team before the regular season begins and Friday night’s game fit the

MCHS Softball is Playing Themselves and Others as they Run into a New Season

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Before the first pitch is thrown out Morgan County High School Softball Coach Doug Connelly explains the team’s goals for the season. Their first game was on August 12, against Hart County. “Our goals and expectations for the season are going to be

Cheerleaders set Goals for the Season

Leila Dycus Staff Writer This year’s Morgan County Middle School cheerleading squad has set high expectations of themselves. This week, their coaches spoke about their goals and are sending a bit of encouragement to the team they have the pleasure of coaching. The first cheerleading competition of

The MCHS Softball Booster Club kicks off a special ECO Sneakers fundraiser

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick managing editor The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Softball Booster Club has partnered with ECO Sneakers, a national nonprofit organization aiming to reuse and recycle old shoes. They will do a fund-drive that will run until September 6 and for every pair of

19-year-old twin brothers who graduated from Morgan County High School realize a lifelong dream

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Bailey and Austin Ross, 19-year-old twin brothers who graduated Morgan County High School (MCHS) in 2013, will realize a lifelong dream later this month when they begin studying at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana as pre-health majors. Both brothers plan on

HSMC and Girl Scouts Find Dogs Forever Homes

Leila Dycus Staff Writer An extraordinary group of Covington Girl Scouts made an impact on the lives of some Morgan County animals last weekend by hosting a large adoption event in downtown Covington with the Humane Society of Morgan County (HSMC). After receiving a call from Amelia