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BOE welcomes new MCMS principal, Darrell Stephens, during June board meeting

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) introduced the new Morgan County Middle School (MCMS) principal, Darrell Stephens at the June 9 monthly meeting. “We want to welcome Darrell Stephens to our community,” said Ralph Bennett, superintendent. According to Stephens, his goal

BOE tables transfer request

By Tia Lynn Lecorchick staff writer The Morgan County Board of Education (BOE) temporarily tabled a request for the transfer of Brett Bell, who was hired for a position at Morgan County Middle School (MCMS), to fill a social studies position at Morgan County High School (MCHS). The

Mat Dogs host first summer home meet

By Leila Dycus staff writer After starting their summer season at Rockdale last week the Morgan County wrestlers took to their own gym hosting a set of matches for teams from around the area. “Generally there wasn’t much of a difference from last week. They still had

Boys and Girls Club holds golf fundraiser tourney

By Leila Dycus staff writer Hard Labor Creek Golf Course hosted a whole new group of players this week as the Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club hosted their latest fundraiser The Hope and Promise Tournament. “It’s important because it keeps the doors open, more and more non-profits

Summer basketball begins for Morgan County Middle School

By Leila Dycus staff writer Basketball is back at MCMS. This past weekend marked the first Summer Saturday games for Morgan County youth. “This is a great opportunity for kids to be active during the summer time learning about playing basketball and having fun while doing it,”

Morgan Marlins swim in Augusta long-course meet

By Leila Dycus staff writer The summer swim season is in full swing and a select group of swimmers made their way to Augusta to take on a larger pool. “For the majority of them this was their first long course meet,” said Marlins Coach Andy Dunston.

Fifth annual basketball camp fills the MCHS gym

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Fifth Annual Bulldog Basketball camp was held this week ath the Morgan County High School Gymnasium, beginning last Monday, June 9. More than 65 kids from second grade to eighth grade are taking part in the week-long camp, which has been coached

Rec department holds Morgan County Classic Tennis Tournament

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County Recreation Department held the Morgan County Classic Tennis Tournament last Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8, at the Morgan County tennis courts. Susan Courchaine and Kim Rudolph took the women’s A-division championship, while Jill Cooper and Katherine Cooper

Musical Treasures

By Tia Lecorchick staff writer Virtuoso Romantics II, a musical duo comprised of a gifted violinist, Chee-Yun, and pianist Natasha Parmski, with special guest, Christopher Rex, performed at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (MMCC) on June 6 as part of the MMCC’s ongoing Chamber Music Festival. Chee-Yun has


Thursday, June 12 • Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday Call (706-318-1551) for more information. Friday, June 13 • ‘Bringing Home Canadian Gold’ at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. For more information call (706) 342-4743. Saturday, June 14 • Music in the Park from