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Bike rewards brings big smiles at MCPS

By Leila Dycus staff writer The last day of school has finally arrived at the primary school and for some extraordinary students their reading has earned them new bikes. On Friday May 23 members of the Madison Masonic Lodge 376 F and AM made their way to

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On May 23 an argument complaint was filed at a Whispering Lakes Drive, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a deputy met with the complainant at his place of employment, an auto parts store. The man said that on Friday he had hosted a graduation party and that

Madison Police Department

On May 16 Donald Swain, 25, Madison, was arrested and charged with two counts of sale of marijuana, two counts of sale of cocaine, one count of possession marijuana with the intent to distribute and one count possession of cocaine. According to reports, Swain allegedly sold marijuana

Thirty One Years and Still Kickin

Leila Dycus Staff Writer Thirty-one years and still kickin’! The Rutledge Fair brought handmade crafters, musicians, local restaurants, and residents together for a memorable country fair this past Saturday, May 24. “We just moved here, and the community of just everyone coming together- seeing a town work

Marlins hit the pool for summer meets

By Leila Dycus staff writer The Morgan County Marlin swim team is in full force as they prepare for meets in the month of June. “Summer is actually the swim team’s time to relax and enjoy a more fun level of competition,” said Coach Andy Dunston. With

Baseball program begins instructional league

By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) baseball program is shaking up the way their typical summer schedule is going to work this year. Instead of spending the summer months playing games with teams throughout the area, the Diamond Dogs will be engaging

Taylor signs to play soccer for Middle Georgia State College

Mikayla Taylor, signed her scholarship to Middle Georgia State College on May 21. Taylor played volleyball, basketball and soccer for the Bulldogs. However, her scholarship to Middle Georgia is to play soccer. Mikayla said that she is most looking forward to playing soccer in college. Mikayla’s mom

Mat Dogs prepare for summer duals

By Nick Nunn stuff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) wrestling program is about to kick off their 2014 summer schedule, beginning with a home practice on Wednesday, May 28, and duals at Rockdale County High School next Monday, June 2. The Mat Dogs will again travel

Patch resigns as MCHS baseball coach

By Nick Nunn staff writer Brandon Patch has announced that he is resigning at head coach for the Morgan County High School (MCHS) baseball team. Patch stated that there was no animosity involved in his decision to resign and that his decision was not related to the

Dycus reflects on the past year at the Citizen

Sports have been a constant in my life. As a child I grew up with a dad whose business was sports. You see, my dad is a television producer, but to me he’ll always be a cameraman. He got his start filing sporting events. Braves baseball, Falcons