Community

Elks Lodge initiates nine members

Osage Community Elks Lodge 2705 recently initiated nine new members at the lodge in Laurie. Initiated were, front from left, Wayne Lanam, Randy Peterson, Jerry Shelton, Richard Murphy, back from left, Roger Costigan, Kent Hammersmith, Jay Davis, Kerry Anderson, and Wade Long. (submitted photo)

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New Life hosts VBS

New Life Assembly of God in Barnett hosted a Vacation Bible School July 25-28 at the church in Barnett. The theme of the VBS was Mega Sports Camp, and was geared for children ages 3 to 12. Bible verse songs were taught, live skits performed, and snacks served. Aubrey Curtin, left, plays a ball game

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Library Bookworm 08-05-21

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library Refresh I am leaving for a short vacation tomorrow and it is time. You know that feeling, it is like the last day of the work week, times a million. You just cannot wait and it just cannot get here fast enough. The downside is the prep to

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Voices of concern

A group of citizens, with a few exceptions, were present to hear the school’s position about implications the group had previously made regarding the teaching of Critical Race Theory and related issues in the district. In solidarity, they attended the Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education meeting Thursday, July 22 at the middle

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