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Early Deadlines!

There will be EARLY DEADLINES for all ads, stories, and photos for the Morgan County Marketplace and Morgan County Press, due to the Memorial Day holiday! Deadline for the Wednesday, May 29 Morgan County Press is noon Friday, May 24. Deadline for the Thursday, May 30 Morgan County Marketplace is noon Friday, May 24. Deadline

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Heavy rains cause flooding in county

by Janet Dabbs The National Weather Services issued flooding and thunderstorm warnings for the tri-county area Tuesday, April 30. According to Morgan County Emergency Management Director Bill DiMarsico, the county received nearly three inches of rain between 5 and 11 p.m., along with heavy thunderstorms that caused flooding throughout the county. “We had multiple low-water

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Children removed from Morgan County home

by Janet Dabbs A 2-year-old female (referred to as AH), a 4-year-old female and a 16-year-old male were removed Wednesday, April 17 from a home on Ray Road in Ivy Bend. Their mother, Heather Bryant, 35, of Stover, was charged with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child Creating Substantial Risk – 1st

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Animal rescue removes 13 animals from home

by Janet Dabbs A woman in Ivy Bend may be facing animal abuse/neglect charges after one dog was found dead in her home and nine dogs and three cats were removed from the premises by an animal rescue organization. The charges are pending a report from the veterinarian that examined the animals. The woman, Heather

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