County health and highway department discuss budget

By Jim McCabe on July 10 at 1:25pm


Two more department heads spoke today as Morgan County commissioners continued the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget process. Numbers were presented by Dale Bainter, the administrator of the county health department, Read More

Nichols Park Pool ready for Saturday reopening

By Ryne Turke on July 10 at 1:12pm

Nichols park Pool

Final preparations are being made for the official reopening of the Nicholas Park Pool this weekend. After suffering a tear in the fiber glass sump, the pool was forced to Read More

Data indicates less homes have telephones

By Jim McCabe on July 10 at 7:26am


A new study shows more people are hanging up on traditional landline telephone use in their homes. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate four out of Read More

West Morton restaurant has new owners

By Jim McCabe on July 10 at 7:15am


A restaurant in Jacksonville that closed after acquiring revolving loan funds from the city has been sold to another restaurant owner in town. The Jacksonville Journal-Courier reports the former Morton Read More

Waverly-area fire being investigated as arson

By Jim McCabe on July 10 at 7:14am


A suspicious fire caused over $100-thousand in damage to a shed near Waverly last night. It happened at 301 Mieher Road, about six miles southwest of the city. Waverly Fire Read More