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Rare Morgan County jury trial begins

In a rare Morgan County jury trial, a convicted sex offender personally questioned and cross-examined two of his alleged teenage victims while representing himself...

County hosts third jury trial in 10 years; Selecting a jury proves tricky...

  The seats in Morgan County’s jury box most often sit vacant, but January is going to give them a work out as the county...

Begin filing for school board seats; Six local elected seats on 2016 ballot

For some, a new year will bring a new opportunity to file for elected office. Those interested in serving on the Morgan County School Board...

Morgan High School Lady Trojans take two over the break

After a snowy, wintery ride to Mount Pleasant last Tuesday, the Lady Trojans basketball team took to the court and heated things up with...

A Discussion About Religion – LDS Church Essays

New Religion Column in The Morgan County News For some time I have been considering publishing a religion section in The Morgan County News.  I...

Council fails to agree on budget, sets aside time for work meeting

Morgan County Council members aren’t agreeing on a budget they must have passed before the end of the year.  In an effort to come...

Judge keeps Gollaher sexual abuse case on schedule

In an effort to keep a three-year sexual abuse case on schedule, a second district court judge refused to accept a public defenders request...

County planner encourages residents to speak their mind

Morgan County Planner Bill Cobabe wants to get county residents talking, talking about mobility, open space, agriculture, industry, residential development, commerce and community in...

Sewer capacity halts new development

At a Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday night, it was decided that new development will have a tough time garnering approval as the city’s...