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Birthday/anniversary contest winner announced

The winner of our Facebook Birthday/Anniversary contest for the week of March 15 to 21 is ************************************************************************************* Drum roll   ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************* Joni Turner who celebrated her birthday on March 15. Come by the News Office to claim your prize.

Christmas light/hope challenge

OK Monroe County, this is Terry and I have a challenge for you! This was posted by Brandon Jarrett earlier and apparently it’s a trend going around. People are putting their Christmas lights back out to spread hope and cheer. You don’t have to do Christmas lights, Easter’s coming too, or you could just do…

COVID-19 Facts from MCMC

Sports

Battle of the Bands held

The second annual “Battle of the Bands” was held on Tuesday, Feb. 11, during a home basketball game at Monroe County High School. The battle brings together alumni and current Monroe County Falcon Band members in a friendly competition. The band family played alongside each other with some spanning the generations on instruments and others…

Local pastor reflects on Black History Month and advancements made through the past 60 years

By Terry Simpson “This…wouldn’t have been possible back in my granddaddy’s day,” explained Pastor Frank Tooley while waving his hand back and forth across the space between him and I as we sat talking on his couch in the very house where his grandfather , Marvin Tooley, spent his life. He, a black man, and…

“…Making her own way…”

MCHS students celebrate career and technical education programs By: Terry Simpson Some may say that “shop classes” and the trade world are “a man’s world,” but Monroe County High School senior Christine Webb has set out to prove that statement wrong. For her, construction and carpentry skills just came natural — and this girl, well…

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Area News

Christmas light/hope challenge

OK Monroe County, this is Terry and I have a challenge for you! This was posted by Brandon Jarrett earlier and apparently it’s a trend going around. People are putting their Christmas lights back out to spread hope and cheer. You don’t have to do Christmas lights, Easter’s coming too, or you could just do…

COVID-19 Facts from MCMC
Terry’s Social Distancing List

This week’s Terry’s List is special as most events have been postponed. I thought I would give you all some ideas of things to do at home. Complete a puzzle Start a journal or blog Paint a mural on your wall or ceiling If you have an old instrument, dust it off and practice  Have…

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