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Bob Kesling Was In Town For His Annual Luncheon Tuesday – WECO News – August 19th, 2014

Voice of the Vols Bob Kesling was in Wartburg on Tuesday for his annual WECO Luncheon held at First Baptist Church in Wartburg. A good time was had by all in attendance which included WECO’s UT Sports advertisers and WECO staff members. The meal was provided by Angie’s restaurant in Wartburg.      

There were multiple accidents with injury over the weekend. On Friday, one person was transported to the hospital after a crash on Fairview Rd in the Coalfield area around 4pm. Then around 6:30, one person was transported to the hospital from a crash on Clifty Creek Rd in Oakdale. An accident occurred Saturday around 6pm […]

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Local FLW Pro fisherman Brad Knight competed in a national tournament over the weekend. 90 competitors were on the water for the Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray, South Carolina. Knight made the cut for his haul on Thursday and Friday. Saturday cut the field to only the top 10, and Knight missed the cut […]

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WECORadio.com will provide continuous election coverage beginning at 8:00pm tonight. Below is a list of the local contested races in Morgan County and the 9th Judicial District Circuit Court Judges race. We will update the totals as each precinct reports the final tallies. To get the very latest totals you may need to refresh your web […]

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WECO’s edition of the Country Showdown took place during the 26th Annual Outdoor Show on Saturday, July 26th. Ten contestants from around the east Tennessee and southern Kentucky region were on hand to compete for the $100 prize plus a slot to compete in the regional finals later in the year and a shot at […]

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A special-called school board meeting in Morgan County was held last night, to vote on the termination of director of schools Edd Diden.  Board member Richard Spurling called the meeting and presented a list of eight reasons for termination.  The list included failing to prepare a balanced budget, unimproved test scores, bullying and intimidation of […]

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A special-called school board meeting will be held tonight at the Central Office in Wartburg to discuss the possible termination of Director of Schools Ed Diden.  One board member, Richard Spurling of the 5th district requested the meeting be called earlier this month.  Spurling declined to comment, but stated that he felt there was reason […]

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The Morgan County Head Start is now accepting enrollment applications for three, four, and five-year-olds for the 2014-2015 school year.  The organization enrolls children and families in accordance with the non-discrimination policy, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age and disability.  Transportation is provided for all participants in the Head Start […]

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Early voting totals continue to rise.  As of close of business Tuesday, 925 people had already voted in Morgan County.  The sheriff race got the most votes in 2010 when 5,751 people voted.  That would mean that just four days into voting this year, the county already has about 1/6 of the total amount of […]

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Morgan County Director of Schools, Dr. Edd Diden, has announced the appointment of Dr. Charles (Dan) Shoemaker as principal of Central Elementary School. Dr. Shoemaker has 20+ years experience in a variety of educational assignments. The last two years, he has served as the assistant principal at Central Elementary. In addition to his B.S. degree, […]

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