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Bobby Lamar Ervin

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Bobby Lamar Ervin, 63, of Madison died June 15, 2013. He was the son of the late Joe and Georgia Belle Brown Ervin. He worked in the logging business and landscape maintenance. He is survived by a sister Joyce Christine Leitch and a number of nieces and nephews. His family received friends at A. E. Carter Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20. Interment was in the Buckhead Cemetery.

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James Richard Wood Jr.

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Jim Wood, 76, of Madison died June 17, 2013. He was born in Rush Springs, Oklahoma on May 26, 1937 to James and Margie Wood. He worked as a machinist at Georgia Pacific until retirement in 2004. He was married to Jan H. Jenkins. Mr. Wood enjoyed any outdoor activity. He loved to hunt and fish as well as time spent on horse. He will be remembered as a man who could build or fix anything. Mr. Wood is survived by his wife Jan and children Jay Wood and Marlene, …

Meeting softball, JV baseball coach Doug Connelly

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By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Jeffrey Douglas Connelly, Jr. was born in Athens, but attended the Monroe Area High School where he played middle infielder for the school’s baseball team. After high school, Coach Connelly attended Georgia Southern University, where he earned his undergraduate degree in Sports Management with a minor in Business. Later, Coach Connelly earned a Master’s Degree in Social Studies Education from the University of Georgia. Coach Connelly married his wife, Ivey, in April of 2005, and they have two children: Trace, who is almost four years …

Good rains, cool weather a blessing

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TriBee News By Rachel Harper June 21st was the first day of summer and it is beginning to get hot, too.  We were certainly blessed with nice days, cool nights and mornings and we are still being blessed with good rains along for the first time in many, many years.  Now the farmers have to really finagle to get the hay up.  Dan and Scott Porter have moved their combine onto Baldwin Dairy Road to begin harvesting the canola field that Zeke Lambert has rented.  Scott’s daughter, Madeline, loves to …

It’s hot outside, stay thirsty for the Lord’s Word

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Union Springs News By T. Adrienne Terrell Greetings from The Springs. Music, dance, praise…the Word. That was Pastor’s Anniversary for 2013. Honestly I could just stop there but I need to tell you more, right? Enduring the process to get your inheritance. Now that is a phrase to get you thinking. What does it mean? Well this was the title for Sister Toni Terrell’s message during the morning portion of Pastor Terrell’s 10th Anniversary Celebration. She stated that we are all going through a process in life. From the time …

An AARL National Field Day for Hams

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By Nick Nunn Staff Writer Deep in the labyrinth of the Morgan County Public Safety Complex last Saturday and Sunday, a few “hams” – amateur radio operators – gathered together in the Emergency Operation Center Conference Room to take part in the American Radio Relay League’s (ARRL) Field Day, which has been taking place since 1933. Bill Ronay – call sign KM4LS – is the emergency coordinator for the Morgan County Amateur Radio Service, whose call sign is WR4MC. From 2 p.m. last Saturday to 9 p.m. and from 8 …

Good rains, cool weather a blessing

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TriBee News By Rachel Harper June 21st was the first day of summer and it is beginning to get hot, too.  We were certainly blessed with nice days, cool nights and mornings and we are still being blessed with good rains along for the first time in many, many years.  Now the farmers have to really finagle to get the hay up.  Dan and Scott Porter have moved their combine onto Baldwin Dairy Road to begin harvesting the canola field that Zeke Lambert has rented.  Scott’s daughter, Madeline, loves to …

Murphy’s Law applied to life

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By Alvin Richardson You’ve all heard of it. Murphy’s Law is a common theory and simply stated says that if something can go wrong it will. I have expanded on this premise and call it Murphy’s Law of Inverse Proportionality and Disastrous Results which will henceforth be referred to as MLIPDR so you won’t have to read all those words again. I feel comfortable dabbling in mathematical equations because I got half the answers right when I took trigonometry in high school. A cool 50 percent and was exceedingly proud …