Lillian Keller gave Morningside a presentation on "Living Within Your Means" at their July meeting. Keller spoke on ways to save money from shopping at lower-price food stores to asking a physician for prescription samples.
The Meditation "The Rose" was given by Doris Diorio. Ann Ladd stated that 27 Linus blankets were made by the CEOS clubs. Eleanor Effland reported from the Continuing Education Committee on the "short story" and "Poetry" entries.
We all have memories of when we first heard that the Morgan County Courthouse was burning one year ago today. We remember the visual shock as we first came by the site and how it took a while for the loss to sink in.
Commissioner Brenda Hutchinson shared memories of the morning of the courthouse fire in a recent interview. She said that she'd gotten a phone call from her brother that morning at 5:30 a.m. saying that the courthouse was on fire.
I was five months pregnant when the Morgan County Courthouse burned. I will tell my son the story of that morning when he is older, when the only county courthouse he knows is the one we'll call "the new courthouse."