May 20, 2015 RSS feed / News

Senators push for rule changes on broadband access

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Wonderful People of Berkeley Springs begins

“When John Denver sang ‘Country Roads,’ he didn’t say the place where I was born. He said the place where I BELONG,” said Elaine Parke, during the May 14 public debut of the Wonderful People of Berkeley Springs program. More...

“Commonsense Connections” program

Christine Hewitt, left, Community Relations person for Senator Joe Manchin, visited Morgan County Senior Center on Monday, May 18 to promote the “Commonsense Connections” program. More...

Child & teen sexual abuse tackled in parent info session

How should adults respond when they think or know a child has been the victim of sexual abuse or dating violence? More...

McDonald receives WMH Daisy Award

As part of National Nurses Week activities, War Memorial Hospital presented its third annual DAISY Award to Brenna McDonald, RN, BSN, who works in the hospital’s Emergency Department. More...

Honor Roll

Warm Springs Middle School Third Nine Weeks

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Click It or Ticket in effect now

Once again, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office along with West Virginia State Police are all reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. More...

Magistrates Report

Recent sentences from Magistrate Kermit Ambrose: Kassy Lynn Affeldt, 20, of English Muffin Court, Berkeley Springs, was sentenced to 90 days in jail and $165 in costs for possession of a controlled substance. More...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

For generations, men and women have been returning from military service and combat areas to face unique physical and mental health challenges. More...

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Positive Action program teaches positive thoughts and healthy choices

What do you have when you mix Morgan County Partnership Positive Action program facilitator Angie Hott and the Warm Springs Intermediate School Patriot mascot? More...

Widmyer staff petitions to save FLEX program

Some 40 Widmyer Elementary faculty and staff members signed a written petition urging that the school’s Flex program be saved from budget cuts. The petition was presented to the Morgan County School Board on May 5. More...

Drug addiction continues to be a serious problem in Morgan County

Drug addiction in Morgan County has escalated in the past five to 10 years and it remains a major concern for local law enforcement and the community. More...

Farming Heritage Award accepting nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Farming Heritage Award, sponsored by West Virginia Farm Bureau and the State Fair of West Virginia. More...

Correction

Morgan County School Treasurer Ann Bell’s first name and title were inadvertently omitted from last week’s article, “School budget for 2016 Fiscal Year is approved.” More...

Help Read Aloud receive $25,000

Read Aloud West Virginia has been selected by the State Farm Youth Advisory Board (YAB) as a top 200 cause in the nation in the 2015 State Farm Neighborhood Assist Program. More...

Potomac River advocates buy White Horse Mtn. for public area

Potomac Conservancy purchased White Horse Mountain in Hampshire County last Thursday, May 14. More...

Morningside CEOS April activities

The ladies from the Morningside CEOS Club hosted an Alzheimer's Workshop at War Memorial Hospital on April 13 as part of their community involvement initiative. More...

Plaintiffs consolidated in Planning Commission lawsuit

Little action was taken in Morgan County Circuit Court, with Judge Christopher Wilkes presiding over the lawsuit against the Morgan County Planning Commission by multiple Morgan County residents. More...

Three new EDA members selected

County officials rounded out the 15-member board of the county’s Economic Development Authority by filling vacancies and reappointing members at the May 7 County Commission meeting. More...

Mural work delayed

After a day's work on the Morgan Arts Council's (MAC) mural project at the north wall of The RAG Shop, efforts were postponed until Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Morgan Arts Council holds annual meeting & election

Eight members were elected for two year terms to the Morgan Arts Council's board of directors at the group's recent annual meeting at the Ice House. More...

Starliper receives diploma

Margie Starliper, right, of Berkeley Springs recently received her diploma from Darlene Cyr for completion of a series of 32 These Last Days Bible Study Guides. More...

Morgan County Sheriff’s Report

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Chief Deputy Wade Shambaugh reports the following calls, investigations and reports this past week: May 10 Public intoxication complaint Sheetz, Valley Road. Domestic dispute, Salem View Lane, verbal. Property dispute, Winchester Street, Paw Paw. More...

On the public docket

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Zero buys in Morgan County

After many years of providing TIPS trainings to local retailers, the county saw its first ever "zero buys" reported during the most recent compliance check on January 28. More...

Shops reopen on Fairfax Street

Several businesses displaced or damaged by the April 27 fire that destroyed a major building on Fairfax Street reopened last week. More...

Reading the Messenger

In Central Europe

Gale and Gareth Foulds took their Morgan Messenger along to Bratislava, Slovakia as they visited Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria and Slovakia recently. More...

Pinning ceremony honors nursing

Hagerstown Community College recently held a nurse pinning ceremony to recognize graduates of its spring 2015 nursing class. More...

Widmyer Elementary staff keeps focus on reading and math

Widmyer Elementary is continuing their ongoing emphasis on children’s reading and math skills and benchmark testing is showing that their efforts are being successful. More...

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