August 13, 2014 RSS feed / News

County reviews animal control upgrades, purchases vehicle

Though many issues were tabled or moved, the Morgan County Commission made a few purchases and reviewed animal control improvements at their meeting last Thursday, August 7. More...

Activities

Friday, August 15 - Bingo 10; tap dancing 9:30; Shelley Moore Capito office. Monday, August 18 - Isometric exercise 8:45; nifty gifty 10-1; canasta 9; computer class 10; free art class 10. Tuesday, August 19 - Bingo 10. More...

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 60 officers for 2014

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 60 officers front row, left to right, Christy Householder, Sgt. at Arms, Connie Hovermale, First Vice, Linda Schlicht, President and Donna Kroschinsky, Second Vice. More...

Master Gardener class

“Gardening is learning, learning, learning. That's the fun of them. You're always learning.” Dame Helen Mirren More...

Local cases of teen pregnancy & assault trouble taskforce

At Starting Points Family Resource Center, staff personally dealt with or know of at least 11 teen pregnancies in girls from seventh grade to age 19 since last June, according to Social Worker Hannah Stewart. More...

Paw Paw Black School was a historic school of excellence

Schools for black children started cropping up during the Civil War era and the first private school for blacks in West Virginia was established in Parkersburg in 1862. More...

War Memorial Hospital gets new physician

War Memorial Hospital announces the arrival of family medicine physician Liza Hiles, M.D., to the hospital’s medical staff. She will see patients in Berkeley Springs and Hancock. More...

Berkeley Springs residents honored at WVU School of Pharmacy ceremony

Two Berkeley Springs residents were recognized at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Scholarships and Awards Convocation held this spring. More...

Sarah Davis graduates HCC

Sarah Davis of Berkeley Springs graduated from Hagerstown Community College in its dental assisting program. More...

FAMILY REUNIONS

DICK The Annual Dick family reunion will be held on Sunday, August 17 at the South Morgan Fire Company. South Morgan is located on Route 13 approximately two miles North of Greenwood Church in Southern Morgan County. More...

About Hospice of the Panhandle

Hospice of the Panhandle’s mission is to provide compassionate care to patients with life-limiting illness and endstage medical conditions and to assist families and caregivers that are often overwhelmed and exhausted from caring for their love More...

Burhans to focus on local identity

Just five days into her new position as Economic Development Authority (EDA) Director for Morgan County, Terri Burhans already had ideas and plans for keeping the county on a positive economic track. More...

Senior Life Services Menu

Thursday, August 14 - Cold cut subs, chips, pickles and cookie. Friday, August 15 - Ground beef stroganoff, spinach, roll and fruit. Monday, August 18 - Cook’s choice. Tuesday, August 19 - Bbq chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, carrots and fruit. More...

55 Plus anniversary luncheon

The 55 Plus Community ‘Pot Luck’ luncheon was held at the First U.M. Church on July 21, with 55 in attendance. More...

Gospel concert

The Johnsontown Church of the Brethren will hold an outdoor gospel concert at 6 p.m., August 16. Concert will feature New Crossroads, a southern gospel group, and Copper Canyon, a bluegrass group. More...

Hott and Kelly receive arts grants

Of the 25 Professional Development grants recently awarded to artists by the West Virginia Commission on the Arts, two were to Morgan County artists. “We’re very proud,” said Anne Beckley, Morgan Arts Council Executive Director. More...

Manager chosen to update National Motor Carrier Safety materials

Reggie Bunner, a Manager in the Public Service Commission Transportation Enforcement Division, has been chosen to participate in a project that will improve safety for everyone traveling on public roadways. More...

Rep. Capito joins coalition behind Sexual Assault Bill

U.S. Representative Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) has joined with a bipartisan coalition of 17 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives to introduce the Campus Accountability and Safety Act. More...

Auctioneer Matt Hurley wins award

Winners of the 2014 National Auctioneers Association and USA TODAY Marketing Competition were recently announced and formally recognized during an awards reception in Louisville, Kentucky, at the 65th International Auctioneers Conference and Show, th More...

Foxglove Garden Club

The last meeting of Foxglove Garden Club before the summer break was held at the home of Wendy McInturff with co-hostesses Jay Russell, Kathy Yost, Linda McGraw and Sandy King. More...

Free programs at learning center

The Jill S. Weekley Learning Center at the James Rumsey Technical Institute offers a variety of free programs to students 16 years of age and older who are out of the public school system. More...

Before the “new” Hancock bridge was built

Mary Cromwell shared this photo postcard from her family’s collection of local items. It shows the toll bridge that was once the only way between West Virginia and Maryland at Hancock. More...

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