July 20, 2016 RSS feed / News

Correction

Due to an editing error, we incorrectly reported last week that West Virginia Fire Marshal George Harms had ruled the cause of the fire at the Great Cacapon Volunteer Fire Company as undetermined-accidental. More...

Worship Services Directory

Unity of Berkeley Springs, New Earth Granary, 143 N. Mercer St., Berkeley Springs, 304-268-4222 or 304-258-2954. Celebration service, 10 a.m. Rev. Anne Murphy-Oswald. More...

Public Libraries severely damaged by Floods in West Virginia

Many homes and businesses were impacted by the flood waters that passed through the southeastern region of West Virginia on June 23. More...

Hessler-Delph

Craig and Pam Hessler of Berkeley Springs announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Ann Hessler to Hobert Lawrence Delph, son of Joe and Ann Delph, Berkeley Springs. More...

Supplemental low income energy assistance

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced a supplemental Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) payment for West Virginia’s elderly residents, disabled residents and low income families who received a reg More...

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Sixth graders create superhero portraits

Warm Springs Middle School sixth graders created unique superheroes with art teacher Rachel Brown-Wilson this spring. More...

Butterfly count

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor its Second Annual Butterfly Count along the Final Attack Trail on the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg on Saturday, July 30. The Washington County Bird Club is cosponsoring the event. More...

Brook trout and bluebird wildlife license plates now available

Two new wildlife license plates are available to West Virginia motorists, one featuring a native brook trout and the other an Eastern bluebird. More...

Rotary Club installs new officers

The Rotary Club of Berkeley Springs installed its officers for the Rotary Year 2016 - 2017, on June 30. Current President Buzz Chamberlain handed over the gavel to President Elect Chris Chapman. More...

Family Reunions

SHAW The annual reunion of the descendants of James and Elizabeth Baird Shaw will be held Sunday, August 7 at Widmeyer Park, Hancock. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. with meat and lemonade being provided by the family. STOTLER More...

Cacapon State Park activities

Wednesday, July 20 9:30-10:45 a.m. The Story of the Landscape. Meet at the Nature Center for a one and a half mile trail. 11:15-11:30 a.m. Slithering Snakes. More...

Reading the Messenger At a conference in OC

Alison Carter took her Morgan Messenger to Ocean City, where she was a guest presenter at the On Our Own of Maryland Conference recently. More...

Run for Robots 5K at the Morgan County Fair

The Run for Robots 5K and Pokemon Go will launch the Morgan County Fair on Saturday, July 23, 9 a.m. at Berkeley Springs High School. More...

Governor says flood-recovery website shows current supply, volunteer needs

With long-term flood-recovery efforts underway and community needs evolving, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin encourages West Virginians to go to www.WVFLOOD.com, West Virginia's primary source of information on flood recovery and volunteer efforts. More...

Senior Life Services

Menu Thursday, July 21 - Fish, macaroni and cheese, mixed vegetables and brownies. Friday, July 22 - BBQ pork, succotash, cole slaw and chocolate pudding. Monday, July 25 - Chicken alfredo, garlic bread, Italian vegetables and diced peaches. More...

McCoy-Bennett

Jack and Lori Shaffer announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Bennett, to Joshua McCoy, son of D.K. and Jenny McCoy. She is employed at CNB Bank as a teller in Berkeley Springs. More...

Paw Paw Senior Citizens monthly meeting

The Paw Paw Senior Citizens met at the center on July 7 with 39 attendees. President Brown Norton called the meeting to order at 11:30 a.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. More...

Hamila Reilly guest speaker at Unity

Unity of Berkeley Springs guest speaker for their Making a Difference series will be Hamila Gay Reilly on Sunday, July 24, 10 a.m. The Berkeley Springs resident will share information about The Sufi Path. More...

Urgent need for blood donors

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at the Berkeley Springs American Legion on Thursday, July 28, 1:30-7 p.m. More...

Three graduate from renters program

The Eastern Panhandle Successful Renters Program (SRP) recently wrapped up a three-session series at Morgan County Starting Points, Berkeley Springs. More...

Public hearings set for Division of Land Restoration proposed rules

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Division of Land Restoration has scheduled public hearings on two proposed legislative rules. Both hearings will be held at 6 p.m. More...

Early intervention services provided at no cost

For parents who notice that their infant or toddler does not do things like other children of the same age, West Virginia Birth to Three may be able to help. More...

Students participate in NASA Challenge

A team of staff and students from Blue Ridge Community and Technical College participated in the NASA Space Flight Design Challenge Rocket Launch activity held on June 24 on Wallops Island Launch Facility in Virginia. More...

Policy & Progress Forum

The second annual joint “Policy & Progress” Forum, co-hosted by the Eastern Panhandle Business Association (EPBA) and the West Virginia Business and Industry Council (WV BIC) will be held Tuesday, July 26, 1-4 p.m. More...

Round The Town

—REAL NEWSPAPER FLUB: “Miss Hazel Gregg’s gladiola garden has been attracting considerable attention of late. More...

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