October 1, 2014 RSS feed / News

Health centers receive federal grants

Senator Jay Rockefeller, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Health Care, and Senator Joe Manchin, recently announced more than $5,044,000 in federal grant funding for sixteen community health centers in West Virginia to More...

Paw Paw “Hen Party”

The Paw Paw “Hens” met at the Paw Paw Senior Center on Wednesday, August 13. There were 28 present, after not getting together last year, everyone was glad to be together again. More...

Bless the pets event

Union Chapel United Methodist Church will hold a Bless the Pets event on Sunday, October 5, 2 p.m. Dogs must be on a leash, cats in carriers and stuffed animals welcome. Pet food donations for the Humane society will also be collected. More...

37th Annual Homecoming of Mt. Wesley, Bath District and Berkeley Springs High School

The 37th annual homecoming of Mt. Wesley, Bath District and Berkeley Springs High School was held Saturday, September 27 at Cacapon Lodge with 238 reservations received. More...

Senior Life Services

Menu Thursday, October 2 - Sausage gravy over biscuit, cauliflower and stewed apples. Friday, October 3 - Cook’s choice. Monday, October 6 - Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans and fruit. More...

Watershed Association plants 87 trees

Twenty-two friends and members of the Warm Springs Watershed Association planted 87 trees on September 24 along Warm Springs Run to prevent erosion of the banks and reduce the severity of flooding do More...

Teach-in on ISIS/ISIL planned at Shepherd October 8

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria will be the topic of a teach-in at Shepherd University on Wednesday, October 8, at 3:30 p.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies. More...

United Way Day of Caring in Morgan County

More than 60 volunteers gathered for breakfast and a kickoff rally before heading out to complete a variety of projects for the United Way’s Day of Caring in Morgan County on September 9. More...

Marggraf featured in October Reader’s Digest

Great Cacapon resident Pat Marggraf was featured in a photo story in the October issue of Reader’s Digest. More...

FAMILY REUNIONS

HOVERMALE Harry E. and Mary Gertrude Hovermale family reunion will be Saturday, October 11, at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Pious Ridge Rd., off Rt. 9 East. Take a covered dish. Friends welcome. More...

West Virginia’s deer, bear and boar archery seasons opened

West Virginia’s 2014 archery seasons for whitetailed deer, black bear and wild boar opened Saturday, September 27. The bear archery season is a split season - September 27-November 22 and December 8-31. More...

An autumn sunset

Autumn hues don’t just show up on leaves. Last week, Morgan County sunsets took on eye-popping colors. More...

State warns of grant phone call scam

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning Eastern Panhandle residents of a phony federal grant scam where consumers are receiving cold calls from individuals posing as employees of the “Federal Grant Department.” More...

National Commander visits local VFW Post

Doug Knotts, West Virginia Department Commander, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be escorting National Commander in Chief, John Stroud, on a tour of West Virginia between October 6 and October 10. More...

High school, Pleasant View projects are making a little headway

The Morgan County School Board approved resubmitting the Berkeley Springs High School vocational building second floor heating, ventilation and air conditioning renovations project to the School Building Authority as their Major Improvement Plan proj More...

How to contact Morgan County officials

Morgan County Commission 77 Fairfax Street, Room 101, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411, phone: 304-258-8540. Commissioner Brad Close, phone: 304-867-3140. Email: bclose@morgancountywv.gov. More...

Puppeteer group

Trinity-Asbury United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Wilkes and Congress Streets, is seeking youth and adults ages 10 and up to be part of a puppeteer group. Practice is at the church on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Connell-Pitts wedding

Christine Maria Pitts and Jon Richard Connell were married on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Vic’s On the River in Savannah, Ga. The ceremony began at 5:30 p.m. with the reception following, also at Vic’s. More...

Fall missions conference at Calvary Bible Church

Calvary Bible Church will hold their fall missions conference services Sunday, October 5-8. Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday will be held at 7 p.m. A nursery will be available through age three. More...

Apple snitting at Pleasant View

For about the 38th year, the apple snitting at Pleasant View drew in a large crowd from all over Morgan and Berkeley counties to snit apples. More...

Berkeley Springs Lions Club cleanup Rt. 522 South sign

Members of the Berkeley Springs Lions Club recently cleaned up the brush around the signs along Rt. 522 South. In the Spring of 2015, the Lions Club will give the frame a fresh coat of paint. More...

Arvel Bird performs in concert & for local students

The Morgan Arts Council presents an evening with Arvel Bird in concert at the Ice House, Friday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. Bird performs Celtic fusion violin and Native American flute. More...

Hancock Bridge opened 75 years ago

The Potomac River has always presented a challenge to travelers in the region – from the earliest settlers to modern drivers. A river crossing in Hancock has been key to local history at many points along the way. More...

Blue Ridge to grow programs under $9.4 million federal grant

Three West Virginia community and technical colleges will receive more than $9 million in grant funding to help connect students with employers and support new and current workforce training programs, part of a nationwide effort to assist military me More...

DNR needs volunteers for Bowhunter Survey

With the opening of archery seasons for deer and bear, West Virginia bowhunters are encouraged to participate in the West Virginia Bowhunter Survey. More...

Reading the Messenger

At Wisconsin Dells

Annette Williams was photographed reading her Morgan Messenger in front of Glacier Canyon Lodge at Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin recently. More...

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