October 2, 2013 RSS feed / News

Artists can submit handmade ornament for Governor’s Christmas tree

First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin encourages West Virginia artists to create and submit ornaments to be displayed on the Governor’s Mansion Holiday Tree as part of the 3rd annual Artistree project. More...

50th anniversary

Family and friends met at the South Morgan Fire Dept. on April 15 to celebrate the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Gladston and Linda Michael. They were married on September 13, 1963. More...

Gospel Light Tabernacle special services

Evangelist David Gish, who also does missionary work, will be the guest speaker at Gospel Light Tabernacle, 21 Gospel Lane off Williams St., Berkeley Springs, beginning Thursday, October 10 and continuing through Sunday, October 13. More...

Senior Life Services

Activities Thursday, October 3 - Breakfast at the truck stop; line dancing 1. Friday, October 4 - Bingo 10; tap 9:30. Monday, October 7 - Isometric exercise 8:45; canasta 9; line dancing 10:30; brown bag bingo 12:15. Tuesday, October 8 - Bingo 10. More...

Audubon hike to Jefferson’s Rock

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society says hikers of all ages and abilities can join veteran trail hiker Dave Michener for a short hike up to Jefferson's Rock at Harpers Ferry on Saturday, October 19. More...

Division of Labor forms due by October 11

Each year, the West Virginia Division of Labor is required by statute to investigate and determine the prevailing hourly rate of wages that must be paid to the various classifications of workmen and mechanics that are utilized by contractors that per More...

Health Expo during Apple Butter Festival

Free health screening will be available at the Apple Butter Festival on October 12 and 13 at Health Expo 2013, the fourth annual health event sponsored by the Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church. More...

Local churches gathered helping hands in Paw Paw

More than 115 people from First United Methodist Church-Berkeley Springs, the United Methodist Church in Great Cacapon and Wesleyan Chapel Church in Berkeley Springs gathered in Paw Paw last Saturday. September 28, for a Community Missions Project. More...

Piper & Willis state shooting champions

Marcie Piper AKA "Sunshine Marcie" of Berkeley Springs and Jeff Willis AKA "Twin" of Burlington are the new West Virginia State Champions of Cowboy Action Shooting. More...

Correction

Last week’s Morgan Messenger, mistakenly said Morgan County Schools will run a revised special levy in the May 2014 general election. It should have said the May Primary election. More...

Local Adult Learning Center set up to help residents finish GEDs before end of 2013

Adults that haven’t received their high school diploma can get free daily help to complete their GED high school equivalency testing through October and November at a temporary RESA 8 Morgan Adult Learning Center. More...

Fall fire season started Oct. 1

The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents that the state’s fall forest fire season started October 1 and runs through December 31. During these three months, daytime burning is prohibited from the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Heart attack risk program

Area residents wanting to learn their risk of heart disease can participate in a health screening through War Memorial Hospital’s Center for Rehab & Wellness and Valley Health. More...

Veterans urged to get tested for Hepatitis

Rob Raynor shared an article in a recent issue of The American Legion Magazine which urges veterans – particularly those who served during the Vietnam War — to get tested for Hepatitis C. More...

LDS General Conference Broadcast

The 183rd Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will convene in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6. More...

Free cello classes

Studies have shown that learning to play a musical instrument in later life helps to slow memory loss. With that in mind (plus the joy of making music), Kerry Jackson is starting an adult, beginner cello class at the Granary. More...

Harpers Ferry bird walk

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a birding trip to the South Schoolhouse Ridge section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Wednesday, October 23. The walk will begin at 8 a.m. and last two to three hours. More...

Free programs offered at James Rumsey

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...

Bird walk October 18

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a special evening bird walk under a full moon on the historic Claymont property outside Charles Town on Friday, October 18. The walk will begin at 6 p.m. and last about three hours. More...

Third NephCure walk for Waugh raises $3,100 towards cure

The Third Annual NephCure Walk was held Saturday, September 7 at Widmyer Track. More...

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