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Sewer board tables request for service to Great Cacapon campground

May 18, 2022

by Lisa Schauer & Kate Shunney Members of Warm Springs Public Service District met last Friday, May 13 in the Morgan County Courthouse to discuss and approve various sewage plans and projects underway in the county. On their agenda was discussion of a request for the public utility to extend their lines in Great Cacapon…

Clark wins GOP commission race in primary

May 18, 2022

Special school levy narrowly renewed in low-turnout primary by Kate Shunney Morgan County Commissioner Bill Clark is the apparent winner of a Republican primary race for the Morgan County Commission. Clark, who served more than a year as an appointed commissioner, beat out political newcomer Gary “G.W.” Easton in a close race. Preliminary election totals…

Humane Society raising funds for new shelter

May 18, 2022

by Trish Rudder The Humane Society of Morgan County, the county’s only no-kill animal shelter, needs to build a new facility on its property and has until March 2024 to do it. That’s because it has sold .27 acres of its property, a small portion of its property on U.S. 522 South to Caperton Furniture…

Philly artist turns Paw Paw legion wall into veteran tribute

May 18, 2022

by Kate Shunney Working 10 feet off the ground to brush red paint across one of the stripes of the American flag, Kelsie Lilly gets startled by the honks of passing cars and trucks. For weeks she has turned the plain brick side of the American Legion Post 128 in Paw Paw into a vibrantly-colored…

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