News Morgan County’s best opens 48th Apple Butter Festival with sprinkly parade by editor on October 10, 2023 editor Author More in News: Five from Berkeley Springs picked up in large drug sweep Thursday November 30, 2023 Hedgesville family wins 15th annual Big Tree Contest with massive Black Walnut November 28, 2023 In case you forgot…top tips to dodge seasonal illness November 28, 2023 The massive U.S. Silica machines are always a parade favorite, and winners of the best commercial entry. photo by Natalie Andrews Tri-State Honor Guard led the parade. Good Luck Stable’s horses were crowd pleasers, and friendly with visitors along the parade route. Good Luck Stable’s horses were crowd pleasers, and friendly with visitors along the parade route. Champions from Empire Cheer gave parade crowds a thrill with each of their jump routines. Berkeley Springs High School’s marching band played in the park after their parade march. photo by Mikayla Elmes Silver Starlettes danced their way down U.S. 522. The Mountain Mama Quilts of Valor Foundation were the outstanding entry for most meaningful float. Warm Springs Middle School’s winning golf team greeted the parade watchers. This Apple Butter Festival’s grand marshals were winners of the Chamber of Commerce’s Community Awards. Berkeley Springs High School’s FFA chapter was a winning entry in the parade, with their colorful message. Superheroes with the 304 Wild Hogs rolled along in formation. Volunteers with the Museum of the Berkeley Springs brought some historical flair to the parade. The Silver Starlettes coordinated a baton toss in the parade route. Morgan County Jeepers rolled out their well-decorated best. South Morgan Volunteer Fire Company was the winning Emergency agency entry in the parade. Miss West Virginia, Karrington Childress, waved to crowds on a chilly Saturday morning. Good Luck Stable brought their own cowboys and cowgirls to the parade. Hancock Middle-Senior High School’s marching band won top honors in the band category. A Berkeley Springs High School percussionist keeps the beat despite the rain. Great Cacapon Volunteer Fire Company’s crew had her eye on the parade crowds. And then the sun came out… Berkeley Springs Volunteer Fire Company was met with hometown applause in the parade. These young boys were big fans of the enormous equipment from U.S Silica. Berkeley Springs High School’s cheer team engaged the parade watchers. Senior Life Services of Morgan County were a parade winner for their enthusiastic and colorful ball drumming routine. The Morgan County Observatory showed off a model of their unique telescope. Morgan County Jeepers rolled out their well-decorated best. Skeeter’s Auto Body paid tribute to the castle as a local landmark, complete with a dragon. 304 Wild Hogs entry included superheroes on parade.