January 29, 2014 RSS feed / News

Players at North Berkeley identified

LeEsta Koontz and Tommy Swaim called in to help identify the members of the theatre group pictured in the “Photo of the Week” in our January 22 issue. More...

Largent losing a landmark

For the last 17 years, Joe Decker has run Stoney Creek Country Store in Largent. This Friday, January 31, Decker is closing up shop to retire.  More...

activities

Thursday, January 30 - Line dancing 1:30.  Friday, January 31 - Bingo 10.  Monday, February 3 - Isometric excercise 8:45; canasta 9; nifty gifty 10-1; computer class 10; art class 10; brown bag bingo 12:15.  Tuesday, February 4 - Bingo More...

Five generations

Five generations, seated, Gladys Mitchell, great-great-grandmother and James D. Mitchell, great-grandfather. More...

BIRTH

GRANT

Angel Hurt and Dylan Grant, Berkeley Springs announce the birth of their twins, son Dylan Mark Grant, Jr., weighing 5 lbs. 12 ozs. and daughter Baylee Mae Grant weighing 5 lbs 7 ozs. at Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg on January 9, 2014. More...

Diabetes Support Group

The Morgan County Diabetes Education and Support Group will meet Thursday, February 6, at 6:30 p.m. in Education Room B at War Memorial Hospital.  More...

State council on disability services to meet Feb. 5

The West Virginia Independent Living Council will hold their next regular meeting on Wednesday, February 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Town applies for $2 million for new water pipes

The Town of Bath recently applied for and was granted $1,035,000 from the Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council (IJDC) to replace water distribution pipes throughout sections of Berkeley Springs.  Additionally, a $1,000,00 loan could be pr More...

CNB employee for November

Sandra Fischer was selected as the November 2013 Employee of the Month for CNB Bank, Inc. She has been employed at CNB Bank, Inc. since March 1995. More...

Share your Valentine love story

Share Your Valentine Love Story and we’ll post it to the online edition of The Morgan Messenger.  Tell us your own special love story in 100 words or less: why your Valentine is your Valentine. Or maybe how you met. More...

Special places nature photo contest

The West Virginia Land Trust, a statewide conservation organization, is hosting the Second Annual Special Places Nature Photo Contest. Special places are everywhere in West Virginia and the Land Trust wants to highlight them.  More...

Tri-State health center branch opens in Berkeley

Doctors and medical officials announced the opening of the Berkeley Springs branch of Tri-State Community Health Center on January 27.  Tri-State’s local branch opened at Berkmore Place on the hill overlooking Widmyer Elementary, in the fo More...

Senior Life Services menu

Thursday, January 30 - Hot dogs, baked beans, cole slaw and cookie.  Friday, January 31 - Cook’s choice.  Monday, February 3 - Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, green beans and cake.  Tuesday, February 4 - Meatloaf, mashed po More...

Some events for bird lovers

The area offers many events that bird lovers of all ages can enjoy, from bird festivals and bird walks to beginner birding classes.  More...

Lula Belle Robertson receives certificate of appreciation

A certificate of appreciation from the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg was presented to Lula Belle Robertson, the DAR Veterans Chairman at the January meeting of Ye Towne of Bath chapter. More...

Knit-Wits donate hats for Vets

The Knit-Wits of Berkeley Springs, recently shared their work with Veterans. Vet hats were hand-crafted by members of the group. Thirty of the hats were provided to the Hope Center at the VA Hospital in Martinsburg. More...

Memories

Fourteen years ago I met a man on the beach, on an island just off Fort Pierce on the east cost of Florida. The man and his wife lived up the street, and over a bit, a long stone’s throw from where my wife Linda and I were wintering.  More...

Cold and snow don’t stop birders from enjoying their hobby

While area residents contend with winter cold and snow, many are enjoying feeding and watching the birds that frequent their yards and making sure their feathered friends have enough to eat.  More...

Frozen footsteps

Hoof prints from a deer and a lone bootprint were frozen in place at Cacapon State Park late last week, when rock-bottom temperatures kept Tuesday’s snowfall intact. Another creature left their mark on a park road. More...

Mozier honored at Greenbrier event for state tourism efforts

Jeanne Mozier of Berkeley Springs was recently presented with the Pioneer Award, given by the Collaborative for a 21st Century Appalachia. Former first lady Gayle Manchin and former governor Gaston Caperton are among past recipients.  More...