October 7, 2015 RSS feed / News

Local author publishes new novel set in WV

Local author Conrad Trump has published his first novel, Parisa, with a response from the community that he calls “wonderful.”  More...

Cohee hosts Meet & Greet

Judicial candidate Bridget Cohee was welcomed by Morgan County residents during her recent tour of the Eastern Panhandle to announce her race for Circuit Court Judge in the 23rd circuit, which includes Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson counties.  More...

School personnel changes

The Morgan County School Board approved the following personnel changes at their September 1 meeting:  Tina Swift and Ernest Facello were employed as Pleasant View Elementary Title I Intervention teachers, as needed for 36 weeks, beginning Augus More...

Sideling Hill Welcome Center to reopen with ribbon cutting Friday

The Sideling Hill Welcome Center along Interstate 68 will be reopening this Friday, October 9, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the rest stop. More...

WVU gets grant to research pipeline safety measures

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Weeders find surprises in Widmyer Wetlands

Members of the Warm Springs Watershed Association (WSWA) met to weed the path through the Widmyer wetlands on Wednesday, September 16.  Weeding the wetlands is part of the maintenance agreement between WSWA, the Eastern Panhandle Conservation Di More...

Residents to build “little libraries” for Great Cacapon

A group of Morgan County residents calling themselves Friends of Great Cacapon has secured a $500 grant, in partnership with the Morgan County Public Library, to replace the book access that residents once had at the Great Cacapon Post Office.  More...

Program on freshwater mussels

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society's monthly program will feature a presentation about freshwater mussels on Wednesday, October 14, 7 p.m at the Hospice of the Panhandle facility in Kearneysville.  Admission is free and everyone is welcome to at More...

Gat Creek honored on Manufacturing Day

The Berkeley Springs-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce board president, Rebecca Stotler, right, presented Gat Caperton, left, and Gat Creek a certificate for being an exemplary business for the excel More...

Areas designated with road access for hunters with disabilities

Physically - challenged hunters possessing a Class Q/QQ hunting permit may hunt on designated roads throughout the Monongahela National Forest, portions of the George Washington/ Jefferson National Forest in West Virginia and on selected wildlife man More...

New Earth Granary forms non-profit to expand creative outlet for locals

The New Earth Granary’s painted canoe marks a bustling performing arts and community center where young and old explore their talents and creative ideas.  New Earth Granary became New Earth Now, Inc.-a taxexempt 501c3 non-profit corporatio More...

Volunteers tackle loosestrife

A gentle but persistent rain fell on the morning of Thursday, October 1. More...

County adopts new tower lease policy

Morgan County officials have adopted a policy to govern how they rent tower space on county-owned towers to cell phone and broadband providers.  The policy went into effect immediately after Morgan County Commissioners unanimously approved it la More...

Apple Butter Festival street information

Boy Scout Troop 12 will manage a parking lot to the north of town on U.S. More...

Reading the Messenger By an Icelandic waterfall

Lynn Ferris and Vince Romano brought The Morgan Messenger with them on their recent visit to the Gullfoss Waterfall in Iceland. More...

Shepherd social work program receives grant

A $201,519 Title IV-E training contract between Shepherd University’s social work program and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has been renewed. More...

Shenandoah Women’s Center: Gender is not the issue, domestic violence is...

In order to promote Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Shenandoah Women’s Center (SWC) believes that it is important for the community to understand the definition of domestic violence: a pattern of behavior that is coercive and intended to More...