November 16, 2016 RSS feed / News

Quilts of Valor honor those touched by war

Eight veterans or community members touched by war received quilts made by the Morgan County chapter of the Quilts of Valor Foundation during the Veterans Day service on Friday, November 11 at the Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60.  This i More...

Worship Schedule

Unity of Berkeley Springs, New Earth Granary, 143 N. Mercer St., Berkeley Springs, 304-268-4222 or 304-258-2954. Celebration service, 10 a.m. Rev. Anne Murphy-Oswald.   More...

Morgan County seniors savor holiday traditions

Even when family members are no longer with us, we keep them alive in our hearts with a tradition that we remember.  During a recent visit to the Senior Center in Berkeley Springs, several local residents talked about the traditions they’v More...

Work begins on new 8-mile section of Corridor H

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Secretary of Transportation Paul Mattox were joined last Thursday, November 10 by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and representatives from U.S. More...

Holiday art show

Morgan Arts Council launches “Wrap It Up!” as its annual holiday show with a gala artists’ reception on Friday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice House Gallery. More...

Maryland seeks comments on new oil and gas rules

Oil and gas exploration and production regulations were published in the November 14 edition of the Maryland Register.  More...

Community Alternatives to Violence luncheon

Giving Tuesday, November 29 is a global day dedicated to giving. More...

Ladies Auxiliary opens gift shop at War Memorial Hospital

Visitors to War Memorial Hospital can now pick up items for a patient’s enjoyment and comfort at a new gift shop run by the hospital’s Ladies Auxiliary group.  Funds from the shop go toward equipment and supplies for the hospital and More...

Driver’s Education Classes learn to Share the Road with Truckers

With the help from Luke Christie from State Farm students in the Berkeley Springs High School Drivers Education classes were able to hear some important information from truck drivers in the Share th More...

Ribbon-cutting Thursday for street work

A public ribbon-cutting tomorrow, Thursday, November 17 will mark the symbolic end of six months of road and sidewalk improvement work in downtown Berkeley Springs.  The event will be held at 1 p.m. on Fairfax Street.  More...

Round The Town

—HUNTER JOKED: I think my boss is starting to notice that I get “sick” an awful lot around the opening day of rifle season.  —OLD WEATHER LORE: Count the number of days between the last new moon and the first tracking sno More...

Coyotes are here, can be a hazard for pets

Coyotes are a growing nuisance in the eastern United States, and Morgan County has its share of the canine predators.  Oakland Road resident Foster Riggs last week had to rescue his golden retriever from being attacked by two coyotes.  Rigg More...

American Legion Auxiliary news

The American Legion Auxiliary Fall Workshop was held September 9 and 10 at Bridgeport. More...

County Agent’s Corner

Extension Service West Virginia University

304-258-8400 129 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 www.wvu.edu/~exten/   WVU Extension experts urge residents to make  ATV safety a priority this hunting season  More...

Holiday Recipes from Morgan County seniors

Jacques Love Fudge 2 c. sugar 2 c. brown sugar 1 stick butter 1 c. More...

Watershed associations recognize volunteers

Chuck Marsh, Sleepy Creek Watershed Association and Jeff Iliff, Warm Springs Watershed Association, receive awards for their respective organizations at the annual WV Rivers Network Watershed Celebra More...

Positive Habits group to hold Open House

Twelve Habits for Wonderful People is holding its first Eat n' Greet Open House at their new offices at 273 Wilkes Street in Berkeley Springs on Saturday, November 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  More...

Art & Wellness Show

Sawyer and Company is presenting a free Art & Wellness Show in the Paradox Hall at the Ice House on Saturday, November 19, 7- 8:30 p.m.  This is a T.T.G. Production hosted by David Sawyer featuring Ashley Sam Ramsey and Glow Vision Media. More...

Residents asked to help honor military, responders on Governor’s tree

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin welcome all West Virginians to honor the state's military men and women and first responders by submitting photos to be showcased on the two recognition trees located in the Governor's Re More...

Luminaries honor loved ones at Greenway Cemetery

Mostly blue luminaries dotted Greenway Cemetery to honor veterans on Friday.  The first-time luminary service to honor loved ones buried at Greenway Cemetery was held there on Friday and Saturday.  More...

Reading the Messenger On a run through steel country

Richard and Theresa Morgan of Berkeley Springs, with Cindy Watson, took The Morgan Messenger to the Runner's World half marathon and festival in Bethlehem Pa. on Oct. 16. More...