August 2, 2017 RSS feed / News

State office of minority affairs to hold listening tour

The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) will hold a Northern Region Listening Tour on Thursday, August 17 at the Mary H. Weir Public Library, 3442 Main Street at 6:30 p.m. in Weirton.  More...

Bath briefs

Lower, vice president of the Bath planning commission moved the comprehensive plan report to the town council to a September meeting date instead of August 15.  A report to the council is to be given twice a year, according to comprehensive plan More...

Physical agility tests for Natural Resources police officer candidates scheduled

Physical Agility Tests (PAT) have been scheduled for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions available statewide.  More...

Jane Frenke accepted into World Quilt Competition

Quilt artist Jane Frenke from Berkeley Springs has been accepted as a finalist in the 2017 World Quilt Competition at World Quilt New England. More...

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society met

The Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society met on the second Tuesday of the month, July 11 at the First United Methodist Church on Green Street. John Bohrer, president opened the meeting with prayer at 1 p.m. More...

Headaches Topic of Community Seminar

WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center and the WVU Robert C. More...

Cacapon State Park activities

Wednesday, August 2  10 a.m. - WV Turtles  10:30 a.m. - Turtle craft  7 p.m - Wings of Wonder  Thursday, August 3  10:30 a.m. - Treasured stones  1:30 p.m. - Kickball  3:30 p.m. More...

Alpine U.M. Festival

Alpine Church located on Pious Ridge Road will be having their annual old fashioned festival Saturday, August 12 at 4-?  Come to hear an evening of music with Jessica Snyder and Paul Williams and others.  Food, fellowship, cake walks and au More...

Reading the Messenger A visit to Canada

Stacy Dugan took along her Morgan Messenger on a trip to Canada recently. In her other hand is a 19-inch small mouth bass she caught in Buckhorn Lake in Ontario. More...

Round The Town

—PUNSTER JOKED: Reading for hours while you sunbathe on the beach will make you well red.  —This month’s full moon, the Full Sturgeon Moon, shines Monday, August 7.  —OLD WEATHER LORE: The number of fogs in August wi More...

PSC gets federal funding for pipeline safety efforts

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is awarding a total of $561,279 to the Public Service Commission of West Virginia. More...

Tips for avoiding a snake bite

Most rattlesnake bites happen when a person comes into close contact with the snake while trying to kill or move it, said Kevin Oxenrider, DNR Wildlife biologist headquartered in Romney. More...

Worship Schedule

Berkeley Baptist Church, Route 522 and 13, 304-258-4101 - Breakfast 9 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship service and children’s church 10:45 a.m. Food pantry distribution site call for more infor. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. More...

Blood drive report

Thirty-six prospective donors responded to the Red Cross emergency blood drive at the American Legion in Berkeley Springs on July 27. More...

AAA to hold old car seat “Round Up” August 3

AAA East Central is hosting a free Car Seat Roundup to collect expired, damaged, and unwanted car seats for proper disposal. Many unsafe car seats are bought and sold at garage sales, given as hand-me-downs, or given to charities for resale. More...

Bauman-Santelli wedding

Meghan Santelli and Christopher Bauman were married Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Berkeley Springs Castle with Rev. Marcia Ann George officiating. Ringbearer was Spike their pet tortoise. More...

Homecoming

Michael's Chapel United Methodist Church Homecoming will be held Sunday, August 6.  Scheduled for the day is 10:30 worship with speaker- Rick Litten and music. Noon covered dish lunch. 1:30 p.m. More...

FSA County Committee nominations due

The U.S. More...

Volunteers wanted at Eidolon Nature Preserve

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is seeking volunteers to help with maintenance at its Eidolon Nature Preserve in Morgan County on Tuesday, August 8.  The work will focus on maintaining hiking trails.  Anyone willing and able to pitch in More...

Grandparent scam has new twist

The West Virginia Attorney General’s office has alerted consumers to a new version of the notorious grandparent scam, a disturbing twist already responsible for two West Virginians losing more than $200,000.  More...