September 13, 2017 RSS feed / News

DAR promotes Constitution Week

There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in us More...

Bath Briefs

Town of Bath Tree Board head Andy Swaim said the board met with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund representatives on August 23 and a presentation by them will be made to the town council on September 19.  More...

'Looking at Appalachia' photo exhibit

A snapshot of modern Appalachia is on display at Shepherd University's Scarborough Library, where more than 75 photos from Roger May's crowd sourced project "Looking at Appalachia" are on exhibit through September 30. More...

Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church to hold annual fall service

Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church will hold its Annual Fall Service on Sunday, October 1 at 2 p.m.  The historic church is only open for worship twice each year, once in the Spring and once in the Fall.  More...

NARFE meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Morgan County Chapter 2263 will hold their monthly meeting at Cacapon State Park dining room on Tuesday, September 19 at noon with meeting to follow at 1 p.m.  Morgan County Circuit C More...

Cheap Eats

“Cheap Eats” program participants will be discussing “Old Fashioned Cleaning Remedies” while decorating aprons to take home on Monday, September 18, 4 p.m. More...

Senior Life Services menu

Thursday, September 14 - Seasoned beans, cornbread, greens and applesauce.  Friday, September 15 - Baked fish, potatoes, carrot raisin salad, bread and peaches.  Monday, September 18 - Vegetable soup, sliced cheese, bean salad, lettuce, bre More...

State office says business registrations up in Morgan

August was a good month for new business growth in Morgan County, according to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office. More...

Local quilts made from the heart

Local quilt makers, known as the Mountain Mama Quilters, have dedicated themselves to making Quilts of Valor exclusively for service members and veterans touched by war.  “Quilts of Valor are the civilian equivalent to the Purple Heart,&rd More...

55 Plus Community Luncheon

The 55 Plus Community ‘Pot Luck’ Luncheon was held at the First United Methodist Church on Monday, August 21, with 49 in attendance. Prayer was offered by Pastor Doug Hoffman and the Pledge to the Flag was recited in unison.  More...

Conservation grants being accepted until September 15

The Two Rivers Giving Circle Fund was established at the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation in 2007 by a group of likeminded donors who wanted to focus on local conservation and preservation grant making in the Eastern Panhandle. More...

Reading the Messenger In sunny Ocean City

A local group took along The Morgan Messenger on their annual bus trip to the historic Atlantic Hotel in Ocean City, Md. More...

Leafy critter

A local resident spotted this unusual brown leaf-looking thing on her maple tree along Winchester Grade Road recently. More...

Dawn & Randy Beal to be inducted into the ABF Hall of Fame 2017

This year’s inductees into the Apple Butter Festival Hall of Fame are volunteer couple Dawn and Randy Beal. 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...

Local five generation

Five generations, left to right: Michael Walters, grandfather, Donna Walters, great-grandmother, Emily Baughman, mother, Grace Rager, great-great-grandmother and Torin Baughman. More...

World Day of Prayer

Unity of Berkeley Springs will join Silent Unity and Unity Centers around the world on Thursday, September 14 for Unity World Day of Prayer.  The theme for the 24 hour prayer event is “Peace in the Midst.”  The Interfaith Prayer More...

New pastor at Michael’s Chapel

The congregation of Michael's Chapel United Methodist Church announces that Barbara Suffecool, of Hancock has assumed pastoral duties.  The church, located at 844 Michael's Chapel Road welcomes everyone to their Sunday services at 8:45 a.m. More...

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Paw Paw Senior Citizens monthly meeting

The Paw Paw Senior Citizens met at the center on Thursday, September 7 with 40 attendees.  President Brown Norton called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag.  Secretary, Jo Musialowski read the minutes fr More...

Book study

Unity of Berkeley Springs will begin a book study of The Seven Whispers on Monday, September 18 at 1:30 p.m. The book is by Christina Baldwin. More...

Diary of Dr. Oliver: Treating the Antietam wounded

This Sunday, September 17 will mark the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. More...

Hawk watch

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a hawk watch in the Bolivar Heights section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Wednesday, September 20.  The watch will begin at 9 a.m. and last two to three hours. More...

Great Cacapon Truck 2 served on 9-11

Truck 2, Great Cacapon Volunteer Fire Company’s combination ladder truck and fire engine, was purchased from the Sterling Volunteer Fire Company after being on loan after the July 5, 2016 fire More...

Round The Town

—PUNSTER JOKED: The trip to the farmer’s cornfield was amazing. But I kept feeling like I was being stalked.  —This Sunday, September 17, is Constitution Day. More...

Family Reunion

MICHAEL The annual reunion of David Madison Michael was held Sunday, August 27 at the South Morgan Volunteer Fire Department. Those in attendance were Gladston Michael and Amanda Schildt, Wanda, Tracy, Ste More...