September 20, 2017 RSS feed / News

Voice of the annual festival changes

After more than 20 years of serving as Voice of the Apple Butter Festival, Jeanne Mozier is handing off the microphone to Jenna Hansroth. More...

WV Humanities council seeks grant applications

The West Virginia Humanities Council is seeking proposals from nonprofit organizations for its upcoming October 1 minigrant deadline.  More...

Lyme disease & other illnesses also a threat to pets, vet says

While the region is seeing an increase in human Lyme disease cases and concerns about other tick-borne disease and mosquito-borne illness, vets say pet owners should remember that dogs can also get Lyme disease and pets can be susceptible to other di 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...

County Agent’s Corner

Extension Service West Virginia University

304-258-8400 129 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 www.wvu.edu/~exten/   Responsibility, finding your strength, making practice fun  More...

Morgan County Partnership

For 15 years, the Morgan County Partnership, as it’s commonly called, has played a central role in organizing area nonprofits, governmental groups, schools, churches, businesses and community volunteers who are united in a shared vision of buil More...

Federal rail agency seeks public input on DC to Richmond high-speed corridor

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Harmison honored with Preservation Award

The Two Rivers Giving Circle has honored Betty Lou Harmison, of Berkeley Springs, with its 2017 Preservation Award.  The award recognizes Harmison for her many years of support for preservation and conservation in Morgan County. More...

Round The Town

—MAN JOKED: A nurse walked into the busy doctor’s office and said, “Doctor, the invisible man is here.” The doc said, “Sorry, I can’t see him.”  —The Fall Equinox happens Friday, September 22. More...

Woodrow Church homecoming

Analea Portmess Malcolm of Paw Paw recognized the photo we published on page 2 of the September 13 issue of The Messenger. More...

Enter the Design Challenge at the West Virginia Makes Festival

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is accepting entries in the Design Challenge at the West Virginia Makes Festival, which celebrates ingenuity and creativity.  More...

Future coursework and projects at The Pines

Additional coursework is being planned for the Berkeley Springs campus of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, said Dr. Ann Shipway, vice president of economic and workforce development at Blue Ridge. More...

New Duckwall bridge in service

The new Duckwall bridge along Highland Ridge Road in eastern Morgan County is open to traffic, with construction crews finishing up landscaping and guard rails. More...

Senior Life Services menu

Thursday, September 21 - Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, bread and apple slices.  Friday, September 22 - Split pea soup, ham salad, vegetables, bread and pudding.  Monday, September 25 - Baked chicken, scalloped potatoes, More...

Unclaimed property inserts readied for circulation

West Virginia State Treasurer’s John Perdue is readying another unclaimed property bulletin for statewide insertion into newspapers, beginning September 21 and ending October 5.  More...

Keep your family safe from wood stove fires

Families can prevent wood stove and chimney fires and stay safe if they follow these tips at home:  Wood stoves  • Chimneys should be cleaned of creosote and inspected for cracks, leaves, bird’s nests and blockages every year bef More...

Try This W.Va.

Try This West Virginia is a statewide organization whose mission is to help knock West Virginia off the top of the worst health lists, community by community. And, it’s coming to Berkeley and Jefferson counties in September.  More...

Reading the Messenger By the big Alaskan glaciers

Ed and Donna Bender of Cacapon South took their Morgan Messenger out for a photo on their cruise ship stateroom balcony in Glacier Bay, Alaska last month. More...