October 11, 2017 RSS feed / News

Fourth and last phase of Western Maryland Rail Trail to begin this month

Maryland officials have approved a contract for work to begin on the final 4.5-mile section of the Western Maryland Rail Trail, from Pearre to Little Orleans, west of Hancock.  The Maryland Board of Public Works okayed funding for phase four of More...

County moves ahead in seeking broadband planning grant

The Morgan County Commission will apply for a $75,000 grant to plan countywide broadband service.  A first public comment session about the grant, held Wednesday, October 4, drew just a handful of local residents.  Comments were generally More...

KnitWits keep busy with charitable projects

The KnitWits of Berkeley Springs recently put together 49 hygiene kits and 15 kids’ kits to send to the Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston, Texas.  They also made 104 purple knitted hats for the “Click for Babies” shaken baby More...

Senior Life Services Menu

Thursday, October 12 - lasagna, garlic bread, spinach and applesauce.  Friday, October 13 - Fish, boiled potatoes, buttered carrots and raisins.  Monday, October 16 - Beef with peppers and onions, cooked rice, yellow corn and fruit cocktail More...

County Agent’s Corner

Extension Service  West Virginia University  304-258-8400 129 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 www.wvu.edu/~exten/  New 4-H Year begins   More...

55 Plus Community luncheon

The 55 Plus Community ‘Pot Luck’ luncheon was held at the First United Methodist Church on September 18, with 48 in attendance.  Linda Wachter welcomed all in attendance. More...

Small game hunting and trapping opportunities

West Virginia’s various small game hunting and trapping seasons will soon be underway and wildlife biologists from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources are predicting good opportunities for success.  More...

Streets filled with festival sights & sounds

Fairfax Street was filled to the brim on sunny Saturday. More...

Patience is October theme for Wonderful People

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Last week, on the first of October, in Las Vegas, our country experienced the largest single mass shooting in our history. More...

County approves spending, personnel actions

During a regular meeting of the Morgan County Commissioners on Wednesday, October 4, county officials approved the following actions:  —Spend up to $11,520 for materials to finish an indoor batting cage at the county’s ballfield com 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...

Revival services

The Peoples Assembly Of God Church in Great Cacapon will have revival services on Monday, October 23 through Friday, October 27 with evangelist Rev. Travis Matney from Lake Placid, Fla.  The Church is located at 295 Rock Ford Road. More...

Panel discussion on the culture of sustainable farming

Shepherd University's Scarborough Society Art and Lecture Series will host a panel discussion titled "The Sustainable Table: Cultivating a Farm-to-Fork Lifestyle with Locally Sourced Food," Thursday, October 12, at 6 p.m. More...

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Apple Butter winners

Parade Best Theme (Morgan County Pride): The Berkeley Springs Lions Club and "The Appletons." Best Emergency Vehicles: South Morgan Volunteer Fire Department. Best Historic Costumes: Museum of the Berkeley More...

Streets filled with sights, sounds & smells of 44th Apple Butter Festival

The opening day of the 44th Apple Butter Festival was bright and warm, with temperatures rising into the mid-80s as the day wore on. U.S. More...

Round The Town

—KID JOKED: How do leaves get from place to place? In an autumn-mobile.  —Witch hazel should be in bloom now.  —Morgan County Beekeepers will meet Wednesday, October 18, 6 to 8 p.m. at Angus & Ale in Berkeley Springs. More...