November 15, 2017 RSS feed / News

Downtown Christmas decoration project has grown

Berkeley Springs resident Hunter Clark, who chairs the town’s Christmas Decorations Project committee, told the Bath Town Council on November 7 that he has collected more than $2,500 for town Christmas light decorations and hopes to have as muc More...

Correction

There was an error in the November 8 story about the town Landmark Commission and Ordinance Committee meeting on October 30. More...

Chinese firm makes $83.7 billion agreement to invest in W.Va.

Governor Jim Justice has announced that his administration has entered into an agreement with the China Energy Investment Corporation for them to invest up to $83.7 billion on a number of shale gas development and chemical manufacturing projects in W More...

Master Gardeners of Morgan County annual meeting

The WVU Extension Master Gardeners of Morgan County held their annual dinner and meeting at the Country Inn on October 24. More...

McDaniel graduates

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Ciara D. More...

Senior Life Services

Menu  Thursday, November 16 - Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, corn, bread and apple slices.  Friday, November 17 - BBQ chicken, augratin potatoes, green beans, bread and apricots.  Monday, November 20 - Hamburger patty on bun, oven b More...

World Pancreatic Cancer Day

“World Pancreatic Cancer Day,” is Thursday, November 16 all over the world to call attention to the urgent need for research funding for early detection tools and effective treatment options for pancreatic cancer patients.  More...

High school honors veterans at Veterans Day tribute event

Chief Master Sergeant (Retired) Les Morris, Berkeley Springs High School physical education, health and driver’s education teacher, organized and emceed the school’s Veterans Day program, More...

String quartet to perform at the Ice House Sunday

The Morgan Arts Council (MAC) will present a concert featuring four performers from the Peabody Institute in Baltimore on Sunday, November 19, 2 p.m. at the Ice House.  More...

Local historian and author pens new Civil War book

Local historian and author Steve French is set to release his newest book Phantoms of the South Fork: Captain McNeil and His Rangers and has book signing events scheduled later this week to promote the book.  The book is the result of nearly fiv More...

Local democrat receives recognition

United States Senator Joe Manchin III joined with Democratic leaders from throughout West Virginia in honoring Jim Hoyt as one of West Virginia’s Outstanding Democrats of the Year.  This outstanding democrat was selected by local county le More...

Shepherd to host annual Civil War Christmas

Visitors to Shepherdstown can see what the holidays were like at the time of the Civil War during Shepherd University's 2017 Civil War Christmas Thursday, November 30, through Saturday, December 2. More...

WVU Medicine welcomes anesthesiologist

WVU Medicine Jefferson Medical Center and University Healthcare Physicians welcome John W. Miles, D.O., board certified anesthesiologist, to the Eastern Panhandle and the hospital’s medical staff.  More...

November theme for Wonderful People is Be Positive

This is Wonderful People's month to "Be Positive & Smile." Whenever you can this month, wear sunny yellow and above all, share a smile.  Intrinsic to the model for Wonderful People is the African proverb, "It takes a whole village to raise o More...

Book by area author shares stories of country life, friendship

Regional author Stephen Lynn Meyers has shared years worth of stories from a former farmer and pastor in his book, Growin’ Up Country: The Life and Times of Clarence Henry Showalter.  Showalter, who passed away at the age of 95, told a lif More...

Worship Directory

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...

55 Plus Community luncheon

The 55 Plus Community ‘Pot Luck’ luncheon was held at the First United Methodist Church on Monday, October 16, with 45 in attendance.  More...

NARF meeting

Morgan County Chapter 2263 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will hold their monthly meeting at Cacapon State Park in the dining room on Tuesday, November 21.  Everyone is welcome to attend for fellowship and dutch More...

County Agent’s Corner

Extension Service  West Virginia University  Cindy Smalley Extension Agent  304-258-8400 129 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 www.wvu.edu/~exten/   More...

Supper Club

The monthly Supper Club at the Berkeley Springs Seventhday Adventist Church, 3606 Valley Road, will be held Thursday, November 16, 6-8 p.m. A free vegetarian/vegan supper meal on a Thanksgiving theme will be served.  Following the meal, Dr. More...

Make shopping small a holiday tradition

Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support small businesses for all they contribute to our local communities is Saturday, November 25. More...

Round the Town

—MAN SAID: What does a tree say when you get lost in the woods and ask directions? “I wooden know. More...

Reading the Messenger In the Scottish Highlands

Father Leonard Smith, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Berkeley Springs, reads the Morgan Messenger along the North Sea Coast in Caithness, in the Highlands of Scotland. More...

DAR Chapter members learn about the 13 Folds of the American Flag

Ye Towne of Bath Chapter NSDAR met at the American Legion for a lunchtime meeting on Tuesday, November 7.  More...

J. Philip Kesecker passes the key

Phil Kesecker passed Kesecker Realty, Inc. on to his daughter and son-in-law, who have sole ownership of the business. More...

New landscaping method employed in tree planting

Members and friends of the Warm Springs Watershed Association planted 32 trees in three locations in the watershed on Tuesday, October 10.  More...

Cacapon hunt yields 24 deer

A controlled deer hunt at Cacapon State Park on November 3-4 brought more than three dozen hunters to the 6,000-acre park south of Berkeley Springs.  More...