December 6, 2017 RSS feed / News

Great Gray Matter Challenge

Players and teams are welcome to the Great Gray Matter Challenge on Sunday, January 7, 1:30-4 p.m. at the Berkeley Springs High School cafeteria.  There is no admission fee and all ages can participate.  More...

Open mic for poets and writers

There will be a free Open Mic for poets and writers at the New Earth Granary, 143 North Mercer Street on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 p.m. Read five to 10 minutes on original poem or short story or one from your favorite writer. More...

Winter heating and power can pose carbon monoxide risks

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas and can quickly and silently kill if it builds up in a home or business. High levels of the gas prevent oxygen from getting to body organs and tissues and cause unconsciousness and death.  More...

Relay For Life news

The Relay For Life of Morgan County will be held on June 9, 2018 at Widmyer Elementary track from 6 p.m. until midnight. More...

55 Plus Community luncheon

The monthly 55 Plus ‘Pot Luck’ community luncheon was held at First United Methodist Church, Green Street, on Monday, November 20.  More...

Christmas program

Peoples Assembly of God is having its annual Christmas Program on Wednesday, December 20 and Sunday, December 24 at 7 p.m.  The Christmas play, He Touched Me, is a three act play.  The church is located at 295 Rock Ford Road in Great Cacapo More...

Senior Life Services activities

Thursday, December 7 - Jackpot bingo 11.  Friday, December 8 - Bingo 10.  Monday, December 11 - Isometric exercise 8:45; canasta 9; beginner’s tap 10; nifty gifty 10-1; tai chi 12:30.  Tuesday, December 12 - Bingo 10.  Wedne More...

Reading the Messenger At the Montgomery Zoo

A group of Great Cacapon residents took their Morgan Messenger along on a visit to The Montgomery Zoo in Rockford, Alabama. More...

Powell sworn in as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of W.Va.

Bill Powell has taken the formal oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia in a special ceremony recently in Martinsburg. U.S. More...

WANTED

WILL take any type of scrap metal: Stoves, refrigerators, car parts, lawn mowers, hot water tanks, freezers, air conditioners, old batteries, all aluminum cans, now taking cars without titles, will purchase vehicles, etc. Will haul for free. More...

RENTALS

OAKVIEW Motel, reasonable weekly/ monthly rates, all utilities paid, rooms unfurnished, 304-268-0138. 3/12- tfm  THREE BR, 2 1/2 BA house with 2 car garage. More...

Paw Paw Christmas parade lights up streets

Paw Paw’s annual Christmas parade on Saturday, December 2 included all the characters of the season – from the Wise Men to Santa and even the Grinch. More...

Holiday Event Calendar

Friday, December 8   6 p.m. – Winter Choral Concert Berkeley Springs High School Show and Concert Choirs and Warm Springs Middle School Choirs at the Berkeley Springs High School auditorium.  More...

Trends for 2018 lecture

Jeanne Mozier will deliver a lecture exploring trends in the year to come on Thursday, December 14 at 7 p.m. More...

Thomas is new county administrator

Lawrence “Larry” Thomas of Berkeley Springs has taken on the post of County Administrator, following the departure of Jody McClintock after eight years in the position.  Thomas started on November 13 after a candidate search by the M 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...

Harp and Ukulele Christmas benefit performance

The Tri-State Ukeclectic Orchestra and Harpist Tula Ruggiero will be holding a Christmas benefit performance Sunday, December 17, 3 p.m.  Tula Ruggiero, harpist, and the Tri-State Ukeclectic Orchestra, with Mike Kligerman, director, will be perf More...

Annual achievement luncheon

WVU Morgan County Community Educational Outreach Service celebrated their accomplishments at the Annual Achievement Luncheon on Thursday, November 16 at Cacapon State Park. More...

DHHR announces development of response to opioid abuse

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced steps to develop an opioid response plan through public engagement and a partnership with regional and national experts to combat the opioid epidemic. More...

State nursery talk ends in exchange of seeds, famed Thank You oak

State Tree Nursery Superintendent Jason Huffman, spoke about the history of the nursery at a November 9 luncheon meeting organized by the Morgan County Master Gardeners.  More...

County Agent’s Corner

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

FOR SALE

DOUBLE Roll Coupon Tickets $8.00. For sale at The Morgan Messenger and The Hancock News offices. pd1/1- tfmh  YARD sale signs now available at The Morgan Messenger and The Hancock News offices. More...

ANIMALS

LEONA’S Pet Grooming, Boarding and Bath. 304-258- 1268. 1/1- tfmh  PET Grooming for small to medium breeds. 30 years experience. Martha Thompson, 304- 258-0945. 10/8- tfmh   More...

YARD SALES

BARN Sale, Saturday, 9-4. Call about green leather sofa & love seat. Tall Armoire for TV, green chair, 304- 258-6669. 4511 Pious Ridge Rd., Berkeley Springs. pd12/6-1mh   More...

SERVICES

OFFICE SUPPLIES for sale at The Morgan Messenger office, 304- 258-1800. pd1/1- tfm  LAWN care, landscaping, JUNK/DEBRIS CLEAN UP/ REMOVED, Bobcat services, other misc. services. 304-258-3446 or 304-582-8443. Henry & Sons. WV034557. More...

Round The Town

—REAL SCHOOL NOTE: I kept Jennifer home because she had to go Christmas shopping because I don’t know what size she wears.  —OLD WEATHER LORE: A warm clear day in winter is a weather breeder.  —Tomorrow, December 7, More...