October 15, 2014 Edition
Officials still tracking source of fuel leak in Warm Springs Run
Dozens of emergency responders gathered at Morgan County’s public wastewater treatment plant yeste...
County Clerk can issue marriage licenses to gay couples
Morgan County Clerk Debra Kesecker said she came into work last Friday morning to find a fax from th...
Rainy start, (mostly) sunny finish
Fire guts Didawick Lane home
Fire officials in Morgan County responded to a structure fire call shortly after 10:30 a.m. last Fri...
Festival parade busts through the rain
Apple butter festival event & baking winners
Quilt Michael Roche of Baltimore, Md Hog Calling Youth - first-Vala Brown, Hancock; second -Nichola...
Parks & Rec needs new board members from community
Morgan County Parks and Recreation is in need of two new board members and is inviting local residen...
Adventures in early animation with musician and history detective
The Morgan Arts Council presents Cartoons That Shook the World: Adventures in Animation and Fantasy...
Artifacts from another festival
Janet Busey Kave recently brought in a program from the 1940 Tomato Festival – forerunner of t...
Equality means everyone
West Virginia moved quickly to accept the legal reality of marriage equality last week. After the Su...
Other apple butter maker id’ed
Morrisey caving on gay marriage
A slap in the face
Under the dome
Last Monday’s decision by the U. S. Supreme Court that cleared the way for a major expansion o...
IN THE WILD
Now and again I watch a television show about people who look and act like they are sport hunting. T...
Reading the Messenger
Round The Town
—FIRST GRADER SAID: Apenny saved is …. not much. —Be extra nice to the boss tomor...
Local group featured at Shepherd Fall Festival
Mark Twain visits Berkeley Springs
American author and humorist Mark Twain will be portrayed by Doug Riley of Tunnelton. This performan...
Thursday, October 16– Alanon, 7:30, First U.M.Church– Rotary Club, noon,...
Candidate Forum on families and poverty
Morgan County Starting Points and the Our Children Our Future Campaign are hosting a community meeti...
Roberta M. Iden
Roberta Marie “Bertie” Iden, 80, of Hancock, died Sunday, October 12, 2014 at War Memori...
Chauncey L. Whitacre
Chauncey Lee Whitacre, 94, of Paw Paw, died Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at his home. He was born Februa...
Anna M. Dickerhoff
Anna Marie Stotler Dickerhoff, 87, of Hancock, died Sunday, October 5, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital...
Donald W. Berkstresser, Sr.
Donald Wayne Berkstresser, Sr. age 78 of Needmore, died Monday October 6, 2014 at his home. Born Apr...
Box truck flips on 522
Traffic on U.S. 522 south of Berkeley Springs slowed to a crawl for several hours on Thursday, Octob...
Recent sentences from Magistrate Greg Miller: Holly Nicole Fishel, 22, of Magnolia Road, Paw Paw, wa...
Morgan County Sheriff’s Report
Chief Deputy Wade Shambaugh reports the following calls, investigations and reports this past week: ...
On the public docket
Indians crush Petersburg 40-8
It has been quite a while since the Berkeley Springs High School Indians Varsity Football Team had t...
Sarge’s state champs make it into the Hall of Fame
I never had the opportunity to meet Coach Don Davisson, his passing came only months into my adminis...
Beddow finishes in Top 25 of State Golf Tournament
Berkeley Springs High School junior golfer, Rhett Beddow, finished in 25th position last week at th...
Becky Harden enters the Hall of Fame
A three sport All-State student athlete Becky Harden was one of the most outstanding athletes that a...
Wear orange on October 22 to unite against bullying
Morgan County Schools and towns will be colorful next Wednesday, October 22 as students, staff and r...
A Word A Day
All readers are welcome to submit their favorite words, along with a dictionary definition, on a rot...
School personnel changes
Laura Hovermale, former Morgan County Schools Secondary Education and Career Technical Education Dir...
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