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19 Nov 2010 - 06:03

 “I have the best job in the world,” exclaimed Tracy Kummer, Morgan Community Services Director who oversees the Morgan Food Pantry.  She explains that “service is the best thing in the world and I’m grateful to the county for this opportunity.”
When coming to meet with Tracy first time, one may be nervous or hesitant about being there.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:01

Morgan resident Jimmy Jones recently had the opportunity of a lifetime to experience the weightlessness of space. While it wasn’t a trip in the space shuttle, the program operated by the Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Foundation offers teachers the opportunity to feel at least one part of space flight.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:01

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be dedicating a new meetinghouse on Sunday.  The building has been under constrocution for the last several months and is now ready for congregations to begin holding meetings.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:01

Ken Durrant is in his third term serving on the Morgan School Board and is loving the experience. “ I have enjoyed every minute of it “ says Durrant. He is a lifelong resident of Morgan. His father was mayor of Morgan City and he graduated from Morgan High School. Durrant and his wife, Kris, have four children, three of which still live in Morgan, and eleven grandchildren.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Heather Lynn Barnett and Troy James Mortenson have chosen Friday, November 19, 2010 to be married for time and eternity in the Bountiful LDS Temple.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

After graduating from high school, Kristianna Rose packed her bags and set off for Southern Utah University in pursuit of further knowledge and enlightenment.  Much to her delight, she discovered that Jeffrey Dana Lundgreen had done the same thing.  
Their mutual interests blossomed into love, and as a result, Rodney and Vicki Rose of Morgan, and Dana and Ilona Lundgreen of Monroe, Utah, are pleased to announce their marriage.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Elder Taylor James Drennan, the son of Brent and Laylene Dicou and the late David Drennan has been called to serve in the Neuquen, Argentina mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on December 8, 2010.  He is speaking in the Porterville Chapel on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.
 

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Army National Guard Pvt. Skyler B. Prochnow has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Melvin Wayne Spendlove of Morgan will celebrate his 80th birthday. Family and friends may attend an open house in his honor from 1 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn (upstairs) in Morgan.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

One of the most daunting tasks in family history can be just getting started. “Where do I begin? “ Is one of the most common questions I am asked. Like many things in family history the answer is simple, and not so simple.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

I want to take a moment to thank all the Single Adults for your support of the activities that we are trying to establish in the valley and in both LDS Stakes. Also a thank you to The Morgan County News for posting events, and helping us round up our Single Adults.
We have grown in numbers each event, with new people coming all the time. We are having a lot of fun together, getting to know others and making new friends in the valley, that are in the same situations.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

2005
Jane Mertz and Donna Butters both celebrated 80th birthdays.
Lola May Tucker Campbell passed away at the age of 92.
Gas prices dropped an average of 46 cents recently. Gas in Morgan was going for $2.32 after the drop.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

The Community Impact Board, (CIB) at a meeting on November 4, approved funding for the proposed new County Building. The   county is proposing a building to house the animal shelter and better   utilize the cost being paid to a veterinarian to house the shelter.
The county has been struggling with space issues for some time and has been exploring whether this building could solve some of those space problems.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

When I was younger it was not unusual to hear someone on the playground assert, “It’s a free country!” This was usually done when they were doing something that was not quite right, but they wanted to do it anyway. As I have grown older I have discovered that there is often a misperception of the freedoms we enjoy.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for November 7 thru November 13, with a total of 157 calls:
***JUST A REMINDER THAT THE WINTER PARKING ORDINANCE IS NOW IN EFFECT  …NOVEMBER 1- MARCH 31 THERE IS NO PARKING ON THE STREETS BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 6 AM

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

A heated discussion ensued at the county council meeting on Tuesday as the council considered, for the third time, the Rose Hill well land use agreement between the county and Wilkinson Cottonwood Water Company.

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Council Members Attending: Tina Kelley, Sid Creager, Al Lundgren, Howard Hansen, Karen Sunday, Don Mathews, Ronda Kippen

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

By Terry Allen, Assistant Principal, Morgan Middle School
You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back.  ~William D. Tammeus

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Thursday, November 11, 2010 was a very memorable day for our Morgan Middle School students and the 250 guests who joined us for our annual Veterans Day Assembly.  It was an honor to recognize those who have served and are presently serving our great country during a time of war.  Since our nation’s founding, brave men and women have taken up arms to defend the truths set forth in the Declaration of Independence: “That all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights; that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.”

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Wednesday Nite Owls Scores and Standings

Team Standings
1st  Parkside Lanes
2nd  Shooters
3rd  Dee’s Tire
4th  Northrop Grumman

19 Nov 2010 - 06:00

 Christmas time with all its festive lighting and Christ-oriented displays again will be memorable on Temple Square this year.  Choral and musical groups will present free music, carols, and songs of the season in the following venues:
 Assembly Hall: Tuesdays through Sundays at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m.  (November 27 through December 23)

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Rhonda Kippen is the newest member of the Morgan County Council.  Kippen was appointed by the council to finish the term of Rodney Haslam after he resigned for health reasons.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

The votes are all tallied and winners declared in the county races. Don Mathews will continue his service on the council representing district five. Mathews beat opponent Austin Turner by forty six votes with 53.4% of the vote. This race had been too close to call until the absentee and provisional ballots were counted.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Bob and Arvella (Arvey) Cox are Celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary.  
Bob was born June 3, 1929 to Fred and Helen Cox in Akron, Ohio.  
Arvey was born May 11, 1931 to Wendell and Viola Wolsey in Cardston, Alberta Canada.
She graduated from Weber High School.  They were married at the Bertha Eccles Hall on November 24, 1950.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Dale and Pat Wilson will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, November 13, 2010 with an  open house at the Porterville  LDS Church from 4-6 p.m.  They were sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on November 11, 1960. 

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

...Morgan Empowered is inviting our community to reach out and give daily sincere compliments during the month of November!

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

It is becoming a mobile world. Everywhere you go people are on phones, texting, and posting pictures of their life to Facebook and other social media sites. This is happening from wherever the person is at that moment. Last year when my son had his wisdom teeth out he asked the oral surgeon if he could record it so he could post it online.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Elder Jacob Marshall Nicholas, son of Ruth Nicholas of Morgan, and Kay Nicholas of Ogden, will serve in the New Hampshire, Manchester misson for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Jake will speak at the Morgan 6th Ward at 2:50 p.m. on Sunday, November 14, 2700 South Morgan Valley Drive, Morgan.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Thank you for your support in the recent election.  I look forward to continuing to serve the wonderful residents in this great Morgan Valley.
Blaine Breshears
Morgan County
Sheriff Elect
 

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

We would like to Thank the Morgan High School Volleyball Team, Coach Liz Wiscombe and her Staff for donating the proceeds they earned at PINK NIGHT to the American Cancer Society in Memory of our Daughter  Marie McQuiddy Daley.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Doug, Don and  Anne,
 
Just want to thank you for sending The Morgan County News to our people in the service of our country!

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

We held our monthly meeting on Thursday Nov 4.
We were called to order by our president and the minutes of our last meeting were read by Joan Mortensen. They were approved and passed. Our opening prayer was given by Anna Medaris.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

This Saturday (Nov 13th) Mr. Jack Woods of Ogden will be speaking.  Mr. Woods joined the Flying Cadets when he was 17 and eventually ended up as a flight engineer aboard the B-17, B-24 and the B-29.  Mr. Woods mapped different portions of South America while serving in the B-29.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

1935
An Olsen Chevrolet ad said that the new 1936 Chevrolet was selling new for $495, and for $20 extra you can get bumpers, a spare tire and a tire lock.
1940

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

We recently completed ‘mid-term’ elections.  As usual Morgan citizens responded well with a relatively high percentage turn out.  As a community we, like the rest of the nation, were mostly focused on the national scene.  It is, after all, what we see and hear in the news.  Unfortunately, sometimes we do not pay as close attention to what is going on in our own county as we should. 

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

 My husband and I did our due diligence in researching the qualifications, etc in reference to Clark, Hatch and Kilmer.  In the primary we chose Clark because we felt that she would serve the County fairly and honestly.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for October 31 thru November 6, with a total of 124 calls:

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

The New Morgan County Council

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

With a nip in the air, a cup of hot cocoa in hand, and a quiet evening to reflect on the beginning of this school year, I pause to revel in gratitude for a moment at being in this time and place. 

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

The Weber-Morgan health Department will be conducting a flu immunization clinic at Morgan High School on Monday, November 15 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.  All children ages 6 months to 18 years will be charged $10 for either the nasal mist or injectable flu vaccine.  
Persons 19 years of age and older will be charged $25.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan County School Board has selected the architectural firm of Design West for the design of the P.E./Activities Center and the bus facility.  Morgan resident and Design West Production Manager Darrell Erickson represented the company at the November 9 meeting. Design West’s bid for the two projects came in at $110,500.  Four firms were under consideration with bids ranging from $190,400 to $110,500.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Honor Roll

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Girl's Basketball Schedule

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

I predict Southern Utah will beat Eastern Washington on Nov 13, 2010 and this game will be in Washington ! I think the score will be SUU  48 Eastern Washington 24
I think the half score will be SUU 35 Eastern Washington 7 .

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

9 Nov 2010 - 18:00

Sharon Lee Radford, 74, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, after a short illness.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Nov 10, at 7 p.m. at Walker Mortuary, 45 W 200 N. Morgan, Utah. Friends and family may call at the mortuary from 6 to 7 p.m. prior to the services.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

At the finish line of the 2010 Morgan County Elections on Tuesday night, there were many incumbents that crossed the finish line ahead of their competition and will remain in their positions with the county.  Two of those incumbents that voters chose to return to office included Jann Farris as Morgan County’s Attorney who received 67% of the vote and Brenda Nelson as Morgan County Recorder with 58% of the vote.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Larry & Merle Durrant just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They celebrated with a family dinner at Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn.
Larry and Merle were high school sweethearts. They met at a basketball game between North Summit and Wasatch. Larry was of course playing basketball and Merle was cheer leading. The rest is history!

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Keelie Petersen and Courtland Craig Prince III will be united in marriage on Friday, November 5, 2010, in a private ceremony. They will be honored at a family dinner following the ceremony.