Often as I am working with genealogists they express sadness that they cannot get more members of their family to become engaged in family history. Many of them have been doing family history for years. Sometimes they have rooms full of information on their research and no one in their family with which they can share it.
“A Full House,” the student body play of the Morgan County High School was presented to a full house last Wednesday evening.
The Morgan Community Christmas Tree Program was a huge success last Saturday.
Morgan Middle School held an essay contest titled “About a Time When You Brought Joy to Someone Else”. After attending the assembly, The Morgan County News asked if we could print the winning essays. They are below.
After hours of investigation, deliberation and interviews the Morgan County Board of Education has selected Westland Construction, Inc. as the construction manager and general contractor for the upcoming building projects.
Throughout Utah more and more schools are relying on volunteers for the extra support that is needed to help children learn at the accelerated pace that is expected of them. Volunteers at Mountain Green Elementary have provided support in filling staffing gaps, providing reading and math support to students who need one-on-one or small group help, and strategic assistance in daily classroom routines.
The Morgan Lady Trojans played their second game of the 2A-3A preview on Saturday, December 18 against the Delta Rabbits. The Ladies would play without senior point guard and three year starter Becca Rees, who suffered a knee injury in the previous game against Richfield.
The number 1 ranked Morgan Lady Trojans played the returning State 3A champions from Richfield High School on Friday, December 17 at the Sevier Center during the 2A-3A preseason preview, and hammered the home team by a score of 50-27.
The Morgan girls basketball team invaded “The Nest”, as the newly built gymnasium at the brand new Wasatch High school is called. The Trojans made themselves right at home, stinging the Lady Wasps in a non-region game on Tuesday December 21 by a score of 52-27.
At the council meeting on Tuesday the county council passed the general plan. It took about fifteen minutes, but the plan itself has been many years in the creation. The general plan sets the foundation for the direction of the county in years to come
The Troyettes participated in their second competition this past weekend at Northridge High School and had another very successful competition. They came away with another 1st in military, 1st in dance, 1st in kick line, Sweepstakes winners, and a trophy for Judges Favorite. These girls are so excited for the success they are having this year and are determined to continue to work hard so they can continue having a successful year. Thanks again to all those who support the Troyettes. It means so much to each and everyone of them. The Troyettes next competition will be held at Murray High School on January 15. The continued support would be much appreciated. Congratulations Troyettes. This is your year. Keep dreaming with your feet and dancing with your hearts.
LAS VEGAS – Megan Haslam, agricultural educator at Morgan High School in Morgan, Utah, is one of 33 individuals nationwide who received the Teachers Turn the Key Award, given December 4 at the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) annual convention in Las Vegas.
Maroni Clawson became suddenly ill on Sunday evening and was taken to the Dee Hospital in Ogden for further medical attention.
The M Men and Gleanor Girls of the Richville Ward were host and hostess of the M Men and Gleanor Girls of Morgan Stake on Tuesday.
The day of the Christmas on Commercial Street was a cold one. The hot chocolate was welcome to warm those who were awaiting Santa’s attentions and visiting the various venues. In the midst of all the cold sat the Polar Bear Plunge.
Last Saturday, Barber Brothers Ford decided to give an early Christmas present to Morgan residents. In appreciation for the record setting business year at the local dealership they decided to offer free oil changes to county residents.
Extension of Barbara Anderson preliminary subdivision approval
Normally preliminary approval of subdivision expires at the end of a year. This approval has been extended once and a second extension has been requested. This extension will be for one year.
In its third decade of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Ashley Garfield of Morgan High School as its 2010-11 Gatorade Utah Volleyball Player of the Year.
The Morgan girls basketball team played home games on back to back nights last week, playing 4A Box Elder on Thursday and 4A Uintah on Friday. The Lady Trojans were in complete control from start to finish in both games, as they beat Box Elder 77-36 and Uintah 87-26.
The Morgan Board of Education has unveiled a new logo and mission statement for the district. The action follows work completed by two select committees over the past four months. The committees were comprised of faculty, community council members, and administrators
I would like for Christmas is a metal detector the reason I want that so I can find metal in the snow. I also want a hug from you why you ask? Just cause. A lego king dom I want that because it gets my mind going. Merry Christmas. p.s. put Molly P on the nauty list.
Casey Renn Hoopes and Ariel Briscoe have chosen December 18, 2010 to be married for time and all eternity in the Logan LDS Temple.
Casey is the son of Reynold and Valeri Hoopes of Morgan. He graduated from Morgan High School and LDS Seminary in 2008. Casey is currently attending Utah State University where he met his best friend and bride to be.
Elder Michael Joseph Rees has returned from serving an LDS mission in the Guatemala City Central Mission. He is the son of Stan and Kendra Rees. He will be speaking in the Morgan 7th Ward at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday at the Morgan Stake Center.
I have written several times about FindMyPast. Over the past few months they have continued to add to their collection. Along with FamilySearch, FindMyPast has become the single best place to search for British ancestors.
A Community Christmas Celebration, which is being sponsored by the Morgan Lions Club, will be held Saturday, December 20. A giant Christmas tree will be erected on the Union Pacific lawn through the kindness of the Union Pacific, and lighted for the entire Christmas holidays.