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22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for October 10 thru October 16, with a total of 128 calls:

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

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

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” Chinese Proverb
Often when a teacher tells students about a new concept, the student has a hard time remembering what they heard.  When a teacher explains the new concept and demonstrates the concept, there is a greater probability that the concept will stick with the student.

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

The annual entries from the Art Two fall art students, at the middle school, were set out and parents and teachers made the yearly selection of ten winning entries to be sent to Japan for the International Children’s Art Exhibit.  This is the fifteenth year of the children’s exhibit and Morgan Middle school has been involved for the last seven years.

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

More than 60 years ago, in 1948, Reva Beck Bosone became the first woman elected to the United States Congress from Utah.

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Wednesday Nite Owls Scores and Standings

Team Standings
 1st  Parkside Lanes
2nd  Northrop Grumman
3rd  Team 3

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

 Lantzen Toomer, Sophomore, had 2 fantastic tackles against Box Elder high last week.  One of those tackles caused the fumble that co-athlete of the week, Robbie Nelson recovered.  The fumble came when the momentum of the game was starting to turn away from Morgan.

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

 Robbie Nelson, Senior, had an outstanding game against Box Elder.  Robbie rushed for an average of 27 yards per carry, had a 20 yard reception leading to a TD, a fumble recovery from co-athlete of the week, Lantzen Toomer’s tackle, 4 defensive tackles of his own, and last but not least; on a kick-off he kicked the ball through the uprights! 

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Ashlee Gallen, Junior, had a fantastic game against Bear River in Varsity Volleyball last week.  Ashlee had 32 set assists, 15 service points, and 6 aces.  Morgan’s volleyball team is ranked number 1 in the state with play-offs coming October 28 & 29th.

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Chelsey Stegelmeier, Senior, had a great game even though the girls soccer team was met with a loss.  As Morgan met Juan Deigo in the first round of the play-off’s, Chelsey was the ONLY thing between them and all the extreme shots taken against her.  She stopped all but 5 of these shots. 

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Syracuse – Visit Antelope Island State Park and witness a western roundup from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, October 29 and if necessary, Saturday, October 30. (In previous years, most bison are moved the first day.) This annual event is an opportunity to view one of the nation’s largest and oldest public herds as horseback riders move the bison from the southern tip of the island, to the handling facility located at the park’s northern end.

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

I predict that Morgan will win in football over Judge Memorial. I predict the score will be MHS  48, Judge memorial 14!
I think the half score will be MHS   28 Judge  0

17 Oct 2010 - 08:00

Mack C. Peterson, 89, died Friday, October 15, 2010 in Morgan.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 12 noon in the Milton Church.  Friends and family may call at the Walker Mortuary in Morgan, Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and the Milton Church to 10:45 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Sunday morning, October 10, Morgan deputy Nikkole Malan was off duty and, according to Sheriff Gene Ercanbrack , was in a car accident on Old Highway Road near the Cottonwood area of Mountain Green.

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15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Valerie Kelley’s colorful and fragrant presence is well known in Morgan.  No, she’s not a farmer but she definitely makes an art out of using plants, flowers, and other things grown in nature to make a living and provide a positive service to her community. 

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

The Sons of the Utah Pioneers have placed a monument at the Riverside Park in Morgan that honors the early pioneers of Morgan County. Additonal names will be added to the nonument in the future. The dedication will take place on Monday, October 18, at 1:30 p.m. at the park. The public is invited to attend.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Ancestry.com is the leading commercial genealogy company worldwide. With more than 6 billion records including the full set of census records for both the United States and the United Kingdom as well as one of the best sets of immigration records worldwide they set the standard by which all other companies are measured.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Sister Kate Richards, daughter of Paul and Marie Richards of Mountain Green, will serve in the Bangkok, Thailand  Mission.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Parker Dale Winchester has been called  to serve in the  Chicago, Illinois for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Melanie Kay Shaw and James LaVerle Baum were married on Thursday, October 14, 2010 in Bountiful, Utah with a reception held in their honor that evening at the Wight House in Bountiful.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Me?  Yes you!  It all starts with ME!   That is the theme of Morgan Empowered...”It all starts with ME!”

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Teen Read Week 2010, Oct. 17-23, a time to encourage area teens to read for the fun of it.
Thousands of libraries, schools and bookstore’s across the country will be celebrating this year’s theme, Books with Beat @ your library®, which encourages teens to read a variety of materials, including poetry, audiobooks, books about music, and more.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

On Thursday, October 7  the annual Morgan County 4-H Achievement Night was held, hosted by Utah State University Extension in the Morgan County Courthouse Auditorium.
Local 4-Hers were recognized for their accomplishments in 4-H livestock, the 4-H horse program, 4-H portfolios and record books, 1st year 4-H membership, 10-year 4-H membership, TRY Team participation, and other awards.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for October 3 thru October 9, with a total of 141 calls:

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

     About a year and a half ago Vicki McCluskey was living as a stay at home mom in Kamas.  McCluskey grew up in Meridian Idaho.  Her husband works in construction and they moved to Utah for his work about twelve years ago.  After a time in Salt Lake they moved to Heber and then to Kamas to enjoy the beauty, rural setting, and lifestyle.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

One of the most effective resources available to the Morgan School District centers around the volunteer efforts of the PTSO.   This organization is lead by a group of caring parents who are willing and anxious to lend assistance to the education and safety of our young people.  They make a significant and positive difference in the success of our education program.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan Board of Education is working closely with city and county officials in a combined effort to construct a bridge at the south end of Young Street.  During their monthly meeting held on October 12, the Board discussed options for the exact location of the bridge and how that design might influence the location of the new bus facility. Joining the Board in the discussion were Mayor Jim Egbert, County Council Chairman Sid Creager, and City Councilman Jeff Wardell.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Kimlyn Porter is a candidate for County Recorder.  The recorder tracks land ownership and changes as well as providing information for the county assessor for taxing.  Porter is running against the current county recorder, Brenda Nelson.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Cameron Streadbeck had a killer defensive game against Ben Lomond.  Cameron had 10 tackles and 2 sacks that helped insure the Trojans victory over the Scots.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Becca Rees, Senior, had a great game for Varsity girls soccer.  Becca had a goal and had 2 assists to AJ Bateman for goals at last weeks game against Ben Lomond. 

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

When Morgan headed to Ogden to play Ben Lomond last week, Ben Lomond was 0-7 and Morgan with their 6-2 record was ready to work on all aspects of their game. Morgan has looked great at times during the season and not so great at other times. In this game, Morgan looked superb on both sides of the ball.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

    After a fairly easy win at Juan Diego High School last Thursday(Oct. 7th), the Lady Trojans headed for Highland High School on Friday to try to bring home another trophy.  The team had three matches on Friday, going against first Tooele, then American Fork, and finally Park City.

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Wednesday Nite Owls Scores and Standings

15 Oct 2010 - 06:00

  The Morgan girls soccer season came to an end on Wednesday October 13, losing to the defending State 3A champs Juan Diego in the first round of the State 3A playoffs by a score of 5-0.

12 Oct 2010 - 19:00

A debate between Morgan County Attorney Candidates Al Lundgren and Jann Farris was held on Tuesday, October 12.  Watch the video of the debate.

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12 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Last Tuesday night a debate was held between the candidates for County Attorney, Al Lundgren and Jann Farris. The debate was moderated by Brent Bowman.

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan 2nd District Court gallery was filled to near capacity at Monday’s arraignment for Garth Day as he and his attorneys, Brad Smith and Amy Hugie, entered the courtroom.  Day stood beside his defense lawyers and listened as the presiding judge, Judge Michael DiReda read the long list of charges against him.  Day then confirmed for the judge that he had received a copy of the list of 43 charges against him. 

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Jim Montgomery is a candidate for county council district 2. District   2 runs from the Garnet Drive intersection up to the Peterson Overpass;   this includes all of Peterson up to Smith Creek and through   Enterprise, to and including the West side of Stoddard Lane.
Montgomery is running against Lyle Nelson.

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Rod Haslam was elected to the Morgan County Council in the county’s 2008 election.  He began serving his term in office at the beginning of 2009.  In this week’s county council meeting, Haslam resigned from his position after serving for two of the four years in his elected term. 

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Kyle Heywood met his future bride, Klydi Brower, at Utah State University. He learned that she was from Morgan and that he had gone to school with her older brother. After a short courtship he decided that Klydi was the person he wanted to spend his life with. He decided to propose to her in a unique way .

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

I have lived in Mountain Green for twenty years, and periodically have written letters to the Editor. This will be another occasion in which I will do this again, because we will have a chance to vote for a particular candidate of our choice. However, that isn't true for the Morgan County citizens today. We had two candidates running for sheriff, but one decided to withdraw from the candidacy.

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

  It is not often that I write editorials. I think most often our role  as a newspaper is to report the news in the most objective way we can,  and allow each person to develop their views. I work particularly hard to ensure that I keep a neutral tone when I write. I have opinions, but I work to keep them out of my articles.

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Keith Storey of Morgan will be celebrating his 80th birthday with family and friends at a open house given be his children on October 15, 2000  from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Enterprise Stake Center at 2755 N Old Highway Road in Morgan County.

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Scouts from the Team and Troop 576, sponsored by the Highlands Ward, Morgan North Stake, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recently held their Court of Honor at the Bowery in Mtn. Green. 

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

In a night that began with conflict and accusations, Chairman Sid Creager took center stage at the council meeting on behalf of the council to explain, to the extent they are able with the investigation continuing, the events that led up to the charges being filed against Garth Day. Chairman Creager also explained the decision process that brought about the council administrator position to be posted on the county website.

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for September 26 thru October 2, with a total of 136 calls:

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

In the last council meeting the council made the decision to inform Rollins Ranch that they are in default.  Over the past year there has been contact on many occasions between the residents of Rollins Ranch and the county. The subdivision has received neither conditional nor final acceptance since the developer has not completed the required improvements.  Because of this the county is not in a position to offer services to these residents.

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Emotions were running high and rhetoric was strong during the public comment period in the county council meeting on Tuesday. There were many more attendees at the council meeting than usual, and outbursts from the group attending were common. All of the comments related to the recent events surrounding the charges filed against former council administrator Garth Day.

8 Oct 2010 - 06:00