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10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Harli Rees is the tiniest pageant winner in town. At one year old she has already won twelve trophies, four crowns, two banners and a plaque. Her titles include three queen titles, Mini Queen, Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Hair, Best Attire, Most Photogenic, and Personality Plus. She is the daughter of Tucker and Misha Rees, and grand-daughter of Stan and Sue Rees and Bonnie Smith of Las Vegas.

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan Fire Department would like to thank everyone  for their support with this year’s Muscular Dystrophy Assosiation (MDA) Drive. The fire department collected $2576.70.  This will all go to MDA for kids local.
We would especially like to thank those in the community that donated $ 100 or more for this drive.  We have given those few a special MDA Tee Shirt for their support. We would like to thank Morgan Jubilee , Nebco Service and 7 Eleven  for letting us use their locations with our MDA Drive. Also we would like to thank Morgan Fire Fighters that gave of their time to help collect for this year’s MDA Drive.

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Senior Robbie Nelson had an outstanding varsity football game against Wasatch.  He returned a 86 yard kick return for a touchdown, and kicked 346 total yards.  Robbie helped Morgan stomp Wasatch with a 49-15 victory.
 Robbie's parents are Brandon and Karen Nelson.  He says when he is not playing sports he is babysitting an doing EVERYTHING his parents tell him to do.
 Robbie earned a $5.00 Gift Certificate from Deb's Spicy Pie for his hard work last week.  WAY TO GO ROBBIE!
 

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Senior, AJ Bateman had a fantastic game against Grantsville last week.  AJ scored 2 goals for the lady Trojans, one goal was a header.  Morgan shut out Grantsville 10-0.
 AJ is the daughter of Bill & Gaylene Bateman and when she is not playing sports, likes to sing and hang out with her friends.
 AJ earned a $5.00 Gift Certificate to Deb's Spicy Pie for her hard work.

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Usually when Wasatch comes to Morgan there is a very close game. The same thing happened last Friday, for the first three minutes, and then it was all Morgan, as they sailed away to a huge victory.

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

 The Morgan girls soccer team opened Region 11 play on Thursday September 2nd in dominating fashion, beating Grantsville by a score of 10-0 on the Cowgirls home field.  The Trojans scored early and often in the first half, opening up a quick lead and never looked back.

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

I think Morgan will beat the Salem Hills Shyhawks at 150 N. Skyhawk Blvd. Salem, UT 84653 on Sept 10 at 7 p.m.
I predict the score will be MHS 17 Salem Hills 17!
I think the halftime score will be MHS 14 Salem 3

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

    The Lady Trojans had the first home game against Skyview on Wednesday September 1st and looked to be definitely ready for a great season. 
The Freshmen had a close first game with a win of 25-22, but then got rolling winning the next two 25-16 and 15-10.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

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Dedication services for the new Ward Chapel at Milton were held Sunday at 2 p.m.  President Heber J. Grant was a special guest.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

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

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for August 22 thru August 28, with a total of 192 calls:

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

During the settlement of the West, Morgan County was shielded from the initial onslaught of explorers and pioneers due to its unique geographic isolation.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Rebecca Miner, Student Writer for The Morgan County News, started her first week at Utah State University last Monday.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Andrea Lynn Carrigan, daughter of Roger and Jill Carrigan of Morgan, will wed Chanyne Curtis Phillips of Riverton, Utah on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, in a small backyard ceremony at her parent's home.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Derek Deru and Danielle Nelson will be married September 4, 2010 at the Morgan Lion’s Lodge.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Donna Marie Walton, 85, was born October 25, 1924 and passed peacefully into eternity on August 25, 2010.  She will be fondly remembered by those who knew her as constant, patient, kind, and quick to smile.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 28 at the Morgan North Stake Center, 2755 West Old Highway Road, Morgan, Utah.
Friends and family  called at the Stake Center on Friday evening and Saturday, August 28 prior to the services. Interment at Mtn. Green Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at
www.walker-mortuary.com
In lieu of flowers, please donate to LDS Humanitarian Fund.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Twenty three month old Avery LaMadeleine was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis last year and requires medical equipment for her treatments.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

   Army Reserve 1st Lt. Aaron M. Croft is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom, respectively.
  

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Wakeham, son of Lorna Sanders of Mountain Green, Utah, recently completed Naval Nuclear Power Training Pipeline.  
 

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

In a statement at the Morgan County Council meeting on Tuesday, Chairman Sid Creager announced that Morgan County Council Administrator Garth Day had been placed on unpaid administrative leave while an investigation is completed into improprieties with financial accounts. 

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3 Sep 2010 - 05:59

Ned Mecham is a candidate for the County Council at Large B Seat.  He is running against Jeremy Barker.  The entire county votes for the candidates running for the at large seats.  This is the seat currently held by Council Chairman Sid Creager. 

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3 Sep 2010 - 05:50

During  the Morgan County Council meeting on Tuesday, Chairman Creager read an email from the Chairman of the board of appeals, Brad Richards.

27 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Starting September 2nd, Morgan County Library will be changing its after-school story hour time.  Because of the new early release day for our elementary schools we will be moving our afternoon storyhour to 2:30 on Thursdays

27 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Last week I attended the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ annual conference in Knoxville Tennessee.  The Federation of Genealogical Societies is an organization made up of genealogical societies (wow, redundant).

27 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for August 15 thru August 21, with a total of 201 calls:

27 Aug 2010 - 06:00

In the council meeting on Tuesday, the city updated the capital improvement plan.  The changes document the city’s intent for spending capital dollars.  When the city applies for grants it is often essential that the project be on the city’s plan to be considered.

27 Aug 2010 - 06:00

In a public hearing on Tuesday, with no public comment, the city made the final steps to approve at $101,000 road bond.  The city is bonding under the Build America Program made available from the Federal Economic Stimulus plan.  Under this plan the city can borrow at a discounted rate. 

27 Aug 2010 - 06:00

   The Morgan girls soccer team played their third preseason game of the year in Logan vs the 4A Lady Grizzlies on Thursday August 19th. Although the team played well, they went down to their third defeat of the season by the score of 3-2.

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Photo -  Back Row: Tom Rogers, Allen Rust, Ward Winchester, Al Morgan, Phil Castel, Mark Wilkinson, Tony Hassel, Robert Poll, Frank Bohman, Fred Bohman, Gene Ercanbrack, Vaughn Carter, Bud Olson, Keith Carrigan, George Hopkins, Bruce Widdison, Wayne Carter, Eddie Morgan Dean Duncan, (Missing Bruce Giles)
Middle Row:  Carolyn  (Porter) Morgan, Linda (Jensen) Roberts, Ann (Carrigan) Miller, Stephanie (Hopkins) Nance, Marsha Ann (Turner) Martin, Connie (Clark), Shannon (Reed) Croft, Mary Beth (Bates) Edwards, Arlene (Head) Taylor, Judy (Olsen) Barker, Sue (Allen) Brooks
Front Row:  Sheila (Redden) Wilkinson, Maria (Chard) Neville, Joan (Simmons) Mortensen, Karel Mae (Butters) Dickson, Nell (Thurston) Nickerson, Cleo Mortensen) Stuart, Happy (Hulet) Fry

Contributed by
Happy (Hap) Hulet Fry

On August 6 and 7 of 2010. Our High School years started when we were in the 7th Grade 1955 through the 12th Grade 1960. So the committee started looking for all class mates from the time we started our High School Years.

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Technology today has made our lives easier and information more easily accessible than ever before. At the click of a button a student can go to a virtual lab to dissect a frog or to build a strand of DNA.

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Council Members Attending: Rodney Haslam, Tina Kelley, Sid Creager, Al Lundgren, Howard Hansen, Karen Sunday
Attended by Phone: Donald Mathews

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

The city council held an informational meeting with county residents on Tuesday to discuss the potential of a splash pad, improvements to the playground equipment, and other improvements at Riverside Park.

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Family Tree Maker is a record manager from Ancestry.com.  Ancestry has been steadily enhancing this product for many years.  It has always been a strong product, but has grown to be one of the best record managers in the marketplace.  The cost of the software is $39.95, making it a little more expensive than most.  Ancestry is about to ship a new version of the software.

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

   Nick Wilde, son of Jamie and Dana Wilde, was chosen as one of only 40 national winners of the 2010 Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship Award. The $2,000 scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, books, or living expenses. 

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

MORGAN -  Jay Irwin Pentz, 82, passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at home with his family around him.

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

LAYTON – Lorene Campbell Crook Andersen Barker, 91, passed away Monday, August 16, 2010 in Bountiful, UT.

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Lyle Nelson is a candidate for County Council District 2.  He is running against James Montgomery.  Nelson was born in Utah and has lived most of his life here.  He spent many years in Sunset, but was looking for a good environment in which to raise his children.  He found that in Morgan and has lived here for the past 21 years.  He is married, has four grown children and seven grandchildren. 

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

The County’s independent auditor reported in his findings in the council meeting on Tuesday.  The first item he reported upon was the Stoddard Bridge project.  Some questions had been raised about whether money had been appropriately handled and the council had asked for a special audit of these funds. 

20 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Kelie Babcock, Morgan High graduate and current Miss Wheelchair Utah won an award at the Miss Wheelchair America Pageant last week. See Page 11 to read about it. 

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

     Three players from Morgan teamed up to win gold at the Utah Summer Games in the collegiate division.  Sixteen teams comprised of college players throughout the state of Utah and Idaho were eliminated as our local girls went undefeated through pool play, and the tournament to finish first and win the gold medal.

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Morgan City awarded the contract for street maintenance on Rose Drive to Wilkinson Construction at a special meeting on Monday afternoon.

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

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A Richville fire claims 40 acres.
A very young Ernie Durrant was one of the men to accept the 1999 Safety Commendation Award for Holnam’s (now Holcim) cement plant.

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

It was a week of fun filled events and competition at the Morgan County Fair.  Activities steadily increased throughout the week to a crescendo on Friday and Saturday.

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

   If you are a long time PAF user (Personal Ancestral File, the free record manager available from FamilySearch) and want to continue using PAF, but also take advantage of the features of new FamilySearch, consider FamilyInsight.

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

Anna Tibbits of Morgan won an essay contest put on by the Morgan County Library. Librarian Valarie Hancok gives the award to Anna that a recent council meeting. Looking on is County Attorney Jann Farris.  The Morgan County News is proud to bring it to our readers ...

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

The person who invents the technological device capable of correctly predicting the future will become the wealthiest person in the world.  History is painted with those individuals that have attempted to look into the crystal ball of imagination and accurately determine what will happen in the next five, fifty, or  one hundred years.  Sometimes these prognostications come close to reality and at other times they miss the mark by a considerable distance.

13 Aug 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan Board of Education has approved a small tax increase to cover the costs of debt service and the elementary reading program.  The action followed a Truth in Taxation Hearing held at their regular meeting on August 10.