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24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Dear Editor,
 
My name is Grey Gallagher, I live in Peterson, and I am writing you this letter to fulfill a requirement for my Communication merit badge for the Boy Scouts of America program.
One of the things I think that would make Morgan County a better place is a river walk. I would like to see it tie into the ogden river walk. It could start at the park in Morgan and go by Peterson, Mountain Green, then down the canyon.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for September 12 thru September 18, with a total of 152 calls:

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

By Chuck Gates
Special Contributor for the Morgan County News
 
   SALT LAKE CITY — Local government leaders must brace themselves to withstand the coming budgetary collision of entitlement programs and funding obligations at the federal and state levels.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Over the past several years FamilySearch has been adding to the resources available to answer questions online.  I find that many individuals who use the FamilySearch sites are unaware of the help resources available.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

The Morgan County School District Mission Statement serves as a means of communicating what the district is trying to accomplish through its educational program.  A mission statement should be clear, powerful and broad enough to guide the decision-making and provide the foundation for learning outcomes throughout the district.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school.   We want to recognize these students for their scholar award and academic success.
    At Morgan High School two students qualified for AP Scholar with Honor Award

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Saturday is the last day to enjoy the Farmers’ Market.  The Farmers’ Market is located between Steph’s Drive Inn and Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Why did the US Congress have a problem in 1850? And why did the solution lead to the creation, 160 years ago this month, of a place called Utah?

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Dallin "Leroy" Schenk, Senior, had a impressive game against Juan Diego.  Even with the loss, Dallin lead the defensive to keep the Soaring Eagles rushing yards to under 130 for the entire game.  The least amount of any game Juan Diego has played so far.  Dallin had some crucial tackles and the defensive line had a great game.

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24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

The Morgan girls soccer squad played a home game against Region 11 rival  Bear River Lady Bears on Tuesday Sept.21st.

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24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Monday Morning Ladies
Team Standings

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

I predict Morgan volleyball team will beat the Taft High Toreadors on Sept 24 ,2010 at 4:30 p.m. in California.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00
Waterfowl hunt starts Oct. 2

Don’t let the first two weeks of the duck hunt fool you -- plenty of ducks will wing their way through Utah’s marshes this season.
Despite good water conditions, the number of ducks that nested on marshes near the Great Salt Lake last spring was down 30 percent from 2009.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

LOGAN, UT - Answer by: Taun Beddes, Utah State University Cooperative Extension horticulturist, Cache County
Fall is in the air, and the leaves are beginning to change color. This time of year also brings the many tasks associated with putting the vegetable garden, landscape beds and lawn to bed for the year. Consider these tips.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Four out of five car seats are used incorrectly. Could yours be one of them? The Utah Safety Council and the Buckle Up For Love program are celebrating National Child Passenger Safety Week September 19-25 this year by making sure all parents and caregivers are buckling themselves and their children safely and properly.

24 Sep 2010 - 05:00

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

Public Comment
A citizen commented on the new roads.  The citizen appreciates the quality of the new roads, but would like to see lines striped on the roads more quickly.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan County News is spotlighting the new teachers in The Morgan County Schools. This is the second of three weeks of the profiles. We hope you get to know the people that teach your children.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Don Mathews is a member of the Morgan County Council.  He was appointed in June to fill the seat vacated by David Gardiner until the election.  Mathews is a candidate for the district five seat in on the council.  He is running against Austin Turner.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Meagan, Maycee, and Levi are very excited to announce the birth of their new beautiful baby sister.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Mr. and Mrs. David Coffman are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Jessica, to Christopher Cox, son of Randy and Carrie Cox.  They will be married on Saturday, September 18, 2010, at the Coffman residence.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

UAMPS (the organization from which the city of Morgan purchases electrical power) presented at the Morgan City Council meeting on Tuesday.  The subject of the presentation is a project underway with UAMPS to provide electrical power generated with renewable energy.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Dear Editor,
Brad Richards' letter to the County Council, as printed in The Morgan County News on September 3 edition, voiced his concerns about the functioning of the Board of Appeals (BOA), and a recommendation for resolution.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Dear Editor,
The time was between 9:00 p.m. and twenty after that hour.  The date was August 19/, 2010.
I was out for a walk with my ever faithful girlfriend, that walks on all fours.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

At the last Morgan Empowered meeting, Lanelle Butterfield (right) was elected as the new Chair for the coming 2010-2011 year

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

According to a document published by the Utah State Board of Education entitled “Promises to Keep” Utah’s public education system is created in the Utah State Constitution to “secure and perpetuate” freedom.  Freedom, as envisioned in the Utah Constitution, is a promise to future generations that requires:

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Ronald Wolff, Superintendent of Schools in the Box Elder School District and former Superintendent of Schools in the Morgan School District, has been named the 2010 Utah Superintendent of the Year.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Emotions were high on Tuesday night as the Judge Memorial Bulldogs came to Morgan for the first region volleyball game on our home court of the season.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Morgan High keeps on winning and winning big. Last Friday they travelled to Salem to play The Salem Hills team.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan girls soccer team played their 3rd region game of the year at Judge Memorial on Thursday Sept. 15. The Trojans played hard, but came out on the short end of the 6-0 score.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

This column was a blog post last August while I was not working for The Morgan County News
“I think he must hate me.” I had this thought often when I saw, heard mention of, or thought about one subscriber to the newspaper I was running.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

 The Morgan Utah Stake will hold its semi-annual stake conference on Saturday and Sunday, September 18 and 19, 2010.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan Tykonis met Wednesday Sept 8th for their annual opening social. The social was held at the home of Natalie Reese, this years president.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Single Adults ages 31+ held their first PicNic and PowWow in the Park on Sept. 7th.
The Ball is now Rolling for Morgan LDS Single Adults! It was a nice turnout for our first event. We got lots of good feedback and input for what we want to see in the Morgan Valley for our Single Adults 31+.

17 Sep 2010 - 06:00

As more people have begun using Macs (Apple’s personal computer) over the past few years I have often been asked if I could recommend a record manager for the Mac.  I have consistently replied that there are no good record managers for the Mac and that I run one of the Windows record managers in Parallels on my Mac.  Today I will change my reply.

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17 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for September 5 thru September 11, with a total of 164 calls:

17 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Morgan Empowered is sponsoring the upcoming Parent Awareness event, “Safety on Cell Phones and the Internet”, which will be held at the Morgan High School auditorium on Tuesday, September 28th, beginning at 6:30 pm.

17 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Ashley "Spud" Garfield, Morgan High Senior, had an incredible match last week.  Spud's stats last week;  16 kills, 4 solo blocks, 5 block assists,  9 service points  and 6 digs against Judge Memorial helping the Lady Trojans to win all three games easily.

17 Sep 2010 - 05:00

Lawson Toomer, Morgan High senior, had an outstanding game against Salem Hills last week.  He scored four touchdowns for Morgan and had 190 rushing yards.  He helped his Trojans to a 40-12 victory over the Skyhawks. 

17 Sep 2010 - 04:45

Wasatch Altitude Training Center (WATC) held its first of many European, Cross Country races, September 11. WATC completed its new wide, hand groomed trails, just days before the event.

17 Sep 2010 - 04:45

I predict Morgan will beat 3A Defending Champions, the Juan Diego Soaring Eagles on Friday, Sept 17, 2010 at Trojan Field. This game will be Morgan Highs Homecoming game!
I think the score will be MHS 46 Juan Diego 21!

17 Sep 2010 - 04:45

Syracuse – Antelope Island State Park hosts the 24th Annual Bison Roundup and Range Ride Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30. Horsemen and women interested in participating in the range ride must register by Friday, October 22. All registration documents are available online at stateparks.utah.gov.

13 Sep 2010 - 22:48

Karen "Smoky" Pentz died September 13, 2010, due to complications
following a long battle with Dementia.

A viewing will be held Friday, September, 17, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m.
and Saturday, September 18, from 10 to 11a.m. at Walker Mortuary in
Morgan, with a graveside service at Milton Cemetery at 11:30 a.m.

13 Sep 2010 - 22:48

Our stupendous Mark E. Cragun returned home to his Heavenly Father on
September 11, 2010 after an extended illness and valiant battle.

Services will be held Thursday, September 16 at 11am: 5500s. 1175w.
Riverdale.  Viewing will be Wednesday, September 15, 6-8pm & Thursday,
September 16,  9:45-10:45am.

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

It is an honor and a privilege to be back in the Morgan School District.  It is exciting to see familiar faces as well as getting to know the new staff members.  More importantly, I am excited to work with the youth of this community and continue the success of Morgan High School.

10 Sep 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan County News is spotlighting the new teachers in The Morgan County Schools. This is the first of three weeks of the profiles. We hope you get to know the people that teach your children.