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23 Aug 2013 (All day)

LaNeece Davenport from the Wasatch Front Regional Council attended this week’s Morgan County Council of Governments (COG) meeting to discuss Morgan County’s participation in a regional broadband study.

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

After many months of deliberation, the Morgan County School Board approved a new fee schedule governing the use of district buildings.

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

After many months of deliberation, the Morgan County School Board approved a new fee schedule governing the use of district buildings.

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

At their latest meeting, the Morgan County School Board adopted a new budget for the 2013-14 school year and did not vote to increase the board local levy.

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

Elder Collin Russell has been called to serve in the Peru Piura Mission. 

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

Dr. Richard and Kerri Macdonald are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Haley to Tysen Merrill Johnson, son of Merrill and Wynette Johnson. 

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

Kylie Val Sorensen and Tanner Scott Earl have chosen Saturday, Aug. 24,2013, to join together in marriage.  A garden reception will be held in their honor that evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the home of Daniel and Vickie Oliver, 2344 Line Creek Rd, Morgan, Utah.

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

Grappling with a budgetary shortfall of over $300,000, and upcoming health care reform implementation, the Morgan School District has been making cuts that have affected many area bus routes.  The changes affect students, parents, bus drivers and administrators.

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

Each week Kevin Eubank and the KSL Weather team select a photo of the week to feature on their nightly Eyewitness News on Channel 5. Local photographer Christian Peay was not only selected for such but was also chosen as the winner of the best picture of the month. Part of his prize package will include having his winning photo showcased in the July section of the 2014 Les Olson Calendar. 

23 Aug 2013 (All day)

The Young Ford in Morgan’s grand opening event on Saturday, Aug. 17 was meant as a reflection of what the new owners hope their reputation will continue to be in Morgan County: family friendly, fun and fair.

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

Over the past several years FamilySearch has been working with a number of commercial companies, other non-profits, and many archives to help publish more records.  FamilySearch now has more than 200 cameras operating worldwide in archives capturing images of birth, marriage, death, probate, military, and a variety of other records.  This work adds to the more than 3.3 billion images already in the Granite Mountain Records Vault.

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

OnTimeBus today announces the release of its bus tracking web application for free to all Morgan County School District families with bus riding students. The OnTimeBus service aids parents and students by showing bus stop locations and bus positions on a live map. 

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

While the Morgan County Council debates the exact wording in a new ordinance, residents are being put on notice that their addresses must be clearly identifiable from the road.

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

The effects that Garth Day’s malfeasance had on the budget is likely behind Morgan County, according to the 2012 audit presented last week.

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County Council has made moves to have the Utah State Second District Court take over funding and administration of its Morgan County location.  Now, the county will not have to pay for an employee to function as the Second District Court clerk in the county clerk’s office.

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

On behalf of the Morgan County Fair Kids Games, we would like to give a big shout out to all those who volunteered their time and the companies that donated so generously to make the games a success this year. 

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

Happy 65th Anniversary DeOrr and Ardath Peterson - Married August 16, 1948

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

Elder Bridger Anderson has been called to the Sierra Leone, Freetown mission. 

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

Elder Tyler Carter, son of Tim and Jana Carter, has been called to serve in the Mexico Cuernavaca mission. 

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

At the annual Morgan Relay For Life event, residents come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. 

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

After exhausting every option available to them, the Morgan City Council approved a conditional use permit for the Alpha Counseling and Treatment center.

16 Aug 2013 (All day)

When Mountain Green Elementary students walk through the school doors to start their 2013-2014 school year, they will be greeted by a new principal ready to get to know each one of them personally.

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

As school bells are days away from ringing, children are gathering supplies from lists the schools have sent out.  While they are not mandatory, the items are purchased by able parents to ensure a successful year for their student.  Teachers have been readying classrooms for pupils throughout the district and thanks to generous citizens, a dozen classrooms will be well stocked without the burden falling on the teachers.

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

This week FamilySearch and the other libraries involved in their book digitization project (BYU, Allen County Public Library, Clayton Library, and Mid-Continent Library) announced a milestone of 100,000 books published online.  The effort to digitize books that are out of copyright, and make them available on FamilySearch.org has been ongoing for several years, but has picked up speed over the last two years.  

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

A multitude of volunteers show up every year to help pull off the best array of fair games in the state.  

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

“Dig Into Reading” is the theme for the next family fun night at Morgan County Library, which has also been the theme for 2013 summer reading program. Librarian Valerie Hancock explained, “The evening’s event will represent both the quarterly family fun night and the summer reading program’s closing activity.” It will be held on Monday, Aug. 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

It is great to be a part of the Morgan School District.  It is a real treat to live in such a beautiful area surrounded by spectacular scenery and good people.  Everyone has been very welcoming, and I thank you for your kindness.  I look forward to being a part of your successful academic and extra-curricular traditions and having some fun along the way.  

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

A special thanks from Colt, Oakley , Ruger Nelson and their family goes out to those thoughtful people who helped with the unfortunate loss of our beautiful wife and mom, Kallie Nelson.

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

As chairman of the 50 year class reunion for the Morgan High School class of 1963, I would like to express my appreciation to all those who attended. 

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

Elder Terry and Sister Jeneen Gardener of Mountain Green have been called to serve in the California San Fernando Mission as employment-resource specialists. 

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

Morgan County Library would like to send a great big thanks to our community for helping our “Dig Into Reading” be such a great success! We couldn’t have done it without you.

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

I want to share with you a local business that provides a relaxed atmosphere, great customer service and quality of life, all while providing a desperately needed service to our community.  Unfortunately, this business won’t be patronized by many Morgan residents for many years to come and then it will be under difficult circumstances.

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

Kent and Karen Broadhead of Mountain Green are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Parker Bentley Van Wagoner, to Shelby Ann Wakley, daughter of Randy and Lisa Wakley of Preston, Idaho.  

9 Aug 2013 (All day)

Elder Tyler Kippen, son of Bryan and Rachael Kippen, has been called to serve in the West Indies Mission. He will enter the MTC on August 14.

2 Aug 2013 - 22:54

The Young Automotive Group has added a new dealership to their company with the purchase of Carrigan Motors, in Morgan, Utah, on August 1, 2013. The new dealership will run under the name of Young Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.
“All of the Carrigan Motor employees along with their families would like to express their sincere gratitude to all of the loyal customers who have supported them throughout the years. The people of this community have been critical to the success of the business. Lifelong relationships have been formed and kindness and support will never be forgotten,” says Boyd Carrigan of Carrigan Motors. “Each and every customer, either local or from other surrounding communities have been sincerely appreciated. The Carrigan family hopes to continue to serve this community and is thankful for the many years of dedication that it has been so blessed to receive.”

2 Aug 2013 - 13:29

When you live in a small town, soccer can be pretty competitive. The kids love to play and they love to win, which is what makes this story so touching.
Jackson Sommers was born with cerebellar atrophy, which happens when the cerebellum is smaller than normal or has atrophied from a previous state. Jackson had an MRI at 10 months old and by the time he was 2 years old, his cerebellum had atrophied to 40 percent of what a normal cerebellum should be.

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

Local girls Logan Duran, Kenadee Stout, Haylee and Talli Gardner and Alexis and Savannah Van Orden spent their summer on the soccer fields with their La Roca team.

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County Council is on the lookout for residents being inappropriately taxed for telecommunications on their cell phone bill.

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

Due to an uptick in development activity, the Morgan County Council approved a full-time secretary position through the end of the year for the planning development department.  Previously, the position was only part-time, and the other four employees in the office had to cover the front desk during the latter part of the business day.

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County Search and Rescue Group has recently been able to upgrade their communications capability with the purchase of several new radios and a new repeater.  The group has been operating the last few years with some older style radios which have now become obsolete.  

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

JoAnn Lovell Smith of Mountain Green, Utah, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Aug. 9 with a Brigham City Temple excursion and dinner at Maddox with her children and their spouses. There will also be an open house on the evening of Saturday, Aug. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Highlands meeting house located at 5378 W. Old Hwy Road.  Friends and family are invited to attend. (No gifts, please.)

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

After competing for their titles earlier this week, Head Wranger Daxton Rowser and Queen Madison Bohman presided over this week’s fair activities. 

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

After competing for their titles earlier this week, Head Wranger Daxton Rowser and Queen Madison Bohman presided over this week’s fair activities. 

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

The second annual Milton round up brought past and present Milton residents together to celebrate the community and to unite residents of the oldest area of Morgan.  Pioneer day was an appropriate day to join in celebration at the Milton Park.  At the peak between 450 and 500 people attended; but with five hours of entertainment, families were coming and going throughout the evening.  Many, however, enjoyed the full night’s events.  

2 Aug 2013 (All day)

This year’s Morgan Valley Marathon was a huge success.  

28 Jul 2013 (All day)

Margery Hilton Bell
2/16/18 – 7/24/2013
“Marge” was born in Salt Lake City on February 16, 1918, to her proud parents, Alfred W. Hilton and Lillian Kummer Hilton. 
A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 29th at 11:00 a.m. at the Walker Mortuary in Morgan, Utah.  A viewing for family and friends will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the services at the mortuary.  Burial will be at the South Morgan Cemetery. 

26 Jul 2013 (All day)

Robert Kehrer is the product manager in charge of developing search at FamilySearch.  This last week Robert wrote on the FamilySearch blog about some new features being released on FamilySearch.  These new features are a wonderful new addition for helping to find ancestors quaickly and accurately .  The following are the details of the changes.

26 Jul 2013 (All day)

Before officially repealing the Central Development (CD) District zone, the Morgan County Council approved rezoning two pieces of property from CD to Commercial Shopping (CS).

26 Jul 2013 (All day)

The Morgan Musical Theater Camp worked hard for two weeks on their show “Wild, Wonderful, World of Walt Disney.”  Each of their dedication showed during their two performances at Morgan High School on July 19 and 20.  Parents, families and friends flocked to the auditorium to watch the actors sing and dance on stage.