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31 May 2013 (All day)

Casey Wheeler grew up in Morgan where he gained many friends.  Those friends as well as others he and his family have gained have rallied to support him during a battle with cancer. 

31 May 2013 (All day)

Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for May 19 - 25, with a total of 179 calls

31 May 2013 (All day)

For the second year in a row, Utah State University Extension 4-H will continue to implement “Making the Future” programs for youth in Utah through a $25,000 grant from Cognizant, a global leader in business and technology services.

31 May 2013 (All day)

“It’s wonderful to have this (food drop). It helps so many people,” said one of the food drop volunteers.

31 May 2013 (All day)

Doug and Jennifer Porter are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Jessica Lee Porter, to Garret Durrant, son of David and Angela Durrant, and Gayla Durrant. Jessica and Garret will be married on Saturday , June 1,2013 in the Salt Lake Temple. In case of oversight, please join them in their celebration at a reception held in their honor that evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Rock Church in Morgan, 10 W. Young Street.

31 May 2013 (All day)

 Jessica Little and Tyson Bagley have chosen Sat., June 8, 2013, to be married for time and all eternity in the Logan, Utah Temple. 

31 May 2013 (All day)
#MUTLIPLE#

John Rock began teaching in 1980 when Ronald Reagan went into office and the moon dance was popular.  Over the next 33 years, taught at least one class to nearly every MHS graduate. 

31 May 2013 (All day)

Every year local youth look forward to an appearance from one of our very own Utah Jazz players.  This Monday, June 3, Morgan kids will have the opportunity to meet 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Champion Jeremy Evans.  

31 May 2013 (All day)

On Saturday, May 18, the Morgan County Pilot’s Association and the Airport Advisory Board sponsored the third annual Veteran’s Recognition Day at the Morgan County Airport.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Morgan High School held its annual Scholarship Awards Night on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.  Parents, families, teachers and community members all gathered to honor the nearly 100 members of the Class of 2013 who received scholarships to help them pursue their dreams of gaining a post high school education.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

Beginning with the 2013-14 school year, both elementary schools will realize the full implementation of “skill classes.”  An idea planned many years ago, this change has become necessary now as the district faces ongoing funding deficits.  With this change, the Morgan County School District is projected to save $76,800 over the next two years.

24 May 2013 (All day)

During the month of April the eighth graders had two different opportunities to explore career options and participate in hands-on activities to see what careers could meet their interests.

24 May 2013 (All day)

A huge reason we have so many individual success stories in our special education program at Morgan Middle School is because of the success of our peer tutor program.   These students play a vital role in the success of some of their fellow students.

24 May 2013 (All day)

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.  Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.”

24 May 2013 (All day)

Why I am voting no on the Morgan County levy tax?  Morgan County has one of the highest tax rates in Utah.

24 May 2013 (All day)

After attending the school administration/board presentation regarding their proposed levy for increasing property taxes, I think that they made a fine presentation.  However, I must disagree that it was entirely factual.

24 May 2013 (All day)

This letter is written in support of the Morgan School Board’s proposed voted levy.  We have been impressed over the years with the quality of the educational programs provided for the students in Morgan County.  Our children have all graduated from the school system and have found success in post high school educational and employment pursuits.  We attribute this to the quality and effort of the educators involved in the school system, and in the leadership of those who have served on the school board over the years.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Growing a bountiful garden is a complex, evolving and sometimes trying process.  So many influences determine the success or failure of the outcome.  Is the success or failure of our children any different?  Is it any less complex?  Do we want our children to survive and just be fine?  Or do we want them to thrive and bear loads of fruit that will give back to the world around them as they mature?

24 May 2013 (All day)

Springtime is a good time to rid ourselves of items that we no longer need or use but would be of value to others.  This year, why not donate those usable items to the Morgan Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers for their annual yard sale?  The yard sale will be held on June 15 on the corner of the Walker Mortuary from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

24 May 2013 (All day)

In light of the events in Boston, Isaac Clark collected used running shoes for the less fortunate to earn his Cub Scout World Conservation Award.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

The Morgan Beta Literary Club held their last meeting at the Morgan Senior Center.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Dave and I would like to thank you for your thoughtfulness and generosity you have shown our family. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

After being inactive for several years, Morgan County Friends of the Library is once again functioning in our community.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

A little over six months ago David and Michelle were anxiously fundraising for their young son, Austin, to receive cochlear implants.  Morgan was plastered with the battle cry “Audible Ears for Austin.”  Neighbors, friends and strangers joined in the effort to raise money for the costly surgery. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office will join local and national law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates all across Utah and the country for the 2013 national Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement mobilization, May 20 to June 2. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Ryan and Jessica Terry celebrated the 4th of July, 2011, like many of us, at the Riverside Park.  Their children Eden, Ty and Lydia played games and the family enjoyed visiting with old and new friends.  One particular conversation changed their lives forever. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Senator Mike Lee’s Mobile office is coming to Morgan.  This mobile office is a resource for constituents across Utah who might not otherwise be able to meet with casework officers or other staff at Senator Lee’s offices in Salt Lake City and St. George.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

A Morgan County Councilman provided the Morgan County School District with up-to-date information regarding potential residential development.

24 May 2013 (All day)

More and more delinquent taxes are being paid up, taking parcels off schedule tax sales.

24 May 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board voted to approve fee changes for preschoolers, sixth graders, DATC students, and some high school students.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Jacob Allen became one of our county’s youngest Eagle Scouts when he received the prestigious award on April 28 at the age of 13.  Jacob, along with his parents, project manager Frayne Spens and about 20 other volunteers, expended 150 combined hours planning, building and installing a 38-foot long, disability-accessible wheelchair ramp for a retirement community nestled in a trailer park in Farr West.  The portable ramp can be used at different trailers, as needed.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

Sister Chelsea Roseman, daughter of Burke and Janalene Roseman, has been called to serve in the Arkansas, Little Rock mission. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Bailey Farris, daughter of Jann and Wendy Farris has been called to serve in the Dominican Republic, Santiago Mission.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Bailey Janelle Lubeck, daughter of Bill and Leslie Lubeck, has been called to serve in the China Hong Kong Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Join the Morgan High School Class of 2013 in celebrating their graduation.  The accomplished seniors will walk across the stage to accept their diplomas today at 12:30 p.m. in the Dee Events Center at Weber State 
University.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Instead of just another field day, the students and faculty at Morgan Elementary School participated in Relay Recess, raising money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Springtime is a good time to rid ourselves of items that we no longer need or use but would be of value to others.  This year, why not donate those usable items to the Morgan Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers for their annual yard sale?  The yard sale will be held on June 15 on the corner of the Walker Mortuary from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Dear Editor:
Why I am voting no on the Morgan County levy tax?  Morgan County has one of the highest tax rates in Utah.  The Morgan County Commissioners do everything in their power to drive out business.  It’s time people with large families pay their fair share.  A head tax would be a great start.  Sell the Morgan County airport to a private company and tax it.  None of the proposed tax increase will go to better pay for teachers.
~ Brent Fenstermaker 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Dear Editor:
After attending the school administration/board presentation regarding their proposed levy for increasing property taxes, I think that they made a fine presentation.  However, I must disagree that it was entirely factual.
According to the county treasurer, they received $7.033 million from property taxes in 2012.  Education presently receives 71 percent of our property taxes.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Dear Editor:
This letter is written in support of the Morgan School Board’s proposed voted levy.  We have been impressed over the years with the quality of the educational programs provided for the students in Morgan County.  Our children have all graduated from the school system and have found success in post high school educational and employment pursuits. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Dear Editor:
Growing a bountiful garden is a complex, evolving and sometimes trying process.  So many influences determine the success or failure of the outcome.  Is the success or failure of our children any different?  Is it any less complex?  Do we want our children to survive and just be fine?  Or do we want them to thrive and bear loads of fruit that will give back to the world around them as they mature?

24 May 2013 (All day)

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.  Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.”
- Gloria Steinem 

24 May 2013 (All day)

A huge reason we have so many individual success stories in our special education program at Morgan Middle School is because of the success of our peer tutor program.   These students play a vital role in the success of some of their fellow students.

24 May 2013 (All day)

During the month of April the eighth graders had two different opportunities to explore career options and participate in hands-on activities to see what careers could meet their interests.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Beginning with the 2013-14 school year, both elementary schools will realize the full implementation of “skill classes.”  An idea planned many years ago, this change has become necessary now as the district faces ongoing funding deficits.  With this change, the Morgan County School District is projected to save $76,800 over the next two years.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Morgan High School held its annual Scholarship Awards Night on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.  Parents, families, teachers and community members all gathered to honor the nearly 100 members of the Class of 2013 who received scholarships to help them pursue their dreams of gaining a post high school education.  

17 May 2013 (All day)

On May 14 a new Utah law takes effect that bans teen drivers from using a cell phone while driving. House Bill 103 sponsored by Rep. Lee Perry and Senate sponsor, Lyle Hillyard, is designed to protect new drivers from distraction as they develop and hone their driving skills. 

17 May 2013 (All day)

The eighty-sixth Morgan Utah and Morgan Utah North Stake Seminary Graduation exercises will be held Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the Morgan Utah Stake building.

17 May 2013 (All day)

Questar Gas is requesting an increase in its Utah natural gas rates. If the request is approved by the Public Service Commission of Utah (PSC), the monthly bill for the typical residential customer will increase by about $3.95 on June 1.