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12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

We recently completed ‘mid-term’ elections.  As usual Morgan citizens responded well with a relatively high percentage turn out.  As a community we, like the rest of the nation, were mostly focused on the national scene.  It is, after all, what we see and hear in the news.  Unfortunately, sometimes we do not pay as close attention to what is going on in our own county as we should. 

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

 My husband and I did our due diligence in researching the qualifications, etc in reference to Clark, Hatch and Kilmer.  In the primary we chose Clark because we felt that she would serve the County fairly and honestly.

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for October 31 thru November 6, with a total of 124 calls:

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The New Morgan County Council

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With a nip in the air, a cup of hot cocoa in hand, and a quiet evening to reflect on the beginning of this school year, I pause to revel in gratitude for a moment at being in this time and place. 

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The Weber-Morgan health Department will be conducting a flu immunization clinic at Morgan High School on Monday, November 15 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.  All children ages 6 months to 18 years will be charged $10 for either the nasal mist or injectable flu vaccine.  
Persons 19 years of age and older will be charged $25.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan County School Board has selected the architectural firm of Design West for the design of the P.E./Activities Center and the bus facility.  Morgan resident and Design West Production Manager Darrell Erickson represented the company at the November 9 meeting. Design West’s bid for the two projects came in at $110,500.  Four firms were under consideration with bids ranging from $190,400 to $110,500.

12 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Honor Roll

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Girl's Basketball Schedule

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I predict Southern Utah will beat Eastern Washington on Nov 13, 2010 and this game will be in Washington ! I think the score will be SUU  48 Eastern Washington 24
I think the half score will be SUU 35 Eastern Washington 7 .

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Sharon Lee Radford, 74, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, after a short illness.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Nov 10, at 7 p.m. at Walker Mortuary, 45 W 200 N. Morgan, Utah. Friends and family may call at the mortuary from 6 to 7 p.m. prior to the services.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

At the finish line of the 2010 Morgan County Elections on Tuesday night, there were many incumbents that crossed the finish line ahead of their competition and will remain in their positions with the county.  Two of those incumbents that voters chose to return to office included Jann Farris as Morgan County’s Attorney who received 67% of the vote and Brenda Nelson as Morgan County Recorder with 58% of the vote.

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Larry & Merle Durrant just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They celebrated with a family dinner at Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn.
Larry and Merle were high school sweethearts. They met at a basketball game between North Summit and Wasatch. Larry was of course playing basketball and Merle was cheer leading. The rest is history!

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Keelie Petersen and Courtland Craig Prince III will be united in marriage on Friday, November 5, 2010, in a private ceremony. They will be honored at a family dinner following the ceremony.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Brian and Cheryl Hale of Cottonwood Heights  are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Ericka Adams, to Alan Waiss. Alan is the son of Terrance and Nancy Waiss of Morgan.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Adam R. Aimo graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

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Halloween Bingo was a great hit at the center on October 28th right after lunch.  Lois Woody was the “caller” for the games and kept everyone on their toes by letting participants trade, take or pass on gifts.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Have you ever gotten stuck while doing family history and wished that you had a personal trainer to help you and teach you how to do research the way the professionals do? If so, you are in good company. Everyone comes upon a problem they don’t know how to solve at some point.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Realtor® Cathie McGregor Critchlow, sales associate with The Franklin Group Morgan, LLC, in Morgan, Utah, is one of five winners chosen by the National Association of Realtors® as REALTOR® Magazine’s 2010 Good Neighbor Award winners.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

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Benjamin F. Smith,84, one of the original Utah pioneers, and one of the early settlers of Morgan County passed peacefully away at his residence in Morgan early Wednesday morning.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for October 24 thru October 30, with a total of 187 calls:

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

The council met on Wednesday morning and appointed Rhonda Kippen to the county council. Member Karen Sunday moved that Kippen be appointed and Member Al Lundgren seconded the motion. Kippen was appointed with Member Sunday, Lundgren, Kelley, and Hansen voting in favor and Member Mathews and Chairman Creager opposing.

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A portion of the Morgan High School song reads, “Give three cheers for our old Morgan High, where we never say can’t but I’ll try, heart and hand to thee we render, brain and brawn be they defender, for we love you our Morgan High.”  These lines were actually played out this past weekend as two of our teams competed in state competition.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

I’ve had the opportunity to interview Morgan High School Volleyball Coach, Liz Wiscombe many times before, so as I sat down on Wednesday to interview her about the volleyball team’s recent win of the 3A state championship, it seemed like old times.

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Ashley Garfield, Senior, had an outstanding performance in the state play-off game against Juab.  She had 25 service points, 10 of those in one game, and 5 aces.

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Josh Mines, Senior, had a great game against Hurricane last week.  Josh had one of 3 interceptions of that game.  Josh ran his interception to a 60 yard touchdown.  He also had 5 tackles. 

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The Morgan Jr. Mites White team had an incredible season. They were the only Morgan Football team that went undefeated, going 7-0.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Morgan High School athlete Ashley Garfield is one of only nineteen students in the State of Utah  as a finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Program.

5 Nov 2010 - 06:00

Oklahoma City, Okla., October 26, 2010 – Local roper Paul Freed of Morgan, Utah, was a big winner Tuesday, October 26, at the Cinch USTRC National Finals of Team Roping being held in Oklahoma City through October 31.

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Wednesday Nite Owls Scores and Standings

Team Standings

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To see election results click on the link below:

Election Results

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

After four matches to prep them for the State Tournament, the Lady Trojans are headed to Utah Valley University. 

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

For the last several years the county has been considering a new building for county services. The county currently leases space for the animal shelter from a local veterinarian, Dr Lott. The cost of this contract could pay for a bond of approximately $350,000. The county is also hopeful that they can obtain a grant from the NRA for $50,000 for a classroom in the building that could be used for many different applications, including hunter’s safety and other training programs.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

There will be four proposals on the ballot for constitutional amendments. The first two were covered last week. This week the other two will be reviewed.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Arlo Dearden Palmer, 81, died Sunday, October 24, 2010 in Tremonton, Utah.  He was born February 4, 1929 in Ogden, Utah to Walter LeRoy Palmer and Ella Lithgoe Dearden. His siblings are Dean, Bessie and Fred (all deceased) and Keith, Valerie, Caroline and Tim.

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MORGAN - Janice Heaton Fowers, 76, died Monday, October 25, 2010 at Manor Care in Ogden.

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MORGAN - Our wonderful mother and grandmother, Kathryn Whittier, passed away at her home October 21, 2010.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan 2nd LDS Ward activity days girls went trick or treating for food for the Morgan Food Bank Wednesday, October 27, 2010.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

 Holcim (US) Inc., one of the nation’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components, is pleased to announce that its Devil’s Slide plant located in Morgan, Utah recently celebrated six years without a lost time injury. The total number of hours worked during the six years without an injury causing an employee to be out of work is 1,286,614.

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This last week I had the opportunity to speak about family history centers. Family history centers are a part of my responsibilities at FamilySearch.
Over the past several years FamilySearch has been articulating a strategy to bring all possible records online. This began in earnest last year and is accelerating. Many millions of names and images will be posted this year and the pace is accelerating.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

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Mrs. Eliza Anne Hayes and her husband died within 45 hours of each other.  First Eliza died from a bloody nose, that lasted less than five minutes and was in good health prior to the nose bleed; Her husband Alfred Hayes, who had been in poor health for many years, passed away 45 hours later.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

There was some debate on Tuesday night in council meeting about what is likely a relatively innocuous contract. The debate, however, may be a reflection of challenges the county will continue to face when approving contracts.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

 Council Members Attending: Tina Kelley, Sid Creager, Al Lundgren, Howard Hansen, Karen Sunday, Don Mathews
Public Hearing for Lease Revenue Bonds
See Article A New Building for the County

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for October 17 thru October 23, with a total of 144 calls:

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

In the county council meeting on Tuesday night, the council considered applicants for the district four council position. This position was recently vacated by Member Rod Haslam, who is suffering with health problems. The applicants were Fred Jacobson, Jim Jones, and Ronda Kippen.
Jacobson, Jones and Kippen appeared together before the council and answered questions. The candidates began with a summary of themselves and their qualifications.