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21 Mar 2014 (All day)

On March 5 to 7 Morgan High School’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter competed in the Utah State Leadership Conference against prominent young future business leaders.  Morgan students did very well and 17 students placed in the top 10 in the state in their respective events.  

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Candidates have begun lining up for several local government positions that will be on the November ballot.  

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

In an effort to complete GIS mapping of the county before the November election, the Morgan County Council approved funding outside help to build 1,685 parcel maps.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

The county’s animal control officer would like to increase fees, something the Morgan County Council is not willing to do without more research.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Last week the Morgan Lions Club hosted their always-popular annual basketball tournament.  Lions Club President DeOrr Peterson thanked everyone who helped to make this year’s basketball tournament a fun and exciting event.  

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Morgan City has made a stride forward in coordinating community events.  This move involved hiring a new event coordinator to work with the city council in not only making sure that big events are successful, but assisting in day-to-day operations as well.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

There is a growing awareness for the need of foster families in society now days.  This extends not only to children, but animals as well.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Harold W. Orton will celebrate his 90th birthday. Friends and family may attend an open house in his honor from 2 to 4 p.m., March 29, 2014, at the Milton Chapel, 1255 N. Morgan Valley Drive, in Morgan.  No gifts. 

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Saturday, March 29, 2014 has been declared as Welcome Home Vietnam Era Veterans Day.  The local Posts of the VFW and American Legion would like to invite all vets and partners who served during this era to an open house from 5-6 p.m. at the Veterans Room in the Morgan County Court House.  Come and join us for refreshments and remembrance of your service.  This activity is for all who served during this “Era,” one did not have to serve in Vietnam, all who served during that time are veterans no matter whether you served at home or abroad.  Contact Milan Mecham at 801-829-3565 or Dick Slate at 801-829-6224.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Elder Zaine Farris returned from the Tampico, Mexico mission on March 3, 2014. 

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

The kick off for Project Linus started March 3 and will conclude May . Project Linus accepts donated new, handmade, washable blankets for military fallen soldiers as well as seriously ill and/or traumatized children, ages 0 to 18.  In previous years we were only able to accept blankets for children, but we are now expanding to teens, adults and families of fallen soldiers. 

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Elder Lynn and Sister Eileen Baxter have returned from serving in the South Africa, Johannesburg mission. 

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Harvey J. Porter, 102, passed away Monday March 17, 2014 at the Family Tree Assisted Living Center in Morgan Utah.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

On October 14, 1929 Peggy Ann Williams was born at the family home in Morgan Utah to Daniel Oliver and Ansta Irene Williams. The baby of the family she was doted upon by Margaret, Barbara and Gamble. Her family were original settlers of the Morgan Valley and her father ran the William’s and Sons Store. Her mother taught school and was amazing with a needle and thread, making her beautiful clothing and doing needle point.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Marjorie Rollins Rose Adams slipped into eternity March 16, 2014 in Bountiful UT at the age of 90.  She was born February 19, 1924 to Zina Pearl Bybee and Oscar Whitaker Rollins as the 8th child of 12 in the ‘big house’ at the Rollins Ranch in Mtn Green, Morgan County, Utah.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Our loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother Colleen Smith Williams of Morgan, Utah passed away peacefully at her home on March 15, 2014.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, Douglas Blaine Harrop returned home to his Heavenly Father on Monday, March 17th at the age of 73.

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Each year husbands ask their wives what they would like for Christmas, and most men would take it as a joke if their wife told them a zebra.  However Bryan Becker knew his wife, Karen, wasn’t like most women when she asked for a zebra seven years ago.  So he bought a zebra at—where else—Zebras R Us.  

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Wednesday, March 19, North Summit Fire and EMS Crews were dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire at 1770 S. Henefer Road. 

21 Mar 2014 (All day)

Cayden Campbell, 13, who suffered severe head injuries after an ATV accident last Friday, is now home in Enterprise starting what his mother, Tisha, calls a “miraculous” recovery.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Compiling your first and second generations assists you in building skills and understanding the tools and document types that are helpful in building a correct family history.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

The Morgan Education Foundation is one of hundreds of nonprofit organizations set to benefit from the Love UT Give UT fundraising campaign on Thursday, March 20. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

The Morgan Education Foundation is one of hundreds of nonprofit organizations set to benefit from the Love UT Give UT fundraising campaign on Thursday, March 20. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

As many high school seniors are looking forward to their graduation this May, some previous graduates are looking back, way back. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Monday evening the talented students at Morgan Middle School put on quite a show.  Parents and community members were greeted with rows of artwork and lots of excited smiles.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Morgan High School had five representatives to compete at this esteemed competition.  All five of them had to earn their way to the competition by placing in the top six at the state tournament the previous week.  All five of them proved they deserved to be there by placing in the top six and taking their spot on the podium.  

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Last week the Olympic Ice Oval was the host to the Golden Sprint Challenge Track and Field Invitational. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year is officially open for Utah Connections Academy (UCA), a tuition-free, virtual public school that offers high-quality online K-12 education to students statewide. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

With high hopes and high confidence, the Morgan High School girls basketball team made the coveted trip to Cedar City on Feb. 27 to continue their quest for a state title. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

The annual Morgan Lions basketball tournament will be held Friday, March 14, and Saturday, March 15, at the Morgan Middle School gym.  

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

The Morgan High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) chapter is partnering with hit country artist Collin Raye and multiple businesses from the community to provide the necessary help to a local boy and his family. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County News joined with newspapers throughout the state at the Utah Press Association’s winter convention to claim three prizes in the annual Better Newspaper Contest.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

We are writing to thank the wonderful young women and young men of Morgan High School basketball teams for a very fun year.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

I just wanted to take a second to share a unique perspective of what happened last Saturday during the 3A state championships held at Southern Utah University.  I say unique because I was likely one of the few people in the Centrum who used to wear a Morgan basketball jersey and who currently has two children attending the opposing school for the boys’ game, Cedar High School.  Also, I had the privilege of representing my employer, Southern Utah University, in the presentation of the medallions just minutes before the two games started.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather died suddenly at home Friday Feb. 28, 2014. He was born on Oct. 19, 1946, in Coalville, Utah. Jay is the eldest son of Douglas and Thelma Ovard. He attended grade school in Henefer and graduated from North Summit High School and Seminary in May of 1964.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

For the first time in Trojan history both the girls and the boys earned the rare opportunity to compete for the basketball championship trophy in the state tournament. In a special treat for fans, this opportunity would play out in back-to-back games. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Although it may take years to accomplish the incorporation of Mountain Green as the second official city in Morgan County, several local residents are taking steps now to start the process.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Local resident Lars L. Birkeland has announced he intends to file for the Republican nomination for the State Senate.  He hopes to get Republican delegate’s nod to fill the District 18 seat that Sen. Stuart Reid does not intend to seek re-election for.

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

Several years ago I made trip to the Family History Library.  I was just beginning to do family history research and I had my laptop with PAF installed and all the information that I had been given by my mother and grandmother.  My grandmother had spent her entire life researching.  She had done much herself (I have about twenty family history books with stories and photos she created) and had hired professional researchers as well.

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County School District has formed a transportation committee to focus on student safety.  The committee meets every three months.  During their most recent meeting, the group discussed the installation of cross walk signs.  Morgan City and Morgan County are expected to pay for the signs, which may be installed in March.  

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

Charter schools are nothing new these days, but the Utah Military Academy offers something no other charter school in Utah has yet, a disciplined military environment.

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

The constitutional right of the people of Utah to petition their leaders has come under increasing attack as the visibility, and potential success, of Count My Vote increases. Good government groups Alliance for a Better UTAH and Utahns for Ethical Government have issued the following statement in response to legislation that would weaken Utah’s petition process:

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

City Plans Move to Five Day Work Week

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-1) announced that both the Senate and House have approved funding for the construction of a new maintenance hangar at Hill Air Force Base for the F-35 stealth fighter jet. Operational maintenance will be performed inside the hangar by the 388th Fighter Wing based at Hill. 

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

In response to the letter in the Feb. 7 TMCN regarding referring to our children as “kids,” I can’t help but point out that language is a dynamic medium; many words have multiple, often diversely different meanings, and word meanings change with time and usage.  

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

Alberta Frongner will celebrate her 90th birthday at Family Tree of Morgan on Saturday, March 1, at an open house from 1:30 – 3 p.m.  All family and friends are invited to attend.  

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

Doug and Bonnie Wright of Mountain Green celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  Their children honored them with a dinner at Ruth Chris restaurant.  A celebration is planned in their honor June 1; the family will take a cruise to Alaska. 

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, Betty Lorene Campbell Palmer, died Feb. 23, 2014, surrounded by her family.  She was 84.