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24 Feb 2012 (All day)

 

MHS freshman girls basketball team wins tournament over
Ben Lomond 47 to 26.

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Crazy hair was the style on “Crazy Hair Day” at Mountain Green Elementary School.  As part of the month long celebration in honor of Dr. Theodore Seuss Geisel, (Dr. Seuss), the students were given the opportunity to show their creativity by wearing their hair as crazy as they could imagine.   

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

The following is data from a national level regarding Bullying:  15-20% of all students are victimized by bullies at some point in their career; almost one in three are involved in bullying, either as a bully or victim; 10% of students are afraid during much of the school day; 160,000 children miss school every day in the USA for fear of being bullied; and about 20% of students have reported being victimized by online bullying. The following is information according to what I call the National Definition of Bullying that includes the following elements: stronger against a more vulnerable child; intentional and happens more than once; serious in nature; in short bullying is a one-sided unfair match that happens more than once and has attendant physical, emotional or psychological harm.   

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Who doesn’t love birthdays?  Okay, maybe for some of us having a birthday is about more mourning than celebrating, but that’s for another article, or is it?  I’ll keep writing and if you keep reading we’ll find out together!  Why write about birthdays now?  February is an amazing month for birthdays, both presidential and preeminent people from the past, present and hopefully the future!  When you get the chance look up famous birthdays in February; it’s quite a lengthy and notable list.  That’s not to say you have to have been born in February to be fantastic.  It’s not the calendar, or the candles that determines your calling, it’s your heart.  

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

If being involved in something for 72 years makes you an expert, then Josephine Clark would definitely be an expert in 4-H!  She is one of the many people in our community that has helped shape 4-H in Morgan County. Josephine’s 4-H experiences have ranged from being a member, a leader, and a mother of 10 children who were very involved. 

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Morgan county will receive $550,000 in a grant from the state of Utah for improvements to the airport after the county agreed to provide a ten percent match of only $55,000.  The funds will be used to pave the taxi area sleeves at the airport.  

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Monday, February 20th the Sons of the Utah Pioneers had the very enjoyable opportunity to be addressed by Robert Woodford during their monthly meeting at Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn.  Calvin Stephens invited him to be our guest speaker which he graciously accepted.  He discussed the ongoing efforts of publishing the Joseph Smith Papers both in book form and on line.  He reported that there are many misconceptions based on incorrect readings of these documents.  

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for February 12th thru February 18th, with a total of 116 calls:

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Wanda was born in Kaysville, graduated from Davis High and served a LDS mission in Scotland.  Rob was born in Renton, WA and then his family lived in Fresno, Ca.  He moved to Mountain Green when his mother Shirley married Wayne Wilkinson.  He attended Morgan schools and served an LDS mission in Uruguay. 

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Wanda was born in Kaysville, graduated from Davis High and served a LDS mission in Scotland.  Rob was born in Renton, WA and then his family lived in Fresno, Ca.  He moved to Mountain Green when his mother Shirley married Wayne Wilkinson.  He attended Morgan schools and served an LDS mission in Uruguay. 

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

I really like your newspapers.  My grandpa gets them and likes them a lot.  Last week he showed me the pictures of the boys and girls basketball teams.  Congratulations to them.  It makes me want to work harder.

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Elder Anthony Nelson, son of Brandon and Karen Nelson has returned from the Geneva Switzerland/Lyon France mission.

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Richard Allen Sloan, 79, loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Brother and friend passed away February 19, 2012 after struggling with Alzheimer and Parkinson disease for the last eight years.

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

Dr. John Thomas Cloninger, beloved husband, father, son, brother, and friend died at his home in Morgan, Utah on February 20, 2012, with his family at his side.  He was 42 years old.

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

The Morgan High girls basketball team, just like the boys squad, hosted the forth place team out of Region 12 in a first round state home playoff game on Friday Feb. 17. It just happened to be the same Spanish Fork team, and the Lady Trojans were not in a very hospitable mood.  

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

The Morgan boys basketball squad ended the regular season with some mighty impressive numbers: 12-0 record in Region 11 play, 18-3 overall record, undefeated on their home court for the season, and undefeated in 2012, with their 3 defeats all coming early in the preseason in November and December. 

24 Feb 2012 (All day)

We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” words of the Preamble which introduce the Constitution. This constitution formed the nation’s government, on September 17,1787. This coming September will be the 225th Anniversary.

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

 

Here are the results for the Divisionals at Ben Lomond High, for Morgan High School Wrestling, on February 10th and 11th.

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

Varsity Basketball players Swish Wiscombe and Colby Skinner were selected to the UHSAA Academic All-State Basketball Team for this school year. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

The winter crowds poured into watch the Annual Dew Ski Tour competitions with competitors competing in SuperPipe, SlopeStyle, and Free Flow at Snowbasin Resort last weekend. Snow Basin was the welcoming host of top athletes from around the world for the winter sports competitions.  Athletes come here to Winter Dew Tour to vie for the desired Winter Dew Cup and additional awards. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

On February 7th the annual blood drive, organized by the year’s Sterling Scholars, was held at Morgan High School. The staff from Mountain Star Blood Services was very professional and ran everything smoothly. Ninety-seven students and community members donated blood making an all-time record of blood donations at Morgan High School. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

It is that time of year again when the Morgan Middle School holds its annual art show.  Work from the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades will be on display along with creations from this years’ guest artist Nicole Lamb Taggart.  The show is open to the public from Feb. 23-24, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is held in the small gymnasium at the middle school. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril; but the new view must come, the world must roll forward.

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

Valentine’s Day has come and gone once again.  Cupid has retreated to his lover’s lair for another year to refill his quiver, rest his weary wings and hopefully work on his aim for next year’s heartfelt hunt.  To those of us whose hearts were not found in Cupid’s crosshairs, or whose hearts were pierced by the painful arrows (or bullets) of rejection, loneliness, or loss, may my words be as an arrow of peace straight into your heart.

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

One of the keynote addresses at RootsTech posed an interesting question.  He asked what we would do with unlimited bandwidth, unlimited storage, and unlimited CPU.

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for February 5th thru February 11th, with a total of 149 calls:

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

The graduating class of 2012 will see the end of a long-standing tradition at Morgan High School.  The class presidency requested that the graduation ceremony be moved from the Morgan High School Auditorium to Weber State University due to the growing graduating class size and limited space at the high school.

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

Thursday Feb 9, local dispatch was notified by the Civil Air Patrol that a small aircraft went missing. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

 Posterity of over 120, Doyle and Betty Heiner have spent a lifetime together building a family and giving service.   Together the Morgan couple raised eight children primarily in Morgan.  Those five daughters and three sons have given them too many grandchildren and great-grandchildren for them to keep up with exact numbers.   

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

Happy Birthday Mom/Grandma! We will always love and remember you. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

On Tuesday, January 3, 2012 Russell Woolsey and Paula Harrington were married on the beautiful island of Maui and will reside in Morgan.

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

Elder Michael Blake Midgley has been called to serve an LDS mission to the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo West Mission.  He is the son of Michael and Susan Midgley.  

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

 

Shirley was raised in Farmington and Kaysville by her parents, Albert and Virginia Udy Epperson. She attended Davis High School until her family moved to Morgan, where they owned and operated the Morgan County News and the Summit County Bee. After graduating from Morgan High School, Shirley attended the University of Utah where she majored in journalism and lived in the Alpha Phi Sorority House. Shirley had beautiful red hair and a personality to match. In 1954, she was crowned as Salt Lake City’s Miss Flame, a beauty pageant held exclusively for redheads. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

McKinsey Ferrell, daughter of Robert and Lori Ferrell, was chosen as Morgan High School’s 2011-2012 Computer Technology Sterling Scholar! Kinsey has designed three different companies’ websites and currently designs the monthly newsletter for the company Inspire Us NOW. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

Morgan High School’s Business & Marketing Sterling Scholar this year is Cade McGary, son of Kirk and Blenda McGary! 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

The winter crowds poured into watch the Annual Dew Ski Tour competitions with competitors competing in SuperPipe, SlopeStyle, and Free Flow at Snowbasin Resort last weekend. Snow Basin was the welcoming host of top athletes from around the world for the winter sports competitions.  Athletes come here to Winter Dew Tour to vie for the desired Winter Dew Cup and additional awards. 

17 Feb 2012 (All day)

As you entered into the doors of the Morgan High School Commons area, one didn’t just view the commons area in a common way. The whole area was all done up in a stately fashion, with red, white and blue décor, fresh flowers, and tables set to greet the head of State, even Governor Herbert and his wife, as well as many other politicians and candidates.   

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

On February 3rd and 4th, nine local Morgan youth wrestlers attended the Utah Folkstyle Super State Tournament held at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. These boys wrestled kids from all over the state of Utah in some of the toughest matches of the year. The wrestlers who attended were Ryler Jorgensen, Will Korth, Ryan Sazama, Jarrett Jorgensen, Wyatt Ashby, Wyatt Wheelright, Chase Trussell, Owen Pentz, Andrew Allen, Wyatt Ekblad, Antonio Nava, and Carlitos Nava.

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

Results of the 2012 Region Wrestling meet in Tooele on Friday and Saturday the 3rd and 4th of February.

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

Mrs. Smith is new to Mountain Green Elementary School this year. She teaches first grade and really enjoys it! Her favorite thing about teaching is the kids with their enthusiasm and bright comments. Mrs. Smith believes her job is definitely the most entertaining one out there. 

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

Congratulations to both the Morgan High Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball in winning in Region. Support these teams in the First Round Play Offs at Morgan High School on Friday Feb. 17 and Saturday Feb. 18 at Morgan High School.

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

MMH Boys Varsity Basketball Win over Grantsville at Region. 

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

 Morgan High Schools Girls Basketball Varsity Team has had an amazing season this year.  Last night the team celebrated an undefeated region season and was awarded the Region 11 championship trophy.  

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

In recent days many have heard about the “Bomb Plot” at a nearby high school. It was an experience that everyone hopes they will be able to avoid.  I am thankful the district and school administration from that nearby school had policies and procedures in place they could follow. My hat is off to those district and local administrators who dealt with that difficult situation and were able to keep all students safe and parents informed of what was happening.

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

 

Wow, it was a great week at RootsTech last week.  There were more than 4,500 attendees, making this the largest genealogical conference in the United States.  There were more than 2,500 visitors to The Family History Library for the Friday night event.  The Library was open late, until midnight, and at 11:00 there were still more than 500 patrons in the Library.

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

2012 Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for January 29th thru February 4th, with a total of 115 calls:

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

Visitors to Commerical Street over the past few weeks have noticed a sign in a business window that reads “Morgan City unfair to business and residents... put in for business license 5 months waiting still nothing from city but they say ‘we want business’.” Local resident Mike Ingle said he posted the signs “to get the city’s attention”. 

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

Imagine deer, antelope, a buffalo, a elk, an eagle, a moose and Native American Indians all in one place.... no PBS documentary, its Morgan’s own art. 

10 Feb 2012 (All day)

Lloyd Ralph Warner was the oldest son of Ralph and Kate Warner and he, as the other children, were born in Mountain Green.