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31 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Ashley Garfield has been one of the outstanding athletes at Morgan High School in 2010. 

31 Dec 2010 - 06:00

31 Dec 2010 - 06:00

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

It was the last county council meeting for council members Sunday, Lundgren, and chairman Creager.  The next council meeting will be in the new year and will see a new council seated and a new chairman chosen.  The council thanked those who were leaving for their service and Chairman Creager took a moment to share his thoughts at the end of his service.  The following are Chairman Creager’s parting remarks to the county:

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County has had a lot of snow recently, and then a lot of rain. Mix in some warm days and flooding happens.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

At a hearing on Monday the county indicated that the prosecution of Garth Day will likely be handed over to federal authorities.  For the past several months the FBI has been investigating the actions of Day in allegedly committing fraud and forgery at the same time as the county investigation has been proceeding.  The FBI has met with county officials, obtained documents of actions by Day, and identified areas for prosecution. 

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Bob and Ginny Finklea have been called to serve in the South Carolina Columbia mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints..  They will speak at the Morgan Ninth Ward Sacrament Meeting on December 26, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.  They will enter the Missionary Training Center on January 3, 2011.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Sister Erica Lamb, daughter of Royal D. and Mary K. Lamb of Mountain Green will serve in the Indiana Indianapolis mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She entered the Missionary Training Center on December 15.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan Chapter of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers held their Christmas program combined with the swearing-in of new officers.  It all started with a spectacular meal catered to about 120 members and guests.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

It seems this time of year is “The Season of Giving,” which seems to mean spending money on material stuff and wrapping them up in fancy paper and bows to let family and friends know how much you care about them.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Morgan Middle School Student Council with some of the food they collected for needy families in Morgan County.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Captain Jonathan LaThell Mecham recently returned home to his wife, Celeste Mecham, and daughters, Cristina and Lisa, in Italy from a 12 month deployment to Afghanistan with the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in support of Operation Enduring Freedom X.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Often as I am working with genealogists they express sadness that they cannot get more members of their family to become engaged in family history.  Many of them have been doing family history for years.  Sometimes they have rooms full of information on their research and no one in their family with which they can share it.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

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“A Full House,” the student body play of the Morgan County High School was presented to a full house last Wednesday evening.
The Morgan Community Christmas Tree Program was a huge success last Saturday.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Tell Santa - Pictures of Kids with Santa

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Morgan Middle School held an essay contest titled “About a Time When You Brought Joy to Someone Else”. After attending the assembly, The Morgan County News asked if we could print the winning essays. They are below.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Above are the winners of the Kindness Awards from Morgan Middle School. The students were chosen after students or facalty nominated them for doing kind thngs for other students.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Mountain Green Elementary felt the holiday spirit this year when Mrs. Tolley’s third grade classroom Christmas party became “Santa’s Workshop” for the afternoon. 

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Austin Myers, a student at Morgan Middle School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Monday, December 21, 2010 and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

After hours of investigation, deliberation and interviews the Morgan County Board of Education has selected Westland Construction, Inc. as the construction manager and general contractor for the upcoming building projects.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Throughout Utah more and more schools are relying on volunteers for the extra support that is needed to help children learn at the accelerated pace that is expected of them.   Volunteers at  Mountain Green Elementary have provided support in filling staffing gaps, providing reading and math support to students who need one-on-one or small group help, and strategic assistance in daily classroom routines.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

History of Morgan High girls basketball uniforms
Home uniforms:
1997-2004 White uniforms with   maroon  letters with gold writing that said Morgan.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan Lady Trojans played their second game of the 2A-3A preview on Saturday, December 18 against the Delta Rabbits. The Ladies would play without senior point guard and three year starter Becca Rees, who suffered a knee injury in the previous game against Richfield.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Last Thursday, December 16, the Morgan High wrestlers traveled to Draper to take on Juan Diego High School in wrestling.  Morgan easily defeated the Soaring Eagles in a lopsided win.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The number 1 ranked Morgan Lady Trojans played the returning State 3A champions from Richfield  High School on Friday, December 17 at the Sevier Center during the 2A-3A preseason preview, and hammered the home team by a score of 50-27.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan girls basketball team invaded “The Nest”, as the newly built gymnasium at the brand new Wasatch High school is called. The Trojans made themselves right at home, stinging the Lady Wasps in a non-region game on Tuesday December  21 by a score of  52-27.

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for December 12 thru December 18, with a total of 129 calls:

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The United States Census Bureau announced the results of the 2010 census population numbers and announced that Utah will receive a fourth seat in the United States House of Representatives. 

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

At the council meeting on Tuesday the county council passed the general plan.  It took about fifteen minutes, but the plan itself has been many years in the creation.  The general plan sets the foundation for the direction of the county in years to come

24 Dec 2010 - 06:00

December 21, 2010

Council Members Attending: Tina Kelley, Sid Creager, Al Lundgren, Howard Hansen, Karen Sunday, Don Mathews, Ronda Kippen

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The Troyettes participated in their second competition this past weekend at Northridge High School and had another very successful competition. They came away with another 1st in military, 1st in dance, 1st in kick line, Sweepstakes winners, and a trophy for Judges Favorite. These girls are so excited for the success they are having this year and are determined to continue to work hard so they can continue having a successful year. Thanks again to all those who support the Troyettes. It means so much to each and everyone of them. The Troyettes next competition will be held at Murray High School on January 15. The continued support would be much appreciated. Congratulations Troyettes. This is your year. Keep dreaming with your feet and dancing with your hearts.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

LAS VEGAS –  Megan Haslam, agricultural educator at Morgan High School in Morgan, Utah, is one of 33  individuals nationwide who received the Teachers Turn the Key Award, given December 4 at the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) annual convention in Las Vegas.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Earl Ericksen has had an interesting and varied life full of experiences. He is an unassuming man when you first meet him, but as he begins to talk a life of novel worthy stories reveals itself.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

In the world of Family History, documents are increasingly becoming digital.  This is increasingly true every year.  Digital has many advantages over paper.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Each year the Morgan Tykonis celebrate the holidays with a nice dinner. This year was no exception. Marsha Walker hosted the dinner at her home.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Jean Dickson and her daughter Mindy Wheelwright organized a double string quartet with players from around Morgan County. 

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

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Maroni Clawson became suddenly ill on Sunday evening and was taken to the Dee Hospital in Ogden for further medical attention.
The M Men and Gleanor Girls of the Richville Ward were host and hostess of the M Men and Gleanor Girls of Morgan Stake on Tuesday.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The day of the Christmas on Commercial Street was a cold one.  The hot chocolate was welcome to warm those who were awaiting Santa’s attentions and visiting the various venues.  In the midst of all the cold sat the Polar Bear Plunge.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Last Saturday, Barber Brothers Ford decided to give an early Christmas present to Morgan residents.   In appreciation for the record setting business year at the local dealership they decided to offer free oil changes to county residents.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity for December 5 thru December 11, with a total of 119 calls:

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Extension of Barbara Anderson preliminary subdivision approval
Normally preliminary approval of subdivision expires at the end of a year. This approval has been extended once and a second extension has been requested. This extension will be for one year.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Council Members Attending: Tina Kelley, Sid Creager, Al Lundgren, Howard Hansen, Karen Sunday, Don Mathews, Ronda Kippen

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

I predict the Morgan High girls basketball tam will beat defending 3A girls basketball Champions, the Richfield High School Wildcats on Friday, December 17.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

In its third decade of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Ashley Garfield of Morgan High School as its 2010-11 Gatorade Utah Volleyball Player of the Year.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

 The  number 1 ranked in 3A Morgan girls basketball squad took on 5A Pleasant Grove in the annual endowment game on Tuesday, December  14 at Trojan gym.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan Wrestlers traveled to Coalville last Wednesday,  December. 8, to face North Summit and Carbon in a tri-meet dual.  Morgan easily  defeated both teams. 

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan girls basketball team played home games on back to back nights last week, playing 4A Box Elder on Thursday and 4A Uintah on Friday.  The  Lady Trojans were in complete control from start to finish in both games, as they beat Box Elder 77-36 and Uintah 87-26.

17 Dec 2010 - 06:00

The Morgan Board of Education has unveiled a new logo and mission statement for the district.  The action follows work completed by two select committees over the past four months.  The committees were comprised of faculty, community council members, and administrators