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20 Jun 2014 (All day)

Marjorie Virginia Lepley Porter, born October 24, 1941, peacefully passed away with her family in the Morgan Valley she loved on June 16, 2014.  She grew up traveling with her military family, having cherished memories of many places, her favorite being Japan.  She graduated from Ben Lomond High School in 1959 and St. Benedict’s Nursing program in 1962.   She loved her nursing career and those she took care of over her 50 years of service. Her most memorable nursing moment was meeting the love of her life as a patient while working in the hospital. 

20 Jun 2014 (All day)

On June 15, 2014, Dixie Helen Tubbs left this world to follow a new trail; to find her dreams that are as big as the Western sky she loved. 

20 Jun 2014 (All day)

 With all the changes happening within the walls of the Morgan City offices the past few months, one can expect a period of transition.  There have been many misgivings about the 4th of July celebration with all these changes, but Morgan City officials are happy to announce that the show must go on.

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

“Today’s beautiful moments are tomorrow’s beautiful memories.”  This is a thought on the wall in the Mane Attraction salon in Morgan. It is much more than a thought to co-owner of the salon, Michelle Peterson.  It is the objective: to help create those beautiful moments that will become beautiful memories. Beautiful memories have been created there for generations. 

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

When you live in beautiful surroundings, like those in Morgan County, you are bound to spend a lot of time outdoors.  The sunshine makes you feel so carefree, most people don’t even think about little things like checking for ticks after a great hike or walk through the woods.

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

The family Leland Craig Wright wishes to thank everyone for the acts of kindness during his passing. 

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

The children of Charles and Jolene Price are proud to announce the 65th wedding anniversary of their parents.  They were married on June 15, 1949, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple and have been going strong ever since.  Their love for one another has done nothing but grow over the years, and now they are enjoying their golden years content in one another’s company.

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

Sister Mikaela Garner has been called to the Texas, San Antonio mission. 

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

Verna Mae Lee, 85, of Green River, Wyoming, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at her home.  A long-time resident of Green River, Wyoming, and former resident of Roy, Utah, Mrs. Lee died following a brief illness.

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

 
Jean Holbrook Bohman, 95, passed peacefully into eternity at her home on Saturday June 7, 2014.  She was born October 8, 1918, to Joseph Franklin and Nancy Catherine Burt Holbrook in Ely, Nevada. She married her sweetheart Wilson Dale Bohman on May 2, 1941, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He passed away on July 1, 2007. 

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

Matthew Lewis and Tanalyn Fackrell are excited to announce their marriage on Friday June 13.  

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

 
Three local have lined for a spot on the June 24 primary election ballot for a chance at the Morgan County School Board District 2 seat.  Roland Haslam, Ted Taylor and incumbent Bruce A. Galbraith hope to fill the four-year position.
Both Taylor and Galbraith agree that the growth facing the school district is of utmost concern. Haslam was contacted for input in this article, but didn’t respond.

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

A recent Morgan High School graduate will be in court June 18 on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, felony discharge of a firearm, and carrying a dangerous weapon under the influence alcohol.

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

Dalton J. McFall, 24, will be in court June 18 on three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, three counts of dealing in materials harmful to a minor, one count of unlawful sexual activity with a minor, and one count of lewdness involving a child.

13 Jun 2014 (All day)

The firm MGB+A The Grassli Group is studying the feasibility of bringing back Como Spring’s old glory days in an effort to revitalize Morgan County’s economy.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

If your schedule is not full for the weekend, take a few minutes to support our local all star, Kade Carrigan, at the 70th annual All-Star baseball weekend.  

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

On May 19, Morgan County hosted Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run local competition at the varsity baseball field.  

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

After teaching music at Morgan Middle School for 27 years, Dr. Gordon Johnson retired from the school district.  In that time, Johnson estimates he has taught about 15,000 students.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

For the past eight years James Oneil Miner has been bringing arrangements of classic songs like “Somewhere in Time,” and “Unchained Melody” to audiences around the world.  And audiences keep coming back because it’s the kind of music people love.  

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

Morgan Valley is blessed with native grasses that make it one of the most beautiful places to live anywhere. Unfortunately, noxious weeds such as Dyer’s Woad and Scotch Thistle are invading the county.  

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

With all the changes happening within the walls of the Morgan City offices the past few months, one can expect a period of transition.  There have been many misgivings about the 4th of July celebration with all these changes, but Morgan City officials are happy to announce that the show must go on.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

Leland Craig Wright, 62, was born in Ogden, Utah, on October, 10, 1951, and passed away May 24, 2014 in Everett, Washington, after a nine-month battle with cancer. He is the son of Leland John Wright and JoElla Hammons Wright.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

 
A Time to Celebrate
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6 Jun 2014 (All day)

Eldon C. and Lanette E. Jensen are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Jensen, to Adam Lee Wilson, son of Keith and Denise Wilson of Winchester, Kentucky.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

Megan Miner, daughter of Karen Tucker and Douglas Miner, has been called to the Peru, Iquitos mission. She reports to the Peru MTC on June 17, 2014. Prior to her departure, she will be speaking at the Rock Church in Morgan on Sunday, June 8 at 1 p.m.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

Exciting things have been happening in recent months on State Street. Several new businesses have opened their doors and others seem to have been growing without actually opening any doors.

6 Jun 2014 (All day)

Morgan residents hear President Obama regularly; however, it is not common that President Obama hears Morgan residents.  On May 13, President Obama not only met with a Morgan resident, but also spent time learning from a small group of law enforcement representatives including local man Keith Squires.  

30 May 2014 (All day)

30 May 2014 (All day)

This month marks two years since the official ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration of the Trojan Century Center. The 46,600-square-foot physical education and recreation facility sits on the district campus between Morgan High School and football field. The building houses an artificial turf practice field for football/baseball/soccer/golf, an indoor track, basketball/volleyball/tennis court and two classrooms.

30 May 2014 (All day)

After extensive mathematical inquiry --including some inconsequential guessing-- I deduced that only .0000000017 percent of the world’s population (the statistical equivalent of 12 people) will be spreading Christmas cheer on June 27. Wait… What? 

30 May 2014 (All day)

When the Morgan County Council set out four years ago researching the need for public transportation in Morgan County, Councilwoman Tina Kelley didn’t think she would find many people who needed such a service.

30 May 2014 (All day)

On Saturday June 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. you will see many volunteers up and down the banks of the Weber River.

30 May 2014 (All day)

This year the Morgan County Fair will be held July 28 – Aug. 2.  Animals are being raised for showing and prizes, new recipes are being tried and tasted, craft projects are starting and, of course, quilting has hopefully begun.

30 May 2014 (All day)

Morgan youth eagerly watched the skies, hoping for a cloud free morning this Memorial Day. After a rained out flight schedule on Saturday, the young fliers were especially excited to be out in the beautiful weather Monday morning.

30 May 2014 (All day)

Beginning June 2, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is performing roadway maintenance and rehabilitation work on state Road 66, from mile post 8.74 Porterville to mile post 14.35 in Morgan. Crews will repair and replace asphalt, do earth-moving and landscaping work, install concrete structures, and place a chip seal coat over the road. 

30 May 2014 (All day)

Dallen Calder will be receiving his Eagle this Sunday, June 1, 2014.  Calder has enjoyed the journey that has led to getting his Eagle rank in the scouting program.  

30 May 2014 (All day)

The last few months have brought many changes to the Morgan City Council.  The resignation of Mayor Jim Egbert resulted in bringing Morgan City their new mayor, Ray Little.  The domino effect of Little’s appointment to the mayoral seat was that his council seat was left vacant.

30 May 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Council recently adopted its first comprehensive road maintenance plan.

30 May 2014 (All day)

There are not many people still alive today who can say they have actually been in flight in the belly of a B-17 bomber.  Morgan resident Alan Vesper and his father, Nick, can now mark that off their bucket list.

23 May 2014 (All day)

While the Morgan County School Board reviews the student activities policy, some board members are considering increasing the grade point average for students involved in sports and other school activities.

23 May 2014 (All day)

State school trust land funds are set to be used in various ways through the Morgan County School District.  The school board unanimously voted to approve each school’s plan.

23 May 2014 (All day)

Jeffery Manning of Morgan was awarded a Doctor of Pharmacy from the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions during Creighton University’s commencement ceremony on May 17, 2014, at the CenturyLink Center Omaha. University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., presided. Lannon, a 1973 graduate of the university, is the first alum to serve as president of Creighton. About 1,600 degrees were conferred during Creighton University’s spring commencement.

23 May 2014 (All day)

The Morgan FFA chapter held its end of year banquet on May 8 at Morgan High School to recognize members and supporters of FFA. 

23 May 2014 (All day)

Just ask the 3,000 to 4,000 people who raft or tube down the Weber River in Morgan County each year.  Rafting the Weber River in Morgan County is a fun way to see the valley and a relaxing afternoon in the sun.  It’s a great activity for families or organizations, and one of the 50 things to do in Morgan County.

23 May 2014 (All day)

Unit 576 (consisting of the Troop, Team and Crew of the Highlands Ward in Mountain Green, Morgan North Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) conducted their combined Eagle Scout Court of Honor with their normal Court of Honor at the amphitheater behind the Highlands Church Building on May 16 .  Sammy Winn, first class Scout in the Troop, conducted and the flag ceremony was performed by the Troop’s 11-year-old patrol under the direction of Ethan Davis.  

23 May 2014 (All day)

The World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Movie Memphis Belle” will take to the skies over Salt Lake City. Public flights will begin in the morning with ground tours in the afternoon at the South Valley Regional Airport (Leading Edge Aviation FBO, 7365 South 4450 West).  Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

23 May 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Sheriff’s office is looking for vandals in Mountain Green and Milton.  A storage shed at the Milton Cemetery was damaged last week.  Damage is shown in the photo on this page.  A reward of $300 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible. 

23 May 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Veterans of American Legion Post 67 and Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 6154 invite the community to honor and pay tribute to those brave women and men who have given the ultimate sacrifice and those who have served our great Nation.  Saturday, May 24 Poppies will be available at Ridleys  for your donation to help our disabled veterans, Poppies will also be at Hinds Quick Stop on Monday, May 26.

23 May 2014 (All day)

For many years Morgan has known its own fire chief, Dave Rich, as the face of Farm Bureau Insurance.  Rich has made the decision to retire and is turning the reins over to a new friendly face, Cole Everitt.