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Herald awarded top state honor, six other prestigious awards

Executive Director of the Ohio News Media Association Dennis R. Hetzel (left) presents the Newspaper of the Year Award to Morgan County Herald General Manager David Keller. Looking on are outgoing ONMA President Bill Southern of The Blade and incoming ONMA President Monica Nieporte of The Athens Messenger.

The Morgan County Herald, serving Morgan and adjoining counties, was recently awarded top honors at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Awards contest, held at the 2018 Ohio News Media Association Convention, on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 7 and 8, in Columbus.
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High water impacts Morgan County roads

As of 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 22, the Ohio Department of Transportation is reporting that State Route 377 is closed due to flooding near the county line. Also State Route 60 and State Route 669…

Chamber Meeting Today

The February meeting of the Morgan County Chamber of Commerce will be held at 12 noon Wednesday (today), Feb. 21, at Riverside Landing, 856 Riverside Drive South, McConnelsville.

  • Artie P. Powell

    Artie P. Powell, 76, of McConnelsville went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Genesis Morrison House in Zanesville.

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  • Alvina D. K. Webb

    Alvina D. K. Webb, 60, of McConnelsville, passed away at 2:02 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at her home with her family at her side.

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  • Della B. Bratton

    Della B. Bratton, 82, of McConnelsville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at her home.

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  • Joanne L. Bill Knight

    Joanne L. Bill Knight, 75, of Buckeye, AZ, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Phoenix, AZ.

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  • Phoebe Marie Strahler

    Phoebe Marie Strahler, 92, a native of Malta, died on Friday, February 9, in Peachtree City, GA, where she had lived since 2013.

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