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Morgan County Women’s Republican Club will meet at 12 noon Thursday, Aug. 22, at Deano’s. Plans for the upcoming Morgan County Fair will be on the agenda.

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Wednesday 08/21/2019
Reunions

The 90th annual Whitehouse Vicki and Jack Hartley Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Vicki and Jack Hartley Farm on Whitehouse Rd., Rose Farm.

Posted: August 21, 2019
Wednesday 08/14/2019
Community Calendar

Freedom Riders 381 of the Christian Motorcyclists Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Fink’s Harley-Davidson in Zanesville.

Posted: August 14, 2019
Wednesday 08/07/2019
Community Calendar

PERI Chapter 48 will meet at 12 noon Wednesday, Aug. 14, in the meeting room of the Kate Love Simpson Morgan County Library. Aristotle Hutras, retired chairman of the Ohio Study Council, will be the speaker. The study council is supposed to study proposed retirement legislation and give nonpartisan recommendations to the legislature. This promises to be an interesting presentation. All retired county employees, their spouses, and any retired employees who would like to join our chapter are welcome to attend.

Posted: August 07, 2019
Reunions

The 23rd Grandma (Laura Jane Fleming) Clemens family reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Meigsville Community Building, on SR 60 south of McConnelsville.

Posted: August 07, 2019
Morgan Baptist Church set to open new chapter in its history

A change is about to occur at Morgan Baptist Church. No, our beliefs have not changed.

Posted: August 07, 2019
Wednesday 07/31/2019
Community Calendar

There will be a Stockport Town Hall Meeting with the Morgan County Commissioners and the Morgan County Sheriff at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, in the "The Heck," formerly Stockport Gym. Stockport Village Mayor Cindy Travis and council members are hosting the public meeting. All residents in the village and township are encouraged to attend.

Posted: July 31, 2019
Kate Love Simpson Community Connection

Upcoming Events

Posted: July 31, 2019
Malta UM Church plans annual Ice Cream Social

Malta United Methodist Church will hold its annual free Ice Cream Social from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, on the lawn of its Youth Building.

Posted: July 31, 2019
Wednesday 07/24/2019
Community Calendar

The Buckeye Hills Regional Council Executive Committee, which also serves as the RTPO Policy Committee, will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at 1400 Pike Street, Marietta, OH.

Posted: July 24, 2019
Vacation Bible School Calendar

July 21-25, from 7 to 9 p.m.; “Roar” at Tabor Ridge Church of Christ; CR 66, 6727 Tabor Ridge Rd., Stockport.

Posted: July 24, 2019
4-H Club News

The Fishers and Farmers held a meeting at the Pisgah Ridge Schoolhouse at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 21, to discuss club topics such as a community service plan to help with concessions and to clean up after a movie on Friday, Aug. 2.

Posted: July 24, 2019
Annual Oakland Church Homecoming this weekend

The Annual Oakland Church Home­coming and the Oakland School Reunion will be held at Oakland Church on Sunday, Aug. 4.

Posted: July 24, 2019
Reunions

The 67th annual Ray reunion will be held Sunday, July 28, at the home of Herb and Cathy Bailey, located on Ray Road, McConnelsville. A potluck dinner is planned to begin at 1 p.m.

Posted: July 24, 2019
Morgan High Class of ’68 gathering

The Morgan High School Class of 1968 will be hosting a social gathering at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at the McConnelsville Eagles Club Room, located on Riverside Drive.

Posted: July 24, 2019
Wednesday 07/17/2019
Community Calendar

Ohio Valley Employment Resource, the workforce development area covering Monroe, Morgan, Noble and Washington counties, in cooperation with your local OhioMeansJobs partners, has received funding to assist in our battle with the opioid epidemic. This workforce funding is geared to provide employment and training to address opioid issues affecting our area.

Posted: July 17, 2019
Vacation Bible School Calendar

July 14-19, 6 to 8:30 p.m.; “Christmas in July” at Main Street Church of Christ; Ages 3-6th grade; 740-962-3877.

Posted: July 17, 2019
Homecoming held at Mount Herman Community Church

Mount Herman Community Church will host a Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 11. All are invited to help celebrate 120 years of the church, 1899-2019.

Posted: July 17, 2019
Beverly Library to hold movie night at pool Friday

On Friday, July 19, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., the Beverly Library and The Beverly/Waterford Community Pool Committee will be having a family movie night at the Pool. Cost is $5, and children under three are free. All paying participants will get a bag of popcorn, and the concession will be open. Please contact the library about the movie. This is not the Summer Reading Pool Party.

Posted: July 17, 2019
Wednesday 07/10/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Family and Chil­dren First Council will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, July 12, for a regular monthly meeting. This month’s meeting will be held at Morgan Behavioral Health Choices. For more information, contact Lisa A. King, Council Coordinator, at 740-962-6933.

Posted: July 10, 2019
4-H News

The Lucky Bucks 4-H Club met on June 23, at West Elementary, with president Karissa Cordray in charge of the meeting. Peyton Welsh led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Levi Getz led the 4-H Pledge.

Posted: July 10, 2019
Wednesday 07/03/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Board of Developmental Disabilities will conduct a Special Board Meeting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9. The location for this meeting will be the MCBDD Administrative Offices, located at 900 South Riverside Drive, McConnelsville, OH 43756.

Posted: July 03, 2019
Vacation Bible School Calendar

July 1-4, from 6 to 8 p.m.; Back Yard Bible Club sponsored by Morgan Baptist Church; Pastor Bob Cosgray’s, 507 East Bell Ave., McConnelsville; 740-525-3078.

Posted: July 03, 2019
Wednesday 06/26/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Camera Club will hold their monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in the dining room at the Highland Oaks Health and Rehab Center, 4114 N. St. Rt. 376 NW, McConnelsville, OH 43756.

Posted: June 26, 2019
Vacation Bible School Calendar

June 24-27, at 6 p.m., “To Mars & Beyond” at McKendree UMC; 740-962-6155; 700 E. Airport Rd., McConnelsville, OH 43756.

Posted: June 26, 2019
Out of this world activities this week at the Beverly Library

Movie Matinee will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. Please check with the library about the movie.

Posted: June 26, 2019
Wednesday 06/19/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan Hills Garden Club’s June outing is scheduled for Wednesday, June 26. The club will be touring Mission Oaks Gardens in Zanesville, followed by dinner at the Old Market House Inn at 5 p.m.

Posted: June 19, 2019
Ironwood Wolves at the Beverly Library Friday

Lap Time is for children under the age of 2 who are accompanied by a participating adult. Lap Time is Monday night at 6:30 p.m. and then repeats at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. Lap Time can include music, dance, activities, snacks, and of course great stories.

Posted: June 19, 2019
VBS Calendar

June 17-21, from 6 to 8:15 p.m.; “In the Wild” at Ark Spring Baptist Church; 740-630-7283; 8085 Big Muskie Dr., Chandlers­ville, OH 43727.

Posted: June 19, 2019
Wednesday 06/12/2019
Community Calendar

The M-M Alumni Planning Committee will meet at Kate Love Simpson Library at 2 p.m. Monday, June 17. Anyone interested in being involved in the planning of the 2019 Alumni Banquet are urged to attend.

Posted: June 12, 2019
Kate Love Simpson Community Connection

Upcoming Events

Posted: June 12, 2019
Vacation Bible School Calendar

June 10-14, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Ebenezer Mennonite Church; 740-801-1009; 3497 N. Finley Rd., Malta, OH 43758.

Posted: June 12, 2019
Wednesday 06/05/2019
Community Calendar

Malconta Garden Club will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Mc­Connel Manor. Guests are welcome to attend.

Posted: June 05, 2019
Reunions

The annual Work Family Reunion will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Duncan Falls, OH, at the Cornerstone Full Gospel Church, at the Barracks behind the church. A potluck lunch will be held at 12:30 p.m. Bring your favorite covered dish and table service. Coffee will be furnished. Please bring any updates on your family. For more information, contact Carl Work at 740-962-6693.

Posted: June 05, 2019
Wednesday 05/29/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Camera Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the home of Terry Young, 4766 St. Rt. 37, Malta, OH. From there, they will travel to Shawnee for a picture taking trip. For more information or directions, call Terry Young at 740-962-3634.

Posted: May 29, 2019
4-H Club News

By NIKKI SCOTT

Posted: May 29, 2019
Wednesday 05/22/2019
Community Calendar

The annual Portersville Community Memorial Day Service will be at 9 a.m. Monday, May 27, at Zion Christian Union Church in Portersville. The public is invited as we honor our Veterans.

Posted: May 22, 2019
Inside Morgan High

Morgan elementary schools opened their doors to the Class of 2019 for a walk down memory lane. Graduates walked through the halls to see where their journeys began and receive a special greeting from kindergarten graduates.

Posted: May 22, 2019
Pertussis found in county

Morgan County has a confirmed case of Pertussis. Morgan county Health Depart­ment was notified that there was a confirmed case of Pertussis in our community.

Posted: May 22, 2019
Wednesday 05/15/2019
Community Calendar

The M-M Alumni Planning Committee will meet at the Kate Love Simpson Library at 2 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2019. Anyone interested in being involved in the planning of the 2019 Alumni Banquet is urged to attend.

Posted: May 15, 2019
Inside Morgan High

Morgan High School’s Concert Band received a “Superior” rating at the state competition on Saturday, May 4. Congratulations to our band!

Posted: May 15, 2019
Wednesday 05/08/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Family and Children First Council will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, May 10, for a regular monthly meeting. There will be a Fatherhood Project meeting afterwards. All are welcome to attend. This month’s meeting will be held at Morgan Behavioral Health Choices. For more information, contact Lisa A. King, Council Coordinator, at 740-962-6933.

Posted: May 08, 2019
Grace Alderman award winners announced

The 2018-19 Grace Alderman Achievement Awards for Outstanding eighth-grade boy and girl have been awarded to Keira Knox and Zaiden Huck.

Posted: May 08, 2019
Wednesday 05/01/2019
Inside Morgan High

The Morgan High School Band is going to State Competition on Saturday, May 4. Good luck to our band!

Posted: May 01, 2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Camera Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m Tuesday, May 7, in the dining room of Highland Oaks Health and Rehab Center, 4114 N. SR 376 NW, McConnelsville, OH 43756. Harmon Thomas will have the program. The public is invited to attend. Contact Harmon Thomas or Terry Young.

Posted: May 01, 2019
Murder in the Family: Researching a 109-year-old murder

At 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, Deb Root Shell will speak at the Multicultural Genealogical Center monthly program in Chesterhill, OH, on “Murder in the Family: Researching a 109-Year-Old Murder.”

Posted: May 01, 2019
Health Department News

Warmer weather is getting closer and closer. Many of us will be working on getting ready to work the ground for gardens and flower beds; keep safety in mind.

Posted: May 01, 2019
The Underground Railroad: Morgan County, Part 3, Deavertown

In the 1840s, many escaping slaves traveled the Underground Railroad and crossed the Ohio River into Ohio. Upon reaching Morgan County, they stopped first in Chesterhill, then were directed northbound through Pennsville, Rosseau, Ringgold, Morganville and Triadelphia. The last stop in Morgan County was “Station D,” Deavertown.

Posted: May 01, 2019
Wednesday 04/24/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Senior Citizens Club will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, April 29, for a short business meeting, at the Senior Center, on the McConnelsville Square. Lunch wil be provided, with donations accepted. The afternoon program will follow lunch.

Posted: April 24, 2019
Inside Morgan High

The Health Technology Program is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive in the Morgan High School Auditorium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15. To schedule an appointment call Meg Suermondt at 740-962-2944 ext. 461 or call Abby Matheny at 740-621-0192. You can also schedule online at RedCrossBlood.org and use the sponsor code: MorganHS.

Posted: April 24, 2019
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