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Amanda Barker Devin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25. The program, “National Defense,” will be presented by Elizabeth Frash. Hostesses are Barbara Crawford and Elizabeth Frash.

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Wednesday 01/22/2020
Waterford FFA member receives National Honor

Each year, the National FFA Organi­zation is proud to honor the FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and ca­reer success through agricultural education. That honor, the American FFA Degree, is bestowed upon a select group of individuals for years of academic and professional excellence.

Posted: January 22, 2020
Wednesday 01/15/2020
Community Calendar

Celebrate Recovery, A Christ Centered Recovery Program for Hang Ups, Habits and Hurts, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday, at Faith Baptist Church, 200 Grove Rd., Belle Valley, OH.

Posted: January 15, 2020
Inside Morgan High

Welcome back to Inside Morgan High! I hope you all had a good break.

Posted: January 15, 2020
Wednesday 01/08/2020
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Board of Health will meet for their monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, in the classroom of the Adult Learning Center.

Posted: January 08, 2020
Beverly Library has resources to help you keep those New Year’s resolutions

Did you know that through the e-library, there are many resources that could help you keep your resolution to stay healthy? We have a list of databases that have the newest information. Alt HealthWatch, Consumer Health Com­plete, HealthSource, and Medline Plus have journals, articles and pamphlets about staying healthy. We also have different resources that will let you check out many e-books about exercise and eating better.

Posted: January 08, 2020
Tuesday 12/31/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Camera Club will hold their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the Highland Oaks Health and Rehab Center dining room, 4114 N. St. Rt. 376 NW, McConnelsville, OH 43756. For more information, call Terry Young. Public is invited to attend.

Posted: December 31, 2019
Tuesday 12/24/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Board of Health monthly meeting will be held at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, in the classroom of the Adult Learning Center.

Posted: December 24, 2019
Kate Love Simpson Community Connection

Kate’s Kids News

Posted: December 24, 2019
Wednesday 12/18/2019
Community Calendar

The Kate Love Simpson Morgan County Library Board of Trustees will meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the library.

Posted: December 18, 2019
National Honor Society inducts 31 new members at MHS

In a ceremony on December 12, Morgan High School inducted 31 new members into the National Honor Society at the James D. McKinney Little Theatre.

Posted: December 18, 2019
Wednesday 12/11/2019
Community Calendar

Local 1340 of the United Mine Workers of America will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Church of Christ Fellowship Hall on South Main Street in New Lexington.

Posted: December 11, 2019
Movies, crafts and more at the Beverly Library this holiday season

By SUSAN CHIPPS

Posted: December 11, 2019
Morgan South Elementary to present holiday program

Morgan South Elementary will present the program Holiday Snowtime at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Posted: December 11, 2019
Inside Morgan High

Welcome back everyone!

Posted: December 11, 2019
Wednesday 12/04/2019
Community Calendar

Neely OCCL’s meeting scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, has been canceled. Meetings will resume in the spring.

Posted: December 04, 2019
Wednesday 11/27/2019
Community Calendar

Morgan Hills Garden Club will meet at Kaye Dye’s at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, to go to the Stockport Inn for the annual Christmas party.

Posted: November 27, 2019
The Ohio State University Extension - Morgan County

The Fewest In A Lifetime

Posted: November 27, 2019
Wednesday 11/20/2019
Community Calendar

A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at the MWCD Annex Building, 2050 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia.

Posted: November 20, 2019
Check out Beverly Library’s newest e-resource and other activities

By SUSAN CHIPPS

Posted: November 20, 2019
Wednesday 11/13/2019
Community Calendar

The monthly Morgan County Board of Health meeting will be held at 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in the classroom of the Adult Learning Center.

Posted: November 13, 2019
Morgan HS Drama Club to present ‘The Great Nursing Home Escape’ November 14

Take yourself out to the “ballgame” this year for the annual Drama Dinner Theatre.

Posted: November 13, 2019
Beverly Library asks families to write their favorite memories of home

At 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, there will be anime club. There will be a selection of episodes watched. These will mostly be in Japanese with subtitles, and the ratings may vary.

Posted: November 13, 2019
Shrek Jr. performed this weekend by children’s theatre

The Carol Hammond Children’s Theatre will present their 4th annual production, Shrek the Musical Junior, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the James D. McKinney Little Theatre at Morgan High School, located at 800 Raider Drive, McConnelsville.

Posted: November 13, 2019
Wednesday 11/06/2019
Community Calendar

Malconta Garden Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the McConnel Manor. Members are to bring a covered dish for the potluck. New members are welcome.

Posted: November 06, 2019
Beverly Library Activities

By DIRECTOR JUSTIN MAYO

Posted: November 06, 2019
Kate Love Simpson Community Connection

Looking for entertaining, family events nearby? Look no further, the library has many fun activities planned over the next few weeks that you won’t want to miss. Check them out!

Posted: November 06, 2019
Wednesday 10/30/2019
Community Calendar

The annual meeting of the Morgan Youth Sports Little League will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Malta/McConnelsville Kiwanis Park.

Posted: October 30, 2019
Free winter clothing giveaway scheduled Saturday, Nov. 9

Morgan County families will have an opportunity to select free winter clothing such as coats, jackets, heavy sweaters, hats, gloves, and scarves thanks to a program sponsored by Indivisible Appalachian Ohio scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Riecker Building, 155 East Main Street in McConnelsville.

Posted: October 30, 2019
Wednesday 10/23/2019
Community Calendar

Morgan Hills Garden Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the home of Tori and Bill Gable, for the annual wiener roast.

Posted: October 23, 2019
Kate Love Simpson Community Connection

Upcoming Library Events

Posted: October 23, 2019
Halloween fun, activities offered by Beverly Library

On October 26, the staff of the Beverly Library will be taking over Dodge Park for some Halloween fun. The Beverly-Center PTO will be manning pumpkin painting. Beverly Leos will be making slime. Pleasing Palettes will have face painting. There will be a photo booth and stories. Stop in for performances by Mad Science of Northeast Ohio, Cirque du Papier, and J.D. Williamson. Find the staff from the Muskingum Valley Rehab for a tote full of crafts. Also in this bag will be five $1 tickets to be used at various local businesses. There is a scavenger hunt card in the bag, as well. Return a completed card to the library for a Halloween treat box. There will be a Pumpkin Pie Baking Contest and a Pie Eating Contest. Rules and regulations are at the library. Fun starts at 11 a.m. and runs until 1 p.m., or while supplies last.

Posted: October 23, 2019
Wednesday 10/16/2019
Community Calendar

“The Listening Post” will meet at 1 p.m. Friday Oct. 18, at the Kate Love Simpson Library. The speaker will be Cindy Travis, Mayor of Stockport, with her topic: Fighting Cancer. The meeting is open to the public. This is a program of the Morgan County Community of the Arts.

Posted: October 16, 2019
Reunions

The Annual Moler Reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Grace United Methodist Church in McConnelsville. (Please notice change in location.)

Posted: October 16, 2019
Neelysville Church of Christ to hold fall revival

Neelysville Church of Christ, 3486 SR 60 NE, is holding its Fall Revival October 20-23, 2019. Guest speaker for this revival will be Rase Martin.

Posted: October 16, 2019
Wednesday 10/09/2019
Community Calendar

Morgan County Historical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the Museum on Main Street in McConnelsville. Sara Hurst will provide refreshments. A good attendance is desired.

Posted: October 09, 2019
Fairview Holiness Church to hold revival services

Revival at Fairview Holiness Church, with Rev. Jacob Martin of Middleberg, PA, will start Tuesday, Oct. 15, and run through Sunday, Oct. 20, with ALL evening services starting at 6 p.m.

Posted: October 09, 2019
Wednesday 10/02/2019
Community Calendar

The Republican Committee Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the McConnel Manor meeting room.

Posted: October 02, 2019
‘Fall Mixer’ being hosted by Burr Oak Alive! Friends Group

Burr Oak Alive!, a Friends group of Burr Oak State Park, is hosting a Fall Mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Burr Oak Lodge and Conference Center. The event will include live music provided by Kay Carter of Nelsonville. There will also be a special guest from The Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Posted: October 02, 2019
Wednesday 09/25/2019
Community Calendar

The Morgan County Camera Club will hold their annual Wiener Roast at the Work Farm at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. Bring a lawn chair, your favorite covered dish and table service. Coffee, hot dogs and buns will be furnished. For directions, call 740-962-6693.

Posted: September 25, 2019
Reunions

The Annual Apperson Reunion will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29, at Apperson Acres Farm, 300 E. Reed Rd., McConnelsville. Potluck will be at 1 p.m.

Posted: September 25, 2019
Homer-Union Schools Reunion to be held Saturday, Oct. 5

Homer-Union Schools reunion (Ring­gold, Mountville and Homer-Union) will be held at 12 noon Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Basement Social Room of the Malta United Methodist Church, 390 Main Street, Malta.

Posted: September 25, 2019
Wednesday 09/18/2019
Community Calendar

Local 1340 of the United Mine Workers of America will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Church of Christ Fellowship Hall on South Main St. in New Lexington. This will be the final planning meeting before the annual Sunnyhill Mine Family Picnic at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the City Park in New Lexington.

Posted: September 18, 2019
Reunions

Gould-Foil will hold a Picnic/Reunion potluck at 12 noon Saturday, Sept. 28, at Malta United Methodist Church.

Posted: September 18, 2019
Inside Morgan High

Hello everyone and welcome back to Inside Morgan High! This week, I will be covering everything between September 18-24.

Posted: September 18, 2019
Anime and Pirate Day at the Beverly Library

The staff of the Beverly Library has been very busy preparing wonderful programs. At 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays there will be anime club. There will be a selection of episodes watched. These will mostly be in Japanese, with subtitles, and the ratings may vary.

Posted: September 18, 2019
FAFSA Help Night hosted at Morgan High

Morgan High School will host a FAFSA Help Night in conjunction with Ohio University-Zanesville and Washington State Community College from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the library.

Posted: September 18, 2019
Wednesday 09/11/2019
Community Calendar

Freedom Riders Chapter 381 of the Christian Motorcyclists Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Fink’s Harley-Davidson in Zanesville. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Posted: September 11, 2019
Inside Morgan High

Hello everyone, and welcome back! I hope everyone had an awesome fair week this past week. I’m going to be updating you on events from September 11-17.

Posted: September 11, 2019
Neff to explain symbolism found on gravestones

The Morgan County Genealogical Society invites the public to attend a program about how to interpret and understand religious and fraternal symbolism found on gravestones located in burial grounds in Eastern Ohio.

Posted: September 11, 2019
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