Morrisons Cove Herald - Putting cows on the front page since 1885.

East Freedom Township Fire Hall Turkey Dinner to be Offered Sunday, July 12

There was an error in an advertisement on Page B-6 of the July 9, 2020, edition of the Morrisons Cove Herald. The Freedom Township Fire Hall turkey dinner event is on Sunday, July 12. An incorrect date appears in the advertisement. The turkey... Full story

Two R.S. Men Charged with Firearm Purchase Violation

Two Roaring Spring men are awaiting their preliminary hearings after being charged with a third-degree felony of false written statement in the purchase of a firearm. Terry Michael Pronchick, 41 of Roaring Spring, attempted to purchase a firearm at... Full story

State Fire Commissioner Opens $50 Million Grant Program to Support Fire, Rescue and EMS Companies Affected by COVID-19

Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego announced July 8 that the Office of State Fire Commissioner (OSFC) opened registration on July 6 for state grants aimed at providing direct financial relief to fire, rescue and emergency medical...

Open Letter from the Clinic for Special Children to the Plain Community

March 20th, 2020 Dear Friends, Ensuring your safety and well-being is at the heart of our mission at the Clinic for Special Children (CSC). In that spirit, we are taking steps to protect you and your... Full story

Penn State Extension To Offer Pesticide Applicator Correspondence Course

Penn State Extension is offering a correspondence course for certified private and commercial agronomic pesticide applicators. This offering is meant to provide an educational delivery method that some may prefer or require because of computer or...

South Woodbury Twp. Remembers Bob Detwiler

The supervisors of South Woodbury Township met on Tuesday, July 7. Supervisor Rick Musselman remembered the late Bob Detwiler, a community member who was also on the planning committee for the township. Detwiler served the community in many...

Woodbury Council Still Has Open Mayor Position

Woodbury Borough Council held its monthly meeting on Monday, July 6. Wayne Brumbaugh, who considered the open mayor’s position, was in attendance but declined. Brumbaugh is interested in the role of Majority Inspector. He told council he will...

El Departamento de Sauld Proportional Actualización de COVID-19

El Departamento de Salud de Pensilvania hoy confirmó a las 12:00 a.m., el 6 de julio, que hay 450 casos positivos adicionales de COVID-19, lo que eleva el total estatal a 90,304. Los 67 condados en Pensilvania tienen casos de COVID-19. Se han...

Noticias Semanales Del Herald Sobre El Coronavirus

Por ALLAN J. BASSLER Editor El Morrisons Cove Herald está publicando actualizaciones y noticias sobre el coronavirus de nuevo. La información abajo es lo más reciente que se pudo incluir en la edición de esta semana. Toda la información viene...

Altoona Rotary Club Aids Area Organizations with 'Grapes for Good' Funding

The Rotary Club of Altoona sent more than $27,000 in checks to area organizations to fund their operations, events, and projects. Blair County organizations were encouraged earlier this year to apply for grants based on the proceeds raised from the...

CWD Areas Expand in Pennsylvania

The Disease Management Area 2, which accounted for 200 of last year’s new cases of CWD, is now approximately 7,470 square miles. That’s up from 6,715 last year. It expanded west into Westmoreland County as the result of a CWD-positive adult doe...

Shoot for Life Set for July 18 At Everett Club

The 22nd annual Shoot for Life for the American Cancer Society will be held on Saturday, July 18, at the Everett Sportsmen’s Club. This is a 50-bird shoot ( clay pigeons ). There will be food available and a chance auction will be held. All...

Antlerless Deer Licenses To Go On Sale July 13

If you haven’t yet purchased your 2020-21 Pennsylvania hunting license, now might be the time. The new license year began July 1, meaning new licenses are required when hunting. And without a 2020-21 general license, hunters are unable to apply...

The Sportsman's Corner

The term "sartorial splendor" means "magnificent in the manner of dress." In relation to fishing, sartorial splendor could mean that an angler dresses himself so that he looks magnificent to other...

COVID-19: How the Pandemic Made Conemaugh Nason Medical Center Better

In recent weeks, I have been reflecting on the unprecedented challenges that our community and our team at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. More specifically, I’ve been intentionally looking for...

e-Books, Audiobooks From the Comfort Of Your Home

cloudLibrary saved me from absolute and total boredom. I discovered this gem when the Commonwealth was shut down due to COVID-19. I read a lot of books. I think it was somewhere around 25 in total. Without cloudLibrary the harmonious vibe of my...

The Herald Isn't 'Marxist.' I Promise.

There are a couple of little birds in the Herald community who occasionally chirp to me about things people are saying about the Herald which those people are, for some reason, afraid to actually say to me, the Herald’s publisher. Since I have no...

Kelly Keith Named to Dean's List at St. Francis

Kelly Keith, Exercise Physiology PT major from Duncansville, was named to the Dean’s List at Saint Francis University, Loretto. Keith was among more than 700 students who earned a spot on one of the honors lists for the spring 2020...

Students Earn Degrees at California, Pa.

California University of Pennsylvania has announced its graduation list for the spring 2020 semester, which ended on May 8. The list includes those undergraduate (UG) and graduate (GR) students who graduated in January and May 2020. Area students...

Tractor Pulls on Display at Southern Cove Power Reunion

A tractor pull was held on Saturday, June 27, at the Southern Cove Power Reunion in New Enterprise. Attendees brought their own chairs, sat in the provided bleachers and in their vehicles to watch....

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

“Fill your soul, your memory, With layers and depths and textures And heights of lush green, Before the miracle of summer Fades away once more, as it always does. “Drink in, absorb every hue and Shade of green, from pale of mint To the rich,...

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

Matthew and Leanna (Martin) Weaver of Martinsburg are parents of a son, Karson Eric Weaver, who was born at 3:33 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. The infant weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 21...

Dodsons Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Laurence "Mike" Dodson of East Freedom celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Laurence Dodson and the former Dorothy Clouse of Woodbury were married on July 8, 1960, in Winchester,...

Keims Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jon W. Keim of Martinsburg recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Jon Keim and the former Phyllis Freidenbloom of East Freedom were united in marriage on June 30, 1955, at...

Central High School Lists Award, Scholarship Winners

Central High School graduated 142 students on June 3 from Spring Cove School District. Forty-five seniors were presented with awards and scholarships. Recipients of awards and scholarships were: Mason Baker of Martinsburg – son of Brent and Betsy...

Sumner Receives Award

Herald of July 8, 2010 The start-up plans for an abandoned limestone quarry in Catharine Township generated a lot of attention at the July 5 township’s board of supervisors meeting. James Ross, representing the Gulf Group, was expecting an...

10 Pound Carp Caught

Herald of July 12, 1945 After a service of 20 months overseas in the 28th Infantry Division, Corp. Samuel Kenneth Gates arrived at his home in Martinsburg for a 30-day furlough and is in the best of health after months of strenuous service. Chief...

Memorial Park Crowns 2020 Little Miss Winners at Second Pageant

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park held its second annual Little Miss Morrisons Cove Pageant on Monday, June 29. There were three competitions: Pre-School (ages 3-5), Junior Miss (kindergarten and grades 1...

– – Martinsburg's Annual Agricultural Parade – –

Martinsburg's 38th annual agricultural parade was held under sunny skies on Tuesday, June 30. This year's route was different in past years, as the procession began at the D. Merl Tipton Post 43 VFW... Full story

IRENE M. MUSSER

Irene M. Musser, 94, of Williamsburg, passed away early Friday morning, July 3, 2020, at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg. She was born on March 13, 1926, in Greenwood, daughter of the late...

JOHN N. 'PETE' HELSEL

John N. "Pete" Helsel, 83, of Claysburg, passed away on Thursday July 2, 2020, at home. He was born on April 7, 1937, in Roaring Spring, son of the late James and Ella (Imler) Helsel. He married...

ALLEN L. DETWILER

Allen L. Detwiler, 70, of Martinsburg, passed away on Sunday evening, July 5, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. He was born on Dec. 8, 1949, in Roaring Spring, the son of Jane (Eckman) Detwiler of East Freedom...

LENORA JANE 'SIS' BOOR

Lenora J. Boor, 80, of Richmond, Va., passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020, at her home, after a courageous fight with cancer. She was born on Oct. 28, 1939, in Henrietta, Pa., the daughter of the...

MABEL SHIRLEY (GUMPHER) BARNER

Mabel Shirley (Gumpher) Barner, 71 of Woodbury, Bedford County, passed away at her home on Thursday, July 2, 2020, and she went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born on Feb. 19,...

DEATH RECORD

BARNER – Mabel Shirley (Gumpher), 71, Woodbury BOOR – Lenora Jane “Sis,” 80, Richmond, Va. DETWILER – Allen L., 70, Martinsburg HELSEL – John N. “Pete,” 83, Claysburg MUSSER – Irene M., 94,... Full story

Wedding Unity Ceremony Ideas

Weddings celebrate the joining together of hearts, families and homes. The unification of a couple pledging vows to each other is the key component of the ceremony, and unity rituals are common...

Thought for the Week

Scriptures to Read: St. Luke 6:27-31 St. Luke 3:10-14 Ephesians 4:29-32 Jonah 42 St. Luke 10:30-37 St. Matthew 5:43-48 St. Matthew 7:15-23 We celebrated a national holiday on July 4. We call it...

Not Your Typical Church Lady

If you had asked me a few years ago what I thought of reading the prophets in the Old Testament, I would have made a face. If you ask me that same question today, you will get a completely different...

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 07/12/2020 00:51