Annual Glensted dinner May 28 at fellowship hall

The annual Glensted Memorial Day carry-in dinner will be 12:30 p.m., Sunday, May 28 at the Glensted Fellowship Hall, 11521 Glensted Rd. in Versailles. Contributions for upkeep of the cemetery may mailed to Joan Shepp, treasurer, at 11901 Glensted Rd., Versailles, MO 65084, or given to Chuck Moesch, president.

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Dateline From the files of The Versailles Leader-Statesman

May 21, 1897 W. A. Simmons, the clothing drummer, has invented a novel clothes pin. The little useful invention is made entirely of spring wire and is quite an improvement over the old-fashioned pins. May 24, 1917 The new oil engine is installed and at work at the electric light plant. It is a daisy

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Library considers going green

The Morgan County Library board Thursday, May 11 discussed a proposal from a Kansas firm to install solar panels on the library to reduce its energy cost and make it a more “green” facility. Board president Randall Stevenson presented the proposal from Cromwell Solar in Lawrence, Kan. The environmentally-friendly project would cost approximately $250,000 and

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Sunrise FPD asks for levy

by Janet Dabbs The Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District Board of Directors approved seeking a nine-cent levy increase on the Tuesday, Aug. 1 ballot. Fire chief Dennis Reilly proposed a plan at the Monday, May 15 board of trustees meeting that will focus on hiring enough full-time firefighters to keep the Spruce Road fire station

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