Barnett hosting Rock Island Trail informational meeting

A meeting to inform and update area residents about the planned Rock Island Trail state park is scheduled 6 p.m. Thursday, July 6 at Barnett Baptist Church. The church is located at 714 Third St., one block west of Spruce Street and 0.3 miles south of Highway 52 in Barnett. The purpose of the meeting

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Energy Assistance Program

In the Thursday, June 15 edition of The Versailles Leader-Statesman, a cutline on a photo featuring Debbie McCollum with the West Central Missouri Community Action Agency contained an incorrect phone number for energy assistance. The correct number for the agency’s energy assistance program is 573-378-4432. The Leader-Statesman apologizes for the error.

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R-II ag education receives $115,000 grant

Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education received some good news Monday, June 19 at their monthly meeting: the vocational agriculture program at the high school has been awarded a Vocational-Technical Education Enhancement Grant of $115,316.85. The grant will be used to build a new greenhouse and purchase five MIG welders, two plasma cutters,

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Versailles Police Report

Tuesday, June 13 to Sunday, June 18 The Versailles Police Department recently responded to the following: Tuesday, June 13- Call for for suspicious activity on South Ross Street. Call for possible burglary on West Cleveland Street, door open at a residence. Thursday, June 15- Alarm calls two times at AT&T store. Call for child endangerment

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WLMA urges Christians: Respond in love

by Janet Dabbs The Westlake Ministerial Alliance’s (WLMA) Wednesday, June 7 meeting stressed how Christians may be encouraged to respond to pressure from the outside world. Father John Schmitz, pastor of St. Patrick’s and St. Philip Benizi Catholic Churches in Laurie and Versailles, based his devotion on Mark 12:13-17, in which Jesus is questioned about

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Barnett hosting Rock Island Trail informational meeting

A meeting to inform and update area residents about the planned Rock Island Trail state park is scheduled 6 p.m. Thursday, July 6 at Barnett Baptist Church. The church is located at 714 Third St., one block west of Spruce Street and 0.3 miles south of Highway 52 in Barnett. The purpose of the meeting

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