Government

Senior services, library board members named

The Morgan County Commission Friday, June 16, made appointments to two different county boards, filling vacant positions. The commission first unanimously appointed Rick Purdon and Carolyn Lake to serve on the Senior Services Tax Board. In another unanimous vote, Kathy Jones and Jesse Calvin were appointed by the commission to serve on the Morgan County

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Laurie board considering master plan, moving forward with improvements

by Janet Dabbs Linda Conner, executive director of the Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments (LOCLG), advised Laurie Board of Aldermen Tuesday, June 14 to consider updating the city’s comprehensive master plan. Conner told the board the study would help the city with future growth strategies. The plan can be a 10- or

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Steffens elected to chair library board

Brenda Steffens was chosen as president of the Morgan County Library board of directors at the board’s Thursday, June 8 meeting at the library in Versailles. Steffens also serves as mayor of Stover, and is retired as a school librarian at Morgan County R-I School in Stover. Also accepted by acclamation were officer nominees Mary

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Health center to re-evaluate annual health fair; adjusts some service fees

The Morgan County Health Center board of directors Wednesday, June 7 discussed the latest county health fair in April. “Attendance keeps dropping,” said center administrator Shawn Brantley. “We need to figure out what we are going to do with the health fair. Otherwise, the time and effort could be better spent elsewhere, attending to services.”

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County meets Agri-Ready requirements

The Morgan County Commission Tuesday, June 6, affirmed the county meets the program requirements to receive Missouri Farmers Care Agri-Ready designation. This is a voluntary program of Missouri Farmers Care (MFC) that recognizes counties that actively support Missouri agricultural enterprise. The commissioners certified Morgan County will abide by certain Missouri Farmers Care Agri-Ready guidelines and

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