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Offices closed Columbus Day

In observance of Columbus Day the following offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 9: Morgan County Courthouse, Morgan County Circuit Court, Morgan County Associate Circuit Court, Morgan County Division of Family Services and Senior Services, Division of Employment Security, Sunrise Beach City Hall, Versailles Post Office, Morgan County Soil and Water, Morgan County Library, Morgan

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Deputies save man from overdose

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputies were able to revive in unresponsive male using NARCAN following an incident Sunday, Sept. 17 off Route TT. According to information released by the Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 6:50 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, Morgan County E-911 received an emergency call of a possible overdose at an address off Route TT

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Piercy sentenced in drowning case

Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper Anthony Piercy was sentenced Tuesday, Sept. 19 before Judge Roger Martin Prokes at the Morgan County Justice Center in Versailles. Piercy pleaded guilty to a Class B Misdemeanor Negligent Operation of a Vessel in the drowning death of 20-year old Brandon Ellingson May 31, 2014 on the Lake of the

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County, fire district partnering for better communication

by Janet Dabbs Fire Chief Kevin Hurtibise reported Wednesday, Sept. 13 to the Rocky Mount Fire Protection District (RMFPD) board that Morgan County EMS may give the district a 100-foot radio tower, to improve both the county’s and the fire district’s radio reception. Morgan County EMS operates on a UHF (ultra-high frequency) radio band, and

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Thieves arrested for Morgan, Camden county burglaries

by Janet Dabbs The Laurie Police Department and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office teamed up recently to crack a burglary case that led to the recovery of stolen property from four separate burglaries in August. According to Laurie Police Chief Mark Black, he responded to a call Tuesday, Aug. 1 in reference to a break-in

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