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Moving Wall, apple fest on chamber’s calendar

The Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors Monday, May 15 discussed two major events coming later this year, the Moving Wall and the annual apple festival. Apple Festival There are 74 vendors so far planning to attended the 2017 apple festival and the chamber has secured six major sponsors. Apple festival advertising has

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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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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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Memorial Day event at Versailles cemetery

American Legion Post 104 of Versailles is hosting a Memorial Day ceremony 10 a.m. Monday, May 29 at the Versailles City Cemetery. Pastor Mike Holman of The Lighthouse Church will be the featured speaker. Stover American Legion Post 343 will perform honor guard duties. Boy Scouts from Troop 30 in Versailles will be participating in

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