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Sunrise fire election Aug. 8

A small number of voters in Morgan County will have the opportunity to vote in a special election Tuesday, Aug. 8 regarding the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District. The only item on the ballot is the following ballot question: “Shall the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District be authorized to levy an additional tax of not

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Endangered person advisory leads to safe return of runaway

An endangered person advisory issued Wednesday, July 19 by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) led to the safe return of a runaway girl from the Smithton area. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) press release early the morning of July 19 the MCSO had issued an endangered person advisory for Mersadiez Shiann

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Officers take down aggressive subject

Versailles police officers Debra Stark and Cassidy Keene responded to a disturbance call at approximately 11:30 p.m. Sunday, July 2 on East Lafayette Street in Versailles. Before the incident was cleared, an intoxicated male subject had assaulted an arresting officer and had to be physically subdued. The subject, Ira K. Fox, 26, was charged with

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Rocky Mount fire to choose board member, code officer

by Janet Dabbs The Rocky Mount Fire Protection District (RMFPD) board Wednesday, July 12 delayed action on electing a new board member and code enforcement officer until its August meeting, to allow all board members to participate. District resident Mary Isaac spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting, recommending Pat McCrady for the

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Versailles City Fire Report

The Versailles City Fire Department recently responded to the following calls: Monday, July 10, two responders assisted Mid-Mo Ambulance District unit 31 with a lift assist on North Monroe Street. Tuesday, July 11, a responder assisted Mid-Mo Ambulance District unit 30 with a medical call on South Second Street. Tuesday, July 11, a responder assisted

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Grantham appointed Laurie interim judge

by Janet Dabbs Stephen Grantham was appointed interim municipal judge of the city of Laurie at the city’s Tuesday, July 11 Board of Aldermen meeting at Laurie City Hall. Laurie Mayor Allen Kimberling made the appointment, with the consent of the city council. Grantham, the Morgan County Associate Circuit Court judge, will replace previous municipal

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