by Janet Dabbs The Gravois Fire Protection District (GFPD) is seeking volunteer firefighters. According to Fire Chief Ed Hancock, the district currently has 10 volunteers, 10 shift firefighters, and two officers. The 10 shift firefighters float, four at a time. “We could use at least 20 trained volunteer firefighters right now,” Hancock said. As an
by Janet Dabbs A fire across a 10-acre valley resulted in the total loss of a home, a family dog, a garage, five vehicles, and shop equipment Monday, Dec. 11 off Lake Road 5-27, in Sunrise Beach and Laurie. Both the Sunrise Beach and Gravois fire protection districts responded to the alarm. Due to the
by Janet Dabbs Missouri’s state fire marshal has been called in to investigate a fire that destroyed a residence Monday, Nov. 27 on Pelican Point Road in Gravois Mills. The fire also endangered four other residences and damaged two more. A shed and two boat trailers also caught fire. The incident was the second of
Bribery, corruption, sex with inmate A jail nurse and two detention officers were recently charged with felonies including, and related to, having sex with an inmate at the Morgan County Justice Center in Versailles. Charges Janet Leigh Phillips, 31, of Versailles, until lately a contracted nurse at the county jail, was charged Monday, Dec. 11
The Versailles City Fire Department recently responded to the following calls: Monday, Dec. 4, 10 personnel and two apparatus responded to a transformer on fire, however, it was a downed power line on North Monroe Street. Versailles Police Department assisted and Ameren Missouri was called in. Monday, Dec. 4, 13 personnel attended training. Monday, Dec.