Wentzville man dies in four-vehicle accident Michael L. Benton, 51, of Wentzville, died in a four-vehicle accident noon Friday, March 9, on Highway 5 north of Valley Road in Morgan County. The accident occurred when a southbound 2006 Hyundai Elantra driven by Andrew J. Jackson, 31, of Gravois Mills, crossed the center line, striking the
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a contract to replace two bridges in Morgan County. E & C Bridge was awarded a contract to replace the Route BB bridge over the Middle Richland Creek, northwest of Versailles, and the Route PP bridge over Messer Creek, south of Syracuse. The contractor submitted the low
A Mid-Missouri relief sale to benefit victims of disaster is scheduled Friday night, March 16 through Saturday, March 17 at the Central Missouri Produce Auction in rural Fortuna. The event begins with a fullcourse (all-you-can-eat, by donation) barbecue dinner 4:30 p.m. Friday, with a guest speaker at 6:30 p.m., and a children’s auction and baked
The following offices will be closed Friday, March 30 in observance of Good Friday: Morgan County Courthouse, Morgan County R-I School (closed Friday, March 30 through Monday, April 2), Morgan County Health Center, West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, and the newspaper offices of The Morgan County Press and The Versailles Leader-Statesman.
Food for Morgan County will host four regular food distributions in March at their facility, 305 W. Newton St. in Versailles. Regular distributions are scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 14; 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday,
The Morgan County Health Center board of directors, Wednesday, March 7 in their regular meeting, announced they would be hosting their annual free health fair 8 a.m. to noon Friday, April 7 at the health center, 104 W. Lafayette, in Versailles. The free health fair will provide cholesterol screening (requires a 12-hour fast); blood pressure