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Versailles Rural Fire Report

The Versailles Rural Fire Protection District recently responded to the following calls: On Saturday, May 20, personnel were dispatched for medical assistance. On Tuesday, May 23, one personnel was dispatched for fire alarm activation, call cancelled en route, no fire, unintentional. On Thursday, May 25, personnel were dispatched for medical assistance.

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Associate Circuit Court

Peggy Marlayne Clark, Feb. 1, driver/front seat passenger fail to wear properly adjusted/fastened safety belt, $10 fine. Brad S. Grinnell, Oct. 7, 2016, charge 1, driving while intoxicated, alcohol, suspended imposition sentence, two years probation, $118.50 costs, $300 County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund (C.L.E.R.F.), and charge 2, failed to proceed with caution, yield right-of-way, reduce

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Prosecuting Attorney’s Report

Charges filed Dustin G. Dunklee, Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney, announced Tuesday, May 23 the following individuals were charged with crimes during the past month by the Morgan County Prosecutor’s Office: 1. Christopher Williams, charged with the Class D felony of damage to jail property. 2. Michael D. Shields, Jr., charged with the Class D felony

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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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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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