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Commission approves bank CD bid; hears concerns about Ivy Bend roads

The Morgan County Commission Monday, May 8, approved a Certificate of Deposit at Bank of Versailles and responded to citizens’ concerns about road maintenance in the Ivy Bend area. Bank bids Morgan County Treasurer Kim Ingersoll contacted local banks to obtain bids for the renewal of a Certificate of Deposit in the amount of $924,077.34.

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Gravois Fire Report

The Gravois Fire Protection District responded to the following calls Sunday, April 30 through Saturday, May 6: On Sunday, April 30, two units and four personnel responded to a medical emergency on Saddle Mountain Road. On Sunday, April 30, one unit and three personnel responded to a medical emergency on Highway O. On Sunday, April

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Health center announces $35,000 grant

The Morgan County Health Center board of directors Wednesday, May 3 were informed by administrator Shawn Brantley that the health center will be receiving a $35,000 infrastructure grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health on or about July 1 as part of a legal settlement with Blue Cross/Blue Shield in approximately 2000. The grant can

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Floods in Morgan County cause damage

by Janet Dabbs Much of the State of Missouri, including the Lake of the Ozarks region, experienced flooding last weekend April 29-30. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens declared a State of Emergency Saturday, April 29. In the local area, there were reports of two swift-water rescues, home evacuations, bridge and road washouts, a mud slide and

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Two people are rescued after being trapped between low-water crossings

by Janet Dabbs Two occupants of a pickup truck called 911 after becoming trapped between three low-water crossings 12:14 p.m. Saturday, April 29. The crossings were located on Proctor Road, south of Camilla Road, off Highway 135 and Route J in Gravois Mills. Due to heavy rainfall in the area, all three low-water crossings had

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