Adding a Special Touch to a Small Corner of the World

by Sharon Tausch Dreams are sometimes born at the wrong time in a person’s life, but that does not mean they will not come true. Versailles resident Michael Hunter’s dream of becoming a horticulturist and owning his own greenhouse and florist shop came to him in 1988 when he went to work for the late

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Shot heard ‘round the world

After hearing the word “Fire!” a British soldier, played by Gretchen Judd, fires into the colonists, energizing anti-British sentiment which paved the way for the American Revolution. This scene was part of the play, “The Entire American Revolution in 40 Minutes or Less!” by Eddie McPherson, which was performed June 26, 27, and 28 at

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Trump Parade

Approximately 350 boats turned out for Donald Trump’s Lake of the Ozarks Birthday Cruise Saturday, June 13 from Lake Ozark to Sunrise Beach. Proceeds from a breakfast earlier that day at Camden on the Lake were donated to the Trump campaign and an additional $41,000 was raised. (photo by Marc Haycook)

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Keeping cool

Asher Francis, clockwise from left, Kathy Francis, Adilynn Francis, and Ashtyn Lucas, all from Versailles, take a break from swimming for some ice cream and ice pops Friday afternoon at the Eldon Aquatic Center. The thermometer topped out at nearly 90 degrees, making the pool a good place to cool off. (photo courtesy Eldon Advertiser)

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Franklin and the French

Benjamin Franklin, left, played by Gracen Judd, convinces a French soldier, played by Evan Coons, to join the fight for America’s freedom from King George III of England. The play, “The Entire American Revolution in 40 Minutes or Less!” by Eddie McPherson, was performed June 26, 27, and 28 at the Royal Theatre in Versailles.

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