Brenna Hertig at Jamboree

Versailles Tigers Senior Brenna Hertig shoots a free throw in the Versailles Lady Tigers Jamboree Tuesday Nov. 16 in Versailles. (photo by Noah Whitfield)

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Dobbins All-Conference at Westminster

Versailles High School graduate Taylor Dobbins was recently named to the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference football all-conference team. Dobbins, a senior running back with Westminster College Blue Jays, had 1,049 yards rushing on 184 carries, scoring 11 touchdowns in eight games. He was twice named the UMAC offensive player of the week. Dobbins averaged 131.1

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New Elks members initiated

New members were initiated into Osage Community Lodge #2705 Saturday, Nov. 13 at the lodge in Laurie. Initiated were, from left,Tim Benson, Steve Dust, Bruce Lundy, Gary Spano, and Kelly Hall, with Lodge Exalted Ruler Jim Callahan. (submitted photo)

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A Thanksgiving-themed mixed kindergarten choir

A choir of turkeys, pilgrims and Indians serenades the audience during a special Thanksgiving Feast Friday, Nov. 19 at Morgan County R-II Elementary School in Versailles. Students made paper hats; ate popcorn in “turkey leg” sacks and homemade butter and pumpkin bread; and sang Thanksgiving songs to their parents or other relatives. (photos by Bryan

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Utility Work

A crew with AmerenMissouri does some utility work Thursday, Nov. 18 along North Monroe Street in Versailles. (photo by Bryan E. Jones)

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