Doing their bit

Doing their bit Donna Howard, above, packs food sacks containing breakfasts and lunches for distribution to school children Thursday, March 19 at South Elementary School in Gravois Mills. The school district, while out of session due to a coronavirus shutdown, continued to provide food through three different pick-up points in the district. While students weren’t

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Hawthorn dancers take the stage at Imagine competition

Hawthorn Dance and Gymnastics students competed in their second competition of the season March 7-8 at “Imagine” in Arnold. Results from the event follow and include the name of the routine, dancers, and placement. Quinn and the Joker (Ezra Steinmeyer and Olivia Marriott) – 5 stars, 6th place overall. Taikatalvi (Kylie Hutchison, Paige Brown, and

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MCR-2 distributes lunches amid shutdown

Laura Coons, from left, Susan Jung, and Tina Barbour prepare sacks containing breakfasts and lunches for distribution to school children Thursday, March 19 at Versailles Elementary School. The school district, while out of session due to a coronavirus shutdown, continued to provide food through three different pick-up points in the district. (photos by Bryan E.

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United Methodist Church distributes lunches

Chandler Turner and mother Amanda Werdehausen, center, are given food sacks Thursday, March 19 at the United Methodist Church in Laurie, one of three distribution points for school lunches initiated by the school district while it is out of session due to a coronavirus shutdown. (photos by Bryan E. Jones)

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Online or off, library services continue

by Sharon Tausch Dystopian novels are among Morgan County Library Director Stacey Embry’s favorite reads. Never, however, had she ever imagined she would be living in quarantine and communicating with others who are in self-isolation as is described in Ray Bradbury’s novel “Fahrenheit 451.” Written in 1953, Bradbury’s tale begins by describing a community of

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H&R Block helps shop for local food banks

H&R Block helps shop for local food banks Staff members from the H&R Block in Versailles are supporting the community by grocery shopping to contribute to the food supply of two local food pantries. H&R Block donated $400 each to Food for Morgan County in Versailles and the Ivy Bend Food Pantry. Groceries were purchased

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