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Batter up!

Olivet batter, left, and William Woods pitcher, competed in a collegiate tournament Saturday, Feb. 27 at the MCR-II Sports Complex in Versailles. Central Methodist University (Fayette), William Woods (Fulton), Olivet Nazarene University (Illinois), and Bellevue University (Nebraska) traveled to Versailles for a collegiate baseball tournament. Due to poor weather conditions leaving the college ball fields

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On a power trip

Brent Lehman of Versailles, left, with Crown Power & Equipment, speaks to several Versailles FFA students Monday, March 1 at the Crown Power shop near Eldon. The students in the Ag Power class at Versailles High School who participated in the field trip were Devin Morrison, Connor Lehman, Mason Hibdon, Ty Chamberlain, Justin Byars, and

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Fishing, tackle show March 6

The third annual Ozark Bait & Tackle Spring Fishing/Tackle Show is scheduled Saturday, March 6 at Ozark Bait & Tackle in Versailles. The day includes seminars from expert anglers and product demonstrations. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the best. The show starts 8 a.m. with coffee and donuts. Thatcher Wehmeyer, champion crappie

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Across generations, history lives on

Gunter Skaletz, left, a Holocaust survivor, is interviewed by high school student Karissa Troutman after he gave a presentation to a select audience Friday, Feb. 26 in the performing art center at Morgan County R-II High School in Versailles. Troutman arranged the event as part of a project for her history class. Skaletz, 94, Born

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Holocaust survivor shares story, while inspiring students at VHS

Gunter Skaletz, 94, speaks to a select audience Friday, Feb. 26 in the performing art center at Morgan County R-II High School in Versailles. Born Oct. 10, 1927 in Poland, Skaletz described his many experiences and memories including of the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939, his separation from his family, his time in

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