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Family Fourth Fun

Ally Vaughn, 1, stands in her playpen, while big brother Jayden Vaughn, 3, talks about fireworks Sunday, July 4 just prior to the city fireworks show in Versailles. They are the children of Amber and Dylan Vaughn. (photo by Bryan E. Jones) Kaylee Weaver, 5, hugs her brother Kenton Weaver, 1, Sunday, July 4 just

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High level tree surgery

A large oak tree gets some needed surgery Tuesday, July 6 in the main city park in Versailles. Israel Blosser, inset, used climbing gear and the help of a crane to get in position to cut out two major branches, which were then lifted, above, out of place in onto the ground for cutting. Oasis

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Friends of library planning patio addition

Friends of library planning patio addition Friends of the Morgan County Library board members, from left, Rebekah Wright, Rita Barron, and Mary Jo Jackson discuss plans Thursday, Jan. 21 for the addition of a concrete patio area on the back side of the Morgan County Library in Versailles. The project will expand available patio space

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Arlette Marie Bush

Arlette Marie Bush Logan and Esther Bush of Versailles are the parents of a daughter born Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 in Jefferson City. The baby, Arlette Marie, weighed 5 pounds and 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. She is the firstborn daughter of Logan and Esther, and the first grandchild of the Bush’s. Maternal

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Mary Lou Hoover

Mary Lou Hoover Lamar and Rosalie Hoover are the parents of a daughter born Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. The baby, Mary Lou, weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Ervin and Lucille Martin of Barnett. Paternal grandparents are John and Esther Hoover of Latham. Maternal great-grandmother is Sarah

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Darla H. Martin

Darla H. Martin Matthew and Nancy Martin of Fortuna are the parents of a daughter born Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. The baby, Darla, weighed 8 pounds and four ounces and was 21 inches long. She has seven siblings, David, Melvin, Kieth, Myrna, Rosene, Regina, and Larry. Maternal grandparents are Melvin and Anna Hurst of Liberty,

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