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Rumans Participate in Pee Wee Bucket Calf Exhibit

Samuel Rumans, above left, and Levi Rumans, with calves Buck and Sassy, respectively, participated in the Pee Wee bucket calf exhibit Friday, July 9 during the Morgan County Fair in Versailles. Three friends, from left, Samuel Rumans, Kenna Witte, and Emily Holsten all participated in the bucket calf show. They are entering first grade this

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Police golf tourney raises $3,500 for charity

The 23rd Annual Versailles Police Department Golf Tournament Saturday, July 17 at Rolling Hills Country Club in Versailles netted a little more than $3,500. The money will be used for student scholarships, charity outreach at Christmas, and to help first responders in emergency situations. Results from the tournament are as follows: The first-place team in

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Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners July 2021 Yards of the Month

Small Yard of the Month honors for July from the Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners in cooperation with the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce went to Bev Oxford, 404 Maple St. in Versailles. According to the Master Gardeners, “There is a dash of colorful lilies in the front yard with a gazing ball close by and

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Library Bookworm 07-22-21

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library Book Tasting This week, the Summer Reading Program teens did a “book tasting.” A book tasting is a way to introduce books you might have not selected for yourself. We had six different titles, representing three categories: realistic fiction, sci-fi/fantasy fiction, and non-fiction. I gave each teen a

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Laurie Board of Aldermen says goodbye to Jeff Hancock

Laurie Aldermen Karen Dobbins and Pam Folker by Vicki Wood Tuesday, July 13 was interim city clerk and consultant Jeff Hancock’s last night working with the Laurie Board of Aldermen. Hancock represents Management Partners, a national company that provides consultation services to city governments. The city of Laurie hired Hancock in April to guide the

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Auction benefits Center Christian School

An auction and chicken dinner Saturday, July 17 at Center Christian School in Versailles raised money for the school’s activities, curriculum, and supplies. The event also featured a coffee stand, balloon darts, candy, soft ice cream, and baked goods. Sale items included hand tools, power tools, fishing rods, games, toys, trailers, beds and bedding, cookware,

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