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Grow and Glow learns Hugelkultur

The Grow and Glow Garden Club met Tuesday, Oct. 19 at the Co-Mo Electric Cooperative public meeting room in Tipton. A PowerPoint presentation defining Hugelkultur, compiled by Andi Woodson, Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners, was presented by Linda Dahl. Hugelkultur is the ancient process of making raised garden beds filled with rotting wood topped with soil.

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Little Rascals talk about Halloween

The Little Rascals Clover Kids 4-H Club met Thursday, Oct. 21 at the Assembly of God Church in Versailles. Mason Pryor and Ashton Campbell led the pledges. Members answered the roll call – “What are you going to be for Halloween?” This was the first meeting for the new 4-H year. New and returning families

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Health center reports COVID cases ‘steadily going down’

The Morgan County Health Center administrator Shawn Brantley reported to the center’s board of directors Wednesday, Oct. 13 that the COVID positivity rate and case rate is “steadily going down” in the county. As of press time, the total number of active cases was 19, with five of those cases classified as “breakthrough.” Comparing the

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School district loosens staff mask requirements

The Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education in their regular meeting Monday, Oct. 18, voted to make wearing of protective masks “optional” for R-II staff members. The decision was made after noting zero active COVID cases among staff or students and only two staff members and seven students on active quarantine. The previous

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