Community

Voices of concern

A group of citizens, with a few exceptions, were present to hear the school’s position about implications the group had previously made regarding the teaching of Critical Race Theory and related issues in the district. In solidarity, they attended the Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education meeting Thursday, July 22 at the middle

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Wheaton is newest Morgan County Department of Conservation Agent

Morgan County is welcoming the arrival of its second Missouri Department of Conservation agent, Matt Wheaton. Wheaton recently transferred from Putnam County in northern Missouri. He graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation Enforcement and a minor in Criminal Justice. Wheaton was a participant in the Protection Volunteer Program,

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Summer Reading Means Summer Fun at Library

Brittani Shewmaker, children’s librarian, (clockwise from top left) gets kids involved in an active reading activity Wednesday, July 28 at Morgan County Library in Versailles. Chris Bass, pastor at First Baptist Church in Versailles, reads to a group on younger children indoors. Outdoors, under the library’s new pavilion, Abigail Snelson, holds a chicken. Hailey Colvin

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Back-to-school fair Aug. 7

The Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition, a non-profit group, is hosting its annual back-to-school health fair beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Morgan County R-I High School in Stover. Parents with the last name beginning S through Z are scheduled to bring their children 9 to 10:30 a.m. Parents with the last

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