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In Solemn Remembrance

In Solemn Remembrance Flags were lowered to half mast and ladder trucks formed an archway Thursday, April 23 near Versailles Rural Fire Protection District Station 1 on Route D and Highway 52 in Versailles. The memorial was in tribute to Glenn Weaver, a local firefighter who died Monday, April 21 in a mowing accident. Firefighters

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Even with ‘social distancing’ people are being served at the food pantry

Even with ‘social distancing’ people are being served at the food pantry Food for Morgan County volunteers bring boxes of food to the vehicles of waiting clients Wednesday, April 22 at the facility on Newton Street in Versailles. The food pantry has gone to distributing food items this way since “social distancing” has been implemented

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Plant sale is sure sign of spring

Plant sale is sure sign of spring Gardeners Peggy Huhmann, from left, Mary Ella Zimmerman, Vicki Stark, and Earlene Britton locate plants during a plant sale Monday, April 27 at the greenhouse at the high school in Versailles. Clients shopped by appointment only, were limited to two in the greenhouse at a time, and had

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Getting first-hand experience

Getting first-hand experience Tommy Gracia uses a saw to cut a 10-inch tile while assisting his father at a construction project site Monday, April 27. Gracia has been working with his father while school is closed due to COVID-19 concerns. (photo submitted by Michelle Ehrichs)

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Good Shepherd’s Residents and Staff: When Times get Tough, the Tough get Going

Resident Betty Shuppert holding planter. Riley Whittle, CNA, does a resident’s hair. Resident Jim Kruse planting flowers. Hoehns Family putting up window basket. by Sharon Tausch As the stay-at-home order continues in compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, people everywhere are adapting to changes in their ordinary daily routines. Shoppers carry disinfectant products, wear face masks, and

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Food Distribution

Joe Shady loads a box of produce for a client Friday, April 24 during a special food distribution at Food for Morgan County on Newton Street in Versailles. The distribution was made possible by a extra allotment of produce including corn, blackberries, grapes, salad mix, cole slaw, avocados, potatoes, sweet potatoes, parsnips, and apples. (photo

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