Community

Pack the Bus and soggy cookies

Despite the rain, volunteers with Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition staff the bake sale booth Saturday, July 10 in front of Walmart in Versailles during a Pack the Bus fundraiser. The annual event is designed to “pack the bus” with new school supplies for Morgan County students who attend the yearly Back to School

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Citizens Bank announces retirement, promotions

Citizens Bank of Eldon and Versailles recently announced retirement and promotions in its Versailles location. The following brief biographies were provided by the bank. Retirement Rick Vogt retired effective June 30. He joined Citizens Bank in 1994 as a loan officer and branch manager of the Versailles location. During the last 27 years, he has

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Biffar retires from Bescheinen

Bescheinen Family Furniture in Versailles recently announced the retirement of long-time employee Brenda Biffar. “It is with mixed feelings that we announce the retirement of our beloved and much appreciated employee, Brenda Biffar. It is difficult, if not impossible, to sum up her achievements in the last 20 years of dedicated service. “In sales, Brenda

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Reading is Fun, No Bull!

Bailey Marriott of Stover brought “Weasley” to visit with Summer Reader Program participants Wednesday, June 30 near the new pavilion at the Morgan County Library in Versailles. The Summer Reading Program theme is “Tails and Tales.” (submitted photo)

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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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