Editorial

Missouri State Senate Report 06-23-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Protecting Our Farmland Farmland is a precious resource in our state, serving a wide range of functions. For starters, it’s the foundation of many family businesses and our state’s largest industry. It allows hardworking Missourians to put food not only on their plates, but the plates of others in

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Capitol Report 06-23-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley Legislative Bills Explained The House and Senate have adjourned for the summer. In recent weeks, my Capitol Reports have just briefly described bills we passed. I would like to describe the bills in greater detail over the next few weeks. Get the Lead Out of School Drinking Water Act

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Pastor’s Pen 06-23-22

by Pastor Danny Owsley, Family Worship Center, Versailles We are living in some uncertain times but isn’t that life. James 4:14 NLT “How do we know what your life will be life tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog – it’s here for a little while, then, it’s gone. 15. What you ought to

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Nickels and Sense 06-23-22

by Bryan E. Jones, Publisher In the best interest of the city? Doing the right thing should be a guiding principle for all of us. Sometimes doing the right thing means UN-doing the wrong thing. A few weeks ago, the Versailles City Council amended an ordinance regarding competitive bidding. The revised ordinance included the following

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Library Bookworm 06-23-22

by Stacey Embry,Director,Morgan County Library It’s My Fault June 14 came and went this year, four years since I was diagnosed with cancer. Four years. They have been exceptional, and I use that word like Dr. Anderson did when he saw my first PET scan, “…exceptional. No, not in a good way.” Well, obviously there

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Backstage at the Royal 06-23-22

Arrrrr you ready for Pirates? Cinderella Auditions Next Week It’s show week at the Royal! Dress rehearsals, final touches on costumes and sets, ironing out the tech details, and then, OPENING NIGHT! Pirates! Theodore Thud and the Quest for Weird Beard opens 7 p.m. this Friday, June 24. Shows are also running 7 p.m. Saturday,

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