Events

Morgan County Historical Society conducting new membership drive

The Morgan County Historical Society and Museum is looking for new members to support the organization’s mission of preserving Morgan County history and educating the public about the people, places, and events of the county’s past. Member benefits include quarterly newsletters, unlimited access to the genealogy room, two free museum tours per year, a spot

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Free diabetes program offered, begins Aug. 23

A free diabetes self-management program is being offered to the public 1 to 3:30 p.m. every Monday (no class on Labor Day), beginning Aug. 23 and continuing through Oct. 4 at Food for Morgan County, 305 W. Newton in Versailles. Program topics will include healthy eating, physical activity, stress management, understanding emotions, communication, problem solving

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Food for Morgan County August Distribution Dates

The following dates have been scheduled by Food for Morgan County for food distribution in August: 2 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 5; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26. All dates are subject to change. Food

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Community Orchestra plays the Royal

The Lake Area Community Orchestra returned to The Royal Theater Tuesday, July 27 for their Summer Concert Series. Selections played were “Americana” in theme, including Cole Porter classics, America the Beautiful, and ending with The Star Spangled Banner. The concert was directed by Conductor Andrew Drennan, left. (photo by Vicki Wood)

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Elks Lodge initiates nine members

Osage Community Elks Lodge 2705 recently initiated nine new members at the lodge in Laurie. Initiated were, front from left, Wayne Lanam, Randy Peterson, Jerry Shelton, Richard Murphy, back from left, Roger Costigan, Kent Hammersmith, Jay Davis, Kerry Anderson, and Wade Long. (submitted photo)

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New Life hosts VBS

New Life Assembly of God in Barnett hosted a Vacation Bible School July 25-28 at the church in Barnett. The theme of the VBS was Mega Sports Camp, and was geared for children ages 3 to 12. Bible verse songs were taught, live skits performed, and snacks served. Aubrey Curtin, left, plays a ball game

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