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Orchestra at Royal Theate July 27

The Lake Area Community Orchestra will be in concert 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 27 at the Royal Theatre in downtown Versailles. The group reported they were “glad to be playing again and are marching on with our summer schedule” after having to cancel shows during the coronavirus pandemic. The concert at the Royal is a

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Camp Hohn Offers Adventure and More

by Vicki Wood It’s a busy month at Camp Hohn on Route RA in Laurie. Campers by the dozens Wednesday, July 14 are being registered and, at the same time, others are checking out. Groups of boys and girls from as far away as Pennsylvania and New York arrived for a week of camp, learning,

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Byars Graduates MSU

Missouri State University commencement ceremonies were May 13 and 14, 2021, at the John Q. Hammons Arena in Springfield. Kelsie Byars of Fortuna graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Magna Cum Laude. Students who graduate with honors completed at least 30 undergraduate hours with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5.

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Free Giveaway helps people in Morgan County

The Sounds of Calvary free distribution Saturday, June 17 off Blackberry Patch Road in Stover helped many families in need. Tina Wilson, left, and Jamie Jones helped organize and run the event and expressed appreciation to the citizens of Morgan County for their “generosity in donations.” Household goods, clothing, and toys were distributed. (photo by

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Rumans Participate in Pee Wee Bucket Calf Exhibit

Samuel Rumans, above left, and Levi Rumans, with calves Buck and Sassy, respectively, participated in the Pee Wee bucket calf exhibit Friday, July 9 during the Morgan County Fair in Versailles. Three friends, from left, Samuel Rumans, Kenna Witte, and Emily Holsten all participated in the bucket calf show. They are entering first grade this

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