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Morgan County Democrats plan for fall activities

The Morgan County Democrats Tuesday, Aug. 24, met at the Pioneer Restaurant in Versailles to plan for the club’s Apple Festival booth and to discuss plans for the year. Four new members attended as well as members who were present for the reorganization meeting in July. Peggy Cochran, chairperson of the club, presented an overview

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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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Voices of concern

A group of citizens, with a few exceptions, were present to hear the school’s position about implications the group had previously made regarding the teaching of Critical Race Theory and related issues in the district. In solidarity, they attended the Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education meeting Thursday, July 22 at the middle

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Wheaton is newest Morgan County Department of Conservation Agent

Morgan County is welcoming the arrival of its second Missouri Department of Conservation agent, Matt Wheaton. Wheaton recently transferred from Putnam County in northern Missouri. He graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation Enforcement and a minor in Criminal Justice. Wheaton was a participant in the Protection Volunteer Program,

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