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Nobody is injured in car-buggy crash

There were no injuries sustained by people or animals in a car-buggy accident Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 11 on Highway 52, near the livestock sale barn, on the east side of Versailles. A passenger car, driven eastbound by Alexa Durant, struck the rear of a horse-drawn buggy, which was preparing to make a left-hand turn onto

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Planning and Zoning Commission votes down duplex development

In a 5-3 decision, the Versailles Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday, Feb. 18 voted to deny a request for the rezoning of five lots on the east side of town from R-I (single family housing) to R-II (multiple family housing). Kenny Teeple, the owner of lots 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 of East View

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City to install wastewater rotors; passes marijuana ordinance; moves forward on bike/ped plan; approves temp fire chief pay

In a move that will get the city’s wastewater plant functioning efficiently, following the failure of the plant’s two rotors in July 2019, the Versailles City Council approved a bid from Ressler and Associates for $145,621.10 to replace both rotors. Several options, including repairing the failed rotors, replacing them with improved rotors, or re-engineering an

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Complaints against Sunrise resort; marijuana dispensaries are coming

by Janet Dabbs Mark Ellis, interim president of the Castle Gardens Homes Association, submitted a formal complaint to the Village of Sunrise Beach, on behalf of the residents of Castle Gardens at the Monday, Feb. 10 Sunrise Beach Board of Trustees meeting. The complaint stated the residents had concerns regarding the enforcement of zoning and

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