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Woman burned in Gravois house fire

by Janet Dabbs Gravois Fire Protection District, GFPD, firefighters were dispatched to a house fire 2:50 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at 28749 Morgan Hills Road, off Route P, in Gravois Mills. Arriving units found a two-story, single-family dwelling, 75 percent involved in fire, with the roof already collapsed. According to GFPD fire chief Ed Hancock,

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Candidates file for election

As of press time Tuesday, Jan. 8 the following candidates had filed for candidacy in the Tuesday, April 2 election: • Good Shepherd Nursing Home District (Subdistricts 5/6): no filings. • Morgan County R-II (2 seats): Shawn Manuel re-filed. • City of Barnett (Ward 1/Ward 2): No filings. • Barnett Special Road District No. 3

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City to install handicap spaces at courthouse ramp

The Versailles City Council Tuesday, Jan. 8 agreed to a request by the Morgan County Commission to create two new handicap parking spaces on the east side of Monroe Street at the entrance to the newly installed ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) access ramp at the county courthouse. The handicap spaces will be clearly marked

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Drunk driving accident motivates Uber driver

  by Janet Dabbs A horrible accident caused by a 24-year old drunk driver 2:02 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2008 is the reason Pete Stack is now an Uber driver. “I made it my mission to help drunks get home safely,” Pete said. “Not only them, but everyone else on the road.” The Accident Pete

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Fugitive in shooting case caught in Arkansas

Morgan County Sheriff Norman Dills, reported Tuesday evening, Jan. 8 the subject of a manhunt, Revious Hamilton, Jr. 50, of Ivy Bend, was apprehended without incident in White County, Ark. by deputies with the White County Sheriff’s Office. Hamiton had been on the run nearly 11 days. Hamilton was wanted in connection with a shooting

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