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Laurie Mayor Resigns, Mayor Pro Tem Appointed

by Vicki Wood Laurie Alderman Hugh Smith was elected Mayor Pro Tem. The City of Laurie Board of Aldermen called a special session Wednesday, May 18 to change a city ordinance relating to Merchant License fees and to appoint a new Mayor Pro Tem. Mayor Allen Kimberling asked the Board of Aldermen to approve the

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3MT looking for service projects

Sign up now for exterior work Versailles Community Betterment is offering their annual service project opportunity by bringing local volunteers together during July to complete exterior work for homeowners in the month of July. The organization works with the missions group, 3MT, for the project. Service week is scheduled July 25-29. Work will be done

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Offices Closed for Memorial Day

The following offices will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day: Nutrition Site, Westside Senior Center, Morgan County Health Center, Morgan County Courthouse, Morgan County Circuit and Associate Courts, Versailles City Hall, Laurie City Hall, Stover City Hall, Sunrise Beach City Hall, Versailles Post Office, Stover Post Office, Gravois Mills Post Office,

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Spring Turkey Season Ended with 36,251 Birds Harvested

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that turkey hunters checked 33,355 birds during Missouri’s 2022 regular spring turkey season, April 18 through May 8. Top regular season harvest counties were Franklin with 798 birds harvested, Callaway with 614, and Gasconade with 606. Morgan County reported a total of 367 birds harvested,

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Laurie Revokes Merchant License

by Vicki Wood At a special meeting of the Laurie Board of Aldermen Tuesday, April 26, the board discussed and ultimately revoked a local merchant license. Mayor Allen Kimberling called for a motion to revoke the city merchant license of Central Missouri Golf Carts, LLC due to lack of payment of sales tax to the

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Highway Patrol Offers Accelerated Academy

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, recently announced the agency will offer a 15-week accelerated academy to law enforcement professionals interested in becoming a trooper. To be eligible, candidates must possess an active Missouri Class A POST license in good standing or be able to obtain one prior to the

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