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Alex Radefeld qualifies for state

Alex Radefeld squares off against his opponent during the sectional wrestling meet Saturday, Feb. 27 in Versailles. Radefeld placed second and advances to state competition Tuesday, March 9-Saturday, March 13 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. (photo by Lauren Garrison)

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On thin ice

An ATV lies partly submerged Friday, Feb. 19 in a cove near Blue Waters Resort in Gravois Mills on the Lake of the Ozarks. With sub-zero temperatures and several days of freezing conditions, the lake froze in certain parts. However, the ice wasn’t strong enough to handle this ATV. Local Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Deputies

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Batter up!

Olivet batter, left, and William Woods pitcher, competed in a collegiate tournament Saturday, Feb. 27 at the MCR-II Sports Complex in Versailles. Central Methodist University (Fayette), William Woods (Fulton), Olivet Nazarene University (Illinois), and Bellevue University (Nebraska) traveled to Versailles for a collegiate baseball tournament. Due to poor weather conditions leaving the college ball fields

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On a power trip

Brent Lehman of Versailles, left, with Crown Power & Equipment, speaks to several Versailles FFA students Monday, March 1 at the Crown Power shop near Eldon. The students in the Ag Power class at Versailles High School who participated in the field trip were Devin Morrison, Connor Lehman, Mason Hibdon, Ty Chamberlain, Justin Byars, and

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Kid’s Club Wrestlers headed to State

Devon Montavey (U10), left, and Brandon Brewer (U14) placed first in districts with the Versailles Kid’s Club wrestling Sunday, Feb. 28 in Warsaw. Montavey and Brewer will compete in regional competition Saturday, March 6 in Kansas City. (submitted photo)

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Barnett woman charged with drug trafficking, child endangerment

Brandy Batchelder Brandy Batchelder, 43, of Barnett faces charges of second degree drug trafficking and first degree endangering the welfare of a child. According to Miller County Sheriff Louie Gregoire, deputies responded to a welfare check Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the Super 8 Hotel outside of Eldon. The caller reported an unclothed toddler was roaming

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