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Police golf tourney raises $3,500 for charity

The 23rd Annual Versailles Police Department Golf Tournament Saturday, July 17 at Rolling Hills Country Club in Versailles netted a little more than $3,500. The money will be used for student scholarships, charity outreach at Christmas, and to help first responders in emergency situations. Results from the tournament are as follows: The first-place team in

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Hillbilly Hammer fought for belt in Florida

Joey “The Mexicutioner” Beltran (5-1-1), left, battles it out in the bare-knuckle ring versus Gravois Mills’ own Sam “Hillbilly Hammer” Shewmaker (4-1-1) Saturday, June 26 in Hollywood, Fla. during the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. (photo used by permission) by Vicki Wood Sam Shewmaker, Gravois Mills’ own “Hillbilly Hammer,” came up slightly short in a fight

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Rural FPD internet repaired, vests bought

Versailles Rural Fire Protection District Board of Directors Wednesday, June 23 reported their internet service was down almost two weeks due to a fault in the line outside the building. Co-Mo Connect replaced the line with an updated and stronger cable. New reflective traffic vests were purchased for the protection of the firefighters who respond

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Gravois Fire Report 07-15-21

Sunday, July 4, one unit and two personnel responded to a medical emergency on Brook Valley Lane. Sunday, July 4, one unit and two personnel responded to a medical emergency on Longhorn Road. Sunday, July 4, four units and five personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highways 5 and PP. Sunday, July 4,

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Girl Scout Gold

Sara Schmidt of Springfield received her Girl Scout Gold Award June 6 during a ceremony via Zoom. She was honored for the accomplishing the highest achievement recognized in Girl Scouts, the Girl Scout Gold Award. Schmidt is the daughter of Paul and Diane (Guenther) Schmidt, of Springfield, and granddaughter of Sam and Jan Guenther of

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Dunklee appointed North Ward Alderperson

Dina Dunklee takes her oath of office, administered by City Clerk Libby Webb, Tuesday, July 13 as the new North Ward Alderperson at City Hall in Versailles. Dunkee was appointed after the resignation of Donnie Hibdon. (photo by Bryan E. Jones) After the resignation of North Ward Alderman Donnie Hibdon was accepted by the Versailles

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