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R-II working on plan for school re-opening

In a letter sent to parents of Morgan County R-II School District students, Tuesday, July 21, Superintendent Steven Barnes summarized the initial important steps the district is taking toward re-opening. A full re-opening plan should be available next week. School is scheduled to begin for students Monday, Aug. 24. The re-opening plan is being developed

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Versailles City Fire Report

Tuesday, July 14, two responders assisted Mid-Mo Ambulance District (MMAD) unit 31 with a medical on Bishop Lane; patient was not transported. Tuesday, July 14, one apparatus and one personnel assisted the Versailles Police Department with a funeral for an Eldon firefighter. Tuesday, July 14, one responder assisted MMAD unit 31 with a medical call

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Adding a Special Touch to a Small Corner of the World

by Sharon Tausch Dreams are sometimes born at the wrong time in a person’s life, but that does not mean they will not come true. Versailles resident Michael Hunter’s dream of becoming a horticulturist and owning his own greenhouse and florist shop came to him in 1988 when he went to work for the late

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Shot heard ‘round the world

After hearing the word “Fire!” a British soldier, played by Gretchen Judd, fires into the colonists, energizing anti-British sentiment which paved the way for the American Revolution. This scene was part of the play, “The Entire American Revolution in 40 Minutes or Less!” by Eddie McPherson, which was performed June 26, 27, and 28 at

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Trump Parade

Approximately 350 boats turned out for Donald Trump’s Lake of the Ozarks Birthday Cruise Saturday, June 13 from Lake Ozark to Sunrise Beach. Proceeds from a breakfast earlier that day at Camden on the Lake were donated to the Trump campaign and an additional $41,000 was raised. (photo by Marc Haycook)

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