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City of Laurie makes COVID-19 adjustments

by Janet Dabbs Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent stay-at-home order, the public was not allowed to enter the interior of Laurie City Hall during a portion of March, all of April, and two weeks in May. Visitors to city hall could enter the lobby and talk to the receptionist through a glass

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Financing moves Laurie waterline project forward

by Janet Dabbs The Laurie Board of Aldermen, at their Tuesday, May 12 meeting, passed an ordinance authorizing the issuance of as much as $316,000 waterworks system revenue bonds through the State of Missouri Direct Loan Program. The citizens of Laurie approved the issuance of waterworks system revenue bonds in the amount of $1,600,000 at

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Capitol Report by District 58 State Representative David Wood

First, let me apologize for not having a Capitol Report the past few weeks. With the extended spring break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there wasn’t much to report except a lot of uncertainty. The decision was made that the legislature would return at the end of April to complete our constitutional obligation of passing

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City pool opens Monday

The Versailles City Pool is scheduled to open this coming Monday, June 1. The pool is located on the east side of town, 806 E. Magnolia near Dunham Park. The pool normally opens Memorial Day weekend, but the opening was delayed due to continued coronavirus restrictions. The pool will be operating under whatever social distancing

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