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Mid-Mo Raises Dry Run Fee

by Becky Holloway Tipton Times Patients who receive treatment but refuse transport after calling for an ambulance will be billed for that service by the Mid-Mo Ambulance District following a change in Medicaid approved services. The Mid-Mo board of directors voted to raise its treat-and-release fee from $25 to $152 at the recommendation of Administrator

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R-II Continues Superintendent Search

The Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education is actively searching for a new superintendent of schools. In their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 18, the board heard from Bob Watkins with the Missouri School Boards’ Association. Watson is facilitating the search efforts by taking applications, meeting with prospective interviewees, and narrowing the field to qualified

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Library affected by bad weather

The Morgan County Library Board of Trustees Thursday, Feb. 13 discussed the effect of inclement weather on recent library programs. Library director Stacey Embry reported recent inclement weather resulted in a lower attendance at children’s story time. She said, however, attendance at the adult story time was healthy. Vacation and leave of absence with pay

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Commission Approves CD

The Morgan County Commission Tuesday, Feb. 18, approved a bid for a Certificate of Deposit of $740,528.15. The bids included Bank of Versailles, 12 months at 1.60 percent; Citizens Bank, six months at 1 percent and 12 months 1.30 percent; Community Point Bank, six months at .7 percent and 12 months at 1.75 percent; Concordia

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Worthley elected county clerk; Stephens presiding commissioner

Morgan County voters, with a turnout of 63.85 percent, Tuesday, Nov. 6 in the general election, made their wills known in two contested local races. Voters elected Republican Aimee Worthley for county clerk, with 4,345 votes. Incumbent Democrat Cathy Daniels garnered 3,440 votes. In the other contested county race, for presiding commissioner, Republican Tony Stephens

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