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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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Gravois Fire Report

The Gravois Fire Protection District responded to the following calls Sunday, Sept. 16 through Saturday, Sept. 22: Sunday, Sept. 16, one unit and three personnel responded to a medical emergency on C&J Road. Sunday, Sept. 16, one fire boat and three personnel provided mutual aid for a boat fire at 66 mile marker on upper

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