Outdoors

Bicycle fun

Pam Bauchmoyer, left, walks with her dogs, Chevy and Zimmy, while Ashlynn Blacksten, 3, rides along beside her Tuesday, June 23 near the school in Versailles. (photo by D. Muller)

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Pool is popular people playground

The municipal pool is up and running and is being utilized by residents, with no coronavirus capacity limitations, Tuesday, June 23 in Versailles. Sessions will continue through the summer with disinfecting taking place every two hours. (photo by D. Muller)

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Deer hunt applications begin Wednesday, July 1

Beginning Wednesday, July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading, and modern firearms. Hunts will take place mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, and other

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Frogging season June 30 – Oct. 31

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages the public to discover nature this summer during frogging season. Beginning at sunset Tuesday, June 30 at sunset through Saturday, Oct. 31, those with a fishing permit or small-game hunting permit may frog for bullfrogs and green frogs. The daily limit is eight frogs of both species combined

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Bleacher bums

Bleacher bums A group of volunteers and Versailles Lions Club members worked Wednesday, June 10 assembling new bleachers at the Morgan County Fairgrounds in Versailles. The bleachers, which cost approximately $80,000, were slated to be completed before the annual Morgan County Fair. While the bleachers are nearly finished, the fair was downsized due to coronavirus

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Bargains galore

Bargains galore Bargain hunters peruse the goods Saturday, June 13 at the open-air market on the Morgan County Fairgrounds off Highway 52 (just east of McDonald’s) in Versailles. The market is open every Thursday through Saturday, April through October. Vendors sell produce, toys, books, antiques, collectibles, guns and knives, tools, garden equipment, clothing, and much

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