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Doing their bit

Doing their bit Donna Howard, above, packs food sacks containing breakfasts and lunches for distribution to school children Thursday, March 19 at South Elementary School in Gravois Mills. The school district, while out of session due to a coronavirus shutdown, continued to provide food through three different pick-up points in the district. While students weren’t

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United Methodist Church distributes lunches

Chandler Turner and mother Amanda Werdehausen, center, are given food sacks Thursday, March 19 at the United Methodist Church in Laurie, one of three distribution points for school lunches initiated by the school district while it is out of session due to a coronavirus shutdown. (photos by Bryan E. Jones)

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H&R Block helps shop for local food banks

H&R Block helps shop for local food banks Staff members from the H&R Block in Versailles are supporting the community by grocery shopping to contribute to the food supply of two local food pantries. H&R Block donated $400 each to Food for Morgan County in Versailles and the Ivy Bend Food Pantry. Groceries were purchased

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Dateline

March 24, 1899 A pretty home wedding took place at the residence of the bride’s parents, Rev. and Mrs. C. J. Polston, in northeast Versailles at 8 o’clock last Sunday evening. Mr. James H. Hughes, the farmer and the horseman, formerly of Windsor but now of Morgan County, and Miss Mary Alice Polston were the

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Tom and Rebecca Burns remodel home

Tom and Rebecca Burns work Saturday, March 21 remodeling a small home on Washington Street in Versailles. By the end of the day the wall was re-framed and a window installed. The house will be a one-bedroom home and will eventually be available for rent. (photo by Bryan E. Jones)

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