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Birth: Ryan B. Martin

Ryan B. Martin Carl and Kathleen Martin of Fortuna are the parents of a son born Friday, May 28, 2021. The baby, Ryan, weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. He has seven siblings, Elaine, 18, Lavern, 17, Marlin, 13, Raymond, 11, Carolyn, 8, LukeRay, 7, and Joann, 4. Maternal grandparents are

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Educator and coach travels a long road to retirement

Coach Russ Foster and wife Tammy during his Versailles High School retirement celebration in Versailles. Stover High School softball player Resee Brown takes some batting advice from Coach Russ Foster during the 2021 Kaysinger Conference Tournament. Russ Foster as a college football player at Missouri Valley College in Marshall. Coach Foster shares advice with Stover

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Young purveyor of plants

Brayden Grider offers plants for sale Friday, June 4 during a family garage sale in Versailles. He grew the plants, including zinnas and elephant ears, himself. He said he would like to own his own greenhouse when he grows up and offered plant care advice to anyone who purchased a plant from him. His aunt,

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Chamber presents annual awards for Volunteer, Business, Educator

Jason Vansell, from left, was recognized as Educator of the Year; Willie Buckingham Volunteer of the Year; and Brice Lake Business Person of the Year by the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce in a ceremony Saturday, June 5 at Dale Hollow Winery in Stover. (photo by Bryan E. Jones) The Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce,

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