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Follow the Dream and Pass Da Buckets

Service With a Smile Courtney’s daughter Selena stirs up a recipe of marinara with meat sauce pasta at Pass Da Buckets carry-out restaurant in Versailles. (photo by Sharon Tausch) by Sharon Tausch Dreams often come true, but not always the way they were planned. Courtney Gardner and her daughters Paisley, Selena, and Sahara are living

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Dunklee appointed North Ward Alderperson

Dina Dunklee takes her oath of office, administered by City Clerk Libby Webb, Tuesday, July 13 as the new North Ward Alderperson at City Hall in Versailles. Dunkee was appointed after the resignation of Donnie Hibdon. (photo by Bryan E. Jones) After the resignation of North Ward Alderman Donnie Hibdon was accepted by the Versailles

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Pack the Bus and soggy cookies

Despite the rain, volunteers with Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition staff the bake sale booth Saturday, July 10 in front of Walmart in Versailles during a Pack the Bus fundraiser. The annual event is designed to “pack the bus” with new school supplies for Morgan County students who attend the yearly Back to School

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Daniels new Laurie clerk

by Vicki Wood Newly appointed City Clerk Cathy Daniels took her oath of office Tuesday morning, July 6 at City Hall in Laurie. She was sworn in by Laurie Mayor Allen Kimberling. Daniels is a resident of Versailles and was elected to serve as Morgan County Clerk from 2003 through 2018. She was most recently

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Citizens Bank announces retirement, promotions

Citizens Bank of Eldon and Versailles recently announced retirement and promotions in its Versailles location. The following brief biographies were provided by the bank. Retirement Rick Vogt retired effective June 30. He joined Citizens Bank in 1994 as a loan officer and branch manager of the Versailles location. During the last 27 years, he has

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Biffar retires from Bescheinen

Bescheinen Family Furniture in Versailles recently announced the retirement of long-time employee Brenda Biffar. “It is with mixed feelings that we announce the retirement of our beloved and much appreciated employee, Brenda Biffar. It is difficult, if not impossible, to sum up her achievements in the last 20 years of dedicated service. “In sales, Brenda

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