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Wheaton is newest Morgan County Department of Conservation Agent

Morgan County is welcoming the arrival of its second Missouri Department of Conservation agent, Matt Wheaton. Wheaton recently transferred from Putnam County in northern Missouri. He graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation Enforcement and a minor in Criminal Justice. Wheaton was a participant in the Protection Volunteer Program,

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Summer Reading Means Summer Fun at Library

Brittani Shewmaker, children’s librarian, (clockwise from top left) gets kids involved in an active reading activity Wednesday, July 28 at Morgan County Library in Versailles. Chris Bass, pastor at First Baptist Church in Versailles, reads to a group on younger children indoors. Outdoors, under the library’s new pavilion, Abigail Snelson, holds a chicken. Hailey Colvin

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Back-to-school fair Aug. 7

The Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition, a non-profit group, is hosting its annual back-to-school health fair beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Morgan County R-I High School in Stover. Parents with the last name beginning S through Z are scheduled to bring their children 9 to 10:30 a.m. Parents with the last

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Year’s Past 07-22-21

July 1920s There should be in every home a list of remedies for accidents and illnesses of various kinds. A person poisoned with poison ivy, if treated with bruised fresh leaves of catnip, will be relieved from much suffering. To stop bleeding, bind a handful of flour on the cut. Vinegar should be given for

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Winners in beef show at Morgan County Fair

Winners at the beef show Saturday, July 10 during the Morgan County Fair in Versailles include the following, listed by class. Breeds are in parenthesis. In the Bucket Calf Heifer 10-12 year old class, Weston Holem received a blue ribbon. Kealyn Keith, red ribbon. In the Beef Senior Bull Calf class, Hattie Marriott (Gelbvieh) and

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