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Birth: Lavon Hurst Shirk

Lavon Hurst Shirk Ivan and Rosella Shirk of Barnett are the parents of a son born Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at home. The baby, Lavon Hurst, weighed 9 pounds and 5 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. He has three brothers and sisters, Judith, 4, Keith, 3, and Eric, 1. Maternal grandparents are Allen and

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Drysdale scholarships awarded

The following local students will receive Stephen and Helen Drysdale Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 for the 2021-2022 school year: Katie Forrester, Yoana Lopez, Cylan Burns, Marissa Edgar, Elizabeth Rush, Lexi Buck, and Amanda Hope. These scholarships are awarded for either two- or four-year colleges, universities, or technical schools where the student is

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Winery hosts chamber dinner

Dale Hollow Winery in Stover hosted the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner and awards ceremony Saturday, June 5 at the vineyard off First Street. Wine tasting was available during the event. The chamber chose Willie Buckingham as Volunteer of the Year; Brice Lake as Business Person of the Year; and Jason Vansell as

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Jams

Local band Sawmill Express performed Saturday, May 29 at The Wet Spot Bar and Grill Memorial Day weekend in Ivy Bend. The keyboardist is Doc Buford Casbolt of Climax Springs. He is a retired dentist, musician and songwriter with multiple copyrights. The drummer is Brian Deitrick, owner of the Dam Good Slice Pizza in Lake

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Garage sale bargains

Everything from guns to skis were available to browse through during Westside Senior Center’s annual indoor garage sale and pulled pork sandwich lunch Friday, May 21 in Laurie. Proceeds from sales keep the senior center up and running for the aging community and provide daily lunch. Ross West, above, had his inventory of used guns

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Arlette Marie Bush

Arlette Marie Bush Logan and Esther Bush of Versailles are the parents of a daughter born Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 in Jefferson City. The baby, Arlette Marie, weighed 5 pounds and 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. She is the firstborn daughter of Logan and Esther, and the first grandchild of the Bush’s. Maternal

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