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Thank you, school board

Kim Murdock, Morgan County R-II Elementary School principal, shows the R-II school board some hand-made “thank you” cards Tuesday, Feb. 16 during the school board meeting at the middle school library in Versailles. The cards were created by students to show appreciation for the local school board during national School Board Recognition Week. (photo by

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School board honored

Members of the Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education were given appreciation plaques Tuesday, Feb. 16 during their meeting at the middle school library in Versailles. The members were honored for their service during School Board Recognition Week. Honored were, from left, April Boicourt, Gay Marriott, Brad Chamberlain (on screen), Dwayne Schad, Shawn

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Masks up for debate

Sue Zimmerman, standing at left-center, addresses the Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the middle school library in Versailles. She was arguing for the repeal of the COVID-19 mask mandate in place at the school, citing health issues caused by her child having to wear a mask while at

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Out with the old, in with the new

Sydenstricker-Nobbe western Missouri sales manager Darren Ridgway unloads a 2021 John Deere 3256 track steer Friday, Jan. 19 at the city shed on Alum Springs Road in Versailles. The City of Versailles Public Works Department received delivery of the unit, which replaces an older Bobcat with which the city was having mechanical difficulties. After trade-in

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New power tool for Public Works

The City of Versailles Public Works Department received delivery of a 2021 John Deere 3256 track steer Friday, Jan. 19 at the city shed on Alum Springs Road in Versailles. The unit replaces an older Bobcat with which the city was having mechanical difficulties. Standing with the new unit are, from left, public works employee

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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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