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Anselmo honored

Retired Deputy Chief Ron Anselmo, center, earlier this month was recognized for his 36 years of service to the Gravois Fire Protection District. He was presented with a helmet, golden axe, and a shadow box commemorating his “longtime service to his beloved community and its citizens.” It was said Anselmo’s dedication to the Gravois FPD

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Mel Buehler competes for Muscle & Fitness magazine cover

by Vicki Wood Melissa Buehler, or “Mel” as her friends call her, is competing for the cover of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine against some substantial opponents. A lot of the ladies are transformation stories, from heavier bodies with mommy tummies, into sleek-muscled and toned. One is a bare-knuckle fighter. Buehler is our hometown competitor,

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Library Bookworm

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library Gardens and Beer I love pickles! I love cucumbers! Yep, I like them even before they become pickled. Even though I buy my pickles from the store, same as my cucumbers, I am aware there is nothing like home-canned pickles or a cucumber fresh from the vine. John

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Doggone it, it’s Summer Reading time!

Kim Kilroy, left, brought “Bear” the dog to visit with Summer Reader Program participants Wednesday, June 23 in the new pavilion at the Morgan County Library in Versailles. The Summer Reading Program theme is “Tails and Tales.” Kilroy is the public relations specialist with Stover Animal Rescue. Stover Animal Rescue is non-profit no-kill animal rescue

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Something fishy…

Isom Folsom, left, and Karen Riggle of VFW Post 5178 serve fish dinners to customers Saturday, June 26 at the post in Gravois Mills. Karaoke followed the dinner. (photo by Vicki Wood)

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Herdsman awards presented

Conner Lehman, left, was selected Senior Herdsman and John Marshall was selected Junior Herdsman at the 2021 Morgan County Fair in Versailles. (submitted photo) Each year, at the conclusion of the livestock competitions at the Morgan County Fair in Versailles, the Herdsman Award is presented to a junior and senior 4-H or FFA member who

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