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Hamrick hurls the ball

Justin Hamrick hurls the ball Tuesday, April 27 at home on the Versailles field. The Tigers lost to the Eugene Eagles 14-3. (photo courtesy of MCR-II)

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Art students shine at Art Quest

Makayla Sensenig, from left, placed first; Teagan Hertig, third; and Maddie Weaver, honorable mention recently at the annual Lake Arts Council’s Student Art Quest show at the Stonecrest Mall in Osage Beach. Show involves students from school districts from the lake and surrounding areas. According to Morgan County R-II art instructor Jennifer Avey, the contest

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Ollison Best Coach in Missouri

Versailles Coach Jason Ollison was selected as Missouri’s best coach for the third year in a row by Missouri Magazine. Ollison is the head coach for high school boys basketball, baseball and softball. (photo courtesy of MCR-II)

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State FFA recipients

Raegann Murdock, left, and Justin Byars, FFA members at Versailles High School, each received their State FFA Degree Saturday, May 1 at the 93rd State FFA Convention in Sedalia. The State FFA Degree is awarded to top FFA members. (submitted photo)

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VMS pedal car rakes in $2,200 at auction

This pedal car was built by Kyle Wilhelm’s eighth-grade wood shop students at the middle school in Versailles. The car, a representation of a ‘32 Ford, began as a simple metal pedal car. Students then fabricated the wooden sides, installed “exhaust” pipes, painted it, and fitted the vehicle with working lights and speakers. It took

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Middleton receives certification

Versailles Morgan County R-II Athletic Administrator Kyle Middleton recently received his certification from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. Middleton is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of award. (photo courtesy of MCR-II)

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