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Elks offer scholarships

The Osage Community Elks Lodge 2705 in Laurie has released information about available scholarships for area high school seniors. The Elks Grand Lodge National Foundation will award $2.44 million in scholarships to 500 high school seniors for the 2022/2023 school year. The judging criteria will consider the students’ performance in academics, leadership, financial need, and

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R-II to honor veterans

Area veterans are invited to participate in an annual Veteran’s Day tribute Thursday, Nov. 11, at Morgan County R-II schools in Versailles. A breakfast will be served for veterans 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. in the Morgan County R-II Elementary School cafeteria in Versailles. Following breakfast, veterans are invited to attend a program in their honor,

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School district loosens staff mask requirements

The Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education in their regular meeting Monday, Oct. 18, voted to make wearing of protective masks “optional” for R-II staff members. The decision was made after noting zero active COVID cases among staff or students and only two staff members and seven students on active quarantine. The previous

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