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Hawthorn dancers take the stage at Imagine competition

Hawthorn Dance and Gymnastics students competed in their second competition of the season March 7-8 at “Imagine” in Arnold. Results from the event follow and include the name of the routine, dancers, and placement. Quinn and the Joker (Ezra Steinmeyer and Olivia Marriott) – 5 stars, 6th place overall. Taikatalvi (Kylie Hutchison, Paige Brown, and

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MCR-2 distributes lunches amid shutdown

Laura Coons, from left, Susan Jung, and Tina Barbour prepare sacks containing breakfasts and lunches for distribution to school children Thursday, March 19 at Versailles Elementary School. The school district, while out of session due to a coronavirus shutdown, continued to provide food through three different pick-up points in the district. (photos by Bryan E.

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Online or off, library services continue

by Sharon Tausch Dystopian novels are among Morgan County Library Director Stacey Embry’s favorite reads. Never, however, had she ever imagined she would be living in quarantine and communicating with others who are in self-isolation as is described in Ray Bradbury’s novel “Fahrenheit 451.” Written in 1953, Bradbury’s tale begins by describing a community of

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Gerlt joins bank board

Citizens Bank of Eldon and Versailles announced J.T. Gerlt has joined the bank’s board of directors. Gerlt joined the Board in January. Gerlt is a lifelong resident of Versailles and has been married to Michelle Gerlt since 1990. Michelle has been a teacher at Morgan County R-II School District since 2006. They have one son,

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Ellie Dunnaway participates in legislative shadowing project

Ellie Dunnaway, a senior at Versailles High School, participated in the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Legislative Shadowing Project Wednesday, March 4, in Jefferson City. Dunnaway shadowed District 58 State Rep. David Wood. Donna Smiley is the local chapter adviser and accompanied Dunnaway to the Capitol. Sponsored by FCCLA, the program provides

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