From the files of The Versailles Leader-Statesman
January 15, 1960
Mrs. J. L. Walton has been appointed as chairman of the Red Cross campaign for 1960 in Morgan County, and plans are underway for the annual drive, which will be conducted in March.
Mr. Daniel A. Bentch was honored on Jan. 3 at the home of his son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Bentch on the occasion of his 92nd birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Eickhoff were dinner guests on Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Met Hughes.
January 15, 1970
Pvt. E-2 Stephen Comer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Comer, has arrived at Fort Belvair, Va., for advanced training with the army.
The Versailles High School Tigers, led by the hot hand of Bill Laurie and displaying an all around excellent team effort, offensively and defensively, tamed the Mustangs of Eldon 73-68 for the 37th Annual Versailles High School tourney title Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. D. K. Hunter left Sunday for a six-week trip to Brownsville and Padre Island on the Texas coast.
January 17, 1980
Mike D. Ritchie, Versailles, reported to city police that when he left Coral Lanes Bowling Alley he failed to take his Versailles High School letter jacket with him. When he returned the next day, the coat was gone, he reported.
Ronald E. Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Meyer, Versailles, has been promoted in the United States Air Force to the rank of senior airman.
Carl and Dorothy Miller and daughter and son-in-law, Sherrie and Roger Manning, spent a week in Acapulco. Sherrie’s sister, Sandy Tornabene, and husband, Dusty, from Chicago also went on the trip.
January 18, 1990
Morgan County Sheriff Gary Smith believes there is no more cock fighting in the area despite a recent Humane Society report.
Incumbent Clark Hunter, democrat, has filed for his office of county collector.