Working the cooler-than-average temperatures on Monday, July 28, Tom Adam, left, and Brandon Harber install sheetrock in a new home in Wilhelm Estates in Versailles. (photo by Robin Fish)



Cindy Marriott takes advantage of the below-average temperatures on Monday, July 28, for an afternoon workout at the Versailles City Park. (photo by Robin Fish)



Jacob Thoenen, left, won the first prize in his age group at the Sunrise Beach Library's Summer Reading Program on Wednesday, July 23, which was a metal detector. He was entered to win when he finished the four steps in the activities packet of the program. Amy Bartels, right, from the University of Missouri Extension, presented a program on healthy snacks the same day. The presentation included a sample of a strawberry or blueberry smoothie. There were about 35 children, along with parents and grandparents, who took part in the final presentation. (submitted photos)


Sunrise Beach summer program ends
The final program for the Sunrise Beach Library's Summer Reading Program was Wednesday July 23.



Dascia Tessier performs in the barrel races at the Versailles Saddle and Sirloin Club Fun Show on Saturday, July 26, at the George W. Petty Memorial Arena in Versailles. To see other pictures of the Fun Show, click on the link below.

Click here to see the photos of the fun show.



Stephanie Field, activities assistant, leads the residents in low-impact workout on Friday, July 25 at Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles, to aid them in mobility. The activities on this day include raising their arms, tossing and catching balloons, and stretching, (photo by Robin Fish)



Just graduating from Missouri Auction Prep School in Versailles on Friday, July 25, and going to the Morgan County courthouse to get their licenses from Count Clerk Cathy Daniels, Camden Coulter of Columbia; front, from left, Joann McGowan of Boonville, Jim Homan of Fortuna; back row, from left, instructor Phil Gardner of Versailles; Karen Johannaber of Paris; and Natalie Whitaker of Centralia. The course is five days long, and the instructors have a combined 225 years of auctioneer experience. (photo by Robin Fish)



Donna Wood runs the bake sale table on Friday, July 25 just outside the door of Walmart in Versailles. The sale is to raise funds for Grace Living Center, a homeless shelter for women in Clarksburg. (photo by Robin Fish)



Aidan Rottmann mows the lawn at Grace Lutheran Church in Versailles on Friday, July 25 taking advantage of the lower temperatures in the morning. “It's pretty nice out here right now,” said Rottmann. (photo by Robin Fish)


School registration begins Aug. 4
School registration for Morgan County R-II school district begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 4.


Back-to-school fair Aug. 2
The Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition, a nonprofit group, is hosting its annual Back-to-School Health Fair beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Morgan County R-I school campus in Stover.


Food Distribution is Aug. 5
Food 4 Morgan County will be distributing food for those in need 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the Family Worship Center gymnasium, 1000 Jones Ave., in Versailles


2014 Morgan County Fair 4-H Results
Click the headline above to view the results.




Board accepts bid on Laurie Care Center fire sprinkler system overhaul
The Good Shepherd Nursing Home District Board accepted the bid of American Fire Sprinkler to update and repair system one of the fire sprinkler system at the Laurie Care Center at the meeting on Tuesday, June 24, at Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles.


Versailles Police Report
Thursday, July 24 to Monday, July 28, 2014
The Versailles Police Department recently responded to the following:


Versailles Rural Fire Report
The Versailles Rural Fire Department recently responded to the following calls.


Food establishment inspections
The Morgan County Health Center conducted food establishment inspections for July 7 to July 25. Results shown include the critical violations and the number of non-critical violations.


August clinics at health center
The following clinics are scheduled at the Morgan County Health Center in Versailles.


Morgan County Land Transfers


Associate Circuit Court


Nutrition Site Menus
Thursday, July 24 to Friday, Aug. 1


Sunrise Beach to hold water rate hearing
by Janet Dabbs
The Sunrise Beach Board of Trustees has scheduled a public hearing on a proposed water rate increase at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, before the regular board meeting, at the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District administration building located on Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.


Cattlemen's Association to meet July 31
The Morgan County Cattlemen's Association will meet 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31, at Mead Angus Ranch, Versailles.


Soil and water district cost-share program available
The Morgan County Soil and Water Conservation District has a new cost-share opportunity available for Morgan County land owners. Cost-share is available for planting cover crops. Sign-up is underway.


July clinics at health center
The following clinics are scheduled at the Morgan County Health Center in Versailles.








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