Mike Hobbs, left, and Robert McCulloch of We Fix It work on the sidewalk in front of the Morgan County Historical Museum Friday, Oct. 24. Hobbs said they were donating their work, and all of the supplies had been donated by local businesses to make this sidewalk repair. (photo by Robin Fish)



Working during the open house at Quality Industries in Versailles Friday, Oct. 24, to show they work they do are, clockwise, Lloyd Rife, front left, David Kurka, Darrel Maupin, in back with the cowboy hat, Lainey Campbell, Leon Rife, and Jessie Kurka. The were also working to complete an order due to ship out at the end of the day. (photo by Robin Fish)



Marvin Meyer, left, supervisor of the recycling operation, works with his crew Friday, Oct. 24, to demonstrate the new equipment at the Quality Industries open house. Working with him is Gary Blackburn, front, and Tony Northrop. Meyer and Blackburn feed paper in the front of the shredder and Northrop pushes the shedded paper into the bailer. (photo by Robin Fish)



Brenda Hilty, left; Carol Elseman, manager of Quality Industries; Cindy Moats; Rachel Osman, facing away; and Beverly Elseman participate in the open house Friday, Oct. 24, at Quality Industries in Versailles. The dinner was roast pork, potato salad, beans and wide variety of desserts. Quality Industries was holding the open house to show off their new recycling program and machines. (photo by Robin Fish)



H.B. Dodds proves by the doing that there is the possibility of carry out from the Ouality Industries open house Friday, Oct. 24. He is headed back to his desk with lunch. (photo by Robin Fish)



Middle school guidance counselor Heather Looten dresses for wear red day Thursday, Oct. 23, as part of Red Ribbon week. The “don't do drugs” message of the week is highlighted each day by a different clothing-related theme. (photo by Robin Fish)



Hannah Zimmerman cuts up biscuits Wednesday, Oct. 22, to make Chinese donuts in cooking with fat lab in Debbie Spears' second hour Family and Consumer Science 1 class. Tanner Morgan is behind her at the sink. (photo by Robin Fish)



Eighth grader Andru Clemens makes Puppy Chow for the microwave lab Thursday, Oct. 23 in Debbie Spears' Family and Consumer Science 1 class. He seems to be wearing some ingredients. (photo by Robin Fish)



Versailles Chief of Police Chad Hartman, left, Versailles Rural Fire Protection District Chief and Morgan County Coroner M.B. “Doc” Jones, and Lieutenant Cody Worthley of the Sheriff's office are among more than two dozen emergency and law enforcement personnel Thursday, Oct. 23, attending the Morgan County Emergency Management meeting at the Morgan County Justice Center in Versailles. They met with leaders from throughout the county to discuss protocol for any potential Ebola case. Present were representatives from Stover, Rocky Mount, Florence, Moreau, Ivy Bend, Gravois Mills and Laurie. The superintendents of both Morgan County R-I and R-II were also present to discuss and learn about protocols for dealing with potential Ebola cases. (photo by Robin Fish)



Timothy Michael Farr

Deputies apprehend Farr after chase
Tuesday, Oct. 21 at approximately 2 p.m, deputies of the Morgan County Sheriff's Office received a tip that Timothy Farr was leaving the Ivy Bend area of Morgan County and possibly heading to the Cole Camp area of Benton County.


Missouri Bar judges the judges
In the general election Tuesday, Nov. 4, voters will be asked to vote whether or not to retain four judges in office.


Election verification will be Nov. 7
The Verification Board for the general election Tuesday, Nov. 4, will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the county clerk's office at the Morgan County Courthouse in Versailles.


Voting equipment will be tested
A public test of electronic voting equipment will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3 in the county clerk's office at the Morgan County Courthouse in Versailles.



Superintendent of Parks David Vogt, left, and Tyler Humphrey prepare to plant a pear tree Wednesday, Oct. 22, in City Park. They have five trees to plant, two more pear, a maple and a blood maple. They are replacing trees lost in the last couple of years in storms. Not in the picture is Travis Draffen. (photo by Robin Fish)




Commission accepts bids on bridges
The Morgan County Commission accepted the lowest bids on the two bridges Friday, Oct. 18 after the engineering firms reviewed the bids and found them to be in order.


R-II board approves parking lot expansion
The Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education Monday, Oct. 20, at their regular meeting at the middle school library in Versailles, approved specifications and advertising for bids for a new parking lot expansion.



Derek Worthey of Ervin Cable prepares to mount a circuit box Monday, Oct. 20, on the Co-Mo Connect building on Newton Street in Versailles. (photo by Robin Fish)



Betty Sly was one of many Monday, Oct. 20, painting and decorating miniature pumpkins at Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles. The residents are decorating for Halloween. (photo by Robin Fish)


MU Extension holds session on affordable care act
The Morgan County University of Missouri Extension office has information for families, individuals and businesses about options and responsibilities under the health care law.


Parent teacher conferences
Parent/teacher conferences are scheduled 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 in each of the Morgan County R-II School District buildings in Versailles and at South El- ementary School in Gravois Mills.



Deputy Circuit Clerk Nancy Bemboom, left, and Circuit Clerk Cheryl Morris work Monday, Oct. 20, on mastering the intricacies of the new e-filing programming that will become the standard protocol for Morgan County Court on October 27. (photo by Robin Fish)

Court implements electronic filing system
The Morgan County Court will implement the Missouri Electronic Filing (eFiling) System to enhance access and efficiency on Oct. 27. This implementation is one of a growing number that allows the smallest, most rural court to the Supreme Court to accept filings from attorneys electronically.



A trailer tipped over on Highway 5 dumping a pontoon boat down a ravine at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 17 in Greenview. According to Johnson Brother's Marine employee Allen Burke, a passenger in the truck that was pulling the pontoon, when the trailer tipped sideways the pontoon just rolled off and down the hill. The boat didn't overturn and was later retrieved with a tow truck. No one was hurt in the incident. (photo by Janet Dabbs)



Donna Chapman of Community Leaders Educating About Resistance (CLEAR), standing at the podium, in white on the right, speaks to the entire middle school student body Thursday, Oct. 23 at a student assembly in the Morgan County R-II middle school gymnasium in Versailles. She discussed the origins and meaning of Red Ribbon Week then showed a video about the effects of drugs on the teen-aged brain, followed by a sixth grade class skit on the topic. (photo by Robin Fish)



Bob Worthey of Ervin Cable hugs Duane Miller, Versailles public works employee, Monday, Oct. 20 at the Co-Mo Connect building on Newton in Versailles. Worthey and his crew are preparing to do the underground cable work to hook Co-Mo Connect up to the head of the Co-Mo cable system in the building. Miller is marking the water pipes underground before Ervin Cable begins to dig. (photo by Robin Fish)


R-II School Menus
Thursday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 31


Nutrition Site Menus
Thursday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 31


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







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