Charles Bogard, left joins Shelby Howard and Tiffany Bogard as they show off their favorite gowns at the first annual CinderFella Formal Wear sale sponsored by the Tigerettes dance team Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Morgan County R-II middle school gymnasium in Versailles. (photo by Robin Fish)
Approximately three inches of show fell on Versailles Saturday, and Sunday, Feb. 28 and March 1 bringing cancellations of some church services and family fun. Having finished shoveling the walk, the Zolecki family of 301 W. Washington St. plays in the snow. Pictured are Anna Zolecki, left, Cindy Zolecki, Christine, facing Cindy and Joel Zolecki. (photo by Robin Fish)
The Morgan County R-II middle school in Versailles held a dance Friday, Feb. 27 in the gymnasium. While the music played inside, the snack bar did steady business just outside the gym. Manning the snack bar were Jaida Ecklund, left, Kylie Viebrock, Gracie Hamrick and Josh Denman. (photo by Robin Fish)
Judy Shellhart, left, and Eddie Galbraith participate in the trivia game led by Dawne Cooper Friday, Feb. 27 in the activity room/dining hall of Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles. The activity is part of the endeavor to keep the residents’ minds active and strong. (photo by Robin Fish)
Laney Campbell takes the white caps off the grey metal fittings and places them in separate bins Thursday, Feb. 26 at Quality Industries in Versailles. Several others are working on the same task at other tables. This is a project Quality Industries is working on for Gates. (photo by Robin Fish)
Clark Hunter, left, looks on as Versailles police officer James Burkhart collects insurance information from George Colburn after an accident Thursday, Feb. 26 on Monroe Street across from the courthouse in Versailles. Hunter was backing out of a parking spot and hit Colburn’s car, breaking the lens on Hunter’s rear light assembly. (photo by Robin Fish)
The Morgan County Health Center board of trustees learned the MoHepC Alliance has resumed funding free Hepatitus C Virus testing at the center at the meeting Monday, Feb. 23 at the center in Versailles.
The Radiant Rascals 4-H club members made over 100 valentines for the residents at the Good Shepherd nursing home in Versailles for their February community service project. Club Vice President Lindsay Walls, left, visited and distributed the valentines on Saturday, Feb. 14. The residents gave hugs, smiles and thanks for the wonderful surprise. Here she gives Eddie Galbraith his valentine.
Our next event will be a country and gospel concert by David Mays at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 7. Mays looks and sings like country’s hit-making vocalist Charley Pride. He will bring his impressive stage presence to the Royal Theatre in Versailles.
Everything on the homestead is peaceful but awful cold. Last Monday it was so cold outside that our chickens did not even come out of the hen house. By Tuesday they came out into the coop. Later that day they finally ventured out to the snow. Our dogs loved it. Dakota our border collie was out eating the snow. If I had flavored juice I would have made him a snow cone. Does that mean that maybe the weather is getting better? I sure hope so.
The Morgan County Health Center has announced it has a signed contract to continue to provide services for the federal year 2015 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, the Morgan County Health Center will be able to serve 552 persons eligible for WIC every month.
The Grow and Glow Garden Club FGCM met Tuesday, Feb. 17 in the Community Room at Tipton Co-Mo Rural Electric Cooperative. Each member brought a can of cherry pie filling to donate to Tipton Oak Manor to provide treats of cobblers for the residents.
The Radiant Rascals 4-H Club’s next scheduled meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, March 16, at a new meeting location, the Lackey Building at the Morgan County Fairgrounds in Versailles. The Radiant Rascals did not have a club meeting in February due to inclement weather.
Lake Studio for the Arts owner Debbie Williams displays a watercolor of geraniums painted by local artist Bonnie Armstrong Saturday, Feb. 20 at the studio in Sunrise Beach. The studio will open in March, and will offer art classes and a teacher’s co-op, where the studio is available at no charge for instructors to schedule and manage their own classes.