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)



Bob Worthey of Ervin Cable hugs Dennis 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)


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)



Hannah Orcutt, left, Tiffany Bogard and Arabela Rowland rehearse their roles as the wierd sisters in Macbeth Off-Kilter Thursday, Oct. 16. The play will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday Oct. 23 and Friday, Oct. 24 at the Royal Theater in Versailles. (Photo by Robin Fish)

High school play Oct. 23 and 24 at the Royal
The Versailles High School play performances will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 and Friday, Oct. 24 at the Royal Theatre.


College/Career Fair to be held at Morgan Co. R-II School Commons
The annual Morgan County R-II College and Career Fair will be held in the High School Commons area from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 22. There will be representatives from various colleges, technical schools and military branches to share information and answer any questions students or parents may have about their institutions. This is open to any student and/or parent who is interested in post-secondary training of any kind. Please take advantage of this opportunity to gather information about your future. For more information please contact Krista Wilson or Roberta Spieler at the high school at 378-4697.



Brittany Liebl, front left, Hannah Rayl, Dani Nickels; second row left, Veronica Wilbanks, Austin Owsley, and Megan Edwards auditioned Sept. 6 and participated in the All-District Choir Oct. 11. These Morgan County R-II high school students “performed very challenging college level music with some of the best singers in the West Central District,” said Lori Croy, Versailles choir teacher. (photo by Robin Fish)



Brooklynn Bryant, left, Delaney Brumm, Shade Bullock and Dani Nickels travelled to Tan-Tara Sunday and Monday, Oct. 12 and 13, for a Family Career and Community Leaders of America leadership training conference. They joined approximately 1400 other students from around the state at the conference. (photo by Robin Fish)



Four Morgan County R-II high school students traveled to Camdenton to audition for the All-District Band Tuesday, Oct. 14. The district consists of schools such as Eldon, Blair Oaks, Jefferson City, School of the Osage, Camdenton, Waynesville, Rolla, Crocker, Linn, and quite a few others. The school was well represented because of the four students that auditioned, all four made the all-district band. They are Jack Troyer, left, first chair timpani in the honor band and eligible to audition for the All-State Band, Sydney Troyer, seventh chair trombone in the concert band, Zach Kays, ninth chair trombone in the concert band and Zach Moss, fifth chair tuba in the concert band (photo by Robin Fish)



Katie Flieger shows some of the items for sale, Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Tiger Store at Morgan County R-II middle school in Versailles. She is wearing one of the homemade purses. Burlap footballs are behind her along with dolls and pillows. (photo by Robin Fish)




Missouri Ave. will have hearing
A hearing concerning the Missouri Avenue Apartments, 700 Missouri Ave. in Versailles, is scheduled at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia.


Versailles Police Report
Wednesday, Oct. 15 to Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
The Versailles Police Department recently responded to the following:


Food establishment inspections
The Morgan County Health Center conducted food establishment inspections for Oct. 6 to Oct. 17. Results shown include the critical violations and the number of non-critical violations.


Associate Circuit Court


Morgan County Land Transfers


Camden County planning & zoning
discusses non-conforming properties
by Janet Dabbs
The Camden County Planning and Zoning Commission recently discussed several rezoning cases that were incorrectly zoned in the initial zoning process, and that could be legally grandfathered-in as non-conforming conditional use properties.


Sunrise Beach residents closer to clean drinking water
by Janet Dabbs
More than 100 Sunrise Beach residents are closer to having cleaner drinking water.



Gravois Mills Board Chairman Bob Swengrosh, right, swears in newly-appointed Gravois Mills Trustee Michael Hudgins Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Gravois Mills City Hall. Hudgins fills the term of resigning trustee Jack Feller. (Janet Dabbs)


R-II School Menus
Thursday, Oct. 16 to Friday, Oct. 24


Nutrition Site Menus
Thursday, Oct. 16 to Friday, Oct. 24


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






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