Versailles News


Closures planned on Missouri 135 in Morgan Co.

Crews with the MoDOT will replace culvert pipes along Missouri 135 in Morgan County through Tuesday. The work will result in the closure of 135 in the following locations:

Victims identified in double fatal Morgan Co. fire

Authorities have identified the victims who died in an apartment fire in Barnett, last Friday.

Double fatal fire in Morgan County

The cause for a structure fire where two people died Friday morning is under investigation in Morgan County.

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2014 Apple Festival Schedule of Events

The Olde Tyme Apple Festival is set for this Saturday, Oct. 4.

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‘The Sound of Music’ will get audiences ‘Jumpin’ and Jivin’’

2014 Apple Festival Musical starts community event with the return of a popular classic

“The Sound of Music” will kick-off a six-performance series at 7 p.m. Thursday, and guests can reminisce in the familiar tunes and classic story of Maria, Capt. Von Trapp and his seven children becoming a united family in World War II laden Austria.

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Relive the glory days and get ‘Jumpin’ and Jivin’ to the 1940s’

For 35 years, the annual Olde Tyme Apple Festival in Versailles has seen visitors enjoy its numerous fun-filled activities and contests, delicious apple-inspired and old-fashioned food, and true small-town event aura.

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Rails to Trails Conservancy submits bid for Rock Island Line property

Ameren Missouri plans to make decision on former railroad by Aug. 31

The possibility of turning about 145 miles of the inactive Rock Island Railroad line into a biking and hiking trail could come to fruition.

Enrollment open for SFCC — Lake of the Ozarks, Eldon and Versailles

Returning and new students may now enroll in fall classes at the State Fair Community College Lake campus and in Eldon and Versailles. Fall classes begin Aug. 18.

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Back to School 2014: Under construction

School districts continue building efforts as school year begins

Summer construction has transformed the looks of all four major Lake Area school districts.

New State Fair campus to open in Versailles this fall

State Fair Community College announced June 24 it will open its ninth satellite campus site this fall in Versailles.

High percentage of school buses pass MSHP inspection

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F’s annual inspection of Mid-Missouri school buses scores most Lake Area buses as safe.

Animal rescue in Morgan Co.

The Humane Society of Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Task Force, in cooperation with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, is rescuing more than 150 cats, dogs, horses and goats from a property outside of Barnett in Morgan County.

Morgan Co. man killed when tractor overturns

A Morgan County man died when the farm tractor he was driving slid backward down a hill and overturned.

City of Versailles approves $1.119 million 2014 budget

The Versailles City Council approved their budget for 2014 in early December.

Helping during the holidays

: Local organizations, individuals organize ways to give gifts to children in need for Christmas

Learn about the various programs in Lake Area that provide Christmas gifts for children, how families can sign up and how residents can donate or adopt children’s names in which to give presents.