Versailles News


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Enjoy a longstanding Lake tradition at the Olde Tyme Apple Festival

For more than 30 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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Creating apple orchards in Versailles

Local businessman, former Chamber board president cultivates orchard project for festival

As Versailles Chamber board president Jim Dykzeul was sitting at the organization’s booth during a past Old Tyme Apple Festival, he thought to himself, “Where are the apples?”

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‘Mary Poppins’ teaches ‘anything can happen if you let it’

See the classic story come to The Royal Theatre stage starting Thursday

As Angela and Macy have bonded on stage as a family, new and returning members of the cast have grown close as they learned about the strength of family during this musical community theater adaptation of “Mary Poppins,” which runs Thursday through Saturday and Oct. 8-10 at The Royal Theatre.

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Melissa Howard wins MCR2 Summer 2015 Tiger Pride Contest

Morgan County R-2 Schools (MCR2) has awarded Melissa Howard a free athletic pass for being the winner of their Summer 2015 Tiger Pride Facebook Contest.

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MCR2 homecoming this Friday

Versailles High School goes back in time as they prepare for their 2015 Homecoming football game against the Eldon Mustangs.

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MCR2 middle school announces Student of the Month

Morgan County R-2 middle school has named seventh-grader Dylan McAfoos as Student of the Week for the week of Sept. 7.

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A Tiger with no name

The Versailles new mascot seeks a name

The Morgan County R-2 Schools and the community of Versailles have a new Tiger in town, but their furry friend has no name.

DAR chapter to honor Constitution Day Sept. 17

In celebration of Constitution Day, The Daughters of the American Revolution will be holding a public reading of the original 1787 Constitution of the United States at noon Thursday, Sept. 17 on the steps of the Morgan County Courthouse in Versailles.

Miller County prepares for resident payback

Other local entities review tax levies

The Miller County Commission and County Clerk Clinton Jenkins held a public hearing Aug. 28 to set the 2016 tax rate.

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Three Versailles residents face drug charges following multi-agency home search

One Versailles man also faces two unlawful use of weapon charges

Two men and one woman face drug possession charges after methamphetamine was allegedly found in Versailles home.

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A Lincoln man wins big in Missouri Lotto

Bryan Bock and his girlfriend, Joyce Schokker, were just like everyone else, trying to make a living and keep bills paid while running their cattle farm in Lincoln, Missouri, and Bock Auto Sales in Versailles.

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MCR2 welcomes new teachers

The Morgan Country R-2 school district held a New Teacher Academy Aug. 5-6 for all new 2015/16 teachers entering the district.

Two area residents killed in separate accidents

Two area residents were killed Sunday in two separate accidents.

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Winning lotto ticket sold in Versailles

One ticket sold there for the Aug. 8 drawing matched all six numbers drawn to win the $5.7 million jackpot. The winning numbers are: 3, 4, 18, 21, 23 and 34.

Former Morgan County Sheriff’s secretary’s trial set to begin Nov. 10 in Miller County

A former secretary for the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office who was charged with seven counts of felony theft from her place of employment last year will start a jury trial Nov. 10 in Miller County.