Versailles News


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MCR2 middle school announces Student of the Week

Morgan County R-2 middle school has nominated sixth grade Kylie Hutchinson as Student of the Week for Nov. 9.

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MCR2 receives grant for Teen Outreach Program

Helps at-risk middle school students

Morgan County R-2 Schools recently received a $25,000 grant to implement a teen outreach program to help at-risk youth.

Families sign-ups for MCCKC’s Christmas for Kids are accepted through Dec. 11

Sign-ups for families to receive presents from the Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition’s (MCCKC) Christmas for Kids program is underway through Friday, Dec. 11.

First two MCR2 Middle School students of the week announced

The Morgan County R-2 Middle School announces its first two honorees for Student of the Week in November.

Former Morgan Co. sheriff's secretary pleads to stealing charges

A former secretary for the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office who was charged with felony theft from her place of employment last year has pled guilty to the charges against her and was placed on five years supervised probation.

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Lake Area Hearing Solutions opens new Versailles location

Lake Area Hearing Solutions opened new Versailles location with ribbon cutting ceremony with the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce Oct. 22.

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On Campus: Morgan County CLEAR educates MCR2 elementary students on prescription drugs

Versailles elementary students learned about prescription drug usage in mid-October as part of an educational effort of pill misuse by Morgan County CLEAR.

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Versailles Middle School announces October Student of the Month

Versailles Middle School recently announced eighth-grader Coby Williams as October Student of the Month.

UPDATE: Autopsy of Stover man shows death of natural causes

Law enforcement still consider incident ‘suspicious,’ leaves case open pending toxicology reports and family interviews

An autopsy of a Stover man found dead inside his home Thursday indicates he died of natural causes. However, law enforcement agencies said his death is still considered “suspicious” and are leaving the case open pending toxicology reports and family interviews.

20th Annual Community Comfort Knotting set for Nov. 3-4

The 20th Annual Community Comfort Knotting is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Central Missouri Produce Auction in Fortuna, Missouri.

Versailles driver examination testing facility makes permanent location change

On Nov. 3, the Driver Examination testing facility will permanently be located at 201 North Fisher Street in Versailles.

2015 Fiddlers Contest winners at Olde Tyme Apple Festival announced

A Smithton, Missouri woman took first place in the open division of the 2015 Fiddlers Contest, which is held annually at the Olde Tyme Apple Festival in Versailles.

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Williams names MCR2 Student of the Week

The eighth grade team recently nominated Coby Williams as October Student of the Week for the first week of October.

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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?”