Editorial

Notes of Interest

Ah, the U.S. Postal Service. A blessing to our free society, to be sure, but… During the past few weeks, we have gotten a lot of complaints from subscribers on certain routes, west of the Benton County line, who did not receive their copies of the last two or three editions of The Morgan County

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Notes of Interest

As a newspaper guy, I find fairs and festivals fun to cover. I am optimistically hopeful the 2017 Stover Fair Thursday through Saturday, June 15-17, will be a success. In my third year covering the Stover Fair, I think the fair board keeps getting better at hosting it. Also, after covering two or three Versailles

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Notes of Interest

Summer school ends Thursday, June 8 at Morgan County R-I School in Stover. Breathe free, all ye students! Your vacation is finally at hand! Only, be aware it will be “back to school” time in only a few short weeks. Before you know it, you’ll be trying on free shoes, picking up school supplies, and

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Notes of Interest

  In this week’s not-very-new news is a story that happened in late April, touching an even-less-new issue: mental health. A Stover man faces criminal charges for making threats and exposing himself in public. If I’m not too far off in my reading of the Mike Shields case, his actions, in my experienced opinion, may

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Notes of Interest

I know I sound like a broken record, but I’m going to keep bringing this up until it happens. Since a school year just ended, it might be a good time to give the idea another serious look. Here goes: I still think it would be a great idea for Stover High School to have

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Notes of Interest

Inside this newspaper are photos and profiles of the Stover High School class of 2017. I typed those profiles myself, so I got a close look at our 35 graduates’ most cherished high school memories and their plans for the future. One thing I noticed was how many of this year’s graduates plan to study

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