Government

City council recaps Stover Fair, sets budget hearing

The Stover City Council Monday, June 19 discussed the success of the 2017 Stover Fair with fair board president Marty Weber. The fair was Thursday, June 15 through Saturday, June 17 in the Stover city park. Weber gave credit to the Stover Park Board, the city council, and the city’s maintenance crew for their help

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Fair board meets early to review final checklist

The Stover Fair Board moved up its June meeting to Tuesday, June 6 at Stover Legion Memorial Park, due to the short timeframe between its regular meeting date, Tuesday, June 13, and the first day of the 2017 Stover Fair Thursday June 15. Fair board president Marty Weber said this was “to allow more time

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Health center to re-evaluate annual health fair; adjusts some service fees

The Morgan County Health Center board of directors Wednesday, June 7 discussed the latest county health fair in April. “Attendance keeps dropping,” said center administrator Shawn Brantley. “We need to figure out what we are going to do with the health fair. Otherwise, the time and effort could be better spent elsewhere, attending to services.”

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County meets Agri-Ready requirements

The Morgan County Commission Tuesday, June 6, affirmed the county meets the program requirements to receive Missouri Farmers Care Agri-Ready designation. This is a voluntary program of Missouri Farmers Care (MFC) that recognizes counties that actively support Missouri agricultural enterprise. The commissioners certified Morgan County will abide by certain Missouri Farmers Care Agri-Ready guidelines and

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Park board approves fair gate

The Stover Park Board Thursday, May 25 agreed to allow the Stover Fair Board to install a gate across Legion Drive to restrict vehicle access to the park during the Stover Fair. The fair board had requested approval to sink permanent gateposts on both sides of the park drive, and to hang a temporary gate

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Grantham appointed municipal judge

The Stover City Council passed an ordinance Monday, May 22 appointing the Hon. Stephen Grantham judge of the city’s municipal court. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens officially appointed Grantham judge of Morgan County’s associate circuit court Thursday, May 18, following the retirement of the Hon. Kevin Schehr at the end of April. Schehr had also served

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