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School board makes personnel decisions

The Morgan County R-I school board made several personnel changes during a brief, mostly closed meeting Monday, Aug. 7, on the eve of the 2017-2018 school year. The Morgan County R-I school board made several personnel changes during a brief, mostly closed meeting Monday, Aug. 7, on the eve of the 2017-2018 school year. The

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Ivy Bend fire continues equipment overhaul

The Ivy Bend Fire and Rescue board Wednesday, Aug. 2 received a progress report about ongoing equipment repairs and upgrades. • Nozzles, fittings, and trash hooks approved for purchase in July were installed on Truck 901. • A 2,500-gallon dump tank was purchased from the Stover Rural Fire Protection District to replace a 1,500-gallon tank.

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Highway Patrol Report

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following recent accident this week. Edwards, Sopshire A Stover man was involved in a two-vehicle accident that resulted in an injury 1:55 a.m. Monday, July 31 on eastbound Interstate 64, west of Interstate 55, in St. Louis city. The accident occurred when an eastbound 2013 Ford Escape driven

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Haw Creek bridge to be painted

The Route M bridge over Haw Creek in Morgan County is slated to be painted during the next few weeks. According to a Friday, Aug. 4 press release from the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), the work will involve sandblasting the bridge to remove the old paint, then putting a new coat of paint on

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Florence fire receives conservation grant

Fire Chief Bruce Berg told the Florence Community Fire Department board Thursday, Aug. 3 about a Thursday, July 20 visit to the Florence fire station by Mason Roan and Dilan Simmons of the Missouri Department of Conservation. Fire Chief Bruce Berg told the Florence Community Fire Department board Thursday, Aug. 3 about a Thursday, July

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