Opinion

Library Bookworm

by Stacey Embry,Director, Morgan County Library The week after summer reading program (SRP) was spent catching our breath. Wednesday morning rolled around and we had 11 kids for story time. Keep in mind we averaged more than 80 children per event for the last nine weeks, so 11 was kind of a big deal. Well, actually

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Florence News

by Kerry Hampy 660-368-2825 Funeral services for Sid Hawks, 69, were Monday, Aug. 14 at Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles. Sid passed away suddenly Thursday, Aug. 10 at his home in Florence. He did a lot of work making the town of Florence look better. Funeral services for Lloyd Goode, 76, were Thursday, Aug. 10

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Dr. Seuss once penned: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” This quote is very fitting for the individuals involved in the Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition and the many volunteers who make the Back to School Fair an annual event. Their

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Ivy Bend News

by Charlotte Gaden 573-372-2743 Jerry Young, a longtime Ivy Bend resident and friend to many, passed away last week after a long illness. He leaves his wife Sharon of their home. There are no funeral plans scheduled at this time.

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Florence News

  by Kerry Hampy 660-368-2825 Marie Zimmerschied, 99, died Saturday, July 29 at the Sylvia Thompson Residence Center in Sedalia. She was born in the Florence area. Graveside services were Friday, Aug. 4 at Highland Sacred Gardens in Sedalia. Among her survivors is her son Allen and Joyce Zimmerschied. More than 20 people attended the

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