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Offices closed Good Friday

The following offices will be closed Friday, March 30 in observance of Good Friday: Morgan County Courthouse, Morgan County R-I School (closed Friday, March 30 through Monday, April 2), Morgan County Health Center, West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, and the newspaper offices of The Morgan County Press and The Versailles Leader-Statesman.

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Man dies in Gravois motorcycle accident

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following recent accident: Benton/Flood/Jackson/Vogt Michael L. Benton, 51, of Wentzville, died in a four-vehicle accident noon Friday, March 9, on Highway 5 north of Valley Road in Morgan County. The accident occurred when a southbound 2006 Hyundai Elantra driven by Andrew J. Jackson, 31, of Gravois Mills, crossed

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Commission considers Liberty Tree

The Morgan County Commission Thursday, March 8, considered the planting of a “Liberty Tree” somewhere in Morgan County. Ellen Conrad from Versailles Community Betterment presented information about the Liberty Tree. She said she and 4-H representative Elaine Anderson were trying to get a grant to plant the tree in the county. A response to the

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