Opinion

Ivy Bend News

by Charlotte Gaden 573-372-2743 Skipper’s Bar & Grille hosted its annual community Christmas party Sunday, Dec. 10. More than 50 people attended. Skipper’s served ham, and everybody brought covered dishes. There was plenty to eat. The decorations were great. The “white elephant”-style gift exchange was a lot of fun. The Ivy Bend Resort continues to

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Library Bookworm

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library Some days I bring a bag to work, some days I do not. One day last week, I should have because I left the library with five checked-out items even though I had not planned on checking anything out. It started with a request from my daughter. She

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Bulldog Bulletin

by Brenda Steffens Director of Communications MCR-I Schools Paraprofessionals are a vital link in the school district. Paraprofessionals, also known as paras, work with teachers to ensure all the students’ needs are met. These ladies make a difference in the lives of many students each and every day, whether it is helping with a lesson,

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Florence News

by Kerry Hampy 660-368-2825 Derek Warnke and Brittany Cotner of Lake Ozark were Sunday, Dec. 10 dinner guests of Donald and Ruth Ann Warnke. Art and Mary Petty were Tuesday, Dec. 5 visitors of Geneva Hampy. Lloyd and Ellen Bremer spent Sunday, Dec. 3 and Monday, Dec. 4 in Branson. Duane Schroder was a Saturday,

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Ivy Bend News

by Charlotte Gaden 573-372-2743 The Ivy Bend community Christmas party is scheduled 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at Skipper’s. Meat will be supplied by Skipper’s. Guests should bring a covered dish. There will be a gift exchange. Men wanting to participate should bring a man’s gift, and ladies should bring a lady’s gift, no more

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Florence News

by Kerry Hampy 660-368-2825 Visitation for Carla Henderson, 64, was Friday, Dec. 1 at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia. The family had private funeral services later. The Florence Community Fire Department’s annual meeting is scheduled 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at St. John United Church of Christ. More than 70 people enjoyed the Florence Community

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