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Read the stories below and more in The Versailles Republican dated September 20, 2018.

Tyson Fund awards nearly $700,000

The annual celebration of “Uncle” Jim Tyson’s 162nd birthday made a lot of people happy in the town of Versailles. Friday night, September 14 it was a full house at the Tyson United Methodist Church fellowship hall as seven entities gathered with their groups to see what amount of the $693,495.00 they would be granted in this cycle.

To read the entire story written by Wanda English Burnett, Editor, on the front page of The Versailles Republican, click the image or click here.

Milan church sustains extensive damage

The pastor of the Lighthouse Baptist Church, Milan, told The Versailles Republican that the church he loves has been vandalized. “Our church is old, but we take good care of it,” he noted, saying the congregation of about 65 people have poured a lot of time and effort into getting and keeping the church looking nice. It was built in 1832 so there is a lot of history around the building itself. Inside, it has been renovated and is as modern as any church built today.

To read the entire story written by Wanda English Burnett, Editor, pick up a copy of the September 10 edition of The Versailles Republican.
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Murder suspect denied Motion to Dismiss

Prosecuting attorney, Ric Hertel, released information today that accused murder suspect, Nathaniel Walmsley, had his Motion to Dismiss denied on September 10. Walmsley and co-defendant, Al Trimnell, stand accused of felony murder surrounding the overdose death of Walmsley’s wife, Rachael Walmsley, last year in Batesville.

To read the entire article pick up a copy of the September 20 edition of The Versailles Republican.
School safety continues to be priority

Milan School Resource Officer Noel Houze had learned about an app that could be a useful tool when dealing with violence in schools, such as an active shooter incident. “I’d known about it for a while, but thought it would probably be too expensive,” he shared with the Osgood Journal last week. However, when Officer Houze began to do some research in the early part of this year, he found the program was affordable and now Milan is completely on line with it.

To read the entire article written by Wanda English Burnett, Editor, pick up a copy of the September 20 edition of The Versailles Republican.

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