morgan county

Education
8:42 am
Tue May 6, 2014

SEMA funds new tornado safe room in Morgan County

Morgan County R-2 School District has finalized plans for a new auditorium. The district will use a grant from the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency—or SEMA, to help finance the project. Plans for the new auditorium call for the building to double as a safe room for tornadoes.

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Education
8:24 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Exam: Mo. lawmakers to decide fate of education bills as end of session nears

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Morgan County R-2 School District has finalized plans for a new auditorium that will double as a safe room for tornadoes. KBIA’s Marissanne Lewis-Thompson tells us the district will use a grant from the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to help finance the project.

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Crime
7:46 am
Mon July 22, 2013

ACLU files suit against Morgan County

The Morgan County Courthouse, located in Versailles.
Credit Trevor Harris / KBIA

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Morgan County. The suit alleges that Morgan County officials are violating people's constitutional rights by confiscating mail sent to jail detainees.

The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that the St. Louis-based ACLU of Eastern Missouri filed the federal lawsuit last week and asked a judge to certify the case as a class action. The ACLU also is seeking a preliminary injunction.

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Crime
8:01 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Suspect in MU student's kidnapping arrested

Brian Adkison
Credit Morgan County Sheriff's Department / KOMU

A man charged with kidnapping a University of Missouri student has been captured after eluding officers for several days.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that 23-year-old Brian Adkison of Columbia was caught while authorities were investigating a residential burglary call. He is jailed in Morgan County.

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