Man pleads guilty to sodomy

According to the Cedar County Prosecutor, on April 8, 2019, Garry Floyd plead guilty to two counts of statutory sodomy 2nd degree. The Defendant received a sentence of 14 years and was sentenced to the Missouri Sexual Offender Assessment Unit (SOAU).

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Moore pleads guilty to child molestation

According to the Ceddar County Prosecutor. on March 20, Robert Moore plead guilty by Alford plea to two counts of child molestation 1st degree. Sentencing hearing is set for June 10, 2019, at 1 p.m.

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Hartzler Legislation supporting Missouri Task Force 1 Passes House

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler’s legislation supporting Missouri Task Force one passed the House today, moving the measure one step closer to law. The National Urban Search and Rescue Parity Act (H.R. 639) establishes clear policy allowing federal employees to serve on FEMA Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Forces. Hartzler’s bill clarifies a 2016 law which

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Square Dance in Nevada

On Friday, April 19, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold a dance with Al Frasier, National Caller from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer. All dancers and interested persons are invited. For more information, call

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Missouri S&T announces honor list

Missouri University of Science and Technology announces the names of students who made the honor list for the Fall 2018 semester. Dennis Floyd II, senior, El Dorado Springs; electrical engineering. To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of 3.2 or above

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Capitol Perspectives: Let Parson be Parson

by Phill Brooks As the Kansas City Star noted just before the legislature went on its spring break, it’s been a rough beginning for Missouri’s Republican governor. The Republican-controlled House sidelined Mike Parson’s idea for a state bond-issue debt to repair bridges. Republicans also have questioned his idea to provide scholarships to low and middle

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Hartzler opposes measure to provide more government control over the internet

Legislation would make it even more difficult to obtain broadband access in rural areas Citing the need to preserve a free and open internet, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler today voted against HR 1644, Democrat-led legislation which would impose new government restrictions on the internet, stifling investment and innovation, making it more difficult to expand broadband into

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Route 54 Cruisers 26th Annual Car Show Saturday, May 11

Registration starts at 8  and ends at 11. The American Legion Post 230 of Stockton will present the colors at 2. The El Dorado Springs VFW Post 257 will be honored for 100 years of continuous service to our community. The VFW will present and explain the ceremony of the folding of the American flag

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VFW Post 257 News

If anyone would like to meet with our Post Veterans Service Officer, he will be available at the Post home at the corner of First and Pine Streets in El Dorado Springs.  He is available each Friday afternoon from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the VFW, please call Commander

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Statement from Gov. Parson on Missouri Senate Action on Infrastructure

Governor Mike Parson makes a statement on Missouri Senate Action on Infrastructure. “During this year’s State of the State address, I called for the legislature to prioritize an infrastructure plan that would address critical infrastructure needs across our entire state without raising taxes. I appreciate the collaborative efforts by the Senate and the House on

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