Keep gifts out of sight

“It’s that wonderful holiday season. I encourage people to keep their gifts and valuables out of sight in their locked cars and make sure they or their neighbors get deliveries off the porches,” said El Dorado Springs Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck. “We’ve seen some larcenies from unlocked vehicles.” “That’s just some of the ideas,” the

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Christmas Basket Project updates for volunteers

Through this Saturday, Dec. 8, toys valued from $10 to $20 may be dropped off at Fugate Motors. One truck has already been filled. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 9 a.m. volunteers are needed to wrap the hundreds of gifts the community has so generously donated. Bring your scissors and your holiday spirit and join us

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Christmas Basket Project updates for recipients

If you applied for a Christmas Basket this year, you should receive a confirmation letter by this Friday, Dec. 7. If you do not receive the letter, please call 296-5403. If you are receiving delivery, you will be notified in the letter. On Saturday, Dec. 15, you must bring your confirmation letter with you to

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Hartzler applauds President signing USMCA

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) on Friday made the following statement about the President’s signing of the U.S.- Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA) at the G20 Summit in Argentina. “I am pleased with the President’s signing today of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement. We are moving in the right direction in providing certainty for our farmers,

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians I would like to encourage constituents to make their voices heard by completing the 2019 legislative survey that is now posted online. This is a great way for everyone in District 125 to provide their thoughts and feedback on the issues we will consider this session as well as the issues

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Weekly dose of good news

As Christmas shopping begins, small business confidence remains at a near-record high. A National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) survey credits a strong labor market, high profit trends, and historically low inflation for that high confidence. This survey is taken monthly, looking at the practices of small businesses nationwide, and is considered to be a

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Christmas open house scheduled at the Cedar County MU Extension Center

The Cedar County MU Extension Center would like to invite the public to our Christmas Open House to welcome Tammy Ikerd the new MU Extension Cedar County Engagement Specialist in Youth Development.  The event will be on December 11th at the Cedar County MU Extension Center in the basement of the Cedar County Courthouse in

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OATS board elects 2019 officers

The OATS, Inc. state Board of Directors held their last meeting of the year in Columbia on Nov. 26. The following individuals were elected as officers for 2019: President: Mel Sundermeyer, Holt Summit. Vice-President: Krissy Sinor, Springfield. Secretary/Treasurer: Donna Turnbough, Paris.

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Two named to honors bands

After a long wait, I found out yesterday that Libby Toliver made 5th Chair Clarinet in the Conference Band and Alexis Barnett made 9th Chair in the Percussion section. I am very proud of these girls for their hard work to make this ensemble. If you see them, give them a pat on the back.

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New Missouri Public Notices website

Missouri Press Association is excited to announce the revamping of our statewide public notices site, mopublicnotices.com, is nearly complete, and training will start next week. At the last Missouri Press Association board meeting in September, members voted to update our website to a text-based site from a PDF-based site.  During the last two years, Public

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