“The Band Plays On”

     Only Six More Concerts This Summer There are only two more weekends for our Municipal Band to play this summer. We have several members who have left for college, and high school football games have begun, so our band will be a bit smaller, but we will play on. We all love to

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CCAD to meet Monday

The Cedar County Ambulance District board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 in the Stockton Ambulance Barn. Unfinished Business: CCMH Ambulance Service Proposal New Business: Closed session per RSMo 610.021 (11) Written Specifications for Competitive Bids.

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Crawford victory in Senate Special Election a win for Missouri farmers

Trustees of the Missouri Farm Bureau Regional Endorsement Committee representing the State Senate’s 28th District congratulate State Representative Sandy Crawford (R) on her successful campaign to complete the unexpired senatorial term of Mike Parson, who was elected lieutenant governor. Crawford won decisively with over 68 percent of the vote in the Aug. 8 Special Election.

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Order of Eastern Star plans fundraiser

The El Dorado Springs Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star will hold a BBQ dinner in the First Baptist Church family life center from 5-7:30 Saturday, Aug. 19. The FLC is located at 500 S. Main (use north entrance), El Dorado Springs; tickets are $10. The meal will include BBQ ribs or pulled pork,

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Square dance to national caller

On Friday, Aug. 18, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will dance to Jerry Junck (National Caller) and Kenton Sullivan from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building on the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada.  Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer.  All area dancers and interested persons are welcome.  For more

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians I learned something new this week; it relates to calling 911 during an emergency.  I discovered that when 911 calls go through a dispatcher, many times all types of volunteer emergency units are notified to respond, including fire departments, rescue squads and law enforcement.  Please be aware that when calling 911,

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Care Connection to offer benefits checkups

If you are one of the estimated 64,000 Missourians who lost Missouri Rx coverage in July, you may want to consider applying for governmental assistance to pay for food and other expenses. Care Connection for Aging Services is offering free “Benefits Checkups” to older adults who may need to re-evaluate their qualifications for various benefits

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Senators call for further investigation on Lifeline fraud

U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Rob Portman of Ohio, and Tom Carper of Delaware are requesting that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) refer to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) details on the specific instances of possible fraud it has identified in the

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