ST CLAIR COUNTY COMMISSION

The St. Clair County Commission met Monday, Aug. 28, with Robert Salmon, presiding commissioner; Leroy Strope, north commissioner; Gerald Williams south commissioner; Debbie Peden, county clerk and Marian McCaslin administrative assistant present. The Commission and Road and Bridge Supervisor Cole Cochran discussed mowing, road conditions, motor graders and brush cutters locations. A local citizen telephoned

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Drug take back Oct. 28

On Saturday, Oct, 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 14th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal

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Discover nature with MDC through fall color

As the heat of summer fades to the cool weather of fall, trees and shrubs around the Show-Me State transform from leaves of green to a fall-foliage color palette of golds, reds, oranges and purples. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages people to discover nature through fall-color adventures. “People can travel anywhere in Missouri

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Missouri veto session update

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, the Missouri General Assembly returned to Jefferson City for their constitutionally required veto session.  Unlike years past, the legislature did not face many Governor vetoes in 2017 and thus, had little to debate this week.  The Missouri Senate voted to censure one of their members for public comments made suggesting the

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Care Connection to observe Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Care Connection for Aging Services will observe the 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day Sept. 22 – the first day of fall.  The national event, with the theme “10 Years Standing Together to Prevent Falls,” raises awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. All of Care Connection’s 22 senior centers in 13

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El Dorado Springs R-II School Board holds brief meeting

After an executive session on Thursday, Sept. 14, in which the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board hired Shannon Perry and Marlene Dean as part-time Title 1 teachers, the regular meeting began.   All School Board members were present – Darrell Eason, Benny Brower, Chad Whitesell, Greg Beydler, Terry Shepard, Mark Burley and Josh Floyd

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Get ready to accept the challenge

Calendars are marked and the countdown is on for you to stand up and join the movement for improved roadway safety. The Missouri Department of Transportation and the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety are challenging you and those you know at home, work, school or in your community to buckle up and put your phone

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Fall is the time to gather nuts

Cooler temperatures and outdoor and community activities make autumn the favored season for many Ozarkers. But there is also one more reason to celebrate fall: it is the time to gather nuts. “Landowners in the Ozarks are blessed with a variety of nut growing trees. Each type has its own characteristics, needs and flavor,” said

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Bulldogs skin Wildcats

The El Dorado Springs Bulldog football team traveled to Slater High School on Friday night where the ElDo offense put up 44 first half points and defeated the Slater Wildcats 51-6. The Wildcats began the night on offense and failed to convert on 4th down, giving the Bulldogs the ball at their own 45-yard line.

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Lady Buffalos smash 10 games in 7 days

The 2017 ECHS volleyball season is rolling and the Lady Buffalos are in full stride. Coach Bryson and her girls hosted the OCH Eagles on Sept. 5; winning in two – 25-18 and 25-20. The two teams would meet again in 48 hours; the Lady Buffalos traveled to Overland Park, KS, on Sept. 7 with

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