‘Wow. This is like a college’

Supt Mark Koca gives year end report On Friday, the Sun spoke with El Dorado Springs R-II Supt. Mark Koca about the construction improvements to the school in the past months. Q. I wanted to ask you how the new things at the school are working and what the future plans might be. “The elevator

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Mike & Joe’s Service Station, A family affair for 30 years

In a day of so many big corporations there are fewer and fewer family-owned and operated businesses. As they begin celebration of their 30th anniversary year, the owners and employees at Mike & Joe’s Service Station would like to thank their customers and vendors for supporting their business through the years. Joe Barger and Mike

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Joshua Jay Brown charged with murder

Ty Gaither, Cedar County Prosecuting Attorney, announced Friday the filing of a felony murder charge against Joshua Jay Brown for the Nov. 2, 2014, shooting death of William Collins. The felony murder complaint charges in three counts the death of William Collins resulting from the perpetration or immediate flight from the perpetration by Joshua Brown

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The Rock Wall

– We had an hour long wait to get into Sister Marcine Benham’s family night Friday. During the wait, I saw just about every cousin I’ve got. Didn’t have a clue about the couple in line ahead of us. I asked her if her tall leather boots were for snow. Yes, and she likes snow.

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Why Democrats Must Keep Open Borders

Editor: Regardless of the news that we hear of deaths, drugs, disease, etc that come from illegal immigrants, Democrats will not support border security. Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) made a clear statement that Democrats want to change the voting electorate in the United States through immigration. Some states allow illegal immigrants to vote in local

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Stockton License Office opens

The Stockton License Office, now located at 304 RB Rd., opened at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4. For office hours and days of operation for the Stockton License Office, please visit the License Office Location Map at http://dor.mo.gov/offloc/ or call (573) 674-1232. The management contract for the Stockton License Office was awarded to Lisa Gardner

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Co-ed volleyball to start new season

The Church Co-ed volleyball league will start again on Tuesday, Jan. 8, playing at the Community Center on Tuesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. We have six teams and could take two more. The cost is $12.50 per team per night. For more information, contact Jack Daniel at 417 -296-1336.

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Cedar County Sheriff’s Office solves a counterfeiting/forgery investigation

The investigation began when a Cedar County citizen reported trash dumping in the ditch near his residence.  Cedar County Detective Lt. Kevin Lowe responded to the location.  The trash turned out to be printed pages of counterfeit $5 and $20 bills, print cartridge boxes and other items. Further investigation by Detective Lowe, Chief Deputy Jason

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R-II Board may sign SRO agreement Thursday

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Board of Education will conduct an open session beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10,, in the  HS Library. In Old Business, the board is scheduled to consider and approve a school resource officer (SRO) agreement with the Cedar Co. Sheriff. Then the school will later participate in the

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BBB Advice on Evaluating Wedding Vendors

With the most popular months for weddings just a few months away, many wedding shows or expositions are scheduled early in the year. Better Business Bureau advises couples to look for ideas at shows but to be careful when booking or signing contracts for goods and services. Some vendors may offer show specials. Before grabbing

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