The Rock Wall

I mentioned in the cutline for a copperhead that you never know when or where one will show up.  Same with bad news. Sunday afternoon about 4, Kimball and I had just gotten home from the 148th homecoming at Concord Missionary Baptist Church and after the delicious carry-in dinner doubted that we would ever be

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BBB tips finding trustworthy child care

For working parents, finding reliable care for their children can be a tall order. Better Business Bureau advises parents to take plenty of time interviewing caregivers and visiting child care centers before settling on one. Parents need to determine first what kind of care they need: Full or part-time, in-home or facility-based. Consider the location

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Violence in America

Editor: What is the Cause of this bloody violence and is there a Cure? The weekend of July 3 & 4, 2019 was a time of bloody violence that deserves the attention of everyone one who loves and cares about America and the future for our children and those we love.  In El Paso, TX

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Spicer Grimsley VFW Post Centennial celebration Sept. 21

This year will mark the 100th anniversary of VFW Post 257. It is the oldest continuously active Post in the state of Missouri. It was mustered in on Nov. 18, 1919, as Harris Spicer Post 257 with 17 chapter members. It derived its name form a local soldier serving with the AEF who was killed

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Square Dance Friday night

On Friday, August 16, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have a dance with Jay Wright calling.  This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada.  Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer.  All area dancers and interested persons are

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The Band Plays On

Municipal Band Playing Band Member Favorites   Your Municipal Band gets a little smaller every weekend as we send another member or two off to college. We only have three more weekends to play, so be sure to come on down every Friday and Saturday evening from 8 to 9 and Sunday afternoon from 2

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Hartzler Missouri Task Force 1 bill heads to White House

At the end of July, the Senate passed my legislation supporting Missouri Task Force 1, H.R. 639 the National Urban Search and Rescue Parity Act. This bill passed the House in April and establishes clear policy allowing federal employees to serve on FEMA Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Forces. Specifically, my bill clarifies a

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CEDAR COUNTY COURT

The following misdemeanors have been disposed in Cedar County. Midland Funding LLC v Marilyn Allen, Jerico Springs. Judgment entered $636.06, 8/6/19. Dana Lee Bowman, Mosby, failure to register mtr veh, 6/6/11. Fine: six month court supervised probation, 8/7/19. Bryce Holden Collins, Stockton, minor visibly intoxicated/blood alcohol content more than .02%-1st offense, 6/8/19. Fine: one year

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CEDAR COUNTY SHERIFF

08/04 • Received call of a subject wanting to commit suicide on E 350 Rd El Dorado.  Handled by officer. • Sonic Drive Inn Stockton called and asked to have subject removed from premises.  Gone when officer arrived. • Received call of property damage on E 1480 Rd Stockton.  Caller claims suspect broke in and

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