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2018 Cedar County Youth Fair

Cedar County Fairgrounds Stockton June 20-23 Wednesday, June 20 3:00 p. m. Non-Livestock entries check-in begins. Attach entry tags and complete summary sheet. 5:00 p. m. Non-Livestock entries check-in ends; area closed for judging. Rabbit and Poultry check-in begins. 6:00 p.m. Rabbit show begins.  Poultry show will begin after Rabbit show.    Thursday, June 21

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ELDO NATIVE WINS AT NEVADA SPEEDWAY

ELDO NATIVE WINS AT NEVADA SPEEDWAY – Continuing his hot streak of the season, Craig Wood dominated the late model field to bag his third consecutive win of the season after battling door-to-door with Billy Humble of Rich Hill. Humble has been out of a car since 2015, but showed his competitors that he still

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DOBBS BAGS FIRST WIN OF SEASON

DOBBS BAGS FIRST WIN OF SEASON – Collecting his first win of the season and putting weekly competitor Rusty Skaggs to a halt on his hot streak, was Lucas Dobbs who bagged his first win of the season after competing with Joplin’s Kyle Thompson side-by-side for many laps. Thompson finished in the runner up spot,

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Woods Supermarket establishes internship

Woods Supermarket, headquartered in Bolivar is partnering with Southwest Baptist University to launch a training and internship program that gives SBU students an opportunity to receive career training with pay as they work with professionals in the grocery industry. “By working entry-level jobs the first year, and then advancing to management training, students will learn

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Walker School Alumni hold reunion 2018

by Neoma Foreman Welcoming the Walker School Alumni at the Walker Christian Church Saturday evening, June 2, was Larry Buckles, acting president. Vernille Cubbage gave a short history of the pledge to the American flag and then led in the pledge. Josh Bachand, youth minister at the Walker Christian Church asked the blessing on the

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NEVC Class of 2003 tours high school

The Northeast Vernon County Class of 2003 met at the high school in Walker and toured it Saturday afternoon. Those attending were: Wendy (Foreman) and Brandon Conley, and son, Trista (Long) Winter and family, Jill (Vantellman) Barend Jones and family, Brian and Hollie Koehn and family. Later, they went to the home of Melvin Koehn,

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TOPS MO #9319 El Dorado Springs morning group

Morning group TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the Methodist Church on Thursday, June 7,  for their weekly weigh-in and meeting. Leader Sheryl Ann Walker called the meeting to order. Carol led us in singing “To TOPS Club We Will Go.” We said our pledges. Marilyn led us in a series of stretching

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Gardening Charlotte

Fighting Japanese Beetles I was meandering through my garden at sunset when I spotted the beautiful iridescent green spots on a milkweed. Juvenile Japanese beetles, starting to hatch from last year’s buried grubs. For the next six weeks, it will be a battle between these wily bugs and me. The 3/8th of an inch hard

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66th Welch/Gerster reunion held

The reunion was held in the El Dorado Springs Civic Center. This is the 63rd reunion held in the El Dorado Springs Park and now the Civic Center. Everyone introduced themselves and how they were kin to the Welchs and Gersters. The group was called together by Nancy Bailey and Sharon Barger, remembering the loved

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CLASS OF 63 GATHERS

CLASS OF 63 GATHERS – The 1963 El Dorado Springs 55th HS class reunion was celebrated at the home of Roy and Elva Weber on Saturday, June 9, with a plethora of food including barbecued ribs and delicious brownies. Those attending were Roy Weber and Bob Eaves, recorder of the Class of 1963. Due to

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