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PALPITATIONS Q: I have heart palpitations, a lot. Is this something I need to worry about? A: Palpitations are uncomfortable sensations that your heart is beating fast or irregular. You can feel pounding or fluttering in your chest. It may feel that your heart is skipping a beat. Although palpitations may be caused by heart

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Quilt raffle winner

Anna Hopkins, Stockton, was the winner of the quilt donated to the Cedar County Historical Society by Shirley-Hedges Potts for the Black Walnut Festival. The Society wishes to thank all of those who donated their time and made contributions to the museum during the festival this year. Judy Nichols, President and Museum Curator Cedar County

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Thank yous

The El Dorado Springs Church of Christ Food Pantry thanks Woods and its staff for conducting the Neighbor Helping Neighbor campaign. Thank you to all community members who bought the bags of groceries that were donated.  You have generously helped those who are hungry in El Dorado Springs. Danita Ehlers and Sherry Wiseman The family

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Cedar County Historical Society meets

by Connie Maupin The Cedar County Historical Society held its monthly meeting on Sept. 25 in the museum in Stockton. Those in attendance were President Judy Nichols, Vice President Judith Cain, Secretary Connie Maupin, Treasurer Shirley Potts, Marci Haralson, Louella Phipps, Sharyl Henry, Kenneth Potts, Chris Barber, Anna Laura Hopkins and Bob Phillips. The meeting

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TOPS Chapter 9319 morning group

by Linda Hall, Co-leader Sheryl Ann called our meeting to order and asked Kay to lead us in a song. Our song for the day was Count Your Calories. We had 20 weigh in today and a net loss of 13.4 lbs. Kadeana was our best loser with a loss of 6 lbs. We were

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Gardening Charlotte

October Gardening Chores This is one of the gardening chores I don’t look forward to, deciding what potted plants come inside for winter. Early in the month it’s time to start pruning and checking for any hitchhikers that may be inadvertently coming inside, too. To cut down on leaf drop, bring in plants a month

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El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce in the Spotlight Again

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Missouri Chamber Federation hosted the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Missouri Annual Fall Conference last week at the Hilton Convention Center, Branson. The conference brings together Missouri’s best and most active chamber organizations to discuss a variety of subjects impacting our state’s chambers, their membership, economic

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New books at Cedar County Library

Robert B. Parker’s The Hangman’s Sonnet by Reed Farrel Coleman – Struggling to hold himself together through Suitcase Simpson’s wedding while grieving the loss of his fiancée, Jesse Stone investigates the death of an elderly woman whose demise may be linked to the disappearance of a master recording tape by a decades-reclusive music genius. Enigma

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CMH celebrates 35th anniversary

Citizens Memorial Hospital is celebrating 35 years in business this week. The hospital opened its doors on Sept. 28, 1982, as a 53-bed not-for-profit hospital district. CMH began with three physicians on staff and 90 employees. The services offered at that time included emergency care, intensive care, obstetrics, surgery and recovery, medical-surgical care, laboratory, radiology,

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