Community

Hospital sets tax levy

At the Aug. 19 meeting of the Cedar County Hospital Board of Trustees, the board held a public hearing on the proposed tax levy. The county’s total assessed valuation for the tax year 2019 is $182,400,023, and the amount of property tax revenue budgeted for 2019 is $278,707. The board approved the tax rate of

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Burglary suspect arrives at scene while search warrant being executed

One Milo resident was charged Tuesday at the conclusion of a burglary investigation. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said his office took a report Monday afternoon of a burglary on 2600 Rd, Northeast of Sheldon. Mosher said, “the suspect vehicle was located at a residence Tuesday evening by a Sheriff’s Deputy, with the help of

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LOCAL RESIDENTS CHOSEN AS MISSOURI FARM FAMILY FOR CEDAR COUNTY

LOCAL RESIDENTS CHOSEN AS MISSOURI FARM FAMILY FOR CEDAR COUNTY – Josh and Chelsea Abercrombie and family of Stockton were among the families honored during the 61st annual Farm Family Day, Aug. 12 at the Missouri State Fair. The Abercrombie family was selected as the Cedar County Farm Family by University of Missouri Extension in

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Drugs seized from Nevada home in multi-agency raid

One person was arrested Thursday evening after Detectives with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and Nevada Police Department executed a search warrant in the 300 block of E. Locust Street in Nevada. According to Sheriff’s Office Officials, suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located during the search. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said the search

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New books at Cedar County Library

One Good Deed by David Baldacci – A thriller introducing straight-talking World War II veteran and recent prison inmate, Aloysius Archer. Outfoxed by Sandra Brown – This novel features Sandra Brown’s signature combination of romance and high-suspense plot twists. Old Bones by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child – This Agent Pendergast thriller finds young curator

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Cards of Thanks

The El Dorado Springs Senior Center would like to sincerely thank the following businesses for supporting our 2019 Placemat Fundraiser. Your contribution to our Center is needed and appreciated. Evan’s Drugs, Physicians Medical, Community National Bank, LCN Graphics, Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, El Dorado Cycle & Outdoor Equipment, Lowery Hearing Specialist, Sheldon Funeral Home, Shannon &

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TOPS MO # 9319 El Dorado Springs morning group

TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the United Methodist Church, 201 E Broadway on Thursday, Aug. 29, for their weekly weigh-in and meeting. Leader Susan Sandel called our meeting to order, we said our TOPS and KOPS Pledges. Kay led us in singing “Eating Fewer Calories.” Melissa reported on the contest, this is

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FIRE DEPARTMENT GETS NEW EQUIPMENT

FIRE DEPARTMENT GETS NEW EQUIPMENT – Clint Stacy models one of the Fire Department’s new coats. Fire Chief Bob Floyd was at the City Council meeting on Thursday, Aug. 29, and brought some of the new equipment with him including some of the hand-held radios. The department has eight new sets (a set is boots,

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Cedar County Historical Society meets

By Judy Nichols The Cedar County Historical Society met on Monday, Aug. 26, at the museum in Stockton.  Members present were, President Judy Nichols, Vice President Judith Cain, Treasurer Anna Hopkins, Chris Barber and Bob Phillips.  Secretary Connie Maupin was not able to attend, so Judy Nichols recorded the meeting minutes. Judy Nichols reported on

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BOOTBLOCK BRINGS IN MONEY FOR MDA

BOOTBLOCK BRINGS IN MONEY FOR MDA – According to Fire Chief Bob Floyd, the El Dorado Springs Fire Department filled their boots with somewhere around $8,000, by being out on Hwy. 54 on from 8 a.m. – noon on Saturday, Aug. 31, and from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2. Last year

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