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City Council approves $10.4 million balanced budget

The El Dorado Springs City Council met on Monday, Oct. 16, with all members present – Mayor Brad True, Mayor Pro Tem Randy Bland, Jimmy Luster, Jerry Baldwin and Nick Bland. In the public forum, Glenda Baker spoke about the action plan that Stockton City Council had adopted and wanted to know when El Dorado

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A surprise in every cooker

LAST YEAR’S WINNER – The El Dorado Springs Optimist Club took the top honor at the 2016 Chili Cook-off. This year’s event, scheduled for this Saturday, Oc. 21, is the main feature of the day’s numerous events.   Three judges will decide the first, second ad third place winners and the Presentation Award for the

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Am. Legion Annual pancake breakfast

American Legion Post 233 will hold their annual pancake breakfast Saturday, Oct. 21, from 7 a.m. thru 10:30 a.m. The American Legion is located at the corners of Broadway and Kirkpatrick. The price is $5 per person with children under 5 eating free. Your choice of pancakes and sausage or biscuits and gravey with coffee,

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CCAD to hold special meeting Thursday

The Cedar County Ambulance District will hold a special pre-bid award conference beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Cedar County Courthouse Commissioners Room. The board will immediately go into closed session to discuss the proposed building with the contractor and architect. The will come back into open session to adjourn.

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Very peculiar

TRAVELING THE COUNTRY FOR 30 YEARS – Jeremiah, a native of Peculiar, MO, was flagged down on Hwy. 54 last Thursday while he was going east on his way north. He and his third horse companion, Skipper, have been on the road for about 10 years making new friends and seeing old acquaintances.. He travels

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School Board approves bid package on school addition

The El Dorado Springs R-2 School Board met at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in the High School Library with all present except the board president, Darrell Eason: Greg Beydler who presided, Josh Floyd, Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley and Terry Shepard. Journalism Teacher Amber Francis invited everyone to the first In Focus: A

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Cedar County Ambulance Board meets in Stockton

The board met Monday, Oct. 16, in the Stockton Ambulance Barn. Meeting called to order at 6:31 Roll call Present: John Wilson Chairman Nadine Sinclair Evelyn Boyle Keith Kasco Sec/Tres. Absent: Kenny Turner Vice Chairman Rusty Norval Agenda Approval: A motion was made by Sinclair to approve the agenda with changes, seconded by Boyle, 4

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Hospital Board to meet Monday

The Board of Directors of Cedar County Memorial Hospital will conduct a meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in the classroom. New Business will include: welcome Cedar County Commissioners and County Clerk, Community Health Services Presentation.

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New color, same fight

YELLOW OUT NIGHT TO COMBAT CHILDHOOS CANCER – The El Dorado Springs High School VolleyDogs hosted an event Monday evening for childhood cancer awareness and support benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Local St. Jude families of Khloie Farran and Haleigh Ridgway and the family in honor/ memory of Lanie Watkins were present.  From left

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