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Game changers

BIG SCREEN FOR A BIG IDEA – “It only took a 30 second phone call to Harold Fugate to get the ball rolling,” said Davis Long, one of the local young men along with Justin Culbertson and Tate Thoreson who helped bring the first NFL game of the season between the Kansas City Chiefs and

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JUST LIKE OLD TIMES

JUST LIKE OLD TIMES – The 7:30 kick-off time was a little early for the drive in screen which faces west, but by 8:15, the picture was clear and fans were shouting, clapping and honking their horns. Many people brought their children to give them experience of a drive-in movie, something those under 25 had

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Ambulance Board to meet Monday

The Cedar County Ambulance District board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in the El Dorado Springs Ambulance Barn. In Unfinished Business the board is scheduled to take action on disposal of the surplus ambulance. In New Business the board has scheduled a closed session per RSMo 610.021 (12) Sealed Bids and related

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Schell Grand Marshal

GRAND MARSHAL – Elma “Winkie” Smith , was presented the award by her brother-in-law, Jim Goodman who is holding the mike – in the background is Mayor David McCubbin. See bio on Page 9.

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Warren Love apologizes for poor choice of words

State Rep. Warren Love issued the following statement regarding his recent Facebook post about the act of vandalism that took place at the Springfield National Cemetery: “I am deeply sorry for the extremely poor choice of words I used to convey my frustration with the act of vandalism that took place at the Springfield National

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Top Dogs and Top Pups

BULLDOGS CROWN HOMECOMING ROYALTY – On Friday evening in broad daylight (at 6:30 p.m.) the 2017 El Dorado Springs Homecoming Court king candidates and princes escorted the princesses and the queen candidates across the football field to the near side of the field in front of the packed football stadium. Then last year’s Homecoming King,

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Ambulance Board holds illegal meeting

Last Wednesday, the Cedar County Ambulance Board held a meeting without giving the El Dorado Springs Sun or the Cedar County Republican at least 24 hours advance notice of the meeting. In fact, the CCAD gave the two newspapers no notice of the meeting and as of presstime on Tuesday, Sept. 5, had not provided

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The light still shines

HEDRICK RETIRES FROM LIGHTOUSE CHILDRENS’ THEATRE CEO POSITION – Lynne Hedrick, founder and CEO of the Lighthouse Children’s Theatre in El Dorado Springs, has announced that she is retiring from the position after 10 years at the helm.   The torch is being passed to Jared Kouba, former Lighthouse Technical Director.   Kouba, a seasoned

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Preparing for disasters: Take it one step at a time

September is National Preparedness Month. The catastrophic flooding in Texas underlines the need for families to prepare for disaster, says a University of Missouri Extension human development specialist. Hurricanes and tropical storms rarely threaten the Show-Me State, but Missouri does see its fair share of flooding and extreme weather, including drought, devastating straight-line winds and

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