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Council hears more about fast cars and slow response

The El Dorado Springs City Council met in regular session on Monday, Aug. 7, with all council members present: Mayor Brad True, Jim Luster, Randy Bland, Nick Bland and Jerry Baldwin. City Manager Bruce Rogers was present as was Glenda Baker, Jackson Tough, Marge Vance, Gary Gray and Kimball Long from the El Dorado Springs

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Free x 2

SECOND ANNUAL FREE SWIM AND ICE CREAM HELD – The Opera House Theater and the El Dorado Springs Optimist Club held the second annual free ice cream and free swim from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Virginia Ryan Strain Pool on Saturday, Aug 12. Attendees finished off several galleons of vanilla and strawberry ice

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R-II Board takes virtual tour of new building

Last Thursday evening, the El Dorado Springs School Board took a virtual tour of the new building Dake Wells architects has designed. Cara Collins and Bethany Henry with Dake Wells conducted the tour by computer on a screen they set up in the meeting room. This is the wave of the future, the way architects

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017

A total solar eclipse will sweep across the continental United States next Monday, Aug. 21. The greatest path will cross Missouri from northwest (St. Joseph) to southeast (Cape Girardeau). With a duration of about 90 minutes, areas nearest El Dorado Springs with “greatest duration” will be places like Columbia and Boonville. It’s been over 500

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Man joyrides in Special Road grader

El Dorado Springs Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck reported this week that on Aug. 2, 2017, officers responded to 1501 South First Street, El Dorado Springs Special Road District, concerning a reported larceny of equipment. The investigation revealed the theft of a yellow Caterpillar 120H, road grader value $80,000 to $100,000 and damages to road surfaces.

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The end of summer

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – One of the first signs of fall is the sight of yellow school buses on their way to pick up and deliver students to school and then back home again. Please be careful as this yearly ritual begins next week. We all want our children to arrive at their destinations

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Message from Governor Eric Greitens

Governor Eric Greitens released the following message to Missouri families, particularly in the law enforcement community: “On Sunday, Clinton Police Officer Gary Michael pulled a car over for an expired registration. The door swung open. A man stepped out and opened fire. Now Officer Michael is dead.” “He was an Army vet. He had three

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Clinton police officer killed

At 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6, a Clinton police officer initiated a traffic stop on a 2008 Dodge Nitro for a traffic violation on Green Street south of Hwy. 13. The preliminary investigation indicates that as the suspect vehicle came to a stop the driver exited the vehicle and fired his weapon toward the

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Couple with local roots buys Hearing Center

Bill Koons, BC-HIS at ABK Hearing Center, has retired and sold his practice to Richard and Michelle (Detwiler) Leroux (La-roo) with Experience Hearing Center, LLC. Both Richard and Michelle grew up in El Dorado Springs and are happy to be home again where they’ll raise their 11 year-old son. “We’re excited to be back, close

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Ambulance Board full now

For the first time in a long time, the Cedar County Ambulance Board is at full strength with the appointment Monday evening of Rusty Norval to the vacant seat in District 2 and installation by the Ambulance Board Clerk Tami Ringler. Board members present were Kenny Turner, vice chairman; Keith Kosco, secretary/treasurer; Nadine Sinclair, Evelyn

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