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Hot ticket on a frigid night

BULLDOG PROM ROYALTY – While the weather outside was frightful, the El Dorado Springs High School enjoyed its Junior/Senior Prom to the theme “Midnight Masquerade” in the Leeper Center. They danced to music by DJ “The Hull Experience.” The royalty they elected was King – Jake Schieffer, Queen – Gemma  Carlin and Jester – Clayton

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Baker urges participation in Clean-up Day

During the public forum at the Monday, April 16, El Dorado Spring City Council meeting, Glenda Baker urged the councilmen to participate in the annual Clean-up ElDo event scheduled for Saturday, April 21. She said that a construction waste dumpster would be provided for clean-up teams to use. She said that ElDo Metal Recycling will

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4 in St. Clair, 1 in Cedar

MDC reports 33 CWD positives out of nearly 24,500 samples tested The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports 33 new cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) have been found following the testing of 24,486 free-ranging Missouri deer through its 2017-2018 sampling and testing efforts. The new cases were from the following counties: Adair (3), Cedar

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Overcomes bad break

NATIONAL WRESTLING CHAMP – It was only three short weeks ago that Lotus Van Dyk won a Missouri State Wrestling Title in the U/14 Girls Division in the 130 – 139 lbs. bracket. After securing a birth to go compete at Nationals, Lotus took full advantage of this opportunity and made her dreams come true.

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Spring Cleaning Time

by Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck Spring is here. It is that time of the year when the grass is growing and taking care of the odds and ends that have cluttered up our yards due to winter weather is upon us. I would like to take the time to inform our citizens of some of

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Over a century of birthdays

OREN MARTIN CELEBRATES 102 – Just a few months ago, Oren Martin was still on his farm south of Dederick where he had lived for about 70 years. Recently he moved into Community Springs and celebrated his 102 birthday there on Tuesday, April 10.   Oren was one of thirteen children born to Charlie and

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Gun policy at Northeast Vernon County

Superintendent Charles Naas told the Sun: Several years ago (2014), the NEVC  Board passed Policy 1432 which allowed for the district to designate teachers as School Protection Officers once the teachers received the required training. All information about these personnel would be confidential and protected – even under the Sunshine Law. If you enter any

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Cause unknown

BODY IDENTIFIED – The individual that was found in the Osage River has been identified as Onie Franklin Chambers, 61, also known as Franky or Chief. His last known whereabouts was in the Kansas City area around Feb. 9, 2018. According to the Medical Examiner, the cause of death is unknown at this time. This

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A moment in time

CHILLY DAY FOR HUNTING EGGS – For just a few minutes the sun broke through the gray clouds that hovered over the El Dorado Springs City Park on Saturday, March 31. The Saturday before Easter is the traditional time for the El Dorado Springs Optimist Club Easter Egg Hunt. The air was cool and the

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City Council hears update on Spring Clean-up

During the public Forum segment of the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting on Monday, April 2, Glenda Baker discussed the city-wide clean-up scheduled for April 21. She said groups should meet by 9 a.m. at the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce office. She said that  more information about the clean – up can

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