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CCMH to put tax levy increase on ballot

During the Jan 21, 2019, meeting of the Cedar County Memorial Board of Trustees meeting, hospital CEO Jana Witt told the board that the original tax levy for the hospital had been set at 0.2000 on Feb. 3, 1961 and had never been increased. According to Commissioner Marlon Collins, there has never been at attempt

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ESC Royal Court

EL DORADO CHRISTIAN COURTWARMING 2019 COURT – The 2019 El Dorado Christian School Winter Courtwarming Coronation was held Tuesday night, Jan. 22. The evening events began with ECHS Alumni, Abigail Batson, singing the National Anthem before the Buffalo’s took the court.  The ECS varsity boy’s played an exciting, hard-fought game against Show Me Christian Academy.

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Cedar County Memorial Hospital CEO discusses operation

Important note: I just learned from a local resident who had a number of procedures done at out ot town hospitals that he has found out he could have had those procedures done at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, but his doctors didn’t give him that option. Presumably they wanted more business for their hospital. So,

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For Valentine’s Day

Heroes, Giants, Villains, Wizards, True Love, Murder The Opera House Arts Council will host its annual Murder Mystery Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Spring City Venue, (the Norval//Schwalm building) 100 N. Main in El Dorado Springs. This year’s interactive event, which involves the audience and the actors will be “The

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Friends of the Library to dissolve

The El Dorado Springs Friends of the Library, Inc., would like to take this time to express our undying gratitude to the wonderful people of the El Dorado Springs community. For the past 25 years you have unwaveringly supported us in all of the many projects that our group has undertaken; from securing a new

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Still Time to Register for Trivia Night

It’s not too late to register for the El Do Youth Center’s fourth trivia night, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside!” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening, Jan. 26. Participants will enjoy a night of family fun regardless of the weather. Come join us to test your knowledge of general trivia. The Trivia Night competition is designed to

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Presiding Commissioner reports on Cedar County

The Sun had a extensive interview with Cedar County Presiding Commissioner Marlon Collins on the state of the county. We gave him a chance to read over what we wrote and make any corrections or additions. Q. What did the county accomplish in 2018 and what is the outlook for this year? “One of our

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Beefmasters honored

EXPORTER OF THE YEAR – Craig Johnson (center) receives the award for Missouri’s International Exporter of the Year from Governor Mike Parson and Director of Missouri Department of Agriculture Chris Chinn. Inset: Johnson with wife, Karen, and children – Bennett, Emersyn, Rowan and baby, Hackett.

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St. Clair Beefmasters named Missouri’s International Exporter of Year

At the 48th Annual Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Governor Mike Parson awarded St. Clair Beefmasters Missouri’s “International Exporter of the Year.”  St. Clair Beefmasters is owned and managed by Craig and Karen Johnson of El Dorado Springs. In the last 3 years, St. Clair Beefmasters has hosted a

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ElDo School Resource Officer may start Feb. 1

At its Jan. 10 meeting, the El Dorado Springs Board of Education (with all present) went over the contract for a School Resource Officer offered by Cedar County Sheriff James McCrary. The board approved the contract with a number of changes and sent it back to the sheriff. Supt. Mark Koca said Thursday night after

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