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Honoring those who gave all

OLDEST VFW IN MO CONDUCTS ANNUAL EVENT – At the conclusion of the annual Memorial Day event at the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery on May 28, the oldest VFW in Missouri, El Dorado Springs Spicer-Grimsley Post 257, honored the fallen men and women of the United States military with a representation of a 21

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Fire Chief Owen Elliot to retire

El Dorado Springs Fire Chief Owen Elliot told the city council at their regular meeting Monday, May 21, that he plans to retire from the job on July 1 of this year. Elliot has been with the Fire Department for 48 years and has been chief for the last 12. Elliot is hoping to stay

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Gonna rise and shine

CHAMBER HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING FOR RISING SUN TAEKWONDO – On Friday, May 25, the new Rising Sun Taekwondo studio, owned by Jeff and Christina Behl, was honored with a ribbon cutting by the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. The studio is located at 111 South Main Street. Call 417/872-5910 for more information. The picture

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Dinner in the Park slated for June 9

The second annual Dinner in the Park Opera House Arts Council fundraiser is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, in City Park. Sam and Ron, The Tunesmiths, will entertain as well as the Municipal Band. Catering by Count on Us. Dinner tickets are $20 each and are available at Allison’s Quick Lube, Fugate

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Let the sun shine in

The public is invited to the dedication of the El Dorado Springs Solar Farm at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 31. The facility is located off of Airport Road.

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CCAD meets in new building

The Cedar County Ambulance Board held it first meeting in its new headquarters building on the day it took possession, Monday, May 21. All board members were present: John Wilson – chairman, Rusty Norval – vice chairman, Keith Kasco – secretary/treasurer, Nadine Sinclair and Evelyn Boyle. The board soon approved the application of Diana Johnson

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Two state champion teams

ELDO CHRISTIAN GIRLS WIN STATE – 2018 MCSAA State Track Girl’s  Division 2 Champions pictured (from left) Head Coaches Drs. Mike and Cammie Housh, Isabelle Bryson, Christian Steuck, Jordanne Steuck, Lucia Rogers, Olivia Bryson, and running coach,. Kevin King. ResultsTop Athletes in Division 2: 2nd place Olivia Bryson with 33 points, 4th place Jordanne Steuck

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Pool to open Tuesday

The El Dorado Springs swimming pool will open Tuesday, May 29. Pool hours will be 1 to 5 p.m. daily.  Daily pool fee is $3. Remember, rafts, inner tubes and beach balls are not permitted at the pool. The first session of swimming lessons will be July 2-13 and the second session from July 16-27. 

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Donate for Disabled Veterans Buddy Poppies

Buddy Poppies will be distributed by VFW Post 257 in El Dorado Springs on  Friday , May 25, and Saturday, May 26. Post members and the  Auxiliary will be at various businesses to hand out the poppies which are hand made by disabled veterans. All donations go to Post 257 Relief Fund and is used

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Country road tragedy

ROLLOVER KILLS DRIVER – The pickup sitting upright in the middle of Cedar County 02 just a few feet east of the intersection with Cedar County 601 with only body damage gives little indication of the catastrophe it left for the Hocking family. Mrs. Hocking, on her way to pick up someone, was eastbound and

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