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Proud to honor World War I Veterans

SOLEMN OCCASION – The Elizabeth Carey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution along with other patriots spent Sunday afternoon, June 4, at Green Lawn Cemetery in Schell City honoring four WWI soldiers buried there. Frederick William Fastabend, Rankin L. Keeney, Harry Wilks Starkey and John B. Yowell died in the service of their

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Lions to celebrate 100 years of service

On June 7, Lions Clubs International will celebrate 100 years of service and the Missouri Lions would like to thank you, the reader, for your help over the years, including a very busy 2017. An idea by a man named Melvin Jones has grown into the world’s largest service club organization with over 1.4 million

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The WWI Centennial Commemoration

The Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I began on April 6, 2017, and the Elizabeth Carey Chapter DAR joined in that Commemoration with ceremonies at the grave of four heroes in Green Lawn Cemetery on Sunday, June 4. America tried to stay out of the war. In Jan. of 1917, the

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General info and deadlines for the 2017 El Dorado Springs Picnic

The El Dorado Springs  Picnic will be held Thursday – Saturday, July 20-22, 2017. The Picnic Committee will begin marking the streets with booth numbers on Wednesday morning. July 19.  The map will be put in the window at city hall to help vendors know where their spots are for later that evening. Then beginning

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Arkansas man pleads guilty to bomb threats at Cedar County Courthouse

Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an Arkansas man has pleaded guilty in federal court to making bomb threats to the Cedar County Courthouse in an effort to cancel his own court hearing that he feared would send him to jail. Phillip Ray Robison Jr., 36, of

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Remembering the fallen

LOCAL VFW CONDUCTS MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY – VFW Auxiliary President Linda McCormick participated in the ceremony during the annual Memorial Day event  at the City Cemetery in El Dorado Springs on  Monday, May 29, honoring those who died serving in the armed forces.   Originally called Decoration Day, the name Memorial Day was first used

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CMH, CoxHealth cancel merger plans

Citizens Memorial Hospital/Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation and CoxHealth announce that they will not continue pursuing an affiliation agreement, according to Donald J. Babb, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of Citizens Memorial Hospital and Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation. The two health organizations have been negotiating since October 2016 when CMH and CoxHealth signed a letter

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Municipal band to begin its 131st season

This Friday evening, June 2, will begin the 131st season for the El Dorado Springs Municipal Band. Concerts will be held every Friday and Saturday night from 8-9 p.m. and Sunday afternoons from 2-3 p.m. All concerts are free to the public and Municipal Band members would like to invite everyone to come listen to

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Missouri Memory Center enrolls patients in largest brain amyloid scan research study

Citizens Memorial Hospital’s Missouri Memory Center is now a registered dementia specialist site in the $100 million Imaging Dementia Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study (Ideas-Study.org). Missouri Memory Center is enrolling eligible Medicare patients in the trial to determine the clinical usefulness of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of brain amyloid deposits in the diagnosis

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