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Ambulance Board sells old barn

At its July 16 meeting the Cedar County Ambulance Board sold its old building for an as yet undisclosed amount to an undisclosed buyer, Board members present for the meeting were John Wilson – chairman, Rusty Norval – vice chairman, Nadine Sinclair, Diana Johnson and Evelyn Boyle. Keith Kasco – secretary/treasurer. was absent. All ambulances

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Learning to bounce back by building healthy relationships

A $4,200 Discretionary Grant from Children’s Trust fund has been award to the El Dorado Springs R-2 Parents As Teachers program. The one-year, non-renewable grant will be used to provide parent education and support services through providing social connections. We will promote collaborations and collective problem-solving among child abuse prevention partners. Our goal is to

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Community spirit fills “Back-to-School truck”

DONATIONS EXCEED EXPECTATIONS – Donations to The Bright Futures El Dorado Springs Chapter “Fill the Truck” project anticipated collecting supplies for 10 Kindergarteners, and 10 first and second graders each. At the end of the collections period, July 10 – 30, the items filled back to school supply needs for 30 plus students K –

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Picnic revenue report

City Manager Bruce Rogers has the revenue report from the 2018 El Dorado Springs Picnic, but is still waiting on the expense figures which always trickle in. The Picnic Carnival netted the city $17,900 before expenses. Picnic booth space brought in $8,392. Picnic banners contributed $7,620. A Picnic golf tournament raised $2,700 for next year’s

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Public invited

Lions to host ice cream social The Lions Club of El Dorado Springs will host an Ice Cream and Information Social in the Lions Club Building on Thursday, Aug. 9. This event, open to the public, will showcase what Lions Clubs International (LCI) stand for in general, how Local Lions Clubs benefit their communities, and

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El Dorado Springs Picnic proceeds without a hitch

The 137th El Dorado Springs Picnic came and went last week, July 18, for set up and street dance, then three days of carnival rides, corndogs and hamburgers, class reunions, entertainment in the Park, kids games and lots of visiting. El Dorado Springs City Manager Bruce Rogers told the Sun Tuesday, “It went without a

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$12,738 reasons to face the heat and the hills

2018 Run for a Reason benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital When the 85 runners and a pack of walkers got the go signal they were off – up the hill on west Spring Street from Jackson. First the honorary starters, Khloie Farran and Haleigh Ridgeway were off to a soft start then the crowd

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