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Absentee voting begins

Absentee voting for the General Election on Nov.6, 2018, has begun.  You may vote absentee in the County Clerk’s office, Room 3, of the Cedar County Courthouse, until the day before the election.

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Bulldog Solid

CAST IN CONCRETE – With the solid performances of the Bulldog football and volleyball teams last week, it seems appropriate that the contractor set the Bulldog wall by the steps of the new construction on Park Street. During the Sept. 13 school board meeting, Supt. Mark Koca said he was looking forward to the installation

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Council hears budget requests

Council extends community garden contract The El Dorado Springs City Council met in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in City Hall. Members present were Mayor Brad True, Mayor Pro Tem Randy Bland and Council Member Nick Bland. Council Member Jim Luster was absent. Councilman Baldwin’s seat was vacant because he resigned so

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Oct. 13 deadline for Miss Merry Christmas

The Miss Merry Christmas contest is sponsored by GFWC Generation III and will be taking applications for entry through Saturday, Oct. 13, which will then be narrowed down to the top eight based on essay submissions. Those top eight ladies will then be invited to a Formal Tea where an Interview will also take place

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Deadline to Register Oct. 10

The deadline to register for the General Election is October 10, 2018. If you are NOT registered, now is the time. Just bring with you something that proves you live in Cedar County. The County Clerk’s office will be open until 5 p.m. on that day for your convenience. If you have missed voting in

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Wilson resigns from CCAD

A board member of the Cedar County Ambulance District confirmed the rumor that CCAD Board President John Wilson resigned this week from his position on the board. The board will begin a search for someone they can appoint to fill the vacancy.

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1st annual award

FUGATE HONORED – Harold Fugate/Fugate Motors was recognized as the Bright Futures “Business Partner of the Year” at the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce meeting on Thursday, Sept 13, at Camp Galilee. Fugate provided the initial seed money and paid the upfront charter fees and any set-up expenses to get the Bright Futures organization

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Armed School Resource Officer

School Board favors an SRO The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board heard, at it regular Sept. 13 meeting with all present, that the $5.6 million addition to the school should be completed by Nov. 10 and the school should break even on the year. Board members present were Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley,

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Hospital requests Ambulance digital frequencies

Close to the end of the Monday, Sept. 17, hospital board meeting Cedar County Memorial Hospital CEO Jana Witt said that the hospital’s former CNO, Drew Alexander, had requested the digital frequencies from the ambulance dispatch several months ago so the hospital emergency room could track where the ambulances were going. Witt said, “Since they’ve

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