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‘Wow. This is like a college’

Supt Mark Koca gives year end report On Friday, the Sun spoke with El Dorado Springs R-II Supt. Mark Koca about the construction improvements to the school in the past months. Q. I wanted to ask you how the new things at the school are working and what the future plans might be. “The elevator

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Mike & Joe’s Service Station, A family affair for 30 years

In a day of so many big corporations there are fewer and fewer family-owned and operated businesses. As they begin celebration of their 30th anniversary year, the owners and employees at Mike & Joe’s Service Station would like to thank their customers and vendors for supporting their business through the years. Joe Barger and Mike

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Joshua Jay Brown charged with murder

Ty Gaither, Cedar County Prosecuting Attorney, announced Friday the filing of a felony murder charge against Joshua Jay Brown for the Nov. 2, 2014, shooting death of William Collins. The felony murder complaint charges in three counts the death of William Collins resulting from the perpetration or immediate flight from the perpetration by Joshua Brown

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Joneses make secret family ornaments for Christmas

It’s a closely guarded secret each year what Christmas ornament Jerald Jones is making for all the members of his and wife Janet’s family. Back in the early days (he started making Christmas ornaments in 1994), their oldest son, David, asked what the ornament would be that year. Jerald told him truthfully, “A block of

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Swearing in

CEDAR OFFICIALS INSTALLED – On Wednesday, Dec. 26, Cedar County officials took the oath of office. They are from left, Circuit Judge David Munton, Associate Judge Tom Pyle, Presiding Commissioner Marlon Collins, Recorder of Deeds Carole Wilkerson, Circuit Clerk Melinda Gumm and County Clerk Heather York. Peggy Kenney gave oath to everyone as County Clerk,

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Taberville Hog taken

MDC ‘DISPATCHES’ HUGE BOAR – “The Missouri Department of Conservation, and the other members of the Missouri Feral Hog Partnership, have developed a Strategic Plan and are diligently working towards complete elimination of feral hogs from Missouri. The Plan focuses on trapping the hogs, not hunting them. The hog (pictured above) was captured and dispatched

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Allison retires as City Clerk

All councilmen were present at the Monday, Dec. 18, El Dorado Springs City Council meeting: Mayor Brad True, Randy Bland. Nick Bland, Jim Luster and Cory Gayman. Bruce Rogers and City Clerks Lisa Allison and Kandi Baldwin as well as Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck were also present. Rogers mentioned that the meeting would be the

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Hospital reports two retirements and a hirement

During the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees on Monday, Dec. 18, Hospital CEO Jana Witt reported that Kim Sousa, FNP, tendered her resignation effect 03/14/19 and Jennifer Koca, RN/Surgery Manager, is retiring 01/04/19. Witt said both women had been major assets to the organization and the hospital is seeking replacements. Witt also announced

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Take a walk in the Park

DEFINITELY DRESSED IN HOLIDAY STYLE – The El Dorado Springs City Park gets dressier and dressier each year as the Chamber of Commerce adds to the Christmas attire of trees,  bushes, railings and anything else that gets in the way of a string of colored lights.

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