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El Dorado Springs Chamber Director addresses legislators

Last Monday afternoon El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jackson Tough visited Jefferson City to address the Missouri Legislative Rural Economic Development Caucus. State Representative Warren Love who invited Tough said “our legislators wanted to gain perspective on the status of rural economic development, better understand the functions of our rural chambers of

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Council moves forward on Solar Farm, substation

At the Monday, April 3, El Dorado Springs City Council meeting City Manager Bruce Rogers said that MC Power Company plans to purchase 20 acres at $5,000 per acre from the city to build a solar panel farm to sell power to MOPEP. El Dorado Springs and 34 other cities are part of a buying

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Cedar County earns Certified Work Ready status

Last Wednesday, March 22, the acting director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development Mike Downing announced that Cedar County had achieved official designation as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC.) Downing said, “By becoming a Certified Work Ready Community, Cedar County will be able to validate the quality of its workforce to the current

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Ready to work

CERTIFIED – Cedar County received its own certificate for being a certified Work Ready Community on Wednesday, May 22, at a ceremony at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs. CWRC status makes communities more attractive to businesses because it offers a feedback loop for what’s needed by different players in the dynamic

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Bulky trash, spring leaf pick up

The date for the residential spring leaf pick up in El Dorado Springs will be the week of April 17-21 and bulky trash pick up will be the week of April 24-28. Place the bulky items and/or bags of leaves out the night before or by 4 a.m. the same day as your regular trash

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Open house at library

The Cedar County Library board and staff will host an open house and tour Monday, April 3, both in El Dorado Springs and Stockton. They will be available to discuss the 1⁄4 cent tax increase request on the April ballot: Stockton – 3-5 p.m. Friday, March 23; El Dorado Springs – Monday, April 3.

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Friday and Saturday Spring one-act play offers tasty drama

The Spring One-Act Play at El Dorado Springs High School for 2017 will be “Fine Dining,” by Burton Bumgarner. This delicious comedy is made up of three scenes set in a restaurant during the time customers arrive, place their orders, and await their meals. The scenes include “The Irritated Man,” “Anxiety Dreams,” and “Stephen King

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SCHS alumni association plans 130th reunion

The officers of the 130th Annual Schell City Alumni Association will hold a planning and work meeting on Sunday, April 9 in the First Christian Church (use north door) in Schell City, beginning at 2 p.m. All SCHS Alumni, NEVC Alumni and friends are encouraged to attend and assist in continuing the longest continuous school

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HEY FROM JEFF CITY

HEY FROM JEFF CITY – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has commended Missouri farmers and agriculture associations for providing aid and assistance to victims of a massive wildfire in Kansas. Over 650,000 acres of land have burned, and numerous farmers have lost livestock and feed. Over the past few weeks, dozens of Missouri farmers including a

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