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POLICE CHIEF, MAYOR RECOGNIZED. El Dorado Springs Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck and Mayor Brad True were recognized at the Picnic by Shawn Abell and Dog’s Nation for the City of El Dorado Springs’ acceptance of the pit bull breed. They were each given certificates that thanked the community and local businesses for  “embracing our special

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R-II Board to interview construction management firms

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education will hold a special meeting beginning at 530 p.m. Thursday, July 27, to interview construction management firms. The board will meet with Dake Wells architects first then with Universal Construction Company, Rich Kramer Construction. Crossland Construction and Branco Enterprises for 45 minutes each Then the board may

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New look for ElDo High School

FROM THE ARCHITECT’S EASEL – This architect’s rendering  shows how the front of the El Dorado Springs High School may appear from the Park Street side. Supt. Mark Koca said that the new entrance will become the main entrance for most activities. He said that after the meeting on July 27, he should have drawings

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School Board to interview construction managers

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board had a rare short and sweet meeting on Thursday, July 13, but they covered a lot of territory. Board members present were Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Terry Shepard, Josh Floyd, Greg Beydler and Darrell Eason presiding. Mark Burley was absent. Supt. Mark Koca went over construction plans. He

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Show It 2 Vote

IF YOU’RE A REGISTERED VOTER, YOU CAN VOTE – Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft was in El Dorado Springs on Tuesday, July 18, to explain the Show It 2 Vote requirement which started June 1, 2017. He said that means that in any election held after that date voters will be asked to show

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Council hears proposal for Community Garden

During the Public Forum at the El  Dorado Springs City Council meeting, July 17, Jeana Oschner addressed the council about a proposed Community Garden. Oschner presented the council members with a 26 page booklet, prepared by her mother, Sharon West Lansing, about Community Gardens which included a program Lansing had presented at the Twilight Gardeners

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Police Chief: Use your best Picnic manners

by Jarrod D. Schiereck Chief of Police Once more it is Picnic time again, in fact the 136th Annual Picnic. Each year we pause to remember day’s gone bye, renew old friendships, meet new friends, have some school class reunions, and enjoy the carnival and entertainment in our City Park and downtown area. Certainly, we

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Saturday night entertainment

Robin’s Hood (The band) will bring its jazz and light rock to the Saturday night Picnic stage at 8 p.m. The ringleader is Dr. Sam Watts, M.D., who practices at the Mercy Clinic in El Dorado Springs. His accomplices include: Robert Watts-bass, Keller, TX; Sam Watts-keys, guitar, Cedarville; Andrew Jones-vocal, Hall Town; Robin Braun-vocal, Monett;

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Assessment meeting notice

The Cedar County Board of Equalization will meet on Monday, July 17, from 1 – 4 p.m. Any taxpayer wanting to appeal the assessed value of their property as set by the county assessor should contact Peggy Kenney, Cedar County clerk, at (417)276-6700 Ext.221 for an appointment. The Board of Equalization shall consist of the

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