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School Board to meet Thursday

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Board of Education is scheduled to meet in open session at 7 p.m. Thursday Nov. 8, in the HS Library. First on the agenda will be communication, patron comments and recognition for the Cross Country Team, Old Business will include a Construction Report and  Food Service Finance report. Under

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Presents for Pennies

Christmas is coming Are you overwhelmed by financial stress or need some creative ideas for personalized gifts? The Dederick Christian Church members would like to invite you to our sixth annual “Presents for Pennies,” an evening of ideas to help give you a little inspiration. We will share money-saving ideas and create and demonstrate affordable

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Custodian needed at Senior Center

The El Dorado Springs Senior Center is looking for a responsible custodian to maintain our facility Monday through Friday for four hours per day. It is important for a custodian to be careful and thorough in working and tidying the premises. The ideal candidate should have a keen eye for detail and be experienced in

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Square Dance in costume

On Friday, Nov. 2, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have a Costume Dance with Jay Wright calling. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer. All area dancers and interested persons are

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Bass tournament on Stockton Nov. 3

American Bass Anglers AFT Division 126 will hold a qualifying tournament on Stockton Lake Saturday, Nov. 3, launching out of Old State Park. Director, Mike Dill will be at the ramp to take registration at 6:00 a.m. Mandatory briefing and partner draw will begin at 7:00 a.m. Tournament hours will be 7:30-3:30. View information about

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QuickBooks class scheduled in Stockton for Nov. 8

I am sending this email to remind you about a QuickBooks class that is scheduled for Nov. 8 in Stockton at the Cedar County Library. The class will be held from 6:00 p. m. to 9:00 p. m. and will be taught by Lisa Robinson of the MSSU Small Business Technology Development Center in Joplin. 

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11th Annual Craft Fair Planned at St. Andrew Lutheran Church

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of St. Andrew Lutheran Church will have its 11th annual craft fair from 8 am to 1:30 pm, Saturday, Nov. 10, in the church’s fellowship hall on South Mo. Hwy. 39, Stockton.  Along with crafts, there will be a bake sale offering many homemade goodies. Early morning offerings include delicious

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CHART meeting cancelled

The CHART meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital has been cancelled. Thank you for your understanding.

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Get rid of unwanted prescriptions

The El Dorado Springs Police Department and the DEA will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27,  the El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration

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Wallaces to celebrate 70th

Gaylord and Donna (Wright) Wallace will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Nov. 23, 2018, of this year and the couple would appreciate a card shower.      Gaylord and Donna were blessed with four children – Lonnie, Jim, Sandy and David – 11 grandchildren and multiple great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.   They continue to live

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