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Father-Daughter Dance in Schell City

Tickets are now available for the Schell City Community Betterment Father-Daughter Dance from 6 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. Admission is $3 per person. Everyone is “dressed to the nines” but casual attire is also acceptable. Tickets are on sales at Farmers State Bank (417) 432-3103, City Hall in Schell City (417) 432-2222

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RSVP by weekend for free meal, auction

Spend the evening with the Cedar County Cattlemen on Saturday, April 14, at the Ray H. Zumwalt Expo Center in Stockton. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. A silent and live auction will follow. The event is free and open to the public. Dinner will be catered by The Boathouse and

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‘Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop’ April 16 in Carthage

A “Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, April 16, in the Jasper County Annex Building, 105 Lincoln Street (corner of Central and Lincoln) in Carthage. Attendees will work one-on-one with a University of Missouri Extension specialist while learning to graft. Proper “whip and tongue” grafting technique will be

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Update from Living Waters Ranch in Osceola

Special Touch Day Camps – Living Waters Ranch hosts a day camp monthly for special needs adults and their caregivers. February was wrought with questionable weather, so the group was small for the Valentine themed day camp, but those attending had a great time. Campers and their caregivers were treated to special music by Jen

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CCAD to discus change orders

The Cedar County Ambulance District has scheduled a special meeting for 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29, to discus the items that Rusty Norval raised in his comments to the Sun about the last CCAD meeting: new building change orders and furnishings for the new building. The meeting will convene in he Stockton Ambulance Barn.

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Entertainers wanted

The El Dorado Springs Picnic Committee would like to invite local entertainers to apply for the scheduled openings for the Picnic. The Picnic will be July 19-21. Openings are approximately 30 minutes. The Picnic Committee will make the final decision of time allotment, depending on the schedule. If you would like to apply, please contact

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Learn about turkey hunting April 5 at free MDC program

Springfield Conservation Nature Center clinic has tips for youths and adults. Missouri’s spring turkey season offers great opportunities to get outside, but the pastime presents challenges, too. Knowing how to locate a gobbler, calling him into shotgun range, and handling firearms in a safe fashion are all parts of a successful and safe hunt. Hunters

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MDC to hold native plant sale and workshops April 7

Springfield Nature Center event has good information for homeowners. Many homeowners are discovering the benefits of landscaping with native plants. Plants that are naturally adapted to their surroundings tend to be less dependent on pesticides and watering hoses and they provide better habitat for butterflies, songbirds and other local wildlife. Homeowners can learn more about

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ElDo Elementary book fair next week

What: El Dorado Springs Elementary will host a BOGO Scholastic Book Fair ONE WEEK ONLY from April 2 to April 6 during school hours. Funds raised will help purchase books for the Elementary Library.  Families, faculty and the community are invited to attend this fun reading and book shopping event that helps inspire children to

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Genealogy in the Cloud

Bushwhacker Museum, Nevada, April 7, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Genealogy research takes more than just scouring the Internet, but with so many resources now available online, it is important to organize your digital materials efficiently. At this new workshop, Amy L. Waters, State Historical Society of Missouri librarian, will share tips for finding online

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