Molder murder case proceeds to circuit court

Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:26 am

The Honorable Dennis D. Reaves found on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, after a preliminary hearing, that there was probable cause to believe that Robert Molder purposefully and after deliberation killed his mother by shooting her with a pistol in September of 2013.

Molder is charged with murder in the first degree, a class A felony for which the punishment is either death or life imprisonment without eligibility for parole. He is also charged with the felony of armed criminal action, which carries minimum sentence of three years imprisonment upon conviction. Molder was bound over to the circuit court for further proceedings.

The preliminary hearing was prosecuted by Cedar County Prosecuting Attorney Rick Pohlsander and Assistant Attorney General Josh Harrel, who is assisting at the prosecuting attorney’s request. The case was investigated by the Cedar County Sheriff’s office and

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    A Claire choice

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:25 am

    WALNUT FESTIVAL QUEEN CANDIDATE – Claire Silvers, a senior at EHS, will represent El Dorado Springs in the Stockton

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    El Dorado Springs R-II joins Bright Futures

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:23 am

    Bright Futures USA is excited to welcome El Dorado Springs as its 26th Bright Futures affiliate community. El Dorado Springs is the newest community to become part of the Bright Futures family. On Aug. 19, the El Dorado Springs Board of Education approved affiliation with Bright

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    Drug takeback in ElDo Saturday

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:22 am

    On Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (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

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    Bulky trash pick-up Oct. 6-10

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:21 am

    The date for the residential bulky trash will be the week of Oct. 6-10.

    Place the bulky items out the night before or by 4 a.m. the same day as your regular trash pickup.

    Yard waste (including brush

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    Looks bad, but it’s not

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:21 am

    BUS APPEARS TO CRUSH TAXI – Emergency personnel from Vernon County, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, the El Dorado Springs Fire Department, the Nevada Fire Department the Missouri Highway Patrol,

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    Order Pink Out Night T-shirts

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:19 am

    The El Dorado Springs DECA chapter is taking orders for this year’s Pink Out Night t-shirt through Friday, Sept. 26.

    The t-shirts will feature the “Block Out Cancer” design on the front and the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs versus Stockton Tigers design

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    Donate to Connie Fox Gerster Fund

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:18 am

    An account has been opened at Community Bank in El Dorado Springs for Connie Fox Gerster, who is fighting cancer. Deposits can be made to “Connie Fox Gerster Fund.”

    If you would like a receipt for you contribution for tax purposes, write

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    Prairie Jubilee to celebrate the tallgrass prairie Sept. 27

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:17 am

    Experience the sights and sounds of Missouri’s tallgrass prairie during the Prairie Jubilee at Prairie State Park near Mindenmines on Saturday, Sept. 27. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. All events are free and open to

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    Molder murder case proceeds to circuit court

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    The Honorable Dennis D. Reaves found on Monday, September 8, 2014, after a preliminary hearing, that there was probable cause to believe that Robert Molder purposefully and after deliberation killed his mother by shooting her with a pistol in September of 2013.

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    Former deputy pleads guilty to statutory rape

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    Former Cedar County Deputy Sheriff David Seibert pleaded guilty to one count of the class C felony of statutory rape in the second degree and two counts of the class A misdemeanor of furnishing alcohol to minors.

    He entered the guilty pleas

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    Leader of the pack

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    GRAND MARSHALL – Leva Loyd was named Grand Marshall of the 2014 Schell City Fall Festival parade during opening ceremonies Friday night. Emcee,

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    Correction on Dunfield suit ruling

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    The Sun incorrectly interpreted the ruling by Circuit Judge Tim Perigo on Friday, Aug. 29, after he heard arguments in Dustin Dunfield’s suit to be exempted from registering as a sex offender and his suit to have his 1996 felony finding of guilt for statutory rape

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    TOPS Baked Potato Luncheon Sept. 18

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    TOPS finalized its plans for the Baked Potato Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Lions Club Building. Tickets for $6 per person will be available at the door, same as last time.

    Serving will be from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

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    On the right Rhoad

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    100 YEARS OLD – Georgia Audrey Rhoad celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Community Spring’s Healthcare Facility with her nephew,

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    Ms. Reeves worked at Martha Chambers Hospital

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    By Vivian (Root) Reeves

    During my stay at the Chambers Nursing Home/Emergency Hospital, I remember the following.

    In March of 1946, Martha Chambers purchased the house at 210 Hightower, El Dorado Springs, MO. This house had 11 rooms, one bathroom and

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    Sandersons honored

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    SCHELL CITY CITIZENS OF THE YEAR – One of the highlights of the Friday night opening ceremonies of

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    Fill ‘er up

    Posted September 30, 2014 at 9:06 am

    BOOT BLOCK RAISES MONEY FOR MDA – The traditional Labor Day Weekend Boot Block conducted by the El Dorado Springs Fire Department raised $1,991.08 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Twelve firemen

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    Bulldogs take the spark out of the Chargers

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 10:54 am

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs defeated the 2013 Homeschool National Champion Lighthouse Christian Academy Chargers, 42-21 on Friday at home before a crowd of enthusiastic fans.

    The Chargers won the coin toss and elected to receive to start the game. On the

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    CITY GOLF CHAMPS

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 10:28 am

    The annual city golf championship was played Sept. 13 – 14 on Gene Pray Memorial Golf Course in El Dorado Springs. This is a two-day stroke play tournament with the winners in each of the five flights winning

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    Mighty Mites homecoming

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 10:17 am

    ‘Eagle Season is NOW Open!’

    Kick off the Bulldog Spirit Week this Saturday, Sept. 27, with our undefeated Mighty Mites Bulldogs as they host none other than Pierce City on the Bulldog football field.

    Yes, “Opening Day of Eagle

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    El Dorado Springs wins own softball tournament

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 10:16 am

    The El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs hosted their own softball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 20. Lamar, Walnut Grove and East Newton made their way to El Dorado for a four team Round Robin Tournament.

    El Dorado vs. Lamar

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    Bulldogs take 3rd in Walnut Grove tournament

    Posted September 18, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    The El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs opened the Walnut Grove Tournament on Friday, Sept. 12 with a 8-1 first round win over Dadeville. Tailor Hutsell struck out five Dadeville hitters in five innings for her 5th win of the season. Haley Boultinghouse went 2-2 at the

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    HUTCHISON TO COMPETE IN AMERICAN ROYAL

    Posted September 18, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Landon Hutchison started his rodeo career almost 10 years ago with his first horse, a pony named Jerry. He’s since outgrown his pony, but not his love for rodeo. In fact, most nights you will find him practice

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    ElDo takes Marion C. Early 8-0

    Posted September 18, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Marion C. Early falls 8-0 at the hands of the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs Varsity

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs Varsity beat Marion C. Early on Tuesday 8-0 at Morrisville in seven innings.

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs

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    Veto session becomes marathon

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 11:28 am

    My Fellow Missourians,

    Veto Session began at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, and turned into a marathon with the legislature overriding the Governor’s vetoes. We worked straight through for sixteen hours and adjourned at 3

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    Legislature wraps up 2014 Veto Session

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 11:26 am

    Working late into the night, the Missouri Legislature finished the 2014 Veto Session by overriding eight Senate bills, two House bills, and 47 budgetary line-item vetoes. The Governor can still withhold the money from the line-items, but by overriding

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    Supreme Court takes another bite out of MO tort reforms

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 11:19 am

    With a new ruling that bypasses Missouri’s limit on punitive damages, the state’s Supreme Court continues to erode a successful 2005 reform law.

    In their decision, released on Sept. 9, the Supreme Court reinstated a $1 million judgment against a used car

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:48 am

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    Are brand-name medications better than generic, and if not, why is there such a price difference? Also, how can I find out which medicines are available in generic form.

    Leery Senior

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    Wrinkle-busting skin care tips for boomer women

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:47 am

    Time brings plenty of changes, yet the desire to have healthy, good-looking skin transcends age. While some skin-care tactics – sunscreen and moisturizing – apply to skin of any age, baby boomers need to update their skin care and makeup strategies to ensure their skin stays

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    Ask the Pharmacist: Managing the aches and pains of arthritis

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:44 am

    Arthritis can strike at any age. In fact, of the 50 million Americans suffering from arthritis, two-thirds are under the age of 65. Each year, arthritis accounts for 44 million outpatient visits, over 900,000 hospitalizations and has quickly become the leading cause of disability in the

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted September 18, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    How to recognize and handle senior gambling problems

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    How to Recognize and Handle Senior Gambling Problems

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    How can you know when someone has a

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