CCMH salad luncheon April 25

Posted April 17, 2014 at 3:18 pm

The CCMH Salad Luncheon and Bake Goods Auction will be held on April 25 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Christian School Gym, 1600 S. Ohio. Tickets for the Luncheon are $5 and $1 for the $100 Money Tree.

Proceeds from the Luncheon and Auction will go toward purchasing much needed hospital equipment.

Help support our hospital and enjoy some delicious salads and purchase scrumptious baked goods.

    Work to begin on Hwy. 13 bridge over Truman Lake week of April 14

    Henry County – Work on the southbound lanes of the Hwy. 13 bridge over the Grand River Arm of Truman Lake just south of Clinton is scheduled to begin the week of April 14, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

    The project consists of rehabilitating the bridge deck on the southbound lanes. Motorists can expect the inside shoulders to be closed, some lane width restrictions and the speed limit reduced to 55 mph starting Wednesday, April 16.

    During the week of May 5, temporary crossovers will be constructed

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    Special library program on Civil War

    Cedar County Historical Society and the Cedar County Library will present a special Civil War program by Tom Rafiner at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Stockton Branch.

    The program topic will be a combination of Border Troubles, Order #11 and Cinders and Silence centered around the struggle those citizens in and along Western Missouri border counties faced during and soon after the Civil War ended. He will have his new book, Cinders and Silence, to sell along with his other books.

    Refreshments will be served.

    Notice of public test

    In closing of the General Municipal Election held on Tuesday, April 8, a public test of the vote tabulating equipment will be conducted in the basement level of the Cedar County Courthouse on Friday, April 18, at 9 a.m. The public is welcome to attend.

    First Street/I-49 overpass project in Lamar to begin week of April 21

    Work to build a new First Street bridge over I-49 in Lamar is scheduled to begin the week of April 21, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

    Drivers can expect lane closings at times on I-49 as crews build a bridge to carry First Street traffic over the interstate.

    Contractor crews will work primarily during the day but may have to work at night at times.

    During the project the east outer road will be closed for a time at First Street. An exact

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    Win a DVD system at Schell Easter Egg Hunt

    All registered participants in the 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, Schell City Easter Egg Hunt are eligible to win a RCA dual 7” screen mobile DVD system.

    The hunt, to be conducted in the City Park, is for ages 0-10 years. Schell City Community Betterment sponsors it.

    Looking to start a garden?

    If you are looking at growing vegetables or fruit, sign up for this class Saturday, April 26, taught by Pat Miller. The class will be from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Bring a sack lunch and drinks will be provided.

    Miller, University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Specialist, will cover Preparing a Spot and Amending the Soil, Vegetable Growing and Growing Fruits. The class will be held at the Vernon County Fairgrounds Diner at Centennial Boulevard, Nevada. The cost is $30.

    Please register by April 23 by calling 417-448-2560.

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    Lions All State Band fundraiser

    Here is a little more detail if this is beneficial to you in any way:

    Are you currently looking for people to sign up, or have you already made your selections? Looking for players for the 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, game in the Stockton Middle School Gym. $5/player. Call Maranda Taylor, El Dorado Springs Lion’s Secretary, to sign up. 417/276-3358 OR 417/876-5902. If you made selections, is there a list of the people who have been agreed to participate?

    Why are they going? Lion’s All State Band

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    BearTones in concert here Friday

    Hi folks. The MSU Beartones are coming our way this Friday at 7 p.m. in the El Dorado Springs High School gym.

    These gentlemen got 3rd in the ICCA in Bloomington IL. They are a wild card for a competition spot for New York.

    Please help spread the word. Invite friends and neighbors to come to the concert. The High School Tri-M Honor Society induction will be in the Library at 6 p.m. just before the concert.

    Concert tickets are $4 students and $5

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    Ambulance Board to meet Monday

    The Cedar County Ambulance Board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, in the Stockton Ambulance Barn.

    Items on the agenda include installation of newly elected board members and restructuring the board.

    Under new business, the board is scheduled to discuss signatures required on checks and ordinance bylaw correspondence from the board’s attorney, Frank Foster.