St. Clair County Hwy. H bridge to close week of May 26

Posted May 14, 2015 at 11:46 am

The St. Clair County Route H Bridge five miles north of Hwy. 82 near El Dorado Springs will be CLOSED for up to 54 calendar days beginning Tuesday, May 26, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

Contractor crews will replace the bridge deck or driving surface.

Signs and message boards will alert drivers to these bridge closings. Drivers will need to find alternate routes around the work zones.

Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule.

The bridge on Bates County Hwy. V five miles south of Hwy. 52 near Foster is scheduled to be replaced in 2016 as part of this contract.

The expected completion date on St. Clair County Hwy. H is July 18. Completion on Bates County Hwy. V is projected for

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    2015 Picnic booth space available

    Applications are still being accepted for the 134th annual El Dorado Springs Picnic. For more information, contact Judi a 417-876-2691 or stop by the El Dorado Springs City Hall.

    Picnic dates for 2015 are July 16-18 with set up on July 15 beginning at 6 p.m.

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    The 60th reunion of the class of 1955 is set for July 18, 2015, in the Family Life Center of the First Baptist Church. A buffet meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. Come early.

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    CCAD Board to meet Monday

    The Cedar County Ambulance District board of directors in scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, in the El Dorado Springs Ambulance Barn.

    Unfinished Business on the agenda is building repair update

    New business is disposal of retired ambulances and dispatching.

    R-II board to meet May 14

    The El Dorado Springs R-2 school board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 14, in the High School Library.

    In old business, the board is scheduled to consider and approve HVAC replacement and repair bids (hail damage).

    In new business, the board is scheduled to: appoint a board treasurer and a board secretary, review a capital project list, review the preliminary budget for 2015-16, review and approve transportation contract amendment, review and discuss district debt service, review and accept bids on roofing repair and review

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    Bulldogs to play in district baseball tourney

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldog baseball team will play in the first round of the Class 3, District 12, tournament at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, in Clever against the 4th seed, Ash Grove (8-9). The Bulldogs are seeded fifth with a record of 11-13.

    The winner of that match will play against the No. 1 seed, Lamar (19-0), at 4:30 p.m, Monday, May 18.

    At 6:30 p.m. Friday, Clever (No. 3 seed at 12-11) will play the 6th seed, Diamond (10-10). The winner will face the No.

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    Public invited to ride along

    President Judy Nichols called the monthly meeting to order at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Apr. 18. Members present were Nichols, Vice President Judi Cain, Treasurer Kay Snow, Assistant Treasurer Shirley Potts, Dale Goodman, Barbara Goodman, Chris Barber, Bob Phillips, Marci Haralson, Phil Barber and Secretary Nancy Smith. Ken Potts was also present.

    Note: The Cedar County Historical Society has expanded their hours of operation for the upcoming year. As before, the Museum and research archives will be open the first Saturday of each month (April through October) from 1 to 5 p.m.

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    Prepare for a research trip

    Preparing for a Research Trip will be presented Tuesday, May 19, by the Cedar and Vernon Co MO Genealogy Society in the Nevada Library, 218 W. Walnut Street, beginning at 10 a.m.

    Before you travel 2,000 or even 20 miles for family history research, there are several things you should do and this program will give you tips about preparation. Everyone planning a trip to visit where their ancestor lived or to a regional library for research is invited to attend this free program.

    For additional information,

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