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Posted April 16, 2015 at 4:12 pm

PUSH BUTTON LOADING – UNLOADING – The Cedar County Ambulance Board got a personal look at the future of health care Monday evening when Todd Tibbetts, account manager for Stryker EMS Equipment, demonstrated the ultimate ease of loading and unloading patients with a Stryker power loader and a Stryker power cot. Also in the photo are Board Members Don Fugate and Sue Rice.

    Cedar County Ambulance District board advances health care with purchases

    After the Cedar County Ambulance Board meeting Monday night, Neal Taylor, ambulance director for Citizens Memorial Hospital, informally told the press that the ambulance board had just advanced the safety and quality in EMS care in Cedar County. He said the ambulance board is helping advance EMS to the next level.

    During the meeting, the board voted to buy two new ambulances and two Stryker power cots and power cot loaders.

    Board members present were Kenny Turner, John Wilson, Don Fugate, Sue Rice and Dennis Winston – presiding.

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    Opera House Theatre to reopen this weekend

    The Opera House Arts Council is proud to announce the reopening of the Opera House Theatre this weekend.

    Get ready for a new digital projector and new improved sound system. We have worked very hard to get to this day, through the help of our wonderful supporting community with all of the benefits and fundraisers and personal donations. There is no way to express our gratitude enough to everyone who has supported our project. We will continue to need your support as we are a not for profit organization and will continue

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    Cedar and St. Clair County Sheriff’s Offices to participate in youth seat belt enforcement

    The Cedar and St. Clair County Sheriff’s Offices will join other law enforcement agencies across the state in supporting an aggressive youth seat belt mobilization campaign from March 15 to March 31. Its goal is to crack down on Missouri’s seat belt law violators and to reduce highway fatalities.

    Only 67 percent of Missouri teens wear their seat belts when driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Eight out of 10 teens killed in traffic accidents are found without a seat belt on. Under the Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) law, teens are

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    Four state champions

    GIRLS BRING HONORS TO TOWN – Markers went up on the four El Dorado Springs city limit signs this week commemorating three more joyous occasions in the city’s history – when signs recording the dates two girls volleyball teams and a girls basketball team brought the top honor to El Dorado Springs joined the one marking this as the home of 2011 Miss Missouri Sydney Friar. Now when travelers and local residents on Hwy. 54, Hwy. 82 and Hwy. 32 come

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    Toughest class of their life

    ADULT RECOVERY COURT GRADUATES FIVE – It was a long and hard battle for all five of the graduates of the March 9, 2015, Cedar County Adult Recovery Court to become graduates No. 34, 35, 36 and 37 of the program established in September 2004 to help defendants become sober, productive, law abiding and taxpaying members of society. Circuit Judge James R. Bickel emceed the program. Cedar County Associate Circuit Judge Tom Pyle addressed the group in the packed courtroom.

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    Safe place for tykes

    EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER ABOUT READY FOR BIDS – At the March 5 School Board meeting, Superintendent Mark Koca said the the plans for the Early Childhood Center are about completed and ready to go out for bids. Plans for the structure, which will be totally financed by an approximately $950,000 grant, currently feature a tornado safe room. Supt. Koca hopes the bids come back within budget to keep that room in the plan. The Center grant required cooperation between the City of El Dorado Springs and

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    Benefit for Rusty Norval Saturday

    The community is invited to a benefit dinner and silent auction for El Dorado native and businessman Rusty Norval at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, in the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in El Dorado Springs.

    The $10 meal includes pulled pork, wild turkey, cheesy potatoes and all the trimmings. Kids 12 and under eat free.

    Mud and Mire gospel group will perform.

    The benefit is designed to help defray Rusty’s medical bills which exceed what his insurance pays.

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    Learn Digital Self-Defense for Parents

    On Tuesday, March 17, at 901 South Grand Avenue, the El Dorado Springs R-2 School will host a class on Digital Self-Defense for Parents from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Jennifer Schiffman of the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (MOICAC) will present an informative session on the dilemmas facing children in the digital information world. This will include an overview of threats such as cyberbullying, online predators, oversharing and inappropriate pictures. She will discuss different ways to talk with our children about their digital lives.

    I would

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    Nation’s first state Farm Bureau to celebrate 100 years

    Missouri Farm Bureau will commemorate its 100th anniversary on March 24. It was on that day in 1915 when Missouri farmers organized the first state Farm Bureau in the United States. The anniversary is significant, since Farm Bureau has grown to become the largest general farm organization in the country. In an effort to provide information on the historic meeting held in Slater, MO, 100 years ago, Farm Bureau has created an online resource for the news media.

    Found on www.mofb.org is information

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