Montevallo School Reunion

Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:42 am

The Montevallo School Reunion is scheduled to be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28, in the El Dorado Springs Pizza Hut. For more information, please call Debbie Steward at 417/876-4423.

    Lowry City deaths investigation complete

    St. Clair County Sheriff Scott Keeler said a death investigation in reference to two bodies found at a residence in Lowry City is complete.

    On April 21, St. Clair County deputies and the Lowry City Police Department responded to a residence at 202 East 7th Street, Lowry City, and located two bodies.

    The body of Isaac Tyson, a two- month-old infant child, was located in the living room of the home. His father’s body, Curtis Paul Tyson, 43, was located in a detached garage of the home. The

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    Rain or shine

    IT’S CRUSING TIME AGAIN – The 54 Cruisers Car Show will take place in downtown El Dorado Springs on Saturday, May 14. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., auction at 1 p.m. and awards at 2 p.m.

    This year’s auction items include a quilt made by Rhonda Pettibon and Rhonda Boch, a clock made from a 1930’s spare tire cover and a Harley Davison walnut plaque.

    Chances to win a Mossburg shotgun

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    El Dorado City Council hears discussion on warrants

    During the Mayor/Council portion of the regular City Council meeting on Monday, May 2, Councilman Jim Luster asked Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck about the front page article in last week’s Sun listing the number of search warrants and drug arrests from 2015. Luster said he was concerned that about 25% of the cases were dismissed.

    “I’m alarmed,” Luster said. “We need to know what we need to do so he won’t refuse to prosecute those cases. I want to make sure the city is providing you with the resources to deal with

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    Hartzler praises inclusion of Super Hornets in 2017 Defense Authorization

    Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), member of the House Armed Services Committee and Chairwoman of the Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, praised the FY17 House Armed Services Committee’s preliminary authorization mark that supports the 14 Super Hornets requested by the U.S. Navy on its unfunded requirements list. The authorization mark, or “Chairman’s mark,” will be considered and debated by the full House Armed Services Committee this Wednesday.

    Hartzler championed the 14 additional F/A-18 Super Hornets, built in her home state of Missouri at Boeing’s St. Louis production facility, and played a key role

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    Biggest so far

    MORE TO FOLLOW – Monday, Cedar County Northern Associate Commissioner Don Boultinghouse said that the new 50,000 bird chicken barn near the intersection of Hwys. U and K is the largest in the county but that more are coming.

    Death investigation ongoing in St. Clair County

    St. Clair County Sheriff Scott Keeler said on April 21, at approximately 3:45 p.m. the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a possible deceased subject located inside a residence at 202 East 7th Street, Lowry City.

    St. Clair County deputies and the Lowry City Police Department responded to the scene and located two bodies. Issac Tyson, a two- month-old infant child, was located in the living room of the home. His father’s body, Curtis Paul Tyson, 43, was located in a detached garage of the home. The sheriff said

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    Tradition continues

    GALILEE DAY – The years long tradition of Galilee Day has continued under the new ownership of Harold and Robin Fugate and Mike and Cammie Housh. This year, as it may have with their parents and possibly their grandparents, El Dorado Springs school children have gotten to spend a day at Camp Galilee communing with nature, eating a sack lunch, just unwinding with their classmates and teachers. All of last week and a couple of days this

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    CCMH Auxiliary salad luncheon April 29

    The Cedar County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have their 2016 Spring Salad Luncheon and Baked Goods Auction from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 29, in the El Dorado Springs Christian School Gymnasium at 1600 S Ohio.

    Tickets are $5 and available at the door, at the hospital gift shop or from any Auxiliary member. Tickets for the $100 money tree drawing are only $1 each. The auction will start at 11:15 with homemade pies, cakes, breads and much more.

    All proceeds will be used to purchase

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    Playin’ in the dirt

    ON SCHEDULE– Construction continues on the Early Childhood Development Center on Park Street. This addition to the school complex should be finished by October and open for business by January 2017. The center will accommodate 40 children, infants tthrough pre-school. It will house Title I Pre-school and Parents as Teachers will also have space in the new facility.

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    Harwood man arrested

    Charges have been filed against a Harwood man after Vernon County Deputies responded to a call that someone was shooting across a roadway and nearly hit a vehicle passing by.

    According to Sheriff’s Office officials, Gary W. Griblin, 61, Harwood, was arrested late Friday night and warrants were issued by the courts on Saturday. According to Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher, Griblin was allegedly standing in his front yard nude while firing a weapon across a public roadway.

    “We believe Griblin was intoxicated. He told deputies he was

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    Lance Molz, Ashley Knoll advance to sectionals

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:34 am

    The Bulldog track team competed at districts on Saturday. Top four individuals in each event move on to compete at sectionals. The team had two individuals qualify with many more coming very close. Moving on to the sectional meet in Richmond on Saturday, May 21, are

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    Senior Night

    Posted May 12, 2016 at 9:40 am

    CULLEN MAY – son of Denise Trimner. Cullen has been involved in track for the past three years.


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    Conservation Commission suspends sport rights

    Posted May 5, 2016 at 10:29 am

    Suspended or revoked one or more hunting, fishing, or trapping privileges of 15 individuals for cause:

    1. Jonathan D. Ainsworth, Jamestown, Hunting & Fishing, 1 Year;

    2. Randy B. Chittenden, Salem, Hunting, 1 Year;

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    Posted May 5, 2016 at 10:26 am

    Senior Lance Molz signed with Southwest Baptist University on Wednesday, April 27, to run track. With Lance are his parents, Dean and Vicki Molz and behind him coaches Scoggins, Carpenter, Smith, Goatly and Rogers.


    Posted May 5, 2016 at 10:25 am

    The 2016 Northeast Vernon County archery season got underway in January after Kevin Redburn became a certified instructor over Christmas break. Because of the late start, the students did not get to compete in any tournaments. They will start next

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    Senior night rescheduled

    Posted May 5, 2016 at 10:23 am

    Bulldog Senior night has rescheduled for Monday, May 9, weather permitting.

    The Varsity game vs Lamar starts at 4:30. Senior recognition will be between games.

    Legislation Sent to Governor

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    This year’s session ends Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m. The last four months have been busy in Jefferson City. Lawmakers tackled a number of high-profile issues, along with approving the annual state budget, which was signed by the

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    Love note from Jeff City

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    My Fellow Missourians:

    Friday the 13th has ended our last day of the 2016 legislative session. The closing bell rang at 6 p.m., and now we can look back and review what we have accomplished.

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    DED releases April 2016 Jobs Report

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:14 am

    Missouri gained 15,000 jobs in April, bringing nonfarm payroll employment to a record high of 2,816,200. The previous record for nonfarm payroll employment was 2,810,700, reached in February 2008. Missouri’s unemployment rate for April edged up a tenth of a point over the month to 4.3

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    Check-off vote disappointing

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:13 am

    We are disappointed the proposed Missouri $1 beef check-off was not approved, because it would have provided additional resources for Missouri cattle producers to voluntarily work together to improve their industry. Concerns with declining beef prices and the misinformation about beef disseminated by radical animal rights

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:11 am

    Booster shots recommended for seniors

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    I just turned 65 and would like to find out what types of vaccinations are recommended to Medicare beneficiaries, and how they are covered.


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    Prevent mosquitoe bites this season with these tips

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:08 am

    From annoying itchy welts to serious conditions like Malaria and West Nile virus, mosquitoes have been making humans miserable and sick for thousands of years. And now, there’s Zika – a mosquito-spread virus that may be linked to serious birth defects. In fact, according to the

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    Veterans seek alternative treatments to post-traumatic stress

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:08 am

    Most people can’t imagine being terrified by the sound of a fork falling and hitting the ground. They don’t understand how someone cannot sleep because the fear of recurring nightmares keeps them awake. They’ve never experienced anxiety that turns everyday tasks into impossible chores.

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    Combatting the Opioid Epidemic

    Posted May 19, 2016 at 11:06 am

    The issue of opioid addiction took center stage this week as Congress returned to Washington after an in-district work week. The simple truth is opioid addiction is spreading at an alarming rate as it negatively affects

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    View from the Capitol

    Posted May 12, 2016 at 10:40 am

    Good Day,

    An in-district work week, I traveled to a number of communities across our Fourth Congressional District to visit with law enforcement officers and

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