Resident wrecks hurrying home to fire

Posted November 20, 2014 at 12:54 pm

About 7:40 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, the El Dorado Springs Volunteer Fire Department was called to an attic fire at 5940 South Hwy. U at the residence of Larry and Elga Goade.

Fire Chief Owen Elliott said that Caplinger Mills Fire Department helped bring the blaze under control. It burned out the attic and damaged the metal roof, he said.

While fighting that blaze, the department received a call about a vehicle wreck on Cedar County 701 (the Hazel Dell Road). When the two firemen arrived that Elliott dispatched from the fire, they discovered that Larry Goade, 72, hurrying home to the fire at his house, missed a curve on 701 at about 9:39 p.m. and hit a fence. He was taken to Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, according to the report by Tpr. Robert W. Garrett.

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    Write-in winner for Vernon surveyor

    Official canvass was completed on Nov. 13 and the election was certified on Nov. 14 to Missouri Secretary of State, Jason Kander.

    The position for Vernon County Surveyor was vacant therefore write-in votes were tallied. Ryan Renwick won the election receiving 30 votes.Kyler Cliffman received four votes. Tim Wintjen received three votes. Lynn Sheridan two votes. Mike Buehler two votes. Clint Englage two votes. Matthew Lynch two votes. And 76 others received one vote each.

    Jerry Wood received two – however Mr. Wood is not a Vernon County

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    Pickup flips on I-49

    Renee J. McCoy, 52, Jerico Springs, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Freeman West, Joplin, after her northbound 2002 Ford pickup ran off I-49 and overturned six miles south of Jasper.

    The report by Tpr. Joesph E. Drum said she was wearing a seatbelt.

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    Fugitive taken into custody

    On Friday Nov. 7, at 2:57 p.m., Somer Speer, a bail bond agent, advised Cedar County dispatch she was following a red 1997 Cadillac STS car on Hwy. 32 traveling westbound and that the vehicle was being operated by Derek Scott Saltkill, DOB/09-27-1983, male white of 2113 W. Olive Street, Springfield. Somer advised Derek had active warrants in Christian County and Greene County. Somer advised she was attempting to return Derek on his bond.

    While deputies responded to the Bearcreek area of Hwy.

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    Farm Bureau delivers comments opposed to Clean Water Act

    Missourians exercised their right to speak out against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers’ attempted power grab under the Clean Water Act (CWA). More than 7,300 comment cards signed by Missouri farmers, landowners and concerned citizens were delivered to the EPA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Nov. 14, marking the end of the public comment period for the proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rulemaking.

    In his own comments to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst said the only way the EPA can get

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    On Nov. 14, Darren Troxel, 47, El Dorado Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County probation revocation warrant for a class A misdemeanor of non support. Bond is set at $500 cash only.

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    TEA FOR 46

    The annual Holiday Tea at the Wayside Inn Museum on Nov. 13 featured an array of appetizers, a dinner of Cornish hen, dressing, asparagus wrapped in bacon and entertainment by Carrie McWilliams Shane. Museum Curator and emcee for the evening Georgia Detwiler had asked attendees for their Christmas memories, several of which she read aloud – including one about a family member who ate shrimp for the first time shell and all.

    Scratchers winner

    Erin Voegele, El Dorado Springs, won $1,000 on a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket in October.

    90’s club

    (To put someone on the list, please give us his or her name, hometown, birth date and phone number.)

    Grace Debler, El Dorado Springs, Oct. 11, 1909

    Audrey Rhoad, El Dorado Springs, Sept. 5, 1914

    Ruth Roberts, El Dorado Springs, Sept. 11, 1915

    Kathern Grubb, El Dorado Springs, Dec. 27, 1915

    Josephine Steward Johnson, El Dorado Springs, April 13, 1916

    Eunice Smith, Centralia, March 26, 1918

    Margaret Smith,

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    It was the second year Kaden Hutsell, age 11, has killed a buck during youth season, but this one was bigger than last year. He killed the 7 point, 145 b. buck on the first day of youth season while hunting with his dad, Dave Hutsell. Now he will have something for 5th grade show and tell.