Stealing reported in Roscoe

Posted April 16, 2015 at 11:13 am

On April 13, a St. Clair County deputy took a report from Katherine Garver regarding a beer sign being stolen from the store in Roscoe at E Hwy. and SW 101 Rd. Garver said on April 12, she noticed the wires were cut and the sign was removed from its wood framed stand located on the store property to the north of the graveled area in front. The sign was described as a two-sided, lighted, Busch beer sign and was approximately four foot by four foot.

The investigation is ongoing. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to

    Missing man located alive and responsive

    An 83 year-old man who was reported missing in the Collins area was located alive and responsive during a search on Thursday afternoon, April 9. St. Clair County deputies and members of area fire departments located Leslie “Dan” Besser an estimated 150 yards south of his residence in thick brush. Besser was transported by ambulance to Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar.

    Sleeping driver causes wreck

    It was a rude awakening for a Kansas City man about 7:30 a.m. Monday morning when he fell asleep about a mile and a half east of Cedar Springs on Hwy. 54 and his eastbound 2007 Mazda crossed the centerline in front of a westbound 2002 Peterbilt.

    The report by Sgt. Riggs of the Highway Patrol said that Delmonte M. Wilson, 30, Kansas City, MO, was driving the car. Randall R. Ray, 59, Paris, MO, was driving the semi. The report said that the semi struck the passenger side of the car

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    Parson tells Cattlemen he’s running for Governor

    by Matt Kalish

    The Missouri Cattleman’s Association tweeted Friday, April 10, that Sen. Mike Parson, R-Bolivar, told them he’ll be seeking the Republican nomination for governor in 2016.

    Parson was not available for immediate comment.

    Parson, a former sheriff and US Marine, has served in the Senate since 2010 and previously served in the House from 2004-2010.

    His entrance into the Republican primary is not a surprise to many within the statehouse.

    He had opened the

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    Duly noted

    CHAMBER HONORS MR. A – After the outstanding performance by “Sound Collage” at the April 9 meeting of the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commercw. Ron Alumbaugh received a Certificate of Appreciation. Chamber Director Jackson Tough said of Alumbaugh, “Mr. A has done so much for our community. It’s difficult to identify anyone who’s done more in recent years! He’s arranged opportunities for our students to perform in such places as New York City’s Madison Square Garden, the Gettysburg National

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    Virgil City Cemetery report

    Donations for 2014 – Mike Alton, Alice Mae Bouge, Eslinger Endowment, Anna Barker, Warren Hamel, Buller family, Mildred Pullin, James Williams, Kent Henry, David Hymer, Bill Marshall, Dan Echard, Lynn Windle, Harry Boyle, Judy Lasley, Kent and Doris Fortney, Deloris Nikodim, Mary Oyler, Beulah Keith, Kay Renfro, Glen and Mike Koca, Becky Light, M.L. McGuire, Tom Brewer, Jo Shaner, Maxine Potter, Denny Baker, Frances West, Geraldine West, Susan Thompson, Debbie Jensen, Don Williams, Marilyn Cole, Lila Carriker, Ruth Latta, Frances Hood, Deanna Johnson, Joe Nikodim, Gene Lasley, Melvin Marshall, Fred Reedy, Violet Fullbright,Jamie Marcum, Diane Earl,

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    2014 Sandridge Cemetery Report

    Checking account at beginning of year, January 1, 2014: $1,913.74.

    Contributions for maintenance: $130 – Martha Dobbs and Family; $50 – Tom and Margaret Gough, Kent and Bonnie Henry, Dean and Barbara Henry, Dale Pratt, Floyd and Rhonda Hess for Carol Thomas; $40 – Larry Stockstill; $30 – Arthur and Carol Julian, Margaret Woodruff; $25 – Don Stockstill, Vernal and Sharyl Henry, Jeanne and Verl Leonard, Kenny and Kimball Long; $20 – Jeanne Hoagland, Ed and Sherri Morlan.

    Subtotal of

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    Record of God’s blessings on ElDo

    1999 – Our girls win the Missouri Class 2 State Volleyball Championship.

    2001 – Barbara Walsh receives the Christa McAuliffe Fellowship “Eddy” Award presented by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Along with this award was a technology grant for $20,000 and a trip to Washington D.C.

    2003 – EHS Industrial Technology Program receives a $50,000 grant to upgrade Computer Aided Design classes and a $9,000 grant to start robotics program and curriculum.

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    At the beginning of the Thursday, Aug. 9, R-II School Board meeting, Board Secretary Tania Molz administered the oath of office to newly elected John Floyd and newly re-elected Benny Brower. The board then re-elected Darrell Eason as president and Greg Beydler as vice president.

    Cards of Thanks

    The ElDo Youth Center thanks the following sponsors for making the third annual Daddy-Daughter Evening a success – 3M, Alli’s Floral, Casey’s General Store, Cedar County Republican, County Line BBQ, Community Bank, David Badgley, Dennis Talley, El Dorado Springs R-II Schools, Evans Drugs, Fugate Motors, Heritage State Bank, Housh Family Dentistry, Joy Dobbs Insurance, KESM Radio, McDonald’s, Mercy Clinic, Mid-Missouri Bank, Mid-Missouri Insurance, Pit Stop, Ron Alumbaugh, Sac-Osage Retired School Employees, Santa Paula Awning, Shannon and Associates, Sheldon Funeral Home, Sonic Drive-in, Star Newspaper, Sun Newspaper, Tim Scott Photography, Walmart and Woods Supermarket.

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