Cedar Couthouse closed to foot traffic

Due to the acknowledgment by Emergency Manager Arlo Rupke, of three positive COVID-19 cases in Cedar County, MO, an Order to Close Cedar County Courthouse #2020.03.30 was signed by the Cedar County Commission at 7:30 a.m. on March 30, 2020. Effective immediately, until further notice, the outer doors of the Cedar County Courthouse are closed

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Three in Cedar County test positive for COVID-19

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, a Citizens Memorial employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee works in Bolivar, but lives in Cedar County. To protect the privacy of the employee and their family we will not release individually identifiable details. The employee does not have direct contact with patients or residents, has been recovering at

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Allison files for 125 District

Nick Allison, El Dorado Springs native and current Cedar County Director of Economic Development, has filed as a Republican to run for the Missouri House of Representative in the 125 District. Nick is a graduate of the El Dorado Springs High School and Truman State University in Kirksville. He is the son of Davin Allison

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The Rock Wall

Last Tuesday when Kimball and Davis delivered Sun newspapers to the stores, I got a pleasant surprise from what they told me: Over the counter paper sales were strong. That tells me you are looking to us for local information on the virus. And that’s exactly what we are doing our best to provide you.

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I, too, pay taxes for things I’ve never used

Editor: There appears to be a percentage of our community that is vehemently opposed to the proposed tax levy to benefit Cedar County Memorial Hospital. I have a very difficult time understanding this level of opposition to supporting a hospital that is vital to our community, both from a healthcare perspective and as the second

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Missing person found alive after 4 days

A Cedar county resident who has been missing since Thursday, March 26, was found Monday morning and was life flighted to a Joplin hospital. According to Sheriff’s Office officials, dispatch received a report Saturday afternoon of a possible missing person near the area of Zodiac and 2925 Rd in Vernon County. Responding deputies learned that

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File for $500 scholarship

Any student who is currently a senior and lives within the El Dorado Springs R2 School district is eligible to apply for the General Federation of Women’s Club Generation III $500 college scholarship.  The scholarship must be used in the fall semester of 2020 at a Missouri institution. Applications may be picked up at the

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No April meeting

VFW Post 257 has cancelled the business meeting for April 6. We hope to resume regular meetings on May 4.

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BBB: Scammers take advantage of COVID-19, selling consumers fake masks

As the United States tries to halt the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), scammers look to make money off the global pandemic. Better Business Bureau (BBB) Scam Tracker has received more than two dozen reports from consumers about surgical mask scams being perpetrated online. Most reported losing money to companies who failed to ship them

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