The Rock Wall

Our little children are paying closer attention to us than we are to them. -Davis had to be gone over night on business. When he returned home the next morning nearly three-year old Reese hollered, “Momma, I found Daddy.” A few days later he brought Reese to the office to visit. Before walking out of

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Slept through the whole thing

ELLIOT ROSS ADAMS TAKES A NAP – The First Baby of the new Year arrived at the Sun office last week for his official portrait with his family.  He was not impressed. Mama Savannah and Daddy Lane were accompanied by (from left) Alena, 6, Keizer, 5, and BrynLea,3. Prizes for the First Baby of the

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Hospital to proceed with new CMS guidelines

According to Cedar County Memorial Hospital CEO, Jana Witt, the hospital began preparing policies and procedures to comply with the CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Interim Final Rule on COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare workers when the Rule was first published in November 2021. This provides the hospital with a foundation, as it must

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Cedar County Health Dept. COVID-19 stats for Jan. 17

Reported cases since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic (2,290-119 new cases this past week-home tested are not all reporting. Total of 1,255 cases in 2021 reported) Active COVID-19 cases (Due to the changes in the duration of isolation per the CDC, we will no longer be listing active case count as some people are out of

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Council awards bid for Water Tanker Truck

During the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting, Monday, Jan 17, the council awarded the bid for a water tanker truck to Danko Emergency Equipment out of Snyder, NE. Danko representative Steve Borts helped Fire Chief Bob Floyd make the presentation. Present for the meeting were Councilmen Jim Luster, Nick Bland and Cory Gayman who,

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2021 El Dorado Springs Community Foundation Grant recipients

The El Dorado Springs Community Foundation is pleased to announce grant recipients for 2021.  We appreciate the many worthy grant requests received this year.  The list below represents the projects receiving grant funds.     $14,210 was awarded to the following applicants: • $6,910 to the El Dorado Springs RII School District • $1,000 to

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Liston Center Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credits

Answers to your frequently asked questions West Central Missouri Community Action Agency (West Central) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Please consult your tax advisor, accountant or attorney concerning eligibility for this tax credit or other tax benefits that may result from a donation to West Central-Liston. A $1,000 donation will cost $300 Donation to West

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Four of the best places to visit in Missouri

Mark Twain National Forest Encompassing everything from mountains and forests to springs, streams and lakes, Mark Twain National Forest is a wonderful place that will delight nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Spread across a huge swathe of the southeast of the state, it consists of various wilderness areas and national scenic rivers. It is named

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Sandy Crawford report

With the conclusion of the second week of the 2022 legislative session, bills are already being referred to committees.  As always, I appreciate hearing the public’s input on proposed legislation. Among the measures I have filed for this legislative session are Senate Bill 654, a proposal that addresses provisions of law relating to mail-in and

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