Board re-elects Floyd as president

by Heath Oates and Kenny Long On Thursday evening, April 8, the El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education met in open session at 7:10PM. The board began the meeting with board reorganization. After certifying election results and disbanding the old board of education, Josh Floyd and Mike Schmitt were sworn in to 3-year terms.

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I Swear…

INSTALLATION – Josh Floyd (left) and Mike Schmitt took the oath of office from Board Secretary Tonia Molz for a three year term on the board of the El Dorado Springs R-II School. CCMH BOARD OF TRUSTEES – David Bozarth was sworn as a member of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees on

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Prescription drug take-back April 24

The El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your medications for disposal to the El Dorado Springs Police Department at 1207 South Main St. from

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Helping to provide hope

HELPING OUT AT THE IN AND OUT-LET. The In and Out-Let, El Dorado Springs, donated $310.00 to the Hope Center. Then funds were raised from a crossbow raffle they held recently. Pictured are Hope Center Board President Chad Daniel, Board Program Director Danita Ehlers and Bonnie Bowman and Donna Stewart from the In and out-Let.

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El Dorado Springs Community Foundation receives grant

A $10,000 grant from the Coover Regional Recovery Grant Program has been awarded to the El Dorado Springs Community Foundation to offer assistance to its community. El Dorado Springs Community Foundation is seeking applications from local civic organizations as they work to replace lost revenue from fund raising as a result of Covid restrictions. This

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The Rock Wall

Saturday afternoon I was guarding the home nest while Kimball was at the office. I answered the phone and it was Fern Barkley. Sheila Benham’s mother. She had seen my mention of Peggy Jones and wanted to know how to call her. I told her she is at Park View in Bolivar and gave her

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BBB: tips on buying a used car in a pandemic

Buying a used car can be a smart financial decision, especially if your budget is limited. However, failing to do your homework before you buy can put you in a disastrous or even dangerous situation. Nationally, Better Business Bureau (BBB) receives thousands of complaints about used car dealers every year. In Eastern and Southwest Missouri

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Parson proclaims April Child Abuse Prevention month in Missouri

“As a former law enforcement officer, I understand the devastating impact abuse and neglect can have on a child’s life. It is critical that we continue to raise awareness about child abuse prevention and remind Missourians that children are relying on us to protect them,” Governor Parson said. “I also want to thank the many

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Authorities searching for suspect after pursuit with stolen vehicle

Authorities are searching for a Nevada resident after warrants were issued Wednesday for a suspect involved in a stolen vehicle. Officials say Joshua Hallam, 38 of Nevada is wanted for resisting arrest and driving while revoked. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a two-tone Chevy Suburban that

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Square Dance Friday night

On Friday, April 16, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold a dance with Kenton Sullivan as caller.  This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec/Dining Hall Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada.  Admission is $5 per dancer. For more information, call the Eberts at 417-667-3069 or the Millers at

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