You know when it’s time

NEARLY 15 YEARS OF SERVICE – The NEVC administrators, on behalf of the board, presented Jeanne Hoagland a plaque for her nearly 15 years of service on the board, the last six as president of the board. Pictured are (from left) Chris Hudson- High School Principal; Charles Naas – Superintendent; Jeanne; and Kendall Ogburn –

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Hospital Board hears virtual audit report

At the May 18 meeting of the Cedar County Hospital board of Trustees, Josh Wilks of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP resented the audit report for FY 2020. He reported that the hospital’s net position, the difference between its assets and liabilities, is $12.9 million, decreased by $800,945 in 2020. The operating loss has improved over the prior

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Still remembered

FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FLAGS – The El Dorado Springs City Cemetery usually hosts the VFW Memorial Day Ceremony,  but this year the area around the monument to veterans was empty. Plenty of headstones had been decorated. A few individuals were still in the process of honoring their loved ones. A healthy breeze kept the flags

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City Council hears audit

The City of El Dorado Springs was given a clean opinion by Jon Cummings from KPM. During the audit is was noted that sales tax revenue was down. In a later conversation with City Manager Bruce Rogers, he said that he thought that was partly due to the closing of Shopko. Rogers also reported on

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The Rock Wall

You might want to tune into Spring City TV on Friday, May 29, to view Michelle Leroux’s show and tell on the Hospital Tax issue. Kimball made the same offer to those opposed and did not have any takers. It will probably air about noon. Michelle has experience working in another hospital and is quite

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Jeanne Hoagland to retire from NEVC board

After almost 15 years on the Northeast Vernon County Board of Education, the last six as president, Jeanne Hoagland didn’t sign up to run again. So, when voters cast their ballots on June 2, they will elect someone to fill Jeanne’s position on the board. Last week, the Sun interviewed Jeanne about her years on

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Sandy Crawford Capital report

We reached the end of a historic and unforgettable legislative session last Friday. Despite the effects of the coronavirus on the 2020 legislative session, I am proud of the work the General Assembly accomplished during the past five months. In my opinion, there were several legislative victories this year, including my Senate Bill 653. Most

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BBB Tips: what to consider when choosing a financial institution during COVID-19

With a vast variety of financial institutions at their fingertips, many consumers are choosing online-only banks or credit unions. Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has closed many bank and credit union offices to person-to-person transactions, the appeal of an online-only bank has grown. However, financial institutions that operate only online aren’t without their pros and

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians On Wednesday, I had the honor of presenting a Resolution to Dr. Mark Beem at Skyline Public School. Dr. Beem is retiring after thirty-one years of serving Missouri’s young citizens through tireless endeavors as an educator. Dr. Beem served as Superintendent of the Wheatland R-II School District, as Principal and coach

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