Law to increase access to opioid overdose antidote

Gov. Jay Nixon signed House Bill 1568 on June 21 to expand access to naloxone hydrochloride, a non-addictive opioid antagonist that blocks the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone has been approved by the FDA and can be administered by injection or via nasal spray. When administered in time, a dose of naloxone can reverse

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“The Band Plays On”

This was a busy weekend. Saturday night we took Band pictures just before playing our concert honoring Miss Lillian with some of her favorite songs. We shared some interesting facts about her life and her history with the Band. Sunday our concert was centered around Father’s Day and the gentlemen in the crowd and in

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Farm Service Agency County committee nomination period began June 15

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the nomination period for farmers and ranchers to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees began Wednesday, June 15. To be eligible to serve on a FSA county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in an FSA administered program, be eligible to vote in

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No Ozark Shorts this summer

Cedar County Librarian Glenda Pate has just received word that the person who was scheduled to show Ozarks Shorts this summer has another commitment and will not be available to do that.

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Booth space applications

Booth space is still available for the 135th El Dorado Springs Picnic. Please contact Judi, 417-876-2691 or city hall, 417-876-2521. Also applications can be found on the city website. It is cityofeldoradospringsmo.com under city news & events the 4th heading says 2016 Picnic applications. Click for application. If you have any questions fell free to

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IN THE GOOD OLE SUMMER TIME

Area kids, and some adults, have spent their summer afternoons at the Virginian Ryan Strain Municipal Pool. During the recent extremely hot weather, the water is a cool and inviting refuge.

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Fishing report

All stations had little to nothing to report. Caplinger Mills Report by Harold Harrelson Caplinger Woods Campground and Riverside Bait and Canoe They are not running enough water to bring up bigger fish. Small channels and mixed crappie are biting. – some keeper size, some smaller.

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2016 Cedar County Youth Fair

Auction results from Cedar County Youth Fair GRAND CHAMPION MARKET GOAT – at the 2016 Cedar County Youth Fair, shown by Cheyenne Lame, was purchased by Cedar County Farm Bureau represented by Clay Doedon, Don Boulthinghouse and Peggy Kenney. Cheyenne also received Intermediate Market Goat Showmanship. RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION GOAT – shown by Macy Stauffer 

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Justice for a Thief

I had vowed revenge back in the spring, when she stole a treasured lure from me. It was a gold Rapala about four inches long. I told her then that she would pay for that sneakiness, that thievery. I was upstream a ways in early April, using it to catch white bass, and hoping for

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Bass tournament Saturday on Lake Stockton

American Bass Anglers Division 126 will hold a regular qualifying tournament June 25 on Stockton Lake launching out of Old State Park. Registration can be done at the ramp starting at 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning. There will be a mandatory briefing at 5:30 a.m. followed by the partner draw. Tournament hours will be 6:30-2:30. Weigh-in

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