Star of the show

SAC OSAGE ANNUAL MEETING – While Randy Newman was demonstrating some hot guitar licks taught him by Roy Clark, a young patron on the front row with his mother found the music electrifying and used his balloon animal as a partner while he demonstrated his own hot steps. The 361 co-op members who had arrived

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Assessor to send valuation notices

Chad Pyle, Cedar County assessor, reports that he is nearing completion of the 2016 assessment cycle for real estate. He and his staff have been assessing the new construction that has been built. The Assessor will begin sending impact notices the first of June. An “impact notice” notifies property owners whose property has increased in

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Pickup pulls in front of semi

The late afternoon sun may have been a factor at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, June 11, when Wyatt Graves, 16, El Dorado Springs, pulled his northbound 2009 Chevrolet Silverado away from the stop sign on  Hwy. 97 into the path of a southbound 2016 Peterbilt driven by Earl Johnson, 58, Stockton, on Hwy. 32 at the

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Missing juvenile located in Kansas

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported on Wednesday afternoon, June 8, Samantha Leonard, a 14-year-old female reported missing from her residence in Osceola, was located safe outside of Mound City, KS, in Linn County. Jamie Huff, 17, Osceola, was located with Leonard. He is a suspect in another St. Clair County investigation involving a stolen vehicle on

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Chicken and Noodles at Fair Haven Park

This Friday, June 17, treat yourself to fried, pasture raised chicken and noodles plus sides at the Fair Haven Park. The all you can eat meal begins at 4:30 p.m. and lasts until 7:30 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the Stoney Creek School and payment is by donation only. For more information call

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SATURDAY NIGHT PICNIC FEATURE

Shotgun and Lace, a Country/Rock trio made up of siblings Jordan, Joanna and Erika Coleman from Schell City, has been signed to perform Saturday, July 23, at the El Dorado Springs Picnic.

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Opposed CAFO rules

Editor: I have to speak up against the new CAFO ordinance. It will not stop the big multinational corporate companies from coming to this county should they decide to. All it does is make it more difficult for the individual small farmer to do business. The big companies have big money and a big payroll

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Les Ray responds

Editor: In answer to Gary Vickers response to my letter: Nowhere in the letter did I state that the VFW or members thereof were unpatriotic as you accused. Furthermore, the flag at the cemetery was at full staff that morning when I went to honor my family members buried there. The proper flag etiquette is

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Hospital Board to meet Monday

The Board of Directors of Cedar County Memorial Hospital will conduct a meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Monday June 20, in the classroom at Cedar County Memorial Hospital. The tentative agenda of this meeting includes no unfinished business. New business appears to be only routine items.

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CCAD to meet in Stockton

The Cedar County Ambulance Board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 20, in the Stockton Ambulance Barn. Items on the tentative agenda include: Unfinished Business – tower update, new director training and inventory.

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