Christian rock concert with Seventh Day Slumber coming in July

Local promoter John Wilson Jr., of Highway Promotions, is known for booking some of the biggest names in country music. Having worked with venues and put on concerts all over the country, he has made a name for himself in Nashville, TN, as one of the most trusted entertainment buyers in the Midwest. Recently, Highway

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Leona ‘Maxine’ Allen

Leona “Maxine” Allen, 79, left this life on June 13, 2016. Maxine was born on Sept. 30, 1936, to Chester William and Mary Frances (Ennis) Allen in Harrisonville. She started school in Yates City, IL, and graduated from the same school district in 1953 at the age of 16. She lived in five different school

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RJ Acheson

RJ Acheson, 89, died June 9, 2016, in Missouri Veterans’ Home, after a long illness. He was born in Springfield on April 8, 1927, to Ralph and Angie (Newton) Acheson. In 1945, RJ was eager to join the war effort. Although he was only 17, he told the Navy he was 18 and he was

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John Read

John William “Johnnie Bill” Read, 69, was born Jan. 22, 1947, in El Dorado Springs to K.T. “Buck” and Vivian (Hopkins) Read. John graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1965, served in the National Guard in Wyoming and worked for the Bureau of Land Management in both Wyoming and then Arizona. John obtained

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Rebecca Sue Blunt

Rebecca Sue Blunt, 56, Nevada, passed from this life on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in St. Lukes Hospital, Kansas City, following a brief illness. Rebecca was born Sept. 24, 1959, in Fort Scott, KS. She was united in marriage to Wayne Thomas Blunt on April 29, 1977, in Walker and he survives of the home.

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Betty Jean Horning

Betty Jean Horning, 80, El Dorado Springs, passed away June 9, 2016, in Nevada Nursing and Rehab. She was born in Stockton on July 27, 1935, the daughter of David and Clara (Mizner) Stroer. Betty graduated from Stockton High School. She married Gene Horning on July 3, 1958, in Stockton. To this union, five children

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Story Time at Library June 17

The John D. Smith El Dorado Springs branch of the Cedar County Library will have Story Time at 10 a.m. on June 17. Story Time is an opportunity to encourage reading and related activities. Children ages 2-12 are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. While at the library, pick up a Take and

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YARD OF THE MONTH

The Iris Belles Federated Garden Club awarded June Yard of the Month to Cliff and Dixie Conner. They have lived at 213 Westhaven since 1972 and have spent many hours in their yard, Cliff being directed by Dixie. Those who know this couple know they work very well together. Cliff said his wife does the

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Maples found guilty of murder

A Vernon County jury found Jeremy Maples guilty last week of the July 2009 shotgun first degree murder of Belinda Beisley, 47, near Greenfield. The jury deliberated two hours and 35 minutes in Stockton where it was moved Wednesday due to the start of Bushwhacker Days celebration on the Nevada Square. The victim’s body was

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Pound Pets

Dog – female, black with white smaller Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador mix, approximately 1 years old. Her name is Sadie. Dog – female, white with yellow smaller Labrador mix, approximately 1 years old. Her name is Angel. Sadie and Angel are good friends, they will play well with other dogs. Puppy – female, tan and white

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