Ashcroft flies Betsy Ross flag on Flag Day

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft paid tribute to the American flag in honor of Flag Day, flying the “Betsy Ross” flag at the historic James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center on Flag Day. Betsy Ross, the now famous seamstress in Philadelphia is said to have presented her version of the original 13-star flag to General

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Absentee Ballot Request

Absentee ballots may be requested by mail or fax.  Mail absentee ballot requests to Peggy Kenney Cedar County Clerk, % Voter Registration, 113 South Street, Stockton, MO 65785 or fax absentee ballot requests to 417-276-3461 and it must include your name, phone number, address to which your ballot is to be mailed, reason for voting

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Deadline to Register

The deadline to register for the Special Election is July 12, 2017. If you are NOT registered now is the time. Just bring with you something that proves you live in Cedar County. The County Clerk’s office will be open until 5 p.m. on that day for your convenience. If you have missed voting in

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Ashcroft Awards Racing to Read Grant to Cedar County Library

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced that the Cedar County Library received a Racing to Read Grant of $4,085, which will be used to develop early literacy services for children from birth to six years of age. “Libraries are an integral part of our communities, providing Missourians an opportunity to learn and grow through

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MSU announces sping graduation list

Missouri State University conferred 2,651 degrees to students at its 2017 spring commencement May 19 at JQH Arena. El Dorado Springs:  Jacklynn Burk, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Abigail Castle, Bachelor of Science in Geology; Karen Keith, Bachelor of Science in Accounting; Madison Sibley, Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Dylan Timmermann, Bachelor of Science

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Hartzler offers prayers and honors officers after tragic shooting

After the tragic shooting at Congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) released the following statement: “My fervent prayers are with Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Congressional staffer Zachary Barth, former staffer Matt Mika, as well as David Bailey and Krystal Griner, the two officers who were injured this morning in the shooting at

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Ag workers at high risk of heat illnesses

Agriculture workers are 20 times more likely than other workers to die from heat. Heat deaths are 100 percent preventable with water, rest and shade, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch. That is why she encourages everyone to support the “Summer 2017 Beat the Heat” campaign from the U.S. Agricultural

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McCaskill announces application process for U.S. Service Academies

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced that her office has begun the process for nominating young Missourians to the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy for an appointment to the Class of 2022. “It’s truly an honor to be able to help Missouri

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PAPE CELEBRATES FATHER’S DAY

 Our Sunday School Hour opened with the hymn, “Faith of Our Fathers” and then Carl read the poem, “The Christ” by Robert G. Lee. We sang “Happy Birthday” to Devon Bray whose birthday was June 16. It was announced that our church and grounds spring cleaning is scheduled for Saturday June 24, weather permitting. Other

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