Joe Alden Bell

Joe Alden Bell, 89, passed away peacefully April 11, 2017, at Moore-Few Nursing Home, Nevada. He was born on Dec. 8, 1927, on a farm eight miles southwest of Stockton, the third child of Euphie Mae (Clark) Bell and Joe Bell. He had two brothers, Alva Edison and Wilbur Dwayne, and one sister, Hazel Lorraine

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Gary D. Peterman

Gary D. Peterman, 66, Wheatland, passed away April 7, 2017, in Springfield. He was born May 5, 1950, in Osceola, the son of Robert Paul and Wilma Jean (Sutt) Peterman. Gary grew up in Collins. He enjoyed working cattle on the farm with his dad and rabbit, squirrel and quail hunting. He especially enjoyed it

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Willa Dean Bates (Deanie)

Willa Dean Bates (Deanie), 84, of Derby, KS, passed away April 11, 2017, in Derby, KS. The funeral service was held in South Rock Christian Church with Reverend Jody Clegg of St. Louis officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Lebanon under direction of Smith Mortuary. Deanie was born in Long Lane, MO, to

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Cedar County 5th Sunday program

Pleasant Ridge (Pacetown) Missionary Baptist Church will host the Cedar County 5th Sunday services on April 28 and 29. The program  will be: Friday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m.: Brother Tim Cooper – devotional; Brother Byron Smith – sermon; Brother Ron Pitts – alternate. Saturday, April 29, at 10:30 a.m.: Brother Alan Collins – devotional;

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Pleasant Springs Cemetery meeting

The annual meeting for Pleasant Springs Cemetery was held on April 11, 2017. The decision was made to rehire Mike Guffey for mowing. Several have commented on how nice the cemetery looks. John Keeton was re-elected to a second three-year term on the board. Current checking account balance is $43,05.57.  Expenses were $1,790, donations totaled

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City Council hears ditch complaint

During the Public Forum segment of the Monday, April 17, El Dorado Springs City Council meeting, Linda Groom was present to discuss her property at 507 S. Ohio where her son lives. She said she had issues with the corner culvert at Marshall and Ohio. She said the bank was too steep to mow and

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Research debunks ‘Five Second Rule’

The so-called “five-second rule” for food that is dropped on the floor has been scientifically debunked according to Lindsey Stevenson, nutrition and health specialist, University of Missouri Extension. A recent study from Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy conducted an extensive test, 2,500 measurements to be exact, on the idea that food

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Ambulance board picks new building site

The Cedar County Ambulance Board, at its meeting Monday, April 17, in Stockton, announced that it had picked a new building site at an earlier meeting. Chairman John Wilson said that members of the public had called the board concerned basically that they were about to build in a swamp. The board has a contract

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NEW DEDRICK PRE-K HAS RIBBON CUTTING

NEW DEDRICK PRE-K HAS RIBBON CUTTING – Members of the community joined with the Dederick Christian Church and the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce for an open house and ribbon cutting at the New Pre-K and Day Care facility at Dederick. Pastor Jared Kouba received the Investment in Community plaque from Chamber Director Jackson

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