El Dorado Christian School Receives A+ Designation

El Dorado Christian School has received A+ Designation by the Missouri Department of Higher Education. With the passage of Senate Bill 638 last summer, all Missouri high schools not previously designated as A+ schools had the opportunity to seek this designation, including private schools. Applications were due to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Blunt praises Gorsuch confirmation

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch was confirmed by a vote of 54– 45, with Blunt voting in favor. “Judge Gorsuch has made clear that the role of a judge is to rule on the law

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Love note from Jeff City

My Fellow Missourians: The Spoonbill/Paddlefish snagging season is well under way on the Osage River Arm of Truman Lake.  I crossed what we call the Brown’s Ford Bridge between Iconium and Lowry City on my way for breakfast Saturday morning.  There were more boats up and down the river than you could shake a stick

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State unveils new tactics to battle human trafficking

Calling human trafficking “modern-day slavery,” a group of law enforcement officials and advocates gathered Monday to unveil a series of steps designed to combat the problem. The measures, detailed by state Attorney General Josh Hawley, include new consumer protection rules, an anti-trafficking unit and an anti-trafficking task force. “This is the message I have for

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Ambulance Board to meet

The Cedar County Ambulance District Board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 17, in the Stockton Ambulance Barn . Unfinished business includes new building plans. New business will be old repeater disposition.

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School Board to meet Thursday

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 13, to install new members and reorganize. Then the board will meet in regular session. In old business, the board will amend the minutes to show that the construction contract was awarded to Westport Construction. Then the board will

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Marriages

Marriage Applications: Recorder of Deeds Office Cedar County Carole Wilkerson Recorder Andrew Lee Wendt, 32, El Dorado Springs, and Brittany Micah Berry, 28, El Dorado Springs

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CEDAR COUNTY COURT

The following felonies have been filed in Cedar County: Juliette E Smith, El Dorado Springs, DWR/S  3/24 William F Schaal, El Dorado Springs, fugitive from out of state  3/16 Joshiah Jason Ruston, El Dorado Springs, DWR/S  3/8 Brandon E Rummel, Humansville, kidnaping 2nd deg, , tampering w/mtr veh – 1st deg  3/27 The following misdemeanors

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EL DORADO SPRINGS POLICE REPORT

In the case of all arrests, it must be remembered that the charge is merely an accusation and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.    NOTE: Anyone having information concerning any alleged crimes are encouraged to contact the police department at 876-TIPS (8477) April 4 – Arrests: Loretta L. Stroble, 49,

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CEDAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT

March 19 – Disturbance Noise in Stockton area; handled by deputy. Motor vehicle accident in  Stockton area; handled by deputy. Animal call—dog in the roadway in the Stockton area; handled by deputy. Auto theft in the Stockton area; handled by deputy. Theft in the Stockton area; handled by deputy. Agency assist for El Dorado Springs

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