Missouri’s annual ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill will be held Oct. 20

Registration is open for the 2016 Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill on Oct. 20. More than 450,000 Missourians are already registered to participate in the annual drill, which teaches people how to protect themselves in an earthquake. More than two million people are signed up in 14 central U.S. states that could be

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Clean up ElDo this Saturday

We need YOU to help clean up our community. This Saturday is the fall “Clean-Up ElDo” campaign. Organize your own Clean Team.  Gather friends and family or groups from your office, church, organization or club to participate. Teams will be assigned a unit (you may be able to pick one you want) to help clean

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Happy to be here

DAWSON AND DAWSON, AGAIN – Jake Dawson has joined the law practice of his father, Mike Dawson, at 207 South Main Street in El Dorado Springs. Jake, a graduate of Osceola High School, received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from UCM. He taught school for six years, two in El Dorado Spring as a Special

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St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office to crack down on child restraint violations

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s office will join with other law enforcement agencies Sept. 18-24 for an aggressive Child Passenger Safety Week law enforcement campaign to crack down on Missouri’s child safety seat law violators and to reduce highway fatalities and injuries to children. Missouri law requires all children under the age of eight to

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Big Ditch constructed to protect rich acres of farm land

Submitted by Phyllis Stewart After everything was signed by landowners and with approval from the court, the project was being built, tools moved in and people hired. Mr. McWilliams was the builder of the boats that housed the workers and a kitchen was on board to feed the workers. The houseboats were built at Athol

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Thank yous

On behalf of the Discover More on Route 54 committee, I would like to thank each and every one of you for your kind assistance and generosity in promoting the 2nd Annual 100-Mile Yard Sale during Labor Day weekend.  We had a very successful event with buyers and sellers all pleased with the turnout, huge

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Participate in Hospital survey by Oct. 31

Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) is conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment. This assessment, which is a requirement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will provide information that will be used to assess and improve local access and delivery of health-related services. The assessment process includes a community survey for completion by area

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Missouri Lawmakers Wrap Up 2016 Veto Session

The Missouri Legislature officially wrapped up its annual veto session, which convened at noon on Wednesday. In just 10 hours, Missouri lawmakers successfully overrode 13 of the governor’s vetoes. I am pleased to report one of those was Senate Bill 844, a measure I sponsored. During the 2016 legislative session, I carried multiple proposals to

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Love note from Jeff City

My Fellow Missourians: Veto Session began at “High Noon” on Sept. 14. We spent nine hours combing through legislation that Governor Nixon had vetoed this summer. In the end, out of 20 vetoed bills, we voted to override 13 pieces of legislation. This total includes seven House Bills and six Senate Bills. Highlights on 5

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Busy Week in the House

Taking the safety of americans seriously Did you know nearly one-third of released detainees from the detention center at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay return to terrorism? The President has continued sending known terrorists out of Guantanamo, where they are securely detained, and to countries where security measures may be negligible at best.

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