Property loss from disasters may be tax deductible

Disaster victims may recoup some of their uninsured losses because uncompensated property losses from natural disasters are tax deductible, said a University of Missouri Extension consumer and family economics specialist. But the first thing you should do is contact your insurance agent, said Brenda Procter. “A lot of people incorrectly assume certain things aren’t covered

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Shop safe at farmers markets

Farmers markets are a great place to buy healthy local produce and other foods, meet and support local farmers, and enjoy shopping in a fun environment. But shoppers should also pay attention to food safety when buying and using foods from farmers markets, says a University of Missouri Extension food safety specialist. “Because the experience

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Sidebar to shop safe at farmers markets

– Fresh produce should be clean, look fresh, have no cuts or nicks, and be displayed off the ground or floor. – Cut or peeled produce should be on or surrounded by ice and look fresh and cold. – Meat, eggs and cheeses should be in a cooler or on ice. Packages must feel cold.

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Marriages

Marriage Applications: Recorder of Deeds Office Cedar County Carole Wilkerson Recorder Chandler Grant Allison, 19. El Dorado Springs, and Staci Danielle Keith, 20, El Dorado Springs Ronald Wesley Blakley Jr., 31, Stockton, and Carrie Ann Roberts, 37, Stockton St. Clair County Robert    D     Bowlin   and Brandi Marie Mackin

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CEDAR COUNTY COURT

The following traffic violations have been disposed in Cedar County: Kelsey Lane Bryant, Camdenton, operated mtr veh w/brakes not in good working order  2/16, $100 fine  6/23 Tonya M Collins, Stockton, operated mtr veh w/brakes not in good working order  4/8, $40 fine  6/28 City of Stockton v Conner R Martin, Nevada, equipment violation  5/21/15,

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY COURT

Troy N Osborn, Flemington, burglary 1st deg, armed criminal action  6/29 Rebecca Callahan, Osceola, trafficking in drugs/attempt trafficking in drugs  7/1 The following misdemeanors have been filed in St Clair County: Austin Wilson, Osceola, theft/stealing  6/6

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VERNON COUNTY COURT

The following felonies have been filed in Vernon County: David G Jungerman, Kansas City, burglary, misd-harsmt by any cmmctn frghtnt/intmdt/caus emtnl distrs or apprehnsn of offnsv phys (reck frght persn <=17 yrs  6/28 Melissia L Dunfield, Nevada, possession of controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana, misd-, resisting/interfering w/arrest, detention or stop  6/29

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CEDAR COUNTY COMMISSION

The Cedar County Commission met May 23, 2016. Present were – Marlon Collins, presiding commissioner; Don Boultinghouse, northern commissioner; John A. Fox, southern commissioner; Peggy Kenney, county clerk. Minutes from May 16, 2016, were approved. Met with Road and Bridge Department. Linda Durham reported 1450 Rd was in need of repair. Kenny Long, Sun Newspaper,

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EL DORADO SPRINGS POLICE REPORT

July 6 – Officers responded to 312 West Fields concerning a reported larceny. Investigation revealed the theft of a 40 inch and a 28 inch television. Investigation continues. Arrest: Angie R. Davis, 39, El Dorado Springs, for an active Bates County warrant charging her with five counts of passing bad checks with a $2,000 bond. 

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CEDAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT

July 4 – Noise complaint on Blake Street in Stockton Handled by deputy. Trespassing on Brown Street in Stockton. Handled by deputy. Theft in Caplinger Mills area. Report taken by deputy. Drive off from Hotspot in Stockton. Handled by deputy. Careless driver on 54 Hwy near El Dorado Springs City limits. Call transferred to El

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