Inside ElDo city limits

Fireworks on July 4 only by Jarrod D. Schiereck Chief of Police Just a reminder to everyone, that the only time fireworks can legally be discharged within the City Limits is on the 4th of July between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. The possession of fireworks and use of fireworks on City

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El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools FY 17 Budget

Submitted by Mark Koča, Superintendent, June 23rd, 2016, to the El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Board of Education In compliance with Missouri Public School Law, section 67.010, as set forth by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), and the Missouri State Board of Education, the following Budget Document has been developed by the

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R-II Board approves a balanced budget

When El Dorado Springs R-II Superintendent Mark Koca presented the proposed 2016-17 budget to the board Thursday evening, June 23, he had a slight smile on his face as he announced that for the first time in the five years he has been at the helm, it is a balanced budget. In fact, the bottom

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T-shirt give-away rescheduled

FIRST T-SHIRT – In between the rain drops Friday evening, El Dorado Springs 5th grader Kelsi Hunt, accompanied by her mom, Jennifer Kleine, came to the Sunderwirth Bandstand to claim the first  Downtown Tunes T-Shirt handed out by Vicki Hillsman, band volunteer. Kelsi and about 50 of her summer school schoolmates had attended the field

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Special Road Board meets

The El Dorado Springs Special Road District board convened its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, in the district headquarters building on South First Street in El Dorado Springs. All members were present: Ron Swopes, Mike Bush and Lalan Cole – presiding. The district bookkeeper, Linda Breeden, was present. Cole said that

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Speech team competes at Nationals

Two sophomores from El Dorado Springs High School recently traveled to Salt Lake City, UT, to compete at the National Speech and Debate Tournament held June 12-17. Caleb Alexander and Caleb Miller competed in a total of 25 rounds of competition and both advanced to the top 40 in the nation. These speech team students

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Schell City resident arrested

Vernon County Sheriff’s officials report that a Schell City resident has been charged with a felony crime of unlawful possession of a firearm. According to officials, deputies responded to a disturbance in progress in Schell City early Sunday morning. Multiple deputies responded to the call and EMS units from VCAD also responded after dispatch received

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RETIRED TEACHERS DONATE COMFORT TOYS

The Sac Osage Retired School Employees organization kindly donated huggable stuffed animals to Cedar County Memorial Hospital for the children seen in the Emergency Department. Pictured are Amanda Schiereck, ER Manager,  and Glenda Ware, president of the retired teachers organization.

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Farm Bureau opposes mandatory GMO labeling

by Andrew Walmsley In a world consumed by daily deadlines, social media and a myriad of other distractions, it’s natural to seek out things that can help us feel more grounded, to find a sense of place. Many people feel like they have lost their connection to the land and are looking to establish or

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Senator Mike Parson’s Senate Bill 947 signed into law

State Senator Mike Parson, R-Bolivar, today applauded the governor’s signing of Senate Bill 947, which pertains to insurance requirements for transportation network companies and drivers. Senator Parson, the bill’s sponsor, said the bill will be a big advancement in protection for riders, drivers and transportation companies. “Senate Bill 947 will ensure that rideshare companies like

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