Meetings set to discuss Missouri farm financial stress

Financial issues and stresses in farm country will be discussed in seven meetings across Missouri in July. “The meetings will gather information rather than tell economic outlooks,” says Scott Brown, University of Missouri economist. The Missouri Department of Agriculture and MU Extension join in talks with agricultural stakeholders. Farmers, agribusiness leaders and farm organization members

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School Board to hold final session of fiscal year

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, to finalize budget figures for this fiscal year. In new business, the board is scheduled to approve transfer of the maximum abounfrom Fund 1 to Fund 4 for purposes of capital expenditures. The board is scheduled to amend

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Cock fight-round II

Editor: Well we have another Harris supporting the chicken farmers and are very much opposed to the CAFO rules by telling us that the big corporate people will come in anyway and knock out the family farmers. The different thing Ms. Harris is the big ones will have to go by the same rules and

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Taylor and Baker books available

Troublemaker by Linda Howard – Sent to a remote location when an unknown enemy begins targeting members of his paramilitary group, dedicated operative Morgan Yancy fights his growing feelings for small-town police chief Isabeau Maran, whose life is put in danger by her discovery of Morgan’s secret. Beyond The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston and

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One Missourian’s story of sacrifice and silence

A column by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill It’s never too late to correct an injustice. That’s been a driving principle for me over the past few months, as I’ve investigated a stunning failure on the part of our government, and have worked to address that failure on behalf of one Missouri veteran. During World War

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135th ElDo Picnic committee

The Picnic committee for 2016 is Mike Bush, Chairman, Judi Baldwin, Secretary, Debbie Floyd, Tania Molz, Joyce Cain, Stacy Fast, Ava Phipps, Brad True, Council representative and Bruce Rogers, City manager, ex officio. If you have any questions you may contact any member and they will try to help with any question you may have.

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Lt. Gov. Kinder’s staff to conduct listening post in El Dorado Springs

Staff from the office of Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder will conduct a listening post at the Cedar County Library in El Dorado Springs on Monday, June 27. The listening session is an opportunity for residents to meet with the Lieutenant Governor’s staff and share their opinions about issues facing Cedar County and Missouri. • 4:30-5

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Street dance

The Picnic committee is very happy to announce that CountyLiners will be the street dance band performing on July 20 after Picnic set up. The street dance will begin at approximately 8pm and will be located in the street directly across from the community center on Spring St.

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Picnic set up Wednesday, July 20

Picnic set up will begin at 6pm on Wednesday, July 20. Trailers should plan on arriving early, preferable 30 minutes to an hour. Check in with committee members immediately upon arriving. Trailers will begin setting up on Main Street first. Set up will be planned and directed based on trailer hitch orientation. After trailers have

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Talent Show registion

Judi, 417-876-2691, will begin accepting talent show registrations on July 5. No early registrations, however, she is available for any questions.

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