Gardening to distraction

How to help pollinators without planting These are not your standard how to help pollinators suggestions. Write it off to the record hot temperatures we have been having but I don’t think much will survive if we try to plant right now. That doesn’t mean there aren’t things we can do to help pollinators: 1.

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Cedar County Historical Society meets

by Kathy Smith The Cedar County Historical Society met at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, in the museum in Stockton.  Members present were Judy Nichols, president; Bob Phillips, vice president; Kathy Smith, secretary; Kay Snow, treasurer; Shirley Potts, assistant treasurer; Connie Maupin; Chris Barber; Barbara Fox; and Bob Estes. Visitors present were Ken Potts, Edna

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Wilbur’s 54th show

IT ATTRACTS ‘EM – Dederick hasn’t seen such a crowd since… Wilbur Charbonneau’s free fireworks show last year and 52 years before that. On Tuesday evening, June 21, cars, pickups, dune buggies and motorcycles lined both sides of Hwy. 54 and onto Hwy. AA north and Hwy. K south of Hwy. 54. If there had

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The Rock Wall

Saturday Kimball started working in the yard while the day was still cool, so you know it was early. I found my own list of things that needed to be accomplished. Chief among them was building watering dams around some of the baby red buds, flowering dog woods and white oaks we got from Conservation.

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Landlords address rumor about rental property

Several local landlords were present at the El Dorado Springs City Council on Monday, June 20, to voice their oppositions to a possible ordinance that would require them to have their property inspected by the city between renters. Councilmen Jim Luster, Randy Bland, Jerry Baldwin and Mayor Brad True were present as was City Manager

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Show and tell for CCAD

BOARD SEES LIFESAVING TOOLS – Cedar County Ambulance District Manager Tom Ryan brought some lifesaving and back saving tools to the June 20 board meeting so the board could see what they have recently purchased. The biggest purchase at $17,000 each was two Stryker battery powered cots (one for El Dorado Springs and one for

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Celebrate Freedom needs your input

This is the final call for information about local military personnel to include in the Celebrate Freedom edition which runs next week. Please send a pix and write-up to sunpub@centurylink.net or bring the information by the Sun office at 125 N. Main. Don’t be left out.

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Ambulance Board holds short meeting

The Monday, June 20, meeting of the Cedar County Ambulance District board was short, sweet and to the point. With only five members on the board currently, more than a quorum was present with four members at the table – Kenny Turner, Katie White, Sue Rice and John Wilson – presiding. Lisa Ringler was absent.

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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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