R-II Board meets

The El Dorado Springs R-II Board met Thursday, Sept. 10, with all board members present: Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Craig Carpenter, Dwight Kennett, Nathan Murrell and Josh Floyd – presiding. Board Secretary Tonia Molz and Superintendent Heath Oates were also present at the head table. The board opened two bids on the surplus

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ElDo Community Foundation offers grant funds for community projects

Applications are now being accepted for the Annual El Dorado Springs Community Foundation Grants. Grant applications should include the following: • Name of organization applicant and contact person, address and telephone number. • Brief description of project. • Goals – what is desired accomplishment? • Objectives – how will goals be accomplished? • Budget –

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home award

We are proud to announce that El Dorado Springs, Missouri’s country music artist, Kamber Cain, was a winner at the 6th Annual Josie Music Awards ceremony, held on Saturday Sept. 5, 2020 in Pigeon Forge, TN. Cain won “Modern Country Female Song of the Year” for “Singin’ My Own Song,” written by Kamber, Brian Maher,

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The Rock Wall

Kimball got some good shots of the patriotic opening for the 9-11 19th anniversary game, but I don’t think there is anyway to do it justice. I asked if it was DECA that organized it because they do Veterans’ Day ceremonies. I was impressed to learn that it was the brainchild of Head Football Coach

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President Trump cares

Editor: Congressman Jim Jordan writes: “With their sham impeachment of President Trump, liberals in Congress have proved their desperate willingness to do anything to stop the conservative policies of President Trump…The accomplishments of the conservative Trump agenda speak for themselves. These accomplishments include: Record low poverty rates for African Americans, Asian Americans and Hispanic Americans.

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Choose wisely when hiring a home inspector, BBB advises

With home sales through the roof during the COVID-19 pandemic, home inspectors are in high demand, since their work is a critical step in the purchase process. Only a thorough, professional inspection of the home’s physical structure and mechanical condition, from roof to foundation, can uncover the issues you’ll need to watch for as a

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Cedar Co. COVID-19 stats for Sept. 14

Reported cases since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic (87) Active COVID-19 cases (6) Total # of cases requiring hospitalization (10) Current # of hospitalized cases (?) # of deaths (0) Total Cedar County Test Count (total of negative line list + # positive cases) Negative Cedar County Test Count (2241) Positive Cedar County Test Count (87)

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Help our Majestic Monarchs

The monarch is one of the most remarkable insects in Missouri. This majestic butterfly relies on milkweed as its host plant and each female lays 100-300 eggs on the underside of milkweed leaves. Once the caterpillar (larvae) emerges from the egg it will feast on milkweed until it has gone through 5 instars (phases between

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Boost your brain class offerred

Statewide – The University of Missouri Extension Human Development & Family Science Field Specialists are offering a statewide Boost Your Brain & Memory Class via Zoom. This is a virtual class beginning September 28th to improve your brain health. The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier

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