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Missing person found alive after 4 days

A Cedar county resident who has been missing since Thursday, March 26, was found Monday morning and was life flighted to a Joplin hospital. According to Sheriff’s Office officials, dispatch received a report Saturday afternoon of a possible missing person near the area of Zodiac and 2925 Rd in Vernon County. Responding deputies learned that

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Updates from the Cedar County Health Department

Monthly blood draw option Beginning on April 1, the Cedar County Health Department is suspending the monthly Public Blood Draw schedule. As you may know, the health department alternates the offering of this discounted testing between El Dorado Springs and Stockton in an effort to provide low cost health choices to those with little or

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Fire report for week of March 22

At 11:20 p.m. on March 27, the El Dorado Springs Fire Department dispatched to an abandoned house on 32 Hwy. and south 601 Rd. The structure was fully involved on arrival. The cause is undetermined and under investigation. Nineteen firefighters with Trucks 2, 6 and Tanker 1 responded.

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How to protect yourself from COVID-19

The Cedar County Health Department and Cedar County Memorial Hospital want to keep the community educated in regard to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  What follows is valuable information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to protect yourself and your family. There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

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Local student receives Pitt State Scholarship

  Brock Kirbey, son of Jose and Troy Kirbey of El Dorado Springs, has been named the recipient of a $2,000 Music Scholarship and a $500 Academic Scholarship to Pittsburg (KS) State University. The scholarship is for the 2020-2021 academic semesters.

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Cedar County Library correction

The John D. Smith branch of the Cedar County Library received word that they will extend their closing date until Thursday, April 30. You can still visit them through their online resources, our website at cedarcountylibrary.org and Facebook or call the library at 876-4827. If you don’t get any answer, just leave a message and someone will

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FUGITIVE FROM MOST WANTED LIST CAPTURED ON BICYCLE

FUGITIVE FROM MOST WANTED LIST CAPTURED ON BICYCLE – A Schell City resident was taken into custody Monday evening by Vernon County Sheriff’s Detectives. According to Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher, 26-year-old Jaimie Covey was placed on the Vernon County’s Most Wanted List after a Probation Violation warrant was issued. “Detectives were conducting surveillance on

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Stay away from court house if you can

From the Circuit Judge of the 28th Judicial Circuit which includes the Counties of Barton, Cedar, Dade and Vernon. The Judges and the Clerks of the Court want to assure our fellow citizens that we are doing our part to combat the Corona virus.  Each of the Courthouses are open on a limited basis.  If

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