Community

Cards of Thanks

We want to thank all who helped us in any way after the loss of our loved one, Cheryl Fox. Whether you brought food, sent a care or called, words cannot express our gratitude. Jimmy Fox, Gerald and Julia Dobbs, Don Dobbs, Dakota and Sabrina Black, Josh Fox, Bentley, Xzavier and Alixzandryia The family of

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Area seniors blanketed with warm donation

The West Central Senior Care program received an unexpected gift this week in the way of eleven hand-made quilts. The quilts were created by a resident of El Dorado Springs who has a long history of service to the community.    Recently, in addition to the donation to West Central, thirteen quilts were donated to

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Cedar County Historical Society meets

Written By Connie Maupin The Cedar County Historical Society met on Monday, August 30 at the museum in Stockton. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and the monthly reports were approved. Bob Phillips gave a very interesting talk about his school years at the Bear Creek school, the old rock school building, built in 1937,

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The importance of talking about suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month and the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Senior Life Solutions team is working to raise awareness and educate the community on the risk factors and warning signs of suicide. Talk of suicide should never be dismissed. If you, or someone you know, are thinking of suicide call the

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Fire report for week of Aug. 27

Friday Aug. 27, at 11:30 a.m. the Fire Department was dispatched to a motor accident one mile west of El Dorado on US 54 to provide traffic control. Three trucks and five firefighters responded.

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CMH rural health clinics receive $643,877 HRSA grant

Citizens Memorial Hospital has been awarded a $643,877 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to help boost vaccine confidence and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural communities where COVID-19 vaccine uptake lags in comparison to more populated areas. Created in 1982, HRSA is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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BOBBY LYNESS RECEIVES 2021 BILL T. CRAWFORD PRAIRIE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

Bobby Lyness is a wildlife services contractor who has worked for more than 30 years controlling invasive plants and performing other management services on thousands of acres for the Missouri Department of Conservation, The Nature Conservancy, and the Missouri Prairie Foundation, among other clients. Lyness is careful to target control efforts to invasive plants only

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TOPS talks about setting your own goals

TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, 1300 S. Summer St, El Dorado Springs on Thursday, Aug. 26, for their weekly weigh-in and meeting. Linda Hall, Leader, called the meeting to order. Ray and Carol led us in singing “We’re the TOPS Club Members.” We said our TOPS

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CCAD Board meeting minutes

The Cedar County Ambulance District met at 6:30 p.m. at the Stockton Ambulance Station, 319 Englewood, Stockton on Aug. 16. Call To Order: 6:35 Roll Call: All present save Sinclair and Johnson. Four fulfills quorum requirements, so the meeting proceeded. Johnson came in at 6:37. Approve Agenda: A motion was made by Moore, to approve

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Twilight Gardeners Garden Club meets

Respectfully submitted, Ursula Fuller Five members met on Aug. 17, at the home of Jennifer Bland. The meeting was called to order by President Ursula Fuller and the group recited the Club Collect. As we had a late start, we decided to skip roll call. Our last regular meeting was in May, and the minutes

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