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ALZHEIMER’S Q: My mother had Alzheimer’s and I’m getting older and am worried that I may be going to get it. A: Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. There are actually several different kinds, but it is by far the most common. It causes memory loss and affects judgment, language, and behavior. You may

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Locals win

$1,000 Scratchers winners during November were: Kim Neale and Rita Ryer, both from El Dorado Springs.

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Flags in Missouri to be flown at half-staff on Dec. 7

The flags on all state and local government buildings in Missouri will be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, Dec. 7 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Gov. Jay Nixon said today. A 1996 state law designates the date as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and directs that on that

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Pound Pets

  Dog – male, black and white Heeler mix with red hardness, approximately 2-3 years old. Dog – male, brown with white Pit Bull mix with blue collar, around 1 years old. Dog – female, white with tan ears mixed breed, around 1 years old. Due to imposition of city ordinances all animals MAY be

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SPECIAL MUSIC MEDLY

SPECIAL MUSIC MEDLY – Pape Christian Church welcomed members and guests Sunday and enjoyed the special singing of a sacred hymn medley by our teen Sunday School young ladies. Pictured (from left) Ashley Kaemmerling, Caitlyn Burchett, Zoey McInroy and Gracie Swopes. Pape Christian Church always welcomes visitors and offers Sunday School for all ages, beginning

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SOMEHTING FOR EVERYONE

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE – Vickie Tudor of Unique Boutique, 120 North Main, was honored with a ribbon cutting at her business on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Vickie’s boutique is full of hand made items for infants through adults. Pictured are: (from left) El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Members Jason Woods, Dr. Neil Linsenmayer, Dr. Teresa

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QUIT SMOKING

QUIT SMOKING – Vapaholics, a Vapor Lounge at 115 N. Main, hosted an official Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting in their honor on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Owner Lucas Quamme invites his customers to sample 100 e-juice  flavors. Pictured are: (from left) Chamber Board Member Jason Woods, Chamber Executive Director Jackson Tough, Board Member Dr. Neil

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MoDOT Crews prepared for wintry conditions

With the possibility of snow and frigid temperatures in the forecast starting Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 7, Missouri Department of Transportation crews are prepared for the return of harsh winter weather to southwest Missouri. Crews are watching weather forecasts and are standing by for the forecasted inclement weather.  Snow plows are ready and loaded with salt

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Cedar County Cattlemen collect toys for Christmas

by Megan Richner The Cedar County Cattleman’s Association kicked off the Christmas season by hosting a toy drive in conjunction with their member meeting on Dec. 1 in the Ray H. Zumwalt Expo Center, Stockton. Over 60 toys were donated and will be distributed to children in need in the El Dorado Springs and Stockton

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VETERANS GO TO BRANSON

VETERANS GO TO BRANSON – On each Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, you find thousands of people gathered to show respect and thanks to veterans from all wars. Branson rolls out the carpet for vets. Hundreds of vets join in the parade and help fill the sidewalks along the parade route, of which it is said

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