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Cedar Couthouse closed to foot traffic

Due to the acknowledgment by Emergency Manager Arlo Rupke, of three positive COVID-19 cases in Cedar County, MO, an Order to Close Cedar County Courthouse #2020.03.30 was signed by the Cedar County Commission at 7:30 a.m. on March 30, 2020. Effective immediately, until further notice, the outer doors of the Cedar County Courthouse are closed

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Three in Cedar County test positive for COVID-19

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, a Citizens Memorial employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee works in Bolivar, but lives in Cedar County. To protect the privacy of the employee and their family we will not release individually identifiable details. The employee does not have direct contact with patients or residents, has been recovering at

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Allison files for 125 District

Nick Allison, El Dorado Springs native and current Cedar County Director of Economic Development, has filed as a Republican to run for the Missouri House of Representative in the 125 District. Nick is a graduate of the El Dorado Springs High School and Truman State University in Kirksville. He is the son of Davin Allison

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Cedar Sheriff to offer grocery delivery during health crisis

The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with Woods Super Market, is offering grocery pickup and delivery to elderly, disabled persons, veterans or anyone who has an elevated health risk, anywhere in Cedar County. People wanting this service can call the Sheriff’s Office at 417-276-5133 or you may call the Sheriff Directly at 417-276-8466. There

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School to reconvene April 6…maybe

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board, at its March 10 meeting, decided to extend spring break until at least April 6. Officials will reassess the Coronavirus situation at that time and decided when to reconvene classes. According to reports, the Kansas governor has cancelled the rest of his state’s school year. Board members present

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Saturday night entertainment

JULY 18 WADE HAYES – will be the 2020 Picnic Saturday night headliner.  The Picnic Committee will pay him $6,500 to perform. He was born and raised in Bethel Acres, OK. His father, Don Hayes, also a professional country musician, inspired him to begin Hayes had learned to play the mandolin but later switched to

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Candidates for school board

In case we missed one of the candidates for the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board when we ran the list, they are: Terry L. Shepard, Mark Burley, Craig L. Carpenter and RJ Kinnett. The election has been postponed until June 2. We will publish the list of all candidates again before the election.

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Fire report for week of March 15

On Tuesday, March 17, the fire department was dispatched to Harwood working with the Walker VFD as mutual aid for a structure fire. The fire department cancelled as the Walker VFD had the situation under control. Three firefighters and tankers 1 and 2 responded. Friday March 20, at 6:55 p.m. ElDo Fire Department was dispatched

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Please read – regarding our surgical scheduling

The morning of March 19, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recommended that all elective surgeries and non-essential medical procedures be delayed due to Covid-19 concerns. Therefore, Cedar County Memorial Hospital will adhere to these recommendations until further notice. Our surgical schedule of patients are being contacted to determine the seriousness of their

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