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Cedar County Memorial Hospital Fundraiser Oct. 7

By Jeanne G. Hoagland, Marketing Director Cedar County Memorial Hospital is looking ahead with plans for the 13th annual fundraiser slated for the evening of Thursday, Oct. 7, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. on the west lawn of the hospital. (Alternate weather date is Wednesday, Oct. 13.) With much to celebrate we have themed

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Cedar Co. COVID-19 stats for Sept. 20

Reported cases since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic (1624) Active COVID-19 cases (10) # of deaths (30 confirmed PCR, 8 by antigen. Updated Sept. 14). Total Cedar County Test Count (total of negative line list + # positive cases) Negative Cedar County Test Count (28431 reported to CCHD on Sept. 19). Positive Cedar County Test Count

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Senior Center re-opening Oct. 18

Hello friends: We have some important news! We are preparing to reopen the El Dorado Springs Senior Center at 604 South Forest on Monday, October 18 for in-person dining, services, and recreation. We want to welcome all our old and new friends for lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The center will be open

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Volunteer Board Members needed

The Lighthouse Children’s Theatre is looking for new volunteer board members. The recent pandemic required us to take an unexpected break from our annual performances, but we would like to see kids back on stage by next summer. We are currently seeking adults who are interested in making an impact in the lives of the

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Pedestrian struck on Hwy. 54

On September 17, officers  responded to the intersection of US 54 Hwy. and S. Park St. concerning a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. According to witnesses on the scene, this accident apparently occurred when the pedestrian entered the crosswalk against the crosswalk control signal and was struck by an eastbound vehicle.

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Man found deceased inside home

On Sept. 17, officers responded to 215 West Hightower concerning a check the well being.  Upon arrival officers located Johnnie D. Billings, 56, of El Dorado Springs, deceased inside the home. The investigation revealed the theft of a black 2006 Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle. Investigators of the Missouri State Highway Patrol are assisting in the investigation.

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64th Riverview Community reunion cancelled

Due to COVID concerns, the 64th Riverview Community Reunion, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 3, has been cancelled. Church services are still being held regularly and we invite our community and friends to come and visit us when you can.

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Fidelity Communications to open applications for charitable giving fund

Fidelity Communications, along with the other Cable One family of brands, will open fall applications for the company’s Charitable Giving Fund, which annually awards $200,000 in grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, from October 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021. Grants will be made available across communities served by Fidelity and the other Cable One family

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PARADE MASTER AT IT AGAIN

Justin Swager, who pulled off a nifty Christmas parade last year, put together a 9/11 Memorial Parade on Saturday, Sept. 11, in downtown El Dorado Springs.

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Regional Vaccination Initiative

The Mission of Community Foundation of the Ozarks and its affiliates, including the El Dorado Springs Community Foundation, is to enhance the quality of life in our region through resource development, community grant making, collaboration and public leadership, which includes promoting health and wellness. El Dorado Springs Community Foundation co-founder and retired local physician, Dr.

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