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ECS Varsity Boys Win MOKAN Division 3 State Championship

BRINGING HOME THE GOLD – The ECS Varsity Boys Basketball Teams came home from the MCSAA Tournament in Joplin with a championship trophy. It is the first time since 2008 that the boys’ team has placed first at the state competition between Christian School in the State of Missouri. Team members include: Jude Wyant, Joey

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NEVC R-1 Board hires Christy Jones as new superintendent

by Johannes Brann Mr. David Bruce, President of the Northeast Vernon County R-1 School District School Board has announced the hiring of Ms. Christine (Christy) Jones to be the district’s superintendent beginning July 1 of this year. Currently, she is Assistant Superintendent of the Southern Boone County R-1 School District in Ashland. “We were blessed

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Being vigilant

CONCERNED CITIZENS IN ACTION – Between 40 and 45 people gathered on the east lawn of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital on Feb. 15 to join in prayer. The group was calm, serious and dedicated to the task at hand. Several people prayed. Cheryl Thornton from Stockton  read, “Father, we come to you in the

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Early Deadline: March 22

Nellie Nicholas Memorial Teaching Scholarship 2024 Sac Osage Retired School Employees’ Association announces the opening of applications for The Nellie Nicholas Memorial Teaching Scholarship. Students who have previously received a scholarship may re-apply if they continue to meet the necessary criteria.  Scholarships are not available for graduate work. New  Application Guidelines for 2024 The Nellie

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Council learns Police Department growing

The El Dorado Springs City Council heard from City Manger Bruce Rogers that the El Dorado Springs Police Department would soon have another officer, bringing the total to five. Rogers said that a new part-time employee was also being hired. Earl Ackley addressed the council with his concern about the availability of video lottery terminals

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Public Notice prayer vigil

All persons concerned about the current doctor/medical situation in Cedar County and to show love and support for Cedar County Memorial Hospital are invited to attend a prayer gathering on the west lawn of Cedar County Memorial Hospital at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15.

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Courtwarming Royalty

Courtwarming Queen Tenlie Steward and King Landon Murry reigned over the evening’s games and festivities while  Haslee Johnson and Barrett Hackleman helped them tend to their royal duties.

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Setting the standard

RECOGNIZING THE 2014 CLASS 3 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM – The 2014 team finished the season with 28 wins and 3 losses.  They took 1st place in both the Warsaw and Clinton Tournaments.  In the Class 3 District 13 Championship, they defeated Stockton 62-42.  They won their Sectional game against Lafayette County 79-58 and the Quarterfinal

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School Board Sets School Calendar

The R-II School approved the 2024 – 2025 School calendar at their regular meeting on Feb. 8. The first day of school is Aug 21, 2024;  Thanksgiving  break is Nov. 25 – 29; Christmas Break is Dec 23 – Jan 3, 2025. Dr. Tracy Barger gave the board an update of the school’s APR –

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