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Celebrate Freedom needs your input

This is the final call for information about local military personnel to include in the Celebrate Freedom edition which runs next week. Please send a pix and write-up to sunnews@centurylink.net or bring the information by the Sun office at 125 N. Main. Don’t be left out.

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Ambulance Board holds short meeting

The Monday, June 20, meeting of the Cedar County Ambulance District board was short, sweet and to the point. With only five members on the board currently, more than a quorum was present with four members at the table – Kenny Turner, Katie White, Sue Rice and John Wilson – presiding. Lisa Ringler was absent.

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Meetings set to discuss Missouri farm financial stress

Financial issues and stresses in farm country will be discussed in seven meetings across Missouri in July. “The meetings will gather information rather than tell economic outlooks,” says Scott Brown, University of Missouri economist. The Missouri Department of Agriculture and MU Extension join in talks with agricultural stakeholders. Farmers, agribusiness leaders and farm organization members

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School Board to hold final session of fiscal year

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, to finalize budget figures for this fiscal year. In new business, the board is scheduled to approve transfer of the maximum abounfrom Fund 1 to Fund 4 for purposes of capital expenditures. The board is scheduled to amend

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R-II facilities cost district some good applicants

During its June 9 regular meeting, the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board discussed the possibility of putting a bond issue on the November ballot. They want to get a list of needs from the staff and have a public meeting. The board set its final meeting of the fiscal year for 6:30 p.m. Thursday,

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Star of the show

SAC OSAGE ANNUAL MEETING – While Randy Newman was demonstrating some hot guitar licks taught him by Roy Clark, a young patron on the front row with his mother found the music electrifying and used his balloon animal as a partner while he demonstrated his own hot steps. The 361 co-op members who had arrived

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Assessor to send valuation notices

Chad Pyle, Cedar County assessor, reports that he is nearing completion of the 2016 assessment cycle for real estate. He and his staff have been assessing the new construction that has been built. The Assessor will begin sending impact notices the first of June. An “impact notice” notifies property owners whose property has increased in

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Pickup pulls in front of semi

The late afternoon sun may have been a factor at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, June 11, when Wyatt Graves, 16, El Dorado Springs, pulled his northbound 2009 Chevrolet Silverado away from the stop sign on  Hwy. 97 into the path of a southbound 2016 Peterbilt driven by Earl Johnson, 58, Stockton, on Hwy. 32 at the

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Missing juvenile located in Kansas

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported on Wednesday afternoon, June 8, Samantha Leonard, a 14-year-old female reported missing from her residence in Osceola, was located safe outside of Mound City, KS, in Linn County. Jamie Huff, 17, Osceola, was located with Leonard. He is a suspect in another St. Clair County investigation involving a stolen vehicle on

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Chicken and Noodles at Fair Haven Park

This Friday, June 17, treat yourself to fried, pasture raised chicken and noodles plus sides at the Fair Haven Park. The all you can eat meal begins at 4:30 p.m. and lasts until 7:30 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the Stoney Creek School and payment is by donation only. For more information call

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