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Who will be number 63?

THE TRADITION CONTINUES – One of these young ladies will be crowned the 63rd Miss Merry Christmas and reign over the El Dorado Springs Annual Christmas Parade on Dec. 3. The crowning ceremony will in the Park this Monday, Nov. 21, at the Christmas Lighting. The evening’s events start at 5 p.m. The candidates are:

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He’s almost here

CHRISTMAS LIGHTING MONDAY – Be sure to be in the Park at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, for this annual event. Music, Miss Merry Christmas and Santa in his house hearing gift requests.

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Free jazz concert at Opera House

There will be a free jazz concert on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Opera House Theatre.  Due to a generous donation, the Arts Council is able to offer this concert free to the public. The concert will feature Robin’s Hood, featuring some of our very own prestigious entertainers who have never been on our stage

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Complete, But Unofficial AREA ELECTION RESULTS

Cedar County President and Vice President Republican ______________5,018 Donald J. Trump Michael R. Pence Democrat ________________1,010 Hillary Rodham Clinton Timothy Michael Kaine Libertarian ________________179 Gary Johnson Bill Weld Constitutional ______________40 Darrell L. Castle Scott N. Bradley Green _____________________30 Jill Stein Ajamu Baraka U. S. Senator Roy Blunt (Rep)__________________4,443 Jason Kander (Dem)__________________1,539 Johnathan Dine (Lib)__________________1732 Fred

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Owners to be ticketed

Drivers ignoring school bus stop arm by Jarrod Schiereck, Chief of Police The El Dorado Springs Police Department has received five reports of School Bus Stop Arm Violation since Oct. 12. This is to remind the motoring public, State Law  304.050  requires the driver of a vehicle upon a highway, upon meeting or overtaking from

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Council learns of well and transformer issues

During the public forum at the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 7, Julia Shaw addressed the council about recent thefts at her home. She said that a camper had been stolen while she and her husband were out of town working. She also mentioned other items. She said that even though

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On the grow

THREE NEW TREES FOR THE PARK –With the Christmas Lighting only a few weeks away, the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has planted three Christmas trees to help expand decorations  for the Annual Lighting Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 21. The trees were purchased by Toshua McCormick State Farm Agency.  Ralph Satterlee of Chalet Nursery

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Two accused arsonists in jail, four on the run

A rash of intentionally set fires in Cedar, St. Clair and Vernon counties had local residents talking in September. It also had the Missouri Fire Marshall investigating. Now, according to Cedar County Sheriff Leon Dwerlkotte, two have been arrested and charged and four more individuals are on the run according to court documents obtained by

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