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Landlords address rumor about rental property

Several local landlords were present at the El Dorado Springs City Council on Monday, June 20, to voice their oppositions to a possible ordinance that would require them to have their property inspected by the city between renters. Councilmen Jim Luster, Randy Bland, Jerry Baldwin and Mayor Brad True were present as was City Manager

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Show and tell for CCAD

BOARD SEES LIFESAVING TOOLS – Cedar County Ambulance District Manager Tom Ryan brought some lifesaving and back saving tools to the June 20 board meeting so the board could see what they have recently purchased. The biggest purchase at $17,000 each was two Stryker battery powered cots (one for El Dorado Springs and one for

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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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