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Vietnam Wall to come to Stockton, donations needed

Plaque hung on Military Memorial Wall The Cedar County Courthouse lobby was the scene Friday, Dec. 30, of a ceremony to honor Cedar County veterans and inaugurate the new Military Memorial Wall in the courthouse lobby. Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney was the emcee for the event saying she was honored to participate in the

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Honoring our Veterans

CEDAR IS PURPLE HEART COUNTY – On Friday, Dec. 30, Cedar County gained the designation of Purple Heart County.  Public officials (and other citizens) gathered in the courthouse lobby for the ceremony: From left: Representative Sandy Crawford (spokesperson for Senator Mike Parson), Representative Warren Love, County Clerk Peggy Kenney, Associate Judge Tom Pyle, Presiding Commissioner

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ElDo sidewalk goal met and grant approved

Thanks to the generosity of the El Dorado Springs community the Chamber of Commerce secured the $44,000 in public pledges for Phase II of the “Sidewalk to the Future.” The goal was met just prior to the Dec. 28 deadline set to collect the pledge signatures. The Chamber of Commerce and City of El Dorado

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Bond set at $50,000

ARRESTED IN ELDO DRUG RAID – Sheriff Leon Dwerlkotte reports that on Dec. 28 the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office along with the CNET Drug Task Force and the El Dorado Springs Police Department served a search warrant at the Vernie Harelson residence at 328 W. Joe Davis Street, El Dorado Springs. At the Harelson residence

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CCAD board votes to pay themselves

Meeting called to order at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27. Roll call Present – John Wilson chairman Kenny Turner vice chairman Byron Hamilton (By phone due to illness) Keith Kasco Agenda Approval: A motion was made by Turner to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Kasco, four ayes, no nays, motion carried. Acceptance of

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No ETA yet on burned sub-station

On Tuesday, the Sun spoke with El Dorado Springs City Manager Bruce Rogers about the destroyed electrical sub-station, vandalism in the Park and status of the city. Q. I heard there was $900 damage to Christmas lights in the Park before the lighting ceremony. “Yes, somebody got in there and vandalized stuff.” Q. Catch anybody

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Filing deadline Jan. 17

Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney wishes to remind everyone that the last day to file as a candidate for the April 4, 2017, Municipal Election is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17. Anyone interested in filing for a position on the Ambulance Board, Hospital Board, Chapel Hills Fire District or the Special Road Districts may do

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Public invited 10 a.m. Friday Parson to deliver ‘Purple Heart’ plaque

Senator Mike Parson will be at the Cedar County courthouse at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30. During his visit he will place the “Purple Heart” plaque on the memorial wall in the lobby of the courthouse. This plaque designates Cedar  as a  “Purple Heart”  County, an honor for which the county applied. The county commission

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Counties install office holders

CEDAR CO. OFFICIALS SWORN – On Tuesday, Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney administered the oath of office to five elected or re-elected county office holders who will take office Jan. 1. They are (from left) Nora Powell – coroner, James McCrary – sheriff, Charlotte Haden – public administrator, (AlTel) Bob Foster – southern associate commissioner

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