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Wall that heals coming to Stockton

A 3/5 traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D. C. is scheduled to arrive at the Stockton football field at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, and stay until 3 p.m. Sunday, May 14. Set up will begin at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Thursday, Friday and Saturday the wall will be open free for

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Way back when

70 YEARS OF SERVICE – As of March 15, 2017, Cornelius G. (Glenn) Tuder has been a member of the E Dorado Springs American Legion, Koca-Reeder-Giddens Post 233, for 70 years. He was honored for is membership and service by the National Commander Charles E. Schmidt and National Adjutant Daniel S. Wheeler.   Tudor said,

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ElDo American Legion Auxiliary faces cancellation

Members of American Legion Auxiliary, Koca-Reeder-Giddens Post #233, El Dorado Springs, received a letter from District 6 President Shirlee Schroder informing them that she recommends that the charter for El Dorado Springs, Unit #233 be cancelled for the following reasons: A unit is required by Department Constitution to have ten paid  senior members to be

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Fun-filled Saturday on the horizon

Another fun-filled Saturday is planned in downtown El Dorado Springs. Saturday, May 13, begins with a Pancake Feed at 7:30 a.m. in the Wayside Inn Museum. This has been a tradition for several years to coincide with the Car Show which begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. If you miss breakfast, there will food available

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Missouri’s Agriculture Key to National Security

Folks in my state know that Missouri’s farms and ranches are the backbone of Missouri’s economy—pumping tens of billions of dollars into our economy and providing job opportunities to hundreds of thousands of Missourians. But not everyone is aware of how vital protecting our agriculture industry is to America’s national security. As a leader of

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Council considers surplus auction for firearms

During the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting, Monday, May 1, City Manager Bruce Rogers told the council that the Police Department has over 100 firearms that can be sold. He said that the weapons were either donated, found property or seized property and all of them that needed judicial authorization have been cleared by

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IED blows hand off youth

by Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck On May 1, El Dorado Springs Police Officers responded to 119 West Fields Blvd. concerning a report of a medical emergency resulting from the detonation of an improvised explosive device.  Officers located a 15-year-old male with an amputation injury to his left hand and injuries to his left upper leg.

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Brush Crew Volunteers

SATURDAY CHORES – As part of the rain delayed El Dorado Springs Clean UP Day on Saturday, Nathan Nissley and Damian Nissley load their trailer full of brush (not pictured Tyler Nissley and Jackson Tough).

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Wreck kills Jerico Springs man

Steven L. Thomson, 20, Jerico Springs, was pronounced dead at the scene of a one vehicle crash on Hwy. 54 in Preston at 4:04 a.m. Sunday, April 30. According to the report by Trooper M. D. Murrell, the 1998 Toyota Camry driven westbound by Dustin D. Burlingame, 19, El Dorado Spring, ran off the roadway

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Some county roads may still be closed

The condition of area county roads being open was “fluid” with rapid changes. The Cedar County dispatcher said that Hwy. 39 at Cedar Creek had been closed but was back open. He said the only closed road is CC Road 752 off of Hwy. J. The St. Clair County dispatcher said that up to 10

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