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MDC reports 15 new cases of CWD out of nearly 18,400 deer tested

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports 15 free-ranging Missouri deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) out of nearly 18,400 test results received so far for the season. The 15 new cases consist of: • 1 from Cedar County from a hunter-harvested adult buck, • 3 from Franklin County from hunter-harvested adult

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Hospital says goodbye to two

At the last Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting of the year, Dec. 18, 2017, Hospital CEO Jana Witt introduced Rob Simon, RN, who has assumed the position of Chief Nursing Officer and mentioned that the meeting was the last for Carla Gilbert, Director of Finance, and Drew Alexander, RN/Chief Nursing Officer. Board

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Almost Done

NEW SUBSTATION TO BE TESTED NEXT WEEK – On Tuesday, Jan. 2, a crew from B&L Electric was hard at work in the frigid temperatures putting the finishing touches on the $709,000 electrical sub station behind the police station, the one that burned so spectacularly in September 2016. The B&L Electric foreman on the job

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CMH restricts visitors 14 and younger at all CMH facilities due to flu

Citizens Memorial Hospital/Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation is changing its visitor policy at the hospital and its long-term care facilities due to an increase in flu cases in Polk and surrounding counties. For the protection of patients and residents, children 14 and younger who are not seeking medical treatment are restricted from visiting patients in

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Hartzler staff to visit Stockton Jan. 9

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) today announced that a member of her staff will visit Stockton on Tuesday, Jan. 9,  to meet with local residents in the Cedafr County Courthouse and assist Missourians experiencing problems with a federal agency from 10:30 q.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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The party’s over

CHRISTMAS DÉCOR PUT AWAY – Christmas decorations came down in El Dorado Springs on Tuesday, Jan. 2, which was a lot colder than when the El Dorado Springs Utility Crew put them up before the early date for the Christmas parade this year. The crew started their work in 10-degree weather about mid morning by

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Heritage State Bank to become part of Community National Bank & Trust

Shelbank Corporation and Heritage State Bank, Nevada, announce the sale of Shelbank Corporation to Community Bancorp, Inc. and Community National Bank and Trust, Chanute, KS. Kyle Burch, chairman of Heritage State Bank, and Dan Mildfelt, president and CEO, and Phil Bastep, chairman of Community National Bank and Trust have signed an agreement whereby Community Bancorp,

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What the new tax law means for farmers and ranchers

by Eric Bohl After years of negotiations and political horse-trading, Congress has finally passed a tax cut and reform bill. Unlike many previous tax bills that phased in over a longer period, most of this law goes into effect January 1, 2018. So what does the final bill mean to farmers and ranchers? Over 94

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LIONS PEACE POSTER WINNERS

LIONS PEACE POSTER WINNERS – The El Dorado Christian School art students entered their painting in the Lions Peace Poster contest. The 1st place winner was Paris Gallette whose her poster went on to Lions District. The 2nd place winner was Christian Steuck and the 3rd place winner was Breann Reasoner. Lion Edith Winfiel presented

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Merry Christmas

From: Kenny, Kimball and Davis Long, Adrian,Cain and Van Gilfoil, Mary True, Gwen Nickerson, Finley Keen, Megan Tammer-Lane, Mindy Harper,Caleb Alexander and Nancy Dissler

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