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GALILEE LIGHT SPECTACULAR THIS WEEKEND – Over a million twinkly Christmas lights will adorn Camp Galilee this weekend during the free lakeside walkthrough lights display from 5:30 – 9 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8, at Camp Galilee in El Dorado Springs. The event will feature live music, over 20 vendors to

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No problem with rape case kits here

After seeing Springfield TV reports of problems with rape case kits in Greene County, the Sun contacted local officials to see if there were any similar problems in El Dorado Springs or Cedar County. There are not. El Dorado Springs Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck said, “All our rape kits we keep in evidence and turn

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MDC finds first case of CWD in southwest Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that a young buck harvested in Stone County in early November has tested positive for the deadly deer disease — chronic wasting disease (CWD). According to MDC, this is the first detection of CWD in Stone County and the first detection in the far southwest region of the

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To your health

CEDAR COUNTY HEALTH & WELLNESS GRANT RECIPIENTS – Recipients of the $10,000 Cedar County Health & Wellness Grant funds are announced by the El Dorado Springs Community Foundation and Stockton Community Foundation.  Applications were sought for projects that would improve the health and wellness of Cedar County citizens.  A committee representing both local Community Foundations

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Free photo op

Santa Claus is coming to Shopko Hometown On Saturday, Dec. 8, Santa will be at our Shopko Hometown stores to visit with area children and be available for photos from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Parents may take their own pictures of their children with Santa Claus as a photographer will not be on site

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Keep filling the truck

  The 12th annual Toys for Tots toy drive at Fugate Motors is about to wind down with the Dec. 8 deadline swiftly approaching. At this time there is a need for gifts for teenage girls and boys up to 16. Thank you for supporting this project.

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Missouri Route 32/Cedar Creek Bridge replacement

West of Stockton Project facts: Replace existing bridge with new wider, longer structure over Cedar Creek. New bridge will be 32 feet wide and 300 feet long, 12 feet wider and 12 feet longer than current bridge. New bridge will be built on new Route 32 alignment eliminating four sharp curves approaching the bridge. Traffic

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Cedar County Ambulance Board meets

The regular Nov. 19 meeting of the Cedar County Ambulance District convened at 6:32 p.m. in the Stockton Ambulance facility with Chairman Rusty Norval at the helm. Board members present were Keith Kasco – secretary/treasurer, Diana Johnson and Nadine Sinclair – vice chairman. Board Member Evelyn Boyle was absent. Bookkeeper CPA Kalena Bruce had nothing

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ElDo Choir Christmas dinner

Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, will be the school’s annual Choir Christmas Dinner. The pre-show (Middle School show) and pie auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for kids 10 & under.  Tickets went on sale Nov. 19.

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Annual Holiday Home Christmas decorating contest

The Chamber of Commerce and city of El Dorado Springs present the annual Holiday Home Christmas Decorating Contest.  Prizes include utility credits of $150 grand prize, $75 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place for a total of $300 in credits for contest winners. The contest rules state that winners

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