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Fireworks only legal in city July 4

Just a reminder to everyone, that the only time fireworks can be discharged within the City Limits, is on the 4th of July, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. The possession of fireworks and use of fireworks on City Property and in the City Parks are prohibited. Impeding traffic with fireworks use

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Vernon County Deputy fatally shoots suspect

by Nick Wright nickwright.ndm@gmail.com Brandon Lukenbill, 33, of Nevada, was shot and killed after an altercation following a lengthy pursuit involving a Vernon County Sheriff’s deputy Wednesday morning according to Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Shawn Griggs, Division of Drug and Crime Control. Griggs said the MSHP was called to the scene of an officer-involved

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Correction

Thank you for the coverage of the CCMH ambulance service proposal. After reading the front page article, we do need to make a clarification. Our proposal does not add one ALS ambulance at each of the CCAD bases (El Dorado Springs and Stockton). If you will refer to the third paragraph of the proposal, we

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For many years of service

FAYE PALMER HONORED- A long time member and the last president of the local American Legion Auxiliary, Faye Palmer received a commemorative plaque honoring her for her years of service to the organization.   American Legion Auxiliary District 6 Secretary/Treasurer Linda Throne (left) and District 6 President Shirlee Schroder presented the plaque to Palmer at

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Teen drowns in lake

Colton J. Tyler, 14, Greenfield, was pronounced dead at 2100 hours after his body was recovered from Lake Stockton in Dade County. According to the report from Trooper A. S. Rice, Mr. Tyler went underwater at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 23, at the Ruark Public Swim Beach and did not resurface.

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Dutch treat breakfast

All former employees of Nelly Don, Junior House and J.H. Collectibles are invited to a Dutch treat breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, at 54 Café in Nevada.

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School Board to meet Thursday night

The El Dorado Springs R-2 School Board will open a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the High School Library. New business will include a review of the Parents as Teachers Program; amend the FY 17 budget to actual; approve transfer of “up to the maximum” amount of Fund 1 to Fund

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CCAD to build new ambulance barn in Stockton

During its June 19 meeting in the Stockton Ambulance Barn, the Cedar County Ambulance District board announced that it had purchased a one-acre lot on South Hwy. 39 next to the Korth Center in Stockton for $27,500 and will build a new ambulance barn there for an estimated $861,000. CPA Kaleena Bruce, the district’s bookkeeper,

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CCMH makes proposal to run ambulance service

It was a jam-packed night for business at the Cedar County Ambulance Board’s June 19 meeting in Stockton: they filled the board vacancy in District 1 which had been vacant for about a year; they heard a proposal from the Cedar County Memorial Hospital board to take over the ambulance service in six months; they

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Eat chicken, help Stoney Creek School

Come out to the lovely Fair Haven Park from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m on Friday, June 23, and enjoy a meal of freshly fried, tender young chicken, chicken and noodles, beans, cole slaw and fresh home made bread, pies and more. A donation to the Stoney Creek School is the only cost of the meal.

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