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Man found in street dies

by Jarrod Schiereck, Chief of Police On Monday, Oct. 23, El Dorado Springs Police Officers responded to the 400 block of South Summer Street concerning a report of a subject lying partially on the street. Upon officers arrival the subject was unresponsive with visible head trauma. Officers requested an ambulance. The subject was transported by

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Ground breaking Nov. 1 CCAD accepts bid for $835,111

In a Special Meeting at 9:00 a.m. Thursday. Oct. 19, in the Commissioners’ Office in the Cedar County Courthouse, the members of the Cedar County Ambulance District voted unanimously to accept the bid presented by Kenney Construction for the new Cedar County Ambulance Facility. Present were Board Members Evelyn Boyle, Nadine Sinclair, John Wilson and

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And the winner is…

STIRRING UP SUCCESS – Amanda Hawkins with Fidelity Communications   kept their first place chili recipe going strong through out the day at the 13th Annual Spring City Revitalization Group Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Oct. 21. (See other winners on Page 6.)   This year’s sponsors were: Heritage State Bank, Evans Drugs, Fidelity Communication, Ty

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Christmas Basket Applications Available

The El Dorado Springs Christmas Basket project is a program that provides food baskets for families and gifts for children age 16 and under who live in the El Dorado Springs school district and are in need of holiday assistance. Applications for Christmas Baskets are available at the Division of Social Services in Stockton on

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Former Cedar County Jail employee arrested

John Mygan Jr. was arrested Oct. 10 by a Cedar County deputy one day after he was fired from his employment at the Cedar County jail, where he had worked for about 10 months. Cedar County Sheriff James McCrary told the Sun Monday that Mygan is being held in the Vernon County Jail under a

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City Council approves $10.4 million balanced budget

The El Dorado Springs City Council met on Monday, Oct. 16, with all members present – Mayor Brad True, Mayor Pro Tem Randy Bland, Jimmy Luster, Jerry Baldwin and Nick Bland. In the public forum, Glenda Baker spoke about the action plan that Stockton City Council had adopted and wanted to know when El Dorado

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A surprise in every cooker

LAST YEAR’S WINNER – The El Dorado Springs Optimist Club took the top honor at the 2016 Chili Cook-off. This year’s event, scheduled for this Saturday, Oc. 21, is the main feature of the day’s numerous events.   Three judges will decide the first, second ad third place winners and the Presentation Award for the

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Am. Legion Annual pancake breakfast

American Legion Post 233 will hold their annual pancake breakfast Saturday, Oct. 21, from 7 a.m. thru 10:30 a.m. The American Legion is located at the corners of Broadway and Kirkpatrick. The price is $5 per person with children under 5 eating free. Your choice of pancakes and sausage or biscuits and gravey with coffee,

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