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Apply for 2019 Lillian Sunderwirth Scholarship

Applications will soon be available for the 2019 Lillian Sunderwirth Memorial Scholarship.  These scholarshipsare open to all students and returning college students attending or having obtained admission to an accredited two-year or four-year college or trade school.  This does include those seeking masters degrees. The recipients of these scholarships must be from the El Dorado

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Fashion with Compassion March 29

Fashion with Compassion’s 5th Annual Girl’s Night Out begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Camp Galilee in El Dorado Springs. Tickets are on sale for $25 each or $175 for a table of eight. Tickets may be purchased online at wingsrefuge.com or at Evans Drug in Stockton and El Dorado Springs and at

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Vietnam War Veterans Day March 29

by   Linda Bartkoski National Vietnam War Veterans Day honors a generation of men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in U.S. history. March 29 marks the anniversary of when combat forces departed South Vietnam in 1973, even though some troops remained until their final departure in 1975. According to Department

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Right on time

SPRING HAS SPRUNG – Every year in late February or early March crocus, seeming to ignor the weather, come forth in their flowering beauty poking up thru the dead leaves that are still on the ground. In a few days it will be spring. Wednesday is the first day of spring but the crocus don’t

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Walker Hog Roast March 30

The Walker Rural Fire Department will host a hog roast from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the fire barn on Hwy. C in Walker. The meal will consist of pork, turkey, potatoes, cabbage, baked beans, vegetable, dessert and tea or lemonade – cooked by Glen Hays, Ed Thomas and crew. A donation

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New asset for upper gym

MORE COMFORT FOR FANS – During the March 7 R-II meeting, the board members walked to the High School lobby to look at three proposed bleacher seats for the upper gym. They picked the bigger one on the floor (the green one). Now they have to get pricing and find out if they have a

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Board approves school calendar

The El Dorado Springs R-II Board, at its regular March 7 meeting, a week earlier than normal to avoid spring break, held a hearing as required by law to approve starting school more than 10 days before the first Monday in September then approved the 2019-20 school calendar with a starting date of Aug. 21

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Learn about CCMH levy request

If you want to know more about the Cedar County Memorial Hospital levy request that will be on the April 2 ballot, you are invited to a public meeting that will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Hospital classroom. Here is just a sampling of the information that will be given at

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Judge benches himself

BOARD HONORS GREG BEYDLER – At Vice President Greg Beydler’s (right) last meeting as a member of the board, School Board Board President Darrell Eason presented him with a plaque commemorating his 13 years on the board, the last stint for nine years. Beydler did not run for re-election. He is the El Dorado Springs

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Council hears collapsed building blocking theater exit

The El Dorado Springs City Council met in regular session Monday, March 4, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. Members present were Mayor Brad True, Mayor Pro Tem Randy Bland and Council Members Jim Luster, Nick Bland and Cory Gayman. Personnel present were Bruce Rogers, City Manager and Kandi Baldwin, City Clerk. Jon Cummings

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