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Missouri’s Agriculture Key to National Security

Folks in my state know that Missouri’s farms and ranches are the backbone of Missouri’s economy—pumping tens of billions of dollars into our economy and providing job opportunities to hundreds of thousands of Missourians. But not everyone is aware of how vital protecting our agriculture industry is to America’s national security. As a leader of

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Council considers surplus auction for firearms

During the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting, Monday, May 1, City Manager Bruce Rogers told the council that the Police Department has over 100 firearms that can be sold. He said that the weapons were either donated, found property or seized property and all of them that needed judicial authorization have been cleared by

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IED blows hand off youth

by Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck On May 1, El Dorado Springs Police Officers responded to 119 West Fields Blvd. concerning a report of a medical emergency resulting from the detonation of an improvised explosive device.  Officers located a 15-year-old male with an amputation injury to his left hand and injuries to his left upper leg.

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Brush Crew Volunteers

SATURDAY CHORES – As part of the rain delayed El Dorado Springs Clean UP Day on Saturday, Nathan Nissley and Damian Nissley load their trailer full of brush (not pictured Tyler Nissley and Jackson Tough).

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Wreck kills Jerico Springs man

Steven L. Thomson, 20, Jerico Springs, was pronounced dead at the scene of a one vehicle crash on Hwy. 54 in Preston at 4:04 a.m. Sunday, April 30. According to the report by Trooper M. D. Murrell, the 1998 Toyota Camry driven westbound by Dustin D. Burlingame, 19, El Dorado Spring, ran off the roadway

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Some county roads may still be closed

The condition of area county roads being open was “fluid” with rapid changes. The Cedar County dispatcher said that Hwy. 39 at Cedar Creek had been closed but was back open. He said the only closed road is CC Road 752 off of Hwy. J. The St. Clair County dispatcher said that up to 10

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Second to none

ANNUAL TRIP – For many years the El Dorado Springs Second graders have toured the Wayside Inn Museum. Last Friday, April 28, was no exception despite the pouring rain. Four classes of second graders visited the local museum in shifts and were helped to explore the old hotel building with the help of Preserve Our

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How to handle Old Glory

SHOW AND TELL ON FLAG ETIQUETTE – On Tuesday evening, four Girl Scout troops got a front row seat on how to respect and handle the nation’s flag courtesy of Donnie Allen (left) and Tim Bartkoski (right) of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 257. First the two showed the girls and their leaders how to

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Drug take back day Saturday

On Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the El

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Local entertainers invited

The El Dorado Springs Picnic Committee would like to invite local entertainers to apply for the scheduled openings for the Picnic. Entertainment openings are 30 minutes, no bands please. The Picnic committee will make the final decision of time allotment, depending on the Picnic schedule. If you would like to apply, please contact any Picnic

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