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Christmas in July

VACATIONING IN ELDO – When St. Nick decides to put in an appearance in July, you don’t ask questions. Just enjoy the visit and hope he will remember the presents six months from now. That’s what Lincoln Koca did when he saw the jolly old elf. Lincoln’s parents are Alan and Megan Koca. He was

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Lt. Gov. announces ‘Vacation Missouri’ photo contest

Lt. Gov. Mike Parson has announced a “Vacation Missouri” photo contest. All Missourians and those who visit Missouri are encouraged to submit their photography work for the contest. Winners will receive a proclamation from the Lieutenant Governor, an invitation to the Capitol for a recognition ceremony, and have their work displayed in the State Capitol

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Regina Allison sentenced for embezzling $380,000

Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an El Dorado Springs woman was sentenced in federal court July 26 for a mail fraud scheme by which she stole more than $380,000 from her employer and to filing a false tax return. Regina Allison, 47, of El Dorado Springs,

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It’s all about the Park

MONEY FOR THE SOUND OF MUSIC – The Opera House Arts Council received $5,000 from Shelter Insurance Saturday, July 22, during a ceremony at the Picnic. The money will be used to purchase a sound system for the Park. Every year Shelter Insurance has a “Thankful for my Community” essay contest. Debbie Vickers essay about

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Special Road board meets

The commissioners of the El Dorado Springs Special Road District met on Tuesday, July 25, in their district headquarters building on South First Street. Present were Commissioners Ron Swopes, Mike Bush and Lalan Cole – presiding. The bookkeeper, Linda Breeden, said the bills were only $2,100.96 this month but District Employee Steve Woody is expecting

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Picnic race champion

TYLER GOATLEY WINS RUN FOR A REASON RACE – About 100 runners tackled the 5 kilometer race Saturday morning of the 2017 Picnic. Tyler Goatley, fresh from his conquests at the MSHAA races, led wire-to-wire finishing in 16 minutes 32 seconds. The second place runner was not even in sight when Tyler crossed the finish

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CMH to also make proposal on July 31

At its 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 31, meeting in the El Dorado Springs Ambulance Barn, the Cedar County Ambulance District Board (CCAD) will have two proposals to consider for supplying ambulance service to Cedar County. At the June meeting, Cedar County Memorial Hospital submitted a written proposal to take over as the district’s service provider.

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Bar-B-Que in the Park

You’re invited to join us for a free hamburger and hot dog bar-b-que in the El Dorado Springs City Part at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 30. See you there.

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Public post test

In closing of the Special Election held on Aug. 8, 2017, a public test of the vote tabulating equipment will be conducted in the Courthouse at 2 p.m. Friday,  Aug. 11.  The public is welcome to attend.

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