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More steps in the right direction

CHECK IT OUT – The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce presented a check in the amount of $44,000 to the city for the second phase of the “Sidewallk to the Future” project. The $44,000 represents 1⁄2 of the 20% of the federal grant that pays for the project. The money donated came from the

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Hospital reviews audit

At the Monday, May 15, Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting, Josh Wilks, CPA, with the auditing firm of  CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, presented  and reviewed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 audit report, He stated that their were no problems  encountered during the audit and that CCMH has a strong balance sheet and has no

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Harry Powers cousin

FAMILY CONNECTION – Juda Wosoba and her husband, Fred, were at the Vietnam Wall Saturday to honor her cousin, Harry Lee Powers, who was KIA Nov. 21, 1966. A machine gunner on a tank, he was awarded the Bronze Star (post humously) for exceptional valor. Harry Lee had lots of cousins – Juda and Charles

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Price Family Reunion

48 YEARS IN THE MAKING – On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the family of Derrill Price Jr. gathered to the Vietnam Wall to pay tribute to their husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. They found his name listed on Wall Panel 24W Line 98. Derrill III said that a friend had brought him a rubbing from

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Springfield man drowns in Lake Stockton

Nathan S. Buckhanan, 20, Springfield, drowned about 6:45 p.m. Sunday, May 14, while swimming in Stockton Lake in Masters Cove. According to the report by Trooper M. R. Young, the victim left the designated swim area, swam to a buoy, started struggling and went under the water. Cedar County Coroner Nora Powell pronounced the subject

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Nevada woman sentenced for taking ‘food stamps’ for meth, cash

Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Nevada woman was sentenced in federal court May 16 for her role in a conspiracy to exchange “food stamps” for methamphetamine or cash. Julie M. Drake, 48, of Nevada, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to nine

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Wall that heals coming to Stockton

A 3/5 traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D. C. is scheduled to arrive at the Stockton football field at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, and stay until 3 p.m. Sunday, May 14. Set up will begin at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Thursday, Friday and Saturday the wall will be open free for

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Way back when

70 YEARS OF SERVICE – As of March 15, 2017, Cornelius G. (Glenn) Tuder has been a member of the E Dorado Springs American Legion, Koca-Reeder-Giddens Post 233, for 70 years. He was honored for is membership and service by the National Commander Charles E. Schmidt and National Adjutant Daniel S. Wheeler.   Tudor said,

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ElDo American Legion Auxiliary faces cancellation

Members of American Legion Auxiliary, Koca-Reeder-Giddens Post #233, El Dorado Springs, received a letter from District 6 President Shirlee Schroder informing them that she recommends that the charter for El Dorado Springs, Unit #233 be cancelled for the following reasons: A unit is required by Department Constitution to have ten paid  senior members to be

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