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ElDo man charged for shooting

Richard E. Sailers, 53, of El Dorado Springs, is charged with shooting Steven Whitesell in his back yard on Thursday, Sept. 29. He is being held in the Cedar County Jail on $50,000 cash only bond. In his probable cause statement, Timothy Findley wrote: I, Timothy Findley, knowing that false statements on this form are

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Park tossed into ‘deplorable’ basket

During the Public Forum at the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting, Monday, Oct. 3, Roberto Valle of Lockwood, in the company of Sherry Morlan, complained that the Park looked just terrible, deplorable and was nothing like the Park he visited as a child with his grandparents. Valle said he spends $35,000 a year on

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Night to remember

BULLDOG ROYALTY CROWNED – Two popular Bulldog athletes were named the 2016 Homecoming royalty in front of a near capacity crowd Friday night in Bulldog Stadium just before the Football Bulldogs took the field to face the visiting East Newton Patriots. Softball pitcher Senior Tailor Hutsell was crowned Homecoming Queen. Football standout Senior Dayton Austin

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Second biggest weekend in El Dorado Springs coming up

Thursday, Oct. 13: If you missed your chance to buy tickets to “Murder at the Opera House,” an inter-active Comedy Dinner Theater, you’re still in luck. The event, which will be held at the Opera house Arts Council Art Building at 101 N. Main, has a few tickets left. Call Frank Lambrecht at 876-7399 –

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Chili Cook-off tickets go on sale

Chili Cook-off ticket will go on sale on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the El Dorado Springs Sun office and at State Farm Insurance. Tickets are $5 for a bowl, a spoon and a drink and the right to vote for your favorite chili. Tickets are $6 the day of the  chili cook-off.

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No Gun and Knife show this year

The El Dorado Springs Optimist Club has cancelled their Gun and Knife show originally scheduled for Oct. 15 and 16. The club is possibly looking at a spring date.

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Sub-station burns

UP IN SMOKE – Shortly after noon on Tuesday, Sept 27, the power station behind the Police Department started belching black smoke as deep orange flames leaped 50 ft into the air. City Manager Bruce Rogers said the blaze was hot enough to melt copper () Rogers also said the cause of the fire is

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City Council hears taxing situation

During City Manger Bruce Rogers’ report at the Sept. 26 council meeting, he mentioned that Cedar County Collector Joan Haines had visited with him on Aug. 25 and stated that the county would no longer be able to print the property taxes notices for the city due to changing software. The software would be the

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Jones farm honored

IT’S OFFICIAL – Tom and Lana Sue Lewallen Jones hold the official Century Farm sign provided them by Cedar County Extension when their farm was added to the list of Century Farms. Tom’s parents lived in the house in the background until Tom’s dad, Herb, passed away in 1993. Tom and Nora Mae’s husband, George

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Jones farm named to Century Farm list

The farm owned by Tom and Lana Sue (Lewallen) Jones south of El Dorado Springs has been named to the list of Missouri Century Farms. Lana Sue said she saw something about Century Farms, knew the farm had been in the Jones family over a hundred years and decided to look into it. She soon

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