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Council hears proposal for Community Garden

During the Public Forum at the El  Dorado Springs City Council meeting, July 17, Jeana Oschner addressed the council about a proposed Community Garden. Oschner presented the council members with a 26 page booklet, prepared by her mother, Sharon West Lansing, about Community Gardens which included a program Lansing had presented at the Twilight Gardeners

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Police Chief: Use your best Picnic manners

by Jarrod D. Schiereck Chief of Police Once more it is Picnic time again, in fact the 136th Annual Picnic. Each year we pause to remember day’s gone bye, renew old friendships, meet new friends, have some school class reunions, and enjoy the carnival and entertainment in our City Park and downtown area. Certainly, we

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Saturday night entertainment

Robin’s Hood (The band) will bring its jazz and light rock to the Saturday night Picnic stage at 8 p.m. The ringleader is Dr. Sam Watts, M.D., who practices at the Mercy Clinic in El Dorado Springs. His accomplices include: Robert Watts-bass, Keller, TX; Sam Watts-keys, guitar, Cedarville; Andrew Jones-vocal, Hall Town; Robin Braun-vocal, Monett;

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Assessment meeting notice

The Cedar County Board of Equalization will meet on Monday, July 17, from 1 – 4 p.m. Any taxpayer wanting to appeal the assessed value of their property as set by the county assessor should contact Peggy Kenney, Cedar County clerk, at (417)276-6700 Ext.221 for an appointment. The Board of Equalization shall consist of the

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Update on officer involved shooting

Some information was released Tuesday morning regarding the officer involved shooting that took place on June 21, 2017, in Vernon County. The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release that their investigation surrounding the 911 call that was placed, and the pursuit that followed has been completed. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is

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ElDo Youth Center 50/50 Raffle

The ElDo Youth Center is having a 50/50 raffle to raise money to complete the Youth Center kitchen. Tickets are on sale now at the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, Mike & Joe’s, and the ElDo Youth Center (between 4-6 p.m., Monday-Friday only).  $1 = 1 ticket, $5 = 7 tickets, $20 = 30

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Take comfort in the quilt show

The Wayside Inn Museum will host its 3rd Annual El Dorado Springs Picnic Quilt Show July 20-23 in the Wayside Inn Museum, 119 West Spring Street, El Dorado Springs. This event is FREE and open to the public. Quilt show hours are 1 to 9 p.m. On Sunday the quilt show will be open from

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Three nights of Carnival wrist bands

Carnival wrist band tickets will be sold beginning Monday, July 17, at City Hall for $21. They can be purchased during normal business hours, until Friday, July 21. Cash only will be accepted. Wristbands may be purchased at the carnival ticket booths for $23 per night. Single tickets are available at the ticket booths. Some

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School Board holds final meeting of fiscal year

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board held its final meeting of the fiscal year on June 29 to change the budget figures to actual as requested by the auditors. Board members present were Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Terry Shepherd, Greg Beydler and Darrell Eason – presiding. Chad Whitesell and Josh Floyd were absent. The

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