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CCAD board votes to pay themselves

Meeting called to order at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27. Roll call Present – John Wilson chairman Kenny Turner vice chairman Byron Hamilton (By phone due to illness) Keith Kasco Agenda Approval: A motion was made by Turner to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Kasco, four ayes, no nays, motion carried. Acceptance of

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No ETA yet on burned sub-station

On Tuesday, the Sun spoke with El Dorado Springs City Manager Bruce Rogers about the destroyed electrical sub-station, vandalism in the Park and status of the city. Q. I heard there was $900 damage to Christmas lights in the Park before the lighting ceremony. “Yes, somebody got in there and vandalized stuff.” Q. Catch anybody

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Filing deadline Jan. 17

Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney wishes to remind everyone that the last day to file as a candidate for the April 4, 2017, Municipal Election is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17. Anyone interested in filing for a position on the Ambulance Board, Hospital Board, Chapel Hills Fire District or the Special Road Districts may do

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Public invited 10 a.m. Friday Parson to deliver ‘Purple Heart’ plaque

Senator Mike Parson will be at the Cedar County courthouse at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30. During his visit he will place the “Purple Heart” plaque on the memorial wall in the lobby of the courthouse. This plaque designates Cedar  as a  “Purple Heart”  County, an honor for which the county applied. The county commission

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Counties install office holders

CEDAR CO. OFFICIALS SWORN – On Tuesday, Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney administered the oath of office to five elected or re-elected county office holders who will take office Jan. 1. They are (from left) Nora Powell – coroner, James McCrary – sheriff, Charlotte Haden – public administrator, (AlTel) Bob Foster – southern associate commissioner

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Board votes to increase charges by five percent

The regular monthly meeting of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees was held on Monday, Dec. 19 in the hospital Board Room with the following in attendance:  Judy Renn, President; Jan Neale, Vice-President; John Walker, Secretary/Treasurer; Carla Griffin and Julia Phillips, Board Members; Jana Witt, CEO; Carla Gilbert, Director of Finance; Drew Alexander,

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Merry Christmas

From: Kenny, Kimball and Davis Long, Adrian and Cain Gilfoil, Mary True, Gwen Nickerson, Nancy Dissler and C.W. Spohn

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OSHA cites numerous hazards at Barrington Mfg.

A federal workplace safety inspection – that occurred only after a federal court ordered an El Dorado Springs sheet metal manufacturer to allow inspectors to respond to complaints of unsafe working conditions and employee injuries – led to the discovery of more than a dozen repeated and serious violations and an assessment of $138,430 in

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Don’t wait ‘til Christmas

ALMOST THERE – In a short time the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has been able to collect $39,500 in pledges for a $44,000 matching grant that would provide sidewalks on North and South Park and from the corner of Park and Hospital Road, east to Hwy. 32. This is Phase II of the

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CMH El Dorado Springs Medical Center, Walk-In Clinic to open Jan. 3

Citizens Memorial Hospital announces the opening of its new CMH El Dorado Springs Medical Center & Walk-In Clinic at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The clinic is located next to Community Springs Healthcare Facility at 322 E. Hospital Road, El Dorado Springs. An official ribbon cutting ceremony and open house will be announced at

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