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Public Service Commission cold weather rule takes effect Nov. 1

The Missouri Public Service Commission’s Cold Weather Rule, designed to help customers with heat-related utility bills, begins on November 1, 2022. The rule will remain in effect through March 31, 2023. It has been a part of the Commission’s rules and regulations since 1977. The Cold Weather Rule applies to natural gas and electric utilities

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Extended hours for absentee voting and no excuse absentee voting

Voters may cast their absentee ballots in person in the office of the County Clerk, Heather York, through November 7, 2022, the day prior to the election. No Excuse Absentee Voting has begun!  From October 25, 2022 through November 7, 2022 you may vote a “no excuse” absentee ballot.  Absentee voting with a reason is

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DECA to Host 26th Veteran’s Day Assembly

The El Dorado Springs DECA chapter cordially invites you to the 26th Veterans Day Assembly. The assembly will be held on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. in the Upper Gym with a reception to follow in the MS/HS Library. Veterans and community members are encouraged to attend as we take the time to

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October 31st Events

Evans Drug Haunted House and Trunk or Treat – 5 pm – 7 pm 209 E. Hwy 54, ElDo   Church Of God Holiness Parking Lot – 6:30 pm – 8 pm 1607 S. Park St.. ElDo  

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City Council approves $9,385,549 budget

At the Oct. 17, 2022, El Dorado Springs City Council meeting, the council voted to approve a $9,385,549 comprehensive budget for fiscal year 22-23 beginning Oct. 1, 2022. The original budget requests were $10,417,566. Council members Jim Luster, Gabby Kinnett, Nathan Murrell, and Mayor Cory Gayman were present along with City Manager Bruce Rogers and

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Halloween at the VFW

The VFW Post 257 will again serve hot dogs, popcorn, sno’ cones and beverages for all the area ghost and goblins of all ages from 5-9 p.m. Oct. 31, at the VFW Post. For those not familiar with the Post, it is located on the corner of Pine and 1st St. Hope to see you

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Jr. Firefighters

Fire Chief Bob Floyd reported that here were 185 Jr. Firefighters at the event on Saturday, Oct. 8. He said that next year they hope to do something to include more people.

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Drug Take Back program this Saturday

On Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the El Dorado

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The mystery behind black cats

by Lauren Crowell, 12 With Halloween right around the corner, you may have noticed that black cats are quite the spooky symbol. A black cat plays an important role in the beloved movie Hocus Pocus, and we see them used as decoration in our local Halloween displays. You may see one run across the street

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