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Deer strike causes death of driver

Travis L. Bryson, 45, El Dorado Springs, died Saturday evening as the result of his eastbound 1997 Chevrolet Suburban striking a deer at 7:15 p.m. on Hwy. 54 two miles west of El Dorado Springs, according to the report by Trooper A. R. Torbeck assisted by Trooper A. M. Jeffreys. The report said that Mr.

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Man accused in death of deputy to go on trial

The Sun interviewed Cedar County Prosecutor Ty Gaither about one upcoming murder trial and learned about that and two more. Q. I heard last week on TV that Joshua J. Brown, El Dorado Springs, was going to go on trial in another county for the murder of Cedar County Deputy Matt Chism  and it would

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‘Tis the season

MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS TO REIGN ON NOV. 16 – The 2019 Miss Merry Christmas and her court will reign over the annual Christmas Parade which will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. Contestants gathered at the Wayside Inn Museum on Sunday, Nov. 3, for interviews. Pictured are: (seated, from left) Taryn Dipman, (EHS

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Enter Now

The El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 16. This year’s parade theme is Star Spangled Christmas Parade, honoring our VFW, the oldest Veterans of Foreign Wars post in the State of Missouri. Parade entry deadline is Friday, Nov. 8. Parade categories are Automobile, Civic, Youth, Business, Church, Motorcycles, Equestrian and Musical.

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Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry need help

The Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen, 217 N. Main, is in need of community assistance. There are many in our community who use the Pantry and Kitchen to keep food on the table. The Pantry and Kitchen offer a hand up to those in need. It is not their desire to enable or to be

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New Councilman

ENTRIKIN NAMED TO ELDO CITY COUNCIL – Brett Entrikin was appointed to the El Dorado Springs City Council on Monday, Nov. 4, at the regular Council meeting to fill a vacancy on the council created by the resignation of Brad True. Entrikin will serve until the next election in April 2020. All councilmen were present:

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Two local banks recognized as RMI Platinum Elite Lenders

Mid-Missouri Bank and Simmons Bank are two of two dozen financial institutions in the central region that have been recognized as Elite Lenders by RMI Business Finance of Jefferson City for their work in partnering on SBA 504 business Loans. Mid-Missouri and Simmons are Platinum Elite Lenders. Lenders had to maintain a minimum of eight

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DECA to host Veterans Day Assembly Monday

The El Dorado Springs High School DECA chapter cordially invites you to the 24th Annual Veterans Day Assembly beginning at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 in the Upper Gym. Join us as we honor our veterans and recognize those who are currently serving in one of the branches of our nation’s military. This year to

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Statewide winter weather drill set for Nov. 7

Even though MODOT road crews have already been out this year battling winter weather in certain parts of the state, the department will still hold its annual winter operations drill on Nov. 7. Motorists may notice increased numbers of MoDOT vehicles on state routes during the drill. In rural areas, crews will deploy after 8

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Ozark Mountain champs

VOLLEYDOGS ARE CONFERENCE CHAMPS – Front row: Kenley Widener, Taylor York; Back Row:  Reese Schaaf, Dani Ogle, Tevi Gurley, Macie Mays, Brooke Ehlers, Tristyn Marshall, Hanna Winburn The team is 8 – 0 in conference play.

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