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Missouri education funding lags behind

By Ezra Bitterman Missouri News Network While Missouri’s spending on public education has grown as a dollar amount, it has shrunk in proportion to total spending over the past 20 years. About $3 billion in pandemic-era federal investments for Missouri public education inflated total spending, but was used for short-term needs like remote school, child

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Lions to hold fish fry

The Lions Club will host a fish fry on Memorial Day Monday, May 27, from noon until we run out. Come join us at the Lions Club Park on Main Street for all you can eat fried fish, hush puppies, french fries and coleslaw. $15 per adult, kids ages five to twelve are $7. Proceeds

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Progress Club Annual Memorial flower sale

The Progress Club will sell their Memorial Day flowers at a new location this year. New location is 103 E. Hwy. 54, just east of the old O’Reilly and just east of the stop light at 54 and 82. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to

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At the end of the day

31ST 54 CRUISERS CAR SHOW WINNERS – Class 01-59 and Earlier Car – Doug Hughes 27 Roadster, Gary Robison 1933 Ford Coupe, Jim Swopes 1934 Chevy 4 dr, Steve Knowles 1951 T-bird, Bryce Payne 1955 Chevy. Class 02- 60-66 – Jerrod Henlein 1965 Chevy Chevelle, Hudson Bland 1963 Impala, Charles Jungbluth 1964 Impala, Bob Bowen

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Cedar County Decmocrats to meet

The Cedar County Democratic Committee will host a  canvassing for Lynda Jones, candidate for State Representative of the 125th in Missouri and Mike McCaffree, candidate for the 4th US Congressional District in Missouri from 9 to noon Saturday. May 18. We will meet in the City Park at the bandstand in ElDo for  foodtruck waffles

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A short time to get a lot done

SWORN IN – Allen Hicks, Logan Friar and Alvan Reasoner were sworn in before the regularly scheduled city council meeting on Monday, May 6. Hicks was sworn in for a three year term. His main concerns are small business and El Dorado’s homeless population.   Logan was appointed to the El Dorado Springs City Council

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Rezoning tabled until next meeting

After the pledge, roll call and the approval of the last city council meeting minutes and executive session minutes, the council began with the Public Forum. There were several citizens there and Jessica Dunn who lives on Tywman showed the council pictures of the high water that had been around her house during the last

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31st Annual Route 54 Cruisers Car Show

The Rt. 54 Cruisers 31th Annual Car Show will be held in Downtown El Dorado Springs on Saturday, May 11. We are hoping for a beautiful day filled with sunshine as cars gather from the 4-State area to share their love of cars and trucks. It will be a busy day with Registration from 8

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Downtown grocery coming?

   The El Dorado Springs Planning and Zoning Commission met on Thursday, April 25, to listen to public concerns about rezoning issues.   The first issue was a change from R-1 low density residential zoning district to B-3, Highway business zoning district for the property at 400 N. Main (formerly the Martin House which burned

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New Board Member

ALREADY SIGNED IN – New Cedar County Memorial Board Member Melissa Gallette read her oath of office at the CCMH Board meeting on April 23. She had already taken the oath of office before hospital notary Michaela Robertson on April 16.

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