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Apply for 2022 Lillian Sunderwirth Scholarship

Applications will soon be available for the 2022 Lillian Sunderwirth Memorial Scholarship. These scholarships are open to all students and returning college students attending or have obtained admission to an accredited two year or four year college or trade school. This does include those seeking masters degrees. The recipients of these scholarships must be from

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CCMH Board of Trustees chooses interim leadership for Hospital

The Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) Board of Trustees met for a special session on Wednesday, Feb. 23 to review and approve contracts and work orders with Tindle & Associates LLC Healthcare Consulting. Tindle & Associates will serve as interim leadership at CCMH, managing the daily operations of the hospital and leading the search for

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New Year, New Look, New Manager

The Mulligans Pro Shop at the El Dorado Springs Gene Pray Memorial Golf Course officially opened its doors on Tuesday, March 1. Before that time plenty of local golfers had been by to check on the progress of the pro shop. The golf course started well over 40 years ago. An aerial picture of the

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Council hires Members Only for Saturday Night of Picnic

The El Dorado Springs City Council vote to hire the band Members Only for the Main Event on  Saturday of the Picnic. City Manager Bruce Rogers said the city had received a lot of positive feedback about the group. This will be the third time Members Only has played at the Picnic. The group charges

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Living history presentation at John D. Smith library

Cedar County Library presents the Alexander/Madison Chapter of KC Area Ninth and Tenth (Horse) Cavalry Association of Buffalo Soldiers for a living history presentation to take place at the El Dorado Springs Community Center on the last Wednesday of March (the 23rd) at 3:30 p.m. This will be about a 1 hour presentation geared for

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Who Were the Buffalo Soldiers?

Following the U.S. Civil War, regiments of African American men known as buffalo soldiers served on the western frontier, battling Indians and protecting settlers. The buffalo soldiers included two regiments of all-Black cavalry, the 9th and 10th cavalries, formed after Congress passed legislation in 1866 that allowed African Americans to enlist in the country’s regular

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Bulky trash week March 7-11

The date for the residential bulky trash will be the week of March 7-11, 2022.  Place the bulky items out the night before or by 4 a.m. the same day as your regular trash pickup.  Yard waste (including brush and tree limbs), hazardous waste, tires, paint and appliances will not be picked up by Waste

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MDC virtual program on Feb. 25 to focus on owls

Because of owls’ nocturnal lifestyles and their hunting of mice, rats and other rodents that can be pests for humans, these night-time birds are a fascinating and beneficial part of Missouri’s outdoors. The great horned owl is one of several owl species that people can learn about at the Feb. 25 Missouri Department of Conservation

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Bulky trash week March 7-11

The date for the residential bulky trash will be the week of March 7-11, 2022.  Place the bulky items out the night before or by 4 a.m. the same day as your regular trash pickup.  Yard waste (including brush and tree limbs), hazardous waste, tires, paint and appliances will not be picked up by Waste

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R-2 School Board discusses performing arts center, four-day week

Representatives from Drake Wells Architecture Firm were present at the R-2 School regular board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 10, to discuss a new restroom/concession stand with the possibility of expansion to a full fieldhouse at the football stadium. The school has 1.5 million to spend on the project. A new performing arts center for 6.5

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