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Taking a temp at CCMH

HOW MUCH LONGER WILL THE GATEKEEPER KEEP THE GATE? – It has been several weeks since the Cedar County Memorial Hospital set up their first line of defense at the front door of the facility. With the community looking forward to loosening restrictions on movement, the hospital will make their own decision about when to

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Gov. Parson announces plan to reopen Missouri on May 4

Governor Mike Parson has officially announced his plan to reopen Missouri which will put Missouri back to work and restart our economy beginning on Monday, May 4. If you have questions about what precautions you should take, please visit health.mo.gov/coronavirus, or call our 24/7 hotline at 877-435-8411. “With favorable data and approval from state health

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County Commission plans to lift ordinance May 4

“We intend to lift our ordinance at the same time the Governor lifts his on social distancing and keeping groups to less than 10,” Northern Cedar County Commissioner Don Boultinghouse told the Sun Monday. “You have to be careful what you say because we don’t know what is going to happen.” “We intend to lift

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Senior Center receives Shelter donation

TRAVIS FARRAN AND SHELTER INSURANCE AWARDS $1,500 TO EL DORADO SPRINGS SENIOR CENTER – The Shelter Insurance® Foundation offered Travis Farran a chance to support a local charity providing COVID-19 relief here at home. Every Shelter agent in 15 states was given the opportunity to participate. Farran asked for ideas from the community regarding which

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Senior Center to offer curbside service on Friday

The El dorado Springs Senior Center is offering Friday curbside service starting on May 1. The menu for that day is fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable and dessert for $10.  Pick up will be between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Every Friday’s menu will be different. For more information call Toni at the

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R-II plans to have Summer School, Graduation… sometime

On Friday, the Sun interviewed R-II Superintendent Mark Koca. Q. On Ch. 10 this morning, they said Springfield is going to have summer school all on line an they are going to continue feeding their students. I wanted to see if you are going to have summer school and if you will continue to feed

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Just what the Doctor ordered

WELCOME PROFESSIONAL THERAPY DOG CODY – Three years ago, the El Dorado Springs R-II elementary school applied for a therapy dog through the CARES, (Canine Assistance Rehabilitation and Services), Inc Program in Concordia, KS. In March, Dr. Tracy Barger went to Concordia for training with Cody. He is ready to greet children every morning as

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State begins to issue unemployment benefits, evaluate reopening

by Madison Czopek Missouri News Network Gov. Mike Parson said Tuesday that the state is working quickly to guarantee that qualified individuals will soon receive their unemployment benefits. The Department of Labor began issuing $600 federal unemployment supplement payments to residents Monday. The state faces a historically high number of unemployment claims due to the

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Route 54 Cruiser Car Show postponed

The May 9, Route 54 Cruisers Car Show is being postponed until further notice, due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.  Watch our Route 54 Cruisers Facebook page and your e-mail to see if we determine it safe for us to enjoy a Car Show later in the year.  If a safe Car Show cannot be scheduled

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Time to enjoy Spring when there’s not much else

PLENTY OF ROOM FOR DISTANCING -Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from enjoying the beauty of Spring in the Park. Get out a little bit. Drive by the Park. The Dogwoods and Redbuds in the Downtown Park will only last for a little while. Don’t miss them.

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