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No April meeting

VFW Post 257 has cancelled the business meeting for April 6. We hope to resume regular meetings on May 4.

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Cedar County Democratic Mass Meeting cancelled

The Missouri Democratic State Committee held an emergency meeting March 16, 2020, to discuss the County Wide Mass Meetings. Due to the spreading Coronavirus outbreak, all Mass Meetings at the County/Ward/Township level have been cancelled. The delegate selection will be “collapsed into the congressional district conventions, which are now postponed to May 30.” Please go

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Cedar County Library closed

The Cedar County Library – John D. Smith branch in El Dorado Springs has been closed to the public for over a week and will continue to be closed at until April 30, because of virus concerns, accord to Librarian Linda Jamison. She said the staff will be there from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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CMH offers drive-thru COVID-19 testing with doctor’s order

Citizens Memorial Hospital is now offering drive-thru testing for COVID-19 with a CMH doctor’s order. Patients with symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough and shortness of breath, should complete a CMH Virtual Visit or call a CMH clinic for screening to obtain an order. The COVID-19 drive-thru site will be open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Council considers driving range at golf course

  At the March 16 city council meeting, City Manager Bruce Rogers mentioned that there had been interest in a driving range at the city’s Gene Pray Memorial Golf Course. The range will be located behind the number five green. Items needed include a tee box, mat for irons, vending machine for golf balls and

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Time to get outdoors

Turkey season, mushroom hunting and Crappie fishing are upon us. All are fantastic opportunities to get outdoors and there’s normally not much “social distancing” to be concerned with. I’ve already heard of folks finding morels. This Saturday and Sunday (April 4-5) is the spring youth turkey season. Youth hunters who are age 6-15 on opening

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Fishing Permits Waived

The Missouri Department of Conservation is temporarily waiving permit requirements for sport fishing and daily trout tags for Missouri residents and nonresidents whose fishing privileges are not otherwise suspended. The waiver of needing a permit or trout tag to fish will run from Friday, March 27, through April 15. MDC will reassess the situation at

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Sheep, Goat workshop changed to online

As we monitor the ongoing national response to the spread of COVID-19 and keep public health top of mind, we have decided to change the Sheep and Goat Workshop scheduled for April 9  in Stockton. to an online format. The workshop will still be held on April 9 from 6 p. m. to 9 p.

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ElDo School closed until April 24

On Friday, El Dorado Springs R-II Superintendent Mark Koca sent the following email to the Sun office, “We will be announcing this afternoon that El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools will extend the closure for the COVID19 response through April 24.”

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Cedar County Library correction

The John D. Smith branch of the Cedar County Library received word that they will extend their closing date until Thursday, April 30. You can still visit them through their online resources, our website at cedarcountylibrary.org and Facebook or call the library at 876-4827. If you don’t get any answer, just leave a message and someone will

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