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Pleasant Springs Cemetery to meet

The annual meeting for Pleasant Springs Cemetery Association will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, in the Pleasant Springs Missionary Church, Oyer. All interested persons are welcome to attend. We depend on donations to help pay for mowing and upkeep of the cemetery.  Donations can be sent to Bonnie Keeton, 2565 SW 377

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Concord to begin revival services

Concord Missionary Baptist Church will begin revival services Sunday night, April 4. Our pastor, Brother Howard Hamilton, and Brother Allen Collins will lead the services beginning at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Everyone is invited to attend these services. Concord is located off 54 Hwy. at Cedar Springs on DD Hwy. Go around the first curve

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CMH to host virtual baby fair in April

Citizens Memorial Hospital will host its annual free Baby Fair for expectant mothers virtually April 1-24. “Since we still have safety precautions in place at the hospital and The Birth Place, we are inviting expectant mothers to participate in our annual Baby Fair online this year,” says Wren Hall, director of community relations at CMH.

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Annual pancake breakfast

The Nine Wonders Optimist Club will host their annual all you can eat pancake breakfast from 7-9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 3 in the Civic Center Banquet room. Includes pancakes and sausage. All proceeds support our local youth. Adults: $5, Children 3-9: $3 and 2 and under eat free. You can get your picture with the

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Brackenridge 50th anniversary

Come and help our grandchildren and us celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. It will be from 2-4 p.m. April 3, at the Optimist Building on Carmen Rd. No gifts please, your presence is gift enough. James and Judy Brackenridge were married on April 3, 1971. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Betsy, Chris,

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Enjoy spring break by hiking at MDC’s Springfield Nature Center

Upcoming programs will let families explore nature center trails on scavenger hunts or on guided hikes. Spring break is arriving for many schools in southwest Missouri and the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Springfield Conservation Nature has several hiking programs scheduled for families who want to connect with the outdoors. On March 16-19, people of

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Barn Quilt Workshop set for April 10

University of Missouri Extension of Cedar County will host the first barn quilt workshop for 2021 on April 10th at the El Dorado Springs High School agriculture building (921 S Park St., El Dorado Springs, MO). Barn quilts can be created using a variety of designs and displayed in numerous places. Smaller barn quilts (such

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Deadline to register

The deadline to register to vote for the April 6, 2021, General Municipal Election is Wednesday, March 10, 2021. The County Clerk’s office will be open until 5 p.m. on that day for your convenience. If you have missed voting in two General Elections you could need to register again. You may call the Voter

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Wayside Film Festival receiving entries

The Wayside Film Festival, scheduled for Picnic 2021, has already received 14 entries: five from MU ( two of which are premiering at Cannes), one from SEMO, one from France, one from Iran, one from India, two from Slovenia, an animated film from San Francisco from a gentleman who has worked for Disney and Jim

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Healthy Gut classes available

There will be a Healthy Gut Class available at Nature Made Gardens Herb Shop from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on March 16 and 18. One class, two different nights for your convenience. In this class we will learn about herbs for healing the gut. There will be a fun demonstration and some yummy herbal tea

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