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Benefit auction June 6

The El Dorado Springs Fire Department is holding a benefit auction for the Caplinger Mills Fire Department at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, at the old Shopko building. The department will also sell hamburgers. Included in their fundraising efforts is a raffle for a Ruger American Go Wild 6.5 Creedmore w/Vortex 3-9×40 scope from

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Tournament on Stockton Lake May 17

American Bass Anglers Division 126 will hold a qualifying tournament Sunday, May 17 on Stockton Lake, launching out of Old State Park. Registration and weigh-in procedures will be modified to conform to state and local guide-lines. Registration will begin at 5:30 at Old State Park Ramp. Mandatory briefing will be done on the water prior

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CBCO issues critical appeal for all blood types

– Reserves of blood products are at less than one day levels – Most mobile blood drives cancelled for May, although a few remain – Blood center seeking locations in area for emergency drives Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO), the sole supplier of blood and plasma to patients at more than 40 area

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R-II Board to meet Thursday

El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools The El Dorado Springs R-II Board will meet in open session at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 14, in the HS upper gym to allow social distancing., In New Business the board will consider moving PDC excess funds to transportation, consider bids for sewer project and review the preliminary 20-21 budget.

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Resurfacing projects in scheduled to begin week of May 4

Drivers can expect one-lane traffic during daytime hours and occasional traffic delays when a project to resurface several state routes in Benton, Cedar, St. Clair and Vernon counties starts the week of May 4, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. Drivers can expect flaggers directing them through the work zones. Crews and equipment will be

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Hot buttered popcorn available at Opera House

Every Friday night (until further notice) the Opera House Theater is selling fresh popcorn from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. for $5 an ice bag full. You don’t even have to go into the theater.  Volunteers will bring it out to you. Help support the Opera House Theater while they are waiting for the opportunity

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Social Distancing Order extension

The Cedar County Commission have extended the social distancing order #2020.03.30.002 until 11:59 P.M., Sunday, May 3, 2020, unless extended or modified by further orders of the local health authority and county commission.

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Donations needed

Donations needed for upkeep at the Tennessee Chapel Cemetery. You may send donations to: c/o Brent Bland Treasurer, 2800 S. 1001 Rd., El Dorado Springs, MO 64744. Thank you.

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