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Fried chicken dinner from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Korth Center 309 W. Englewood Dr. Stockton, with mashed potatoes and gravy, baked apples, California vegetables, wheat bread and dessert. Everyone is invited.

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The Cedar County Baptist Fifth Sunday services will be held Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, at Concord Missionary Baptist Church, located on Route DD in Cedar Springs north of U.S. 54, six miles east of El Dorado Springs. Everyone is invited to attend.

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The annual Matt’s Run in honor of fallen Cedar County Sheriff’s deputy Matthew S. Chism starts with race-day registration at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 12, and the race starts at the east end of the Stockton Lake Dam. The race is at 9 a.m.

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American Bass Anglers Division 126 will hold a qualifying tournament Saturday April 21 on Stockton Lake with registration at Old State Park Ramp starting at 5 a.m. Saturday.

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A white elephant sale will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Cedar County Museum, 106 W. Davis St., Stockton. Household goods, linens, dishes, kitchenware, hardware, books, collectibles, dolls and more will be offered.

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The “Go Green” team of Stockton United Methodist Church is hosting its fifth dead electronics and appliances recycling drive from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21, in the church parking lot.

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Angela and Friends, a southwest Missouri-based ventriloquist act, will perform at 2 p.m. Monday, April 30, at the Stockton branch of the Cedar County Library, and 4:30 p.m. the same day at the El Dorado Springs branch. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

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Individuals seeking a job, a new career or a job change should attend the 2018 Bolivar Job Fair 3-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Roy Blunt YMCA, Bolivar.

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A surprise 90th birthday party for Ruby Moore is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in the south day room at Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility. There will be a card shower, so bring best wishes and cards to the party.

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The Stockton Lake Sertoma Club will present the annual Dam Glow Run at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Ray Zumwalt Expo Center off RB Road in Stockton. Check-in time is from 6-7:45 p.m.

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Ever wanted to visit a casino? Well, you can. Amvets Post 116 will have a bus available on the Stockton square at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28, for anyone who would like to enjoy a day at Downstream Casino. The cost is $20 for a pre-paid, non-refundable bus reservation.

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Stockton High School's JROTC will conduct a military ball fundraiser open to the public starting at 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, at Orleans Trail Hotel. The event will continue until between 9-10 p.m.

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A simulated crash scene depicting a collision between a drunk driver and a car with sober occupants will be staged from 12:30-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, behind Stockton High School.

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Korth Center will have barbecued hamburgers and hot dogs, potato salad and baked beans from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the pavilion at the corps office. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children and those 85 and older. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Ever wanted to visit a casino? Well, you can. Amvets Post 116 will have a bus available on the Stockton square at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28, for anyone who would like to enjoy a day at Downstream Casino. The cost is $20 for a pre-paid, non-refundable bus reservation.

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The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration, in collaboration with Zumwalt Pharmacy, are participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, a free service which provides an opportunity for citizens to safely and securely dispose of their expired, unu…

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A dinner to raise funds to repair the Masonic Lodge building in Jerico Springs will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at 100 E. Broadway St., across from the Jerico Springs post office.

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Korth Center will have barbecued hamburgers and hot dogs, potato salad and baked beans from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the pavilion at the corps office. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children and those 85 and older. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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The Stockton Busy Bee Club met Tuesday, March 27. The weather has not been agreeable for most beekeepers to perform spring work. More types of pollen and nectar have been observed in hives.

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The Cedar County Democratic committee will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the courthouse in Stockton. The guest speaker will be Fourth District congressional candidate Hallie Thompson. Democrats and independents are invited. For more information, call Darrell Martin at (417) 296-3754.

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The Wayside Inn Museum, Preserve Our Past Society of El Dorado Springs presents cowboy poet and singer/songwriter Johnny Kendrick at its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9.

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The El Dorado Springs Lions Club invites the public to its annual pancake and sausage breakfast fundraiser from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at the Lions Club, 1109 S. Jackson St. Tickets are $6 at the door or $5 in advance. They can be purchased from any Lions Club member or contact Susie B…

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People looking to trace their roots now have access to more information than ever thanks to the internet, but they may not know how to organize the information.

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The Stockton Tigers’ baseball game at Lockwood scheduled for Tuesday, April 3 was postponed by weather until 4:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 4.

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The El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

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University of Missouri Extension and Lincoln University are working together to have a sheep and goat workshop which focuses on internal parasite management at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Osceola First Baptist Church, 555 Walnut St.

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Tickets for the sixth annual El Dorado Springs Daddy-Daughter Red Carpet Event, from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at the El Do Youth Center, are on sale through Friday, March 30, at Community Bank. Daddy-Daughter tickets are $25 with $5 for each additional daughter, cash only.

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The annual meeting of Friends of the Library Inc. is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 2, at the library meeting room, 808 S. Main St., El Dorado Springs. Three board positions of three-year terms will be filled. The organization’s 2018-19 budget also will be presented. The public is invited.

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Korth Center of Stockton will host a Good Friday bake sale and silent auction from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 30, at 309 W. Englewood Drive, Stockton.

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Celebrate Recovery is a weekly meeting helping people with hurts, hang-ups and habits to work through and find freedom in Jesus Christ. It’s a forever family which follows eight principles from the Beatitudes and 12 steps like AA, but based on and supported by Scripture.

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A special meeting of the Cedar County Ambulance District board will include a discussion of several change orders tied to the construction of the new ambulance station and office building in Stockton.