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Manring selected to represent Missouri
Stockton’s very own Marvin Manring has recently earned an honor unlike any other.
El Do council approves new bodycams, picnic entertainers
Approving new body cameras and new picnic entertainment were on the agenda at the El Dorado Springs City Council’s regular meeting Monday, July 19. The council discussed a resolution …
El Dorado Springs couple dies in fatal plane crash
An El Dorado Springs couple passed away in a plane crash in eastern Iowa on Wednesday afternoon, July 14.
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Obituaries
Jack Roy passed away on Tuesday, July 13, at the age of 91. After several months of declining health, he died with his wife, Nancy and their children at his side. Jack was born in Cedar County to …
Patrica Kay Pyle, 78, passed away on Friday, July 9,, at her home in Stockton, after a short illness. She was the only child born to Everett Wallace Swadley and Eunice Irene (Oldham) Swadley.Her …
Linda Lou (Venable) Gonzales, 77, of Liberty, passed away Friday, July 9, at NorthCare Hospice House with family at her side.  Linda was born October 28, 1943, in Pittsburg, Kansas, the third of …
Cheryl Ann (Turner) Hardin, the youngest child of Reverend William Russell and Delcie Helen (Speir) Turner, was born September 13, 1956, in Edinburg, Texas, and died February 15, in Weatherford, …
Naomi Ruth Wollard, 98, of Freeland, Washington passed away June 11, 2021 at Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington. She was born Dec. 12, 1922 in Jerico Springs to Charles and Iva Frieze. She …

AmVets members discuss need for volunteers

Are you looking to get involved within the community? Look no further than AmVets Post 116. On Saturday, July 17, the AmVets Post 116 hosted a regular meeting to discuss several topics, from funds …

Generation to generation

Richard Beckham, Herriman Chapel Camp committee chairman, and Brent Bland, Herriman Chapel Camp committee vice chairman, are announcing the upcoming 2021 Herriman Chapel Camp Meeting. This …

Stockton Family Fun Center continues progression

As each day progresses, Stockton’s Family Fun Center comes closer to officially opening to the public. Owners Patrick and Kristy Davies have recently started power washing and painting the outside …

Coffer retires from Stockton United Methodist

After years of service for the Stockton United Methodist Church, Pastor Jim Coffer has decided to step down from his role, venturing into a new life journey –– retirement. “It’s just been a …

Building foundations of faith, family and health

A not-for-profit, faith-based hub has been seeking to meet family needs within the Cedar County region. Cheryl Thornton, founder and director of The Family Restoration Center of Missouri, Inc. — …
Local Sports
ECS earns honors for state golf
ECS golf coach Randy Bland and the varsity golf teams traveled to the two-day MCSAA State Golf Finals in Joplin on Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1.The two teams, guys and girls, began early …
On the prowl
Following a valiant performance at the Class 2 Sectional 3 meet in Sarcoxie on Saturday, May 15, the Stockton Tigers track team traveled to Jefferson City to compete in the annual state track meet. …
Lady Bulldogs receive conference honors
Announced on Wednesday, May 12, seven El Dorado Springs softball team members earned all-conference honors for efforts this season. The first team includes; Dani Ogle – infield, Kylie Steward – …
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