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Discover More on Route 54 reminds the public of the fifth annual 100-mile yard sale coming up Labor Day weekend, Friday-Saturday, Aug. 30-31. This will cover communities along U.S. 54 from Nevada to Camdenton. We need sellers and bargain hunters to make this event a success. The sellers will…

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Members of the Chapel Hills Fire Department will host its annual Labor Day hog roast 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30, at the CHFD fire station located on the corner of Mo. 215 and Airport Road, Stockton.

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Stockton Area Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Car Show and Burnout Contest, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Stockton City Park. All cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, rat rods and race cars are welcome.

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The El Dorado Springs senior center is looking for vendors for its craft show fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 14. Vendors must supply their own 10-by-10 table at $20 per space, or $25 if electricity is required. Vendors must pre-register and pre-pay. For more information, call (417) 876-5574.

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A workshop called “Five Keys to Retiring Fearlessly,” is scheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Intermission Café, 106 S. Allison, Greenfield. A complimentary meal is provided.

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The Stockton City Hall Art Gallery Council invites you to the Third Quarter Artists Reception, 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at City Hall. Artists will have selected artwork for sale in the lobby.

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The 38th annual Steward reunion was held Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 3-4. The group gathered on Saturday night at the home of Leon and Debee Steward for a carry-in supper and visiting. The group then gathered on Sunday at the Sac Osage Electric Cooperative Community Room for lunch and more visitin…

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A workshop called “Five Keys to Retiring Fearlessly,” is scheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Intermission Café, 106 S. Allison, Greenfield. A complimentary meal is provided.

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“Alfalfa is a warm season legume providing high quality forage for grazing and hay production in the summer months,” Patrick Davis, MU Extension Livestock Field Specialist, said. Alfalfa also can be a very valuable hay crop to hay producers.

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With an early afternoon start and uncooperative 100-degree weather, volunteers, members and veterans braved the heat and gathered at noon on Saturday, July 20, for a rib cook-off and veteran’s social event at Amvets Post 116, Stockton.

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El Do Youth Inc. will host “Summer in El Do” Trivia Night, 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, at Liston Center, aka El Do Youth Center, located on north Main Street in El Dorado Springs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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The Humansville class of 1974 will have a class reunion Saturday, Aug. 31. For more details contact Donna LeAn at (417) 298-0421.

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Stockton High School Class of 1969 will have a 50th reunion Friday, Sept. 27. Classmates, if you did not receive the first mailing, please help us out by calling with updated address, phone and e-mail information as soon as possible. We don't want to leave anyone out, and you don't want to m…

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Pearls of Production is an Innovative and exciting program designed to provide leadership and hands-on training for females actively involved in agriculture. This meeting we will cover Nutritious Meals on the Go, healthy twists on field ready meals; and Communication Challenges for Farms and…

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The three-day event’s main attraction, country music artist Josh Gracin, played an hour-long set as hundreds of concert-goers watched from El Dorado Springs city park.

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Stockton Presbyterian Church will serve tasty ribs, salads and desserts during Fourth Friday dinner, from 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 26, at 13900 E. Mo. 32, Stockton. The dinner is free, but donations are welcome. For more information, call the church at 276-5331 or Pastor Dale Hill at (570) 847-0042.

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Herriman Chapel Camp will celebrate its 92nd year of camping with an old-fashioned gospel sing at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at the camp located on Mo. 39 in Cedar Springs, 1.5 miles south of U.S. 54. The Camp Reunion Singers, directed by Marla Cook, will lead the music. Troy Keaton, senior pas…

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Entertainment Friday, July 19, at the El Dorado Springs Picnic featured a diverse variety of musical acts.

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Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility hosts the monthly Dementia Support Group at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, in the LSHCF conference room at 1523 Third Rd., Stockton.

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El Do Youth Inc. will host “Summer in El Do” Trivia Night, 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, at Liston Center, aka El Do Youth Center, located on north Main Street in El Dorado Springs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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El Do Youth, Inc., is proud to announce a partnership agreement with West Central Missouri Community Action Agency to bring new and expanded programming to community and area residents.

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Community Blood Center of the Ozarks has two blood drives scheduled in Cedar County on consecutive days. Donors will receive a free T-shirt.

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The Barton-Jasper County Collectors Association will sponsor the 34th annual Summer Coin, Stamp, Postcard, Sports Memorabilia and Collectibles Show from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Carthage Memorial Hall, 407 S. Garrison. Dealers from Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texa…

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Once more it is picnic time again, in fact the 138th annual El Dorado Springs Picnic. Each year we pause to remember days gone bye, renew old friendships, meet new friends, have some school class reunions and enjoy the carnival and entertainment in our city park and downtown area. Certainly,…

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The Land-O-Lakes 2019 Royalty interviews were held Friday, June 28, at the fairgrounds. This esteemed group of ladies spent the evening showcasing their talents and their love of the fair to a panel of judges. Each candidate prepared a 5-10-minute presentation on their individual 4-H and FFA…

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Fifty years ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers changed life in the sleepy little town of Stockton. The corps built a hydro-power generation unit, a dam and Stockton Lake was born.

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The Cedar County Republican is having a Customer Appreciation Cookout tomorrow at 12 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the east pavillion at Stockton Park on North Street.

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Fifty years ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers changed life in the sleepy little town of Stockton. The corps built a hydro-power generation unit, a dam and Stockton Lake was born.

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St. Andrew Lutheran Church will hold youth nights in June and August at Stockton Lake’s first beach off RB Road. The dates are Monday, Aug. 12 and 26. In case of weather, activities will be moved to the church on south Mo. 39. Parents also are invited.

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The city of El Dorado Springs, along with area businesses and sponsors, present a new tradition. The first Friday Night at the Ballpark is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the city ballparks on the west of Fields Boulevard in El Dorado Springs.

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The Tri-County Baptist Group will hold its regular Fifth Sunday service on Sunday, June 30, at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Jasper County.

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Additional volunteers are needed for parking assistance and various other duties during the 50 Summers on Stockton Lake festival July 5-6. A schedule showing times and activities where volunteers are needed is posted at Woody's Fast Stop, Stockton. If you are interested in helping out, conta…

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An old-fashioned picnic and barbecue will be served during Fourth Friday Dinner from 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 28, at Stockton Presbyterian Church, 13900 E. Mo. 32.
The menu features hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, baked beans and pie for dessert. The dinner is free, but donations will be ac…

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The sixth annual Art Show and Sale, hosted by the Preserve Our Past Society of El Dorado Springs, continues through Sunday, June 20-30, at Wayside Inn Museum, 119 W. Spring St. The art show hours are 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2-4 p.m. Sunday, and features talented local artists of paint…

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University of Missouri Extension, Missouri Small Business Development Center, Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture are working together to provide a meeting to discuss programs that these individual organizations have to power rural small businesses. This meeting …

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Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, June 28, at Stockton High School. Donors will receive a free green Adventure T-Shirt.

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The city of El Dorado Springs, along with area businesses and sponsors, present a new tradition. The first Friday Night at the Ballpark is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the city ballparks on the west of Fields Boulevard in El Dorado Springs.