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The Simpson Reunion was held Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Bolivar. Larry Jackson asked the blessing. After lunch door prizes were given to Nancy Hale, Colleen Wallen, Thomas Wallen, Sandra Schmidt, Tim Simpson and Jordan Wells. The candy jar guess was won by Paul Wallen.

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Local veterans, volunteers, supporters and family members held a potluck reception Sunday, Aug 11, celebrating the brief home visit of Jacob Boyer, Petty Officer 3rd Class, United States Navy, at Amvets Post 116, Stockton.

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In an effort to better communicate how Missouri’s road and bridge revenues will be invested in the state’s infrastructure for the next five years, the Missouri Department of Transportation has created the “Missouri Road and Bridge Program.”

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The El Dorado Springs Municipal Band gets a little smaller every weekend as we send another member or two off to college. We only have three more weekends to play, so be sure to come on down from 8-9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday evening and 2-3 p.m. Sunday afternoon at City Park for our co…

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Payton Sue Nelson was born Saturday, Aug. 3, at Cox Hospital, Springfield, to parents Jeffrey and Haleigh (Rupke) Nelson, Fair Play. Payton weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was welcomed by her 3-year-old sister, Presley Lou Nelson.

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More weeds are invading our pastures and reducing available acres for cattle to graze. This can lead to reduced pasture utilization and reduced profit potential of the cattle operation.  “Reducing weeds in pastures increases grazable acres for cattle which should improve pasture utilization …

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University of Missouri Extension hosts the Grain Bin Tour 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at the Willie Stefan and Jerry Schnelle farms. The tour is sponsored by Seed and Farm Supply and Braker Grain Systems.

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An interview in the Wednesday, July 31, issue of the Republican with Jana Witt, CEO of Cedar County Memorial Hospital, contained an edited response some readers may have found misleading.

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University of Missouri Extension Council of Cedar County met Monday, Aug. 5, at the Cedar Gap Trail Pavilion at Stockton Lake Dam for its annual ice cream social. Members in attendance were Marlon Collins, Vicki Ford, Anna Haselhuhn, Randy Langsten, Michele Pate, Jim Phillips, Jordan Richner…

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Everyone involved in education — students, parents, teachers, administrators — always want to see young people learn under the best circumstances to maximize their potential for adulthood. How each individual goes about to achieve success differs, however.

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The Stockton Community Foundation awarded $1,000 grants Friday, Aug. 9, to four Cedar County charities.

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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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The Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at in the hospital board room. Attending were president Judy Renn, vice-president Carla Griffin, and board members Julia Phillips and Marvin Manring (via phone call).

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Perri Jadlot, 39, El Dorado Springs, suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, six miles east of Nevada on U.S. 54.

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A proposed levy increase earmarked for the Cedar County Memorial Hospital has failed for a second time this year in the Tuesday, Aug. 6, referendum.

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A recent incident during a juvenile session at the Cedar County Courthouse led 28th Circuit Judge David Munton to write a letter of concern to the county commissioners.

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The El Dorado Springs Community Garden now has a message and library center in the form of a Little Free Library, a beautiful and useful addition to the garden. Little Free Libraries can be seen in many areas of the world and there are even a few in Cedar County.

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Crystal Beckmon, 37, El Dorado Springs, was arrested Monday, Aug. 5, on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety.

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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 a full agenda at hand and a busy summer ahead, the Stockton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a well-attended July meeting at the Cedar County Library, Stockton.

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The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake conducted a Tabletop Exercise Wednesday, July 31, with the local emergency management communities around Stockton Dam. The exercise showcased joint Corps and community preparedness and how agencies would communicate and …

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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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Carma Hamilton, 39, El Dorado Springs, suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident occurring at 6:15 p.m. Monday, July 22, two miles north of Dedrick on Route AA in Vernon County.

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A Kansas woman suffered minor injuries from a single-vehicle accident occurring at 11:38 p.m. Friday, July 28, on Mo. 32 on the west edge of Stockton.

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Stockton residents and Cedar County Republican subscribers have likely noticed the new presence at the newspaper in the form of a new sales representative, Melanie Chance.

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We wish to apologize to anyone who has been disappointed and/or inconvenienced by our “Do Not Pick” produce rule at the garden. It is difficult to communicate with everyone despite the fact we are on Facebook and have had numerous publications in the newspapers and on the radio. A misunderst…

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Stockton Amvets Post 116 is at the beginning stages of chartering chapters of new volunteer groups for men and women wishing to get more involved with numerous facets of continuing veteran support.

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With record-high waters finally receding and trails around Stockton Lake becoming accessible again, local efforts are underway to continue the beautification of one of the area’s most popular walking routes, Owen Mill Trail.

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In closing of the Tuesday, Aug. 6, special election, a public test of the vote tabulating equipment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, in the Cedar County Courthouse. The public is welcome to attend.

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A proposed 300% increase in property taxes earmarked for the Cedar County Memorial Hospital has failed for a second time this year in the Tuesday, Aug. 6, referendum.

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In preparation for the Tuesday, Aug. 6, special election, a public test of the vote tabulating equipment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Cedar County Courthouse. The public is welcome to attend.

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The regular monthly meeting of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees was held Monday, July 15, in the hospital classroom. In attendance: Judy Renn, president; Carla Griffin, vice-president; Julia Phillips and Marvin Manring, board members. John Walker, secretary/treasurer, was…

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The descendants of Edward A. and Eliza Ellen (Beem) Simpson will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Bolivar. A covered dish lunch will be served with table service and drinks provided. For more information contact Dixie Wallen at 276-5397 or (417) 809-8518.