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Cedar County MU Extension Council is accepting nominations for the 2020 public election of county extension council members. Names of nominees are needed for review by existing county council members at the Tuesday, Dec. 3, council meeting. This invitation is to any Cedar County resident int…

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Taryn Taylor and her escort Drew Wheeler are all smiles just moments after she was crowned Stockton Homecoming queen during pregame ceremonies Friday, Oct. 11, at Joe Price Memorial Stadium. The Tigers defeated Forsyth 46-8. Game details can be found on page B1.

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Previously injured in a recent assault where he was the alleged victim, Stockton resident Austin A. Hutson is back in custody again — this time for felony and misdemeanor criminal acts he himself is alleged to have perpetrated in tandem with an accomplice.

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The El Dorado Springs city council passed a budget worth $9,057,128 for the 2019-20 fiscal year during its Monday, Oct. 7, meeting.

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MU Extension, Missouri Small Business Development Center, the 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 will be held in …

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The Missouri Department of Conservation will host a free prescribed burn workshop from 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 19, at Circle S Feed Company, 106 W. Hainline St., El Dorado Springs. This workshop will help property managers learn how to plan and implement prescribed burns to boost grass…

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A St. Clair County deputy was dispatched Thursday, Sept. 19, to a residence on southwest 300 Road in reference to stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Lewis Morgan, who stated someone tried to kick in the front door to his property but did not get through the door. The suspect did b…

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From left, JROTC members Seth Webb, Hayden Saathoff, Kassidy Dalton, Parker Fox and Jackson Daniels, celebrated the group’s state performance earlier this month. JROTC members enjoyed a lunch with American Legion Post 230 members and auxiliary members, shared in a celebratory cake commemorat…

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Local veterans, auxiliary members and area residents gathered at Amvets Post 116, Stockton, to host Petty Officer 3rd Class Conner Morse, U.S. Navy, the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 29.

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In a hearing held Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Cedar County courthouse, Matthew Robert Garry, El Dorado Springs, was denied bond and is currently being held in Cedar County jail.

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After months of preparing, rehearsing and competitions, more than a dozen area teens competed for the title of Black Walnut Festival queen.

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With a busy agenda at hand and just a week before the start of a new fiscal year, the Stockton board of aldermen held its bi-monthly meeting 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23.

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With about a month’s worth of education under their belts, new Stockton teachers introduced themselves to the R-I school board during the panel’s regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the office of Superintendent Shannon Snow.

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Sen. Sandy Crawford, R-Buffalo, and Rep. Warren Love, R-Osceola, were named 2019 Business Champions Wednesday, Sept. 11, by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The designation recognizes state lawmakers who supported policies during the 2019 legislative session to grow the economy…

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The regular monthly meeting of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees was held Monday, Aug. 19, in the hospital classroom. In attendance: Judy Renn, president; Carla Griffin, vice-president; Julia Phillips and Marvin Manring, board members; and Brent Bland, newly appointed to t…

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Optimum cow pregnancy rate and calf crop percentage is important for the profit potential of a beef cattle operation. Conducting a bull breeding soundness exam to make sure your bull is structurally and reproductively sound prior to the breeding season is important to ensure these results, a…

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For well over a decade, dedicated members and community volunteers throughout Cedar County have been busy throughout the annual deer harvest in an unseen, yet incredibly useful way.  

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Due to a recent update in the Cedar County Republican’s telephone system, only one number is now available to call to the newspaper office

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The 23rd Annual Stockton Cleanup Event proved to be another success with beautiful weather this year. 223 volunteers descended on the lake to remove trash and debris, further revealing the lake’s natural beauty. The large group of volunteers were able to pick up approximately 277 bags of tra…

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The 23rd annual Stockton Lake Cleanup Event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14. The event is held in conjunction with National Public Lands Day and is sponsored by the Missouri Stream Team and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Deputies from the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office and area medical personnel were called to the Airport Village Mobile Home Park located on Mo. 39 in Stockton regarding a possible assault with injuries on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 17.

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An accident with a fatal outcome took place at approximately 1:50 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, in rural El Dorado Springs.

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According to Cedar County prosecuting attorney Ty Gaither, Justin and Wyatt Crume, both of Stockton, have been formally charged for their respective parts in an incident which occurred on Stockton High School property near the end of a football practice Wednesday, Aug 14.

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Judge James R. Bickel and the Cedar County Recovery Court will have its 28th graduation ceremony at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at the El Dorado Springs Community Center, 135 W. Spring St. The public is invited.

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A two-vehicle accident occurred at 1:55 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, on U.S. 54 in El Dorado Springs.

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In 1998, the Missouri Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services enacted the comprehensive emergency services act, which led to new laws and standard regulations. This act allowed the formation of the emergency medical response agencies and EMS committees to be licensed in Missouri.

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 Cole County Presiding Judge Patricia Joyce entered a restraining order Monday, Aug. 19, delaying the enforcement of Senate Bill 391, the new CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) law recently passed by the state legislature.

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With a combined effort from the Council on Culture and Arts, the City Hall Art Gallery Program hosted its third quarter art gallery Thursday, Aug. 16, at Stockton City Hall.