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During the first portion of the city council meeting on Monday, May 1 two proclamations were offered by the city of Cameron. The first was presented by Mayor Darlene Breckenridge to Tammy Mallen and declared May – Mental Health Month. The second was presented by Mayor Breckenridge to Leo Fassnacht...
Last Wednesday, the Cameron Food Pantry hosted an open house at their new location at Third and Walnut. The new location offers them much more space to operate and has allowed them more space for the clothes closet as well.  The clothes closet is open the same hours as the food pantry which is...
On Monday April 17, Dr. Nada Woodworth went before the City Council to notify them of her plans to replant trees behind the water treatment plant. According to Woodworth, well over 100 seedlings had originally been planted by Andrew Carr, son of Dr. Mark Carr, in 2012 as an Eagle Scout project. Due...
On April 19, the Junior Class at Cameron High School took the ACT Test as required by Missouri state law and the rest of the student body went out across the city to do community service.  This is the second year students have gotten the opportunity to go out into the community for a few hours with...
On Monday April 24 the Cameron Parks and Recreation Department continued the tradition of planting a new tree with the current Kindergarten class. Kindergarten students from Parkview Elementary gathered around as their Autumn Gold Ginkgo tree was planted in Kelsey Park. Shane Strommer from the...
At the school board meeting on April 17 Richard Campbell and Mary Tyrrell were sworn in as the new board members, Julie Mallen, who was also elected to the board, was not in attendance. The board members present held the election for President and Vice President. Mary Tyrrell is the President and...
During the April 17 meeting of the city council a discussion was held about electrical rates. Utilities Director Zac Johnson stepped up before the council to go over some of the information shared at a special utilities meeting held on March 13. Johnson had provided the council with current rate...
During a special session of the City Council on Monday April 10, election results were accepted and new Council member L. Corey Sloan took the oath of office alongside returning Council member Dennis M. Clark.  Upon taking the oath of office, L. Corey Sloan took his place on the council as Jerri...
Gerald “Ike” Taylor celebrated fifty years on the Cameron Fire Department on Wednesday April 5 surrounded by family, friends and fellow firefighters. Ike joined the fire department on  Ike is a man of few words, but he did say, “I liked it, I did a lot of stuff, made a lot of stuff, trucks and...
The final City Council meeting before the election was held Monday, April 3 in City Hall. During the first public participation of the meeting Gayle Drummond asked questions about the land purchase and the planned development. Mark Gaugh, City Manager was limited in what he could say in answer to...

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