R-II Board favors School Resource Officers

During its April 12 regular the El Dorado Springs R-II Board took up the issue of school protection. Supt. Mark Koca said, “There are three basic ways you could go right now: two would train a school protection officer and the third would be to hire a school resource officer. Shield Solutions is the one

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CCAD meets in new building

The Cedar County Ambulance District board met in the new building at 319 Englewood, Stockton, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 15. Roll call Present: John Wilson – Chairman, Nadine Sinclair, Keith Kasco – Sec/Tres,Rusty NorvalandEvelyn Boyle, Absent – District 4 seat open. Agenda Approval: A motion was made by Sinclair to approve the agenda, seconded

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ElDo School Board has busy meeting

(See companion articles on school security and possible lease of ElDo Youth Center.) The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board had a lot to consider after it installed the one of the two board members who were re-elected without opposition (Benny Brower) and re-elected Darrel Eason as president and Greg Beydler as vice president. Josh

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians I spent Saturday evening with my wife, Marla, attending the 47th Annual Benefit Dinner for the Benton County Historical Society. I was honored to offer the invocation before dinner, which was followed by music with a live auction and pie auction. Thank you to the dedicated board members, sponsors, and participants

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In the growing Digital Divide, Rural Missouri is getting left behind

by Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) Highspeed internet is a critical component of our 21st century economy, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. It is unfortunate that rural communities are all too often left behind from the promise and prosperity of this modern technology. The FCC reports that less than half of rural Missourians have

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CEDAR COUNTY MARRIAGES

Marriage Applications: Recorder of Deeds Office Cedar County Carole Wilkerson Recorder Edward Allen Lounsbury, 33, Stockton and Julia Anne Wimsatt, 39, Stockton.

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EL DORADO SPRINGS MUNICIPAL COURT

City of El Dorado Springs vs: Treven Buxton, poss drug paraphernalia, tail lights required, $226. Paul Dean Coleman, dog at large, $75.50. Jose Mandoza, C&R driving, property damage, $201. Jacob Patalsky, poss drug paraphernalia, $175.50. Shyenne Perry, poss drug paraphernalia, $175.50. Gavin Reed, poss drug paraphernalia, $175.50. Brittany Stevens, speeding 40/25, $59.50. Trials: Sidney Balthrope,

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VERNON COUNTY SHERIFF

April 4 – Burglary 2nd degree at 20800 block E Troop Rd., Milo. April 4 – Theft/stealing value less than $500 at 20600 block S. 1100 Rd., Moundville. April 6 – Property damage 1st degree at 3400 block E. Austin Blvd., Nevada. April 6 – Domestic Dispute at 300 block W. 4th St., Schell City.

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY SHERIFF

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release April 9-16, 2018 Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made nine arrests, took a report of an assault, two burglary reports and a property damage report during the week of April 9-16, 2018. Warrant Arrests Ashley Burrous- On April 15, Ashley Burrous, 33, Montrose, was arrested by

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