Russell Leroy Bausch

Russell Leroy Bausch, 85, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in St. Francis Hospice in Titusville, FL. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Grace Cauthon Bausch, of Titusville, FL; his sons, Russell Kim Bausch, of Titusville, FL, and Lanny Lee Bausch of Orlando, FL; daughter-in-law, Merrill A. Bausch, of Titusville, FL;

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Nancy Lynn Brown

Nancy Lynn Hopkins Brown, 61, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017. She was born on Dec. 5, 1955, to Elmer and Lorene Maberry Hopkins in Burbank, CA. She was married to her high school sweetheart, Ron Brown, on June 7, 1974. To this union two children were born – Heather Dawn

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Ellsworth Leroy Wegner

Ellsworth Leroy Wegner, 89, rural Walker, passed away June 16, 2017, in Community Springs Healthcare. The family received friends from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Graveside services will be Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Memorial donations

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Alice J. Norton

Alice J. Norton, 63, El Dorado Springs, formerly of Colorado Springs, CO, passed away in her home she shared with Donald D. Andrick Jr. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Final arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. No service is scheduled at this time. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Steve L. Preston

Steve L. Preston, 63, El Dorado Springs, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at his home. Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, in the Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs.

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Dartha Mae “Dorothy” (Leonard) Moore

Dartha Mae “Dorothy” (Leonard) Moore, 85, El Dorado Springs, passed away, June 19, 2017, in Cedar County Memorial Hospital. Services began at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, in the Church of God (Holiness). Interment followed in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to

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City Cemetery notice

All flowers, figurines or other items on the ground, not mounted on stones, need to be removed from the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery by Wednesday, July 5.

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Thank you

We would like to thank our friends and neighbors for their generosity. A special thank you to Rev. Brent Bland for the beautiful service and thank you to Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.. The family of Tim Mogan

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CCMH approves proposal for ambulance service operation

Following an executive session, the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees announced that they had approved a proposal to be presented to the Cedar County Ambulance District for the operation of the ambulance service. (see ambulance report) Present in the session were all the trustees; Julia Phipps. Jan Neale, Judy Renn, Carla Griffin and

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MEETING OF THE MEMBERS

 Sac Osage Electric held its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 20, with 393 members plus their families in attendance. “That Dalton Gang” entertained and people enjoyed pulled pork sandwiches, chips and ice cream. The business meeting started at 6:30 with guest speaker Barry Hart. During the business meeting the members present voted 302 for and

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