CEDAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT

May 23 -Careless driver on 32 Hwy west of Stockton. Handled by deputy. Physical disturbance on 1500 Rd in Stockton. Handled by deputies. Harassment on East Street in Stockton. Handled by deputy. Ambulance calls – DD Hwy in EL Dorado Springs; residence on South Hayes in Stockton; residence on 1704 Rd in Stockton May 24

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James (Jim) Keith Jantz

James (Jim) Keith Jantz, 60, was born to Elmer and Dorothy Jantz on July 8, 1955, in Newton, KS. He peacefully departed this life on June 5, 2016, at his home near El Dorado Springs. Jim enjoyed a happy childhood near Burns, KS. On Nov. 7, 1976, he married Karen Koehn also of the Burns,

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Andrew ‘Andy’ Franklin Spencer

Andrew “Andy” Franklin Spencer, 45, El Dorado Springs, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2016, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Andy was born on April 17, 1971, in Cedar County Memorial Hospital, the son of William “Bill” Spencer and Hazel “Lucille” Henderson. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School. Andy lived in his

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James Paul Austin Jr.

James Paul Austin Jr., age 60, of El Dorado Springs,  passed away Friday, May 27, 2016. He was born to James Paul Austin and Yulice Darlene (Acock) Austin on March 13, 1956, at Mather Air Force Base in Sacramento, CA. He attended school at various locations in the United States as well as overseas. He

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Lester D. Englund

Lester D. Englund, 91, El Dorado Springs, passed away on June 1, 2016. He was born to David and Leta Englund on Nov. 1, 1924. Lester walked to and attended Liberty country school and later graduated from El Dorado Springs High School. On Oct. 13, 1946, Lester married Mary Lucille Lines. The couple enjoyed 50

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IN THE COOL OF THE EVENING

The El Dorado Springs Municipal Band began their 126th season on Friday, June 3. Patrons enjoyed the music conducted by Gary Hardison and the free, freshly popped popcorn provided by Fugate Motors. A few band aficionados enjoyed the music and the cool breeze close to the newly refurbished Lions Club fountain.

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R-II Board to meet Thursday

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board is scheduled to meet in open at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, in the High School Library after a closed session at 6:30 p.m. In Old Business, the board will consider raises for  certified and non-certified staff. In New Business, yhe board will set the date for the

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What makes kids come to the Library?

Is it the great books? Could be. Kids sure love Clifford, Cinderella, Miss Spider, Dr. Suess, Amelia, Junie and all the great book characters. What about the magazines? Did you know there are magazines at the library for every aged kid? Is it the fun things like the Take and Make packets filled with age

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70th birthday party for EHS Class of ‘64

The EHS Class of ’64 will have a casual gathering on Saturday, July 23, in the ElDo Chamber of Commerce building from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a sack lunch if you wish and any memorabilia you might want to share. Family and friends welcome. For questions, call Gary Collins (296-2383), Lois Hartwick Hendricks

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“The Band Plays On”

Your Municipal Band had a wonderful kick-off to its summer of programs last weekend! We had nice crowds turn out to listen to our music, which always makes playing more fun. Friday evening the crowd was served free popcorn provided by Fugate Motors, Shannon and Associates and the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. It

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