Community

Simrell, McIntire engaged

Julia Rose Simrell of Walker and Jason Daniel McIntire of Louisburg, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Merle and Orpha Simrell of Walker. She is a 2008 homeschool graduate who has worked in elder care and currently resides on her family farm. The prospective groom is

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Gardening Charlotte

April Gardening Chores There’s so much growing, I love taking my walks to see what’s popped up or getting ready to bloom. Clean out composters and add to flower beds and fruit trees. Mix with existing soil for now; you will mulch this later. Leave a good bucket of finished compost as starter for the

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TOPS morning group moves to new location

We have two important messages.  We have moved. Starting Thursday, April 5, 2018, we will meet in the Methodist Church at 201 E Broadway, El Dorado Springs. We will continue to start weigh-in at 7:45 a.m. and the meeting will start at 8:45 a.m. We will hold an Open House on Thursday, April 12. The

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New books at Cedar County Library

The Affliction by Beth Gutcheon – When a talkative teacher is murdered during the tensions of an evaluation to see if Rye Manor School will remain open, retired school head Maggie Detweiler is joined by madcap socialite friend, Hope, to identify a killer among multiple suspects. Plum Tea Crazy by Laura Childs – When a

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Farmers Market can use Medical Mall parking lot

The Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board met on Monday, March 19, with a quorum of three members: Carla Griffin, Johnny Walker and Judy Renn, presiding. Julia Phillips was absent. Also present were CEO Jana Witt, RN/CNO Rob Simmons, Hospital Attorney Bryan Breckinridge, Community Services Manager Susan Hall and Recording Secretary Terri Heitz. Witt mentioned that

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MONEY FOR YOUTH

MONEY FOR YOUTH – Joe Barger (left) representing the EL Do Youth Center and Jared Kouba (right) representing the Lighthouse Children’s Theatre received $1,000 each from the Matthews Children’s Foundation Board of Trustees. The foundation makes grants to benefit organizations helping children. These grants were made possible through Matthews International Casket Division and Artco Casket

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Crowder Collage fall graduates

Matthew Boch, El Dorado Springs, AA, Business Administration; Chayna Penney, El Dorado Springs, AA, General Studies; Jennifer Sanderson, El Dorado Springs, AA, General Studies; Jennifer Floyd, El Dorado Springs, AA, General Studies and Amber Bogardus, Schell City, AS, Occupational Therapy Assistant.

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ELDO TAEKWONDO COMPETES

ELDO TAEKWONDO COMPETES – El Dorado Springs’ Rising Sun Taekwondo students and instructors attended the Midwest Taekwondo Association Invitational Tournament on March 10. Competitors were divided by belt level, age and gender.  All of their students placed in the tournament. Front row from left: Ella Simpson (3rd in forms and 2nd in sparring), Stephen Kish

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LINCOLN DAYS BRINGS OUT CANDIDIATES

LINCOLN DAYS BRINGS OUT CANDIDATES – State Senator Sandy Crawford, 28th District, was one of many candidates who spoke at the Lincoln Day Dinner held in Stockton on Saturday, March 24. Several candidates were present and others sent a representative to speak on their behalf.

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