Community

Hurricane Harvey–Mission Trip

Two local churches, Community Church and First Christian of El Dorado Springs, partnered together to go on a work mission trip to Beaumont, TX. For four days  the group of nine worked to  pack water soaked belongings out to the curb, remove sheet rock and tiles and distribute funds and goods to folks in need.

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“SHE WORE A FINE HAT” TEA PARTY

“SHE WORE A FINE HAT” TEA PARTY – Pape Christian Church Ladies enjoyed a theme tea party on Saturday, Sept. 23, with participants wearing hats for judging by ballot in three categories: 1 – Vintage/Antique; 2 – Home-Made and 3- Store-Bought. The rule was to dress according to the style or history of the hat.

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Cards of Thanks

Thank you to all who came to give your pint of live saving blood at the El Dorado Springs Church of Christ on Thursday, Sept. 14.  Our goal at this blood drive was to collect 32 pints. We almost met our goal, collecting 30 pints, however 14 of these pints were either Negative or AB

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CROSS NEW AT CCMH

CROSS NEW AT CCMH – Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) welcomes Hollee Cross, RN, BSN, as the new Program Director for Senior Life Solutions (SLS). Cross was born and raised in El Dorado Springs and she currently resides in the rural El Dorado Spring area with her husband and two children. Cross graduated from St.

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NEW PHARMACIST

NEW PHARMACIST – Cedar County Memorial Hospital welcomes new Pharmacist, Rachel Kauffman. Rachel recently graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas. During most of her four years at pharmacy school she worked part-time as a student intern at HyVee Pharmacy. She then completed her rotations in more than 11 different

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Gardening Charlotte

Painted Ladies butterfly migration Did you know that painted ladies butterflies are migrating in record numbers this year? Me, neither although I suspected something was up when I spotted a kaleidoscope of painted ladies on my Autumn Joy Sedum plants early September. About the same time, several readers emailed me photos of butterflies they thought

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Twentieth Century Club starts year

The Twentieth Century Club started the 2017-2018 year off with our annual brunch on Aug. 14. Hostess for the brunch was Luella Phipps with Glenda Baker, Evelyn Boyle, Georgia Detwiler, Sandy Eaves, Dorothy Foater, Glenda Ware and Lana Sue Jones serving as co-hostesses. Our first meeting on Sept. 11 was with Sharyl Henry serving as

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NOW and Shooting Sports Presention

Thursday night, the Nine Wonders Optimist Club had the privilege to host approximately 20 Cedar County Shooting Sports 4H participants and their parents.  We witnessed their skills in archery and air rifle as well as gun safety.   Each participant must complete a 6-hour safety course on all areas before they can begin participating.  

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57th ANNUAL ` BLACK WALNUT` FESTIVAL

September 27-30, Stockton City Park SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Wednesday, September 27th 1:00    FFA Pie Contest (Pies Due By 12:00 at High School) 2:00 Hammons Products Tours 3:45 Opening Ceremony, Park Entrance 6:00 Tractor Pull Registration, Stage 6:00 Opening Ceremony, Park Entrance 6:00-10:00 Fun Time Carnival 6:30-7:30 Tractor Pull, Stage 6:00-8:00  Youth Worship Night, Platform Thursday,

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Ambulance Board holds short meeting

The Cedar County Ambulance District board met Monday, Sept. 18, in the El Dorado Springs Ambulance Barn. Meeting called to order at 6:39. Roll call Present: John Wilson Chairman Nadine Sinclair Evelyn Boyle Rusty Norval Absent: Kenny Turner Vice Chairman Keith Kasco Sec/Tres. Agenda Approval: A motion was made by Wilson to approve the agenda

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