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PAST AND PRESENT HONOREES

PAST AND PRESENT HONOREES – From left: Tenlie Hemphill, Richard Hemphill, Amy Hemphill, Clara Hemphill (2018 honoree), Jamie Alexander (original honoree), and Patti Alexander.  Not pictured:  Tiffany Bahr (2018 honoree).

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The fight goes on

CIRCLE OF PRAYER – The Coach A softball tournament paused at 10 a.m. Saturday so the participants could join hands in a circle of prayer for the honorees, Clara Hemphill and Tiffany Bahr. This was the 4th year for the tournament started to assist Coach A, Jami Alexander, when he was battling brain cancer. He

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Softball tournament benefits cancer patients

by Tonya Hooper Here is info from the tournament. I did not list the name of the winning team because it’s not really appropriate. You could just say the winning team was from Belton. Also, the tournament did not end until 3 a.m. on Sunday. I have yet to find someone with a picture. Sorry.

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School Board to meet June14

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Board of Education Meeting will meet in open session at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, in the High School library. The board will recognize retiree— Charleen Adams. In old business, the board will receive a construction report and account status In new business the board will consider a three-year

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USDA announces Sac Osage to receive $10.5 million

Sac Osage Electric Cooperative will receive a $10.5 million loan to build 32 miles of line, improve 14 miles of existing line, and make other system improvements including smart grid projects.  Sac Osage is headquartered in El Dorado Springs and serves approximately 11,000 customers in all or portions of nine counties in southwest Missouri. Assistant

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Art show and sale June 14-24

The Wayside Inn Museum 5th annual art show and sales will run June 14-24. Show hours will be 1 – 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and from 2 – 4 Sunday. Meet the artists at a reception Sunday, June 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. Featured artists will be Peggy sibley, Kirk Sibley, Wilma

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City makes money on substation fire

During the Monday, June 4, meeting of the El Dorado Springs City Council the council approved a certificate of completion for the rebuilding of the Electric Substation. The insurance proceeds were $1,132,750 and the cost of the project was $926,000 leaving the city with a gain of approximately  $206,000. City Manager Bruce Rogers mentioned that

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Same song, 132nd verse

THE BAND PLAYED ON – Appropriately, the first song the El Dorado Springs Municipal Band played for the beginning of its 132nd season Friday night was, “The Band Played On.”  It drew applause from those listening in the Park and horn honks from spectators in their cars. The band is managed by Teri Biddlecome and

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Let the sunshine in

RIBBON CUT ON SOLAR FARM – On Thursday, MC Power Companies cut the ribbon on the solar farm it constructed, owns and operates on 20 acres it purchased from the City of El Dorado Springs in the east Industrial Park off Hwy. 54 for $5,000 per acre. This is the 10th solar farm like it

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Parson to become Governor

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens held a press conference Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. stating his resignation will become effective at 5 p.m. Friday, June 1. That means that Lt. Governor Mike Parson will step into the top leadership role at that time. Mike is no stranger to El Dorado Springs and Cedar County, visiting here frequently

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