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Molzahn Flag Way recognized by State

GRAND OLD FLAGS – State Representative Warren Love took time out from haying to present a state proclamation to Ken and Sue Molzahn and the 143  “American” flags that adorn their drive way off of Hwy. 54 near Collins. The project began in the spring of 2018 and when completely finished, will probably display 200

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School Board deadlocks on dual sports

Last Thursday evening, Aug. 15, the El Dorado Springs School Board held a special meeting to hear citizens’ concerns who want the school to let athletes sign up for more than one sport in the same season. One school board member was not present –  Teri Shepard – and that proved to be crucial to

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El Dorado R-2 School Board meets

El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Special Board of Education Meeting met at 7 p.m. Aug.  22 in the High School/Middle School Library/Media Center Tax rate hearing I. Call To Order II. Proposed Tax Rate a. 2018 Assessed Valuation   $94,740,775 b. 2019 Assessed Valuation   $96,050,604 c. Operating Levy Ceiling      $3.2588  Proposed: $3.2588

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Brent Bland joins Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board

Lifelong Cedar county resident Brent Bland was sworn-in and became a member of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting Monday, Aug. 19. He has stepped in to fill a vacancy until the scheduled election next April. Most in the area know Brent from his years in the

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Fifth annual 100-mile yard sale Aug. 30-31

Discover More on Route 54 is reminding the public of the 5th annual 100-mile yard sale that will be coming up on Labor Day weekend, August 30-31. This will cover communities along U.S. Hwy 54 from Nevada to Camdenton. We need sellers & bargain hunters to make this event a success. The sellers will be

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Nevada business sells winning $100,000 Scratchers ticket

Glenn “Dale” Brown of Harrison, AR, said he plays Scratchers if he feels lucky or has “good vibes” about a ticket. He purchased a “Money Mania Multiplier” Scratchers ticket at Casey’s General Store, 500 E. Austin Blvd, in Nevada and scratched it in his truck, then went back in for another because he figured it

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ONE STOP SHOP FOR BACK -TO -SCHOOL

ONE STOP SHOP FOR BACK -TO -SCHOOL – West Central held their Back-To-School Fair at the Frist Baptist Church Family Life Center on Monday, Aug, 12. About 150 people attended. Children were treated to shoes, backpacks, dental, hearing and vision screenings as well as hair cuts and lunch.

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It’s back to school time again

The summer vacation is over and it’s time for the annual return to school, on the 21th of August for El Dorado Springs Public School students and the 20th of August for El Dorado Springs Christian School students.  All of us must be extra alert for kids coming and going to school, as well as

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Board nixes dual team participation

After a long and thoughtful discussion by all members of the El Dorado Springs school board and the administration and coaching staff, the board voted unanimously not to allow dual participation in any sport season. Several administrators and members of the board said they had been lobbied by a few parents to allow dual participation.

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