The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education for Young children (NAEYC.) This year’s local celebration is scheduled for April 24 – April 28 at the El Dorado Springs Head Start, 210 E. Fields. The schedule is as follows; Monday, April 24 – anytime between
Care Connection for Aging Services is honoring its volunteers in 23 locations this month in conjunction with National Volunteer Week from April 23 to 29. Care Connection’s 1,800-plus volunteers are vital to the operation of its senior centers in 13 counties. Volunteer roles in senior centers range from receptionist and dining room host to food
The R-II School Board met Thursday, April13, to install newly elected members, reorganized the board and conduct regular business. They installed Mark Burley, Darrell Eason and Terry Shepard and re-elected Eason as president and Greg Beydler as vice president. All board members were present: Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Terry Shepard, Josh Floyd, Greg
April 25 at 6:30 p.m. the VFW Post #257 will exhibit procedures to raising and lowering a United States flag. This will be for the El Dorado Springs Girl Scouts Troop. Location will be the ElDo Youth Center (old Liston School) in El Dorado Springs. The public is invited to attend to observe this patriotic
EGGACTLY RIGHT – The Royal Neighbors donated Easter Eggs to go along with the home bound meals delivered by the Senior Center last week. Extra eggs were shared with the regulars at the center. Pictured are (from left) Senior Center staff members Pennie Eason and Jerry Bobbett and Royal Neighbors Dorothy Foster and Sheryl Walker.
DRUG DOG, BATMAN, POLICE CHIEF – On Friday, El Dorado Springs 4th, 5th and 6th grade students participated in a Just Say No assembly with El Dorado Springs Police Chief Jerrod Schiereck as emcee accompanied by his partner, St. Clair County Deputy Lee Hilty, and his drug dog, Havic, who demonstrated his drug finding abilities
NEW TREE AT THE HOSPITAL – The Iris Belles Garden Club planted an ornamental Cleveland Pear on the south side of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 10. Beverly Janes, Vicki Golubski and Virginia Sprouse, with the help of hospital buildings and grounds, got it safely in the ground.
The Cedar & Vernon County Genealogical Society will meet at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the John Smith Library in El Dorado Springs. Kathy Dains will speak about the “Orphan Train”, a train that brought abused, neglected or abandoned children from New York and Boston to the farming communities of the Midwest. Cheap fares,
IN THEIR DOWNTOWN DUDS – King Roy Hooper, Queen Kinlee Ihde and Jester Paul Stiers reigned over the 2017 El Dorado Springs R-II Prom which was held on Saturday, April 8, in a venue across from the Park.
CCMH SENIOR LIFE SOLUTIONS RECEIVES PROGRAM OF THE YEAR AWARD -Cedar County Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that our Senior Life Solutions program has been awarded Program of the Year. The Senior Life Solutions program at Cedar County Memorial Hospital is one of more than 40 programs located in the United States. Senior Life