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And for each student

APR a big deal for all schools in state The Sun contacted Dr. Theresa Christian, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, for the El Dorado Springs R-II. Annually, Dr. Christian reports on the District’s Annual Performance Report (APR) to the School Board. This year in addition to reporting the District’s APR score of 90.7%,

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R-II Board rehires Supt. Koca

The El Dorado Springs School Board met Thursday, Dec. 14, with all present – Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Terry Shepard, Josh Floyd, Greg Beydler and Darrell Eason – presiding. In executive session the board rehired Supt. Mark Koca for the 2018-19 school year. In old business, the board took up consideration of a

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Back to the North Pole

TAVELING LIGHT – After a brief stop at the school on Tuesday, Dec. 19, Santa headed up North Main on his way home for final preparations for Christmas. Harold Fugate loaned Santa a Harley to make his trip not only fast, but cool.

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CCMH upgrades X-Ray equipment

As good as it gets anywhere… and closer to home Healthcare sees constant change. With Medicare and insurance companies narrowing their coverages, healthcare providers must regularly upgrade to remain in compliance and insure optimum reimbursement results while offering the very best care to those served. The Cedar County Memorial Hospital X-Ray department has recently undergone

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Digital X-Ray Room at CCMH

PROVEN WORKHORSE – The director of CCMH radiology with the cat scan machine, a Siemens Definition AS, the hospital added seven years ago at a cost of about $300,000. DIGITAL X-RAY – Melissa Baker, Director of Radiology at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, stands with the latest addition for her department, a Digital Agfa DX –

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Cedar County Hwy. J closed North of Stockton

When: 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 Where: Between 900th and 752nd Roads north of Stockton What: MoDOT crews replacing deteriorating drain pipe underneath the road Traffic Impacts: Road closed where crews are set up working. Drivers can get to entrances on either side of the closings, but cannot drive through the work

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Grand Prize Winner

BEST AND BRIGHTEST – 1st Place in the annual El Dorado Springs Christmas contest went to David Levine and Sherry Long 1605 S. Vernon St. (Hwy 32, West on Hospital to Vernon) .

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2017 Holiday Home Decorating Contest winners

It’s easy to see the holiday season is upon us! The Wonder City of west central Missouri is lit in all its festive glory and home owners are adding to the splendor with their own Christmas lights, décor, music and other elements. Chamber CEO Jackson Tough said “The Chamber of Commerce Holiday Home Decorating Contest

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First stuffed animal toss Thursday nite

The first ever Cedar County Teddy Bear Toss which will occur during halftime of the girls varsity basketball game versus Stockton on Thursday, Dec. 14. Game time is at 6 p.m. and Pup Squad will also perform. The cost of entry into the game will be one new stuffed animal per person wishing to attend.

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Christmas Baskets delivered next week

Signs that Christmas is just around the corner are all around us. Here in El Dorado Springs we are helping to share the holiday spirit. Thanks to the donations of food, toys and time, the holiday will be brighter for some families that have struggled to make ends meet this year. Some happy children will

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