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Body found in Osage River

On Wednesday, March 21, at approximately 10:35 a.m., the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call from a fisherman about a body in the water on an upper arm of the Osage River. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Taberville. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office launched a

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Green charged with October murder

The office of Cedar County Prosecutor Ty Gaither has announced that he filed a First Degree Murder charge on March 26, 2018, against Charles Shane Green of El Dorado Springs for the shooting death of Brandon Keith on October 23, 2017. Mr. Keith was found lying unresponsive in the street and later died in the

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Pitch unwanted drugs

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, the El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the El Dorado

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A place for everything

KEEPING IT SAFE AND SERENE – The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Dave and Martha Kolstedt owners of Serenity Storage on E. Spring, one of ten facilities owned by the Kolstedts in the El Dorado Springs area. Pictured are (from left) Vicki Hillsman, Dr. Neil Linsenmayer, Tashua McCormick, Penny

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Hightower descendant to perform free

The Wayside Inn Museum, Preserve Our Past Society of El Dorado Springs, is proud to present cowboy poet and singer/songwriter Johnny Kendrick for our annual meeting, Monday, April 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the museum in beautiful downtown El Dorado Springs. We are excited to have Mr. Kendrick come as our guest as he

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Easter Egg Hunts in the area

Thursday, March 29 Easter Egg Hunt 5 p.m. Cedar County Memorial Hospital Saturday, March 31 Nine Wonders Optimist Club 7-9:30 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Civic Center Saturday, March 31 1 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt Schell City Park, Schell City Ages 0-10 Come meet the Easter Bunny

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Council starts signing Picnic entertainment

During the Monday, March 19, City Council meeting, the council signed Rekoil is play at the Street Dance on Wednesday, July 18, at a cost of $599 and Jimmy Fortune as the main entertainment on Friday, July 20, for a cost of $7,500. Fortune is a former member of the Statler Brothers. All Councilmen were

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Attend Cedar County Lincoln Day Banquet

The Aug 7, 2018, Primary Election is just around the corner and now is the time to begin to examine your choices for whom may be worthy of your vote. The Cedar County Republican Central Committee extends to you a special invitation to attend our Lincoln Day Banquet, Saturday, March 24. This event will be

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Spring planting at the Solar Farm

GREEN ENERGY COMES TO EL DORADO SPRINGS – El Dorado Springs 3.311 mega-watt Solar Farm, a collaborative effort with the City of el Dorado Springs, MPUA, Gardner Capital, Inc and MC Power Companies, is a 20 acres facility with10,188 solar panels  producing  enough energy to power over 300 homes for a year.  The city will

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Hwy. U Bridge over Alder Creek closed

Drivers should begin looking for alternate routes before the Alder Creek bridge on Hwy. U southeast of El Dorado Springs is closed to traffic the week of March 26, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. That’s when work begins on replacing the deteriorating structure. Once the bridge is closed, crews will have 105 calendar days

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