Ambulance Board elects Rice secretary/treasurer

Posted April 23, 2015 at 10:43 am

The Cedar County Ambulance Board met Monday, Apr. 20, in the Stockton Ambulance Barn.

Chairman Dennis Winston administered the oath of office to returning board members, John Wilson and Don Fugate.

Present were Dennis Winston – Chairman, John Wilson – Vice Chairman, Sue Rice, Don Fugate and Kenny Turner. Absent: James Reynolds – Sec/Treas.

Election of Officers: Chairman – John Wilson nominated Dennis Winston to remain as Chairman of the board. There were no other nominations. Dennis accepted the nomination.

Vice-Chairman – Dennis Winston nominated John Wilson to remain as Vice-Chairman. There were no other nominations, John accepted the nomination

Secretary/Treasurer: Dennis Winston nominated Sue Rice as new Secretary/Treasurer. John Wilson nominated Kenny Turner who declined the nomination.

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    A roaring good time

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 10:42 am

    A GATSBY AFFAIR – The glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties was reflected in the theme for the 2015 El Dorado Springs Junior/Senior Prom held Saturday, Apr. 18, in the Leeper Center

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    Stark wins state in beef production

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 10:40 am

    Hesston Stark, El Dorado Springs, earned the first-place Missouri FFA Beef Production Placement Proficiency Award at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention.

    Stark, a senior at El Dorado Springs R-II High School, is the son of Travis and Charla Stark. He is a

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    Four peat for Scholar Bowl Team

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 10:39 am

    4th STRAIGHT DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP FOR SCHOLAR BOWL TEAM – by Coach Darrin Griffin – The El Dorado Springs Scholar Bowl Team won its 4th straight district championship at Lamar

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    Allison best in state in Ag Mechanics

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 10:38 am

    Chandler Allison, El Dorado Springs, won the Missouri FFA Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention.

    Allison, a senior at El Dorado Springs R-II High School, is the son of Troy and Gina Allison. He

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    Gone

    Posted July 11, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    20’s ERA APARTMENTS BITE THE DUST – The South Main Apartments at 421 South Main kept their long overdue appointment with a track hoe on Tuesday, July 8. By 2

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    R-II Board re-elects officers

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    After the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board certified the election results last Thursday evening then installed the newly elected board members, it re-elected Darrell Eason as board president and Greg Beydler as vice president.

    Then it began its regularly scheduled meeting.

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    Officers waiting in woods

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    GARY DRAKE JR. CAUGHT – Gary W. (Bud) Drake Jr. may have avoided officers the first time they served a search warrant at a residence between Schell City and Walker.

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    Drake taken into custody

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    One of Vernon County’s most wanted was captured early Friday morning when the Vernon County Special Response Team as well as other members of the Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence on South 2270 Road between Walker and Schell City. According to a

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    No strain, no gain

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    EHS NATIONAL WINNING POWER LIFTING TEAM – On Saturday, March 28, these six members of the El Dorado Springs High School power lifting team competed at the NASA National High School

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    Headed for court

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    CHARGED WITH MURDER – On Monday, Apr. 13, Joshua Jay Brown, who is charged with second degree murder and related crimes in connection with the Nov. 2, 2014, death of Cedar

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    Two arrested in ElDo drug raid

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    Officers of the El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant on Saturday, March 28, for the residence at 403 East Twyman Street, after receiving information of illegal drug activity. Evidence of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were located

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    Bulky trash pick-up set

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    Bulky trash week is scheduled for April 13-17. Leaf pick up April 20-24. See www.CityofElDoradoSpringsMo.com for more information.

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    Kitsmiller top in nation in PAS Competition

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    Crowder College student, Erin Kitsmiller, Nevada, (formerly a Northeast Vernon County FFA member), was the national winner in the Career-Planning competition in the Agribusiness Management and Marketing division at the National Post-secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) National

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    Joshua Jay Brown bound over

    Posted April 25, 2015 at 3:29 am

    In a preliminary hearing held on Apr. 6 before Associate Circuit Judge David R. Munton in the Cedar County courtroom in Stockton, the judge found probable cause to believe the defendant, Joshua Jay Brown, committed the felonies charged in relation to the shooting death of Cedar

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    Studer takes 2nd at home golf match

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:46 am

    ElDo Golf results from the April 14 match at El Dorado Springs vs Clinton and Stockton

    Jakob Studer placed 2nd overall with a 47, Jake Hillsman 54, Jakob Boleyn 63, Payton Babcock 64, Landon Leonard 66, Landon Mays 70, Walter Burk 74

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    MS track competes at Stockton

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:43 am

    The El Dorado Springs Middle School track team traveled to Stockton on Apr. 16.

    For the 8th grade girls, Tori Rawlings finished third in the 200 meter dash and fourth in the 100 meter dash. Mikayla Loane finished fifth in the 100

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    ElDo track athletes excel at meets

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:42 am

    by Track Head Coach Brian Goatley

    Results of the El Dorado Springs meet are at www.trackmeetmanager.com. Once there then go to the lower right corner where it says view meet results and click on that, and then click on El Dorado Springs

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    Bulldogs take 2nd in Holden tournament

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:42 am

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs finished second in the Holden State Farm Classic Baseball Tournament by going 3-1 in four games.

    Dawgs beat Sherwood in Game 1

    Sherwood outdone by Spencer Young and the El Dorado Springs

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    R-II board approves coaching, extra duty assisngments

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:38 am

    At its April 9 meeting ElDo R-II School board made coaching and extra duty assignemtns.

    Football

    Head-Derek Scroggins; Def. Coordinator-David Carpenter; Var. Asst.-Travis Payne, David Rogers, David Crowell; HS Asst.-Jeremy Barger; Middle School-Jordan Highley, Tim Dade;

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    ECH TRACK TEAM

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:34 am

    ECH TRACK TEAM – The El Dorado Christian High School Varsity Track team traveled to Willard on Saturday, Apr. 11, and took charge at the 2015 LCA Charger Relays. The Buffalos set several new LCA meet

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    Warsaw Wildcats claw Bulldogs 8-4

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 10:13 am

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs lost 8-4 in seven innings at Warsaw on Tuesday, Apr. 7, in Warsaw, despite outhitting Warsaw 10 to seven.

    Kason Schwalm was perfect at the dish, going 3-3. He singled in the first and third innings and

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    BASKETBALL HONORS

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 10:13 am

    The Bulldog Boys Basketball Team was honored with a recognition event on Thursday, April 9, in the High School Multi Purpose room. (from left) Wyatt Graves – JV Mr. Hustle, Jakob Studer – Varsity Defensive Player and Most Improved,

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    RACHEL BUSH SIGNS WITH FT. SCOTT

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 9:48 am

    On Thursday, Apr. 9, Rachel Bush, before a crowd of supporters in the EHS Library, put her name on the dotted line declaring her intent to play basketball for the Ft. Scott Community College Greyhounds this fall.

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    Bulldogs play at Clever

    Posted April 16, 2015 at 9:45 am

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs played in the Clever Baseball Festival April 10-11 but had a rough outing against the three teams they faced.

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs lost 10-1 to Summit Christian Academy Friday at Clever despite Kaiden Simmons’s two-hit

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    Agriculture the foundation of Missouri

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 10:31 am

    I want to tell you about two important pieces of legislation that were recently signed into law by the governor relating to agriculture. With more than 100,000 farms located on more than 28 million acres of farmland throughout the

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    Love note from Jeff City

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 10:31 am

    My Fellow Missourians,

    On Saturday, I had the privilege of joining the groundbreaking ceremony of the new St. Clair County Senior Center. The new 5,096 square foot facility offers an opportunity to serve the senior community with

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    House votes to expand the definition of a service dog

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 10:26 am

    by Krista Gmelich

    Additional people could get access to service dogs if legislation passed by the House Thursday, Apr. 16, becomes law. The bill revises the definition of a service dog to include those helping those with ‘invisible illnesses.’

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    Variety of issues contribute to “costs” of child abuse

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:50 am

    Money is only one measure of the “cost” from child abuse and neglect in a community according to Dr. Jim Wirth, human development specialist, University of Missouri Extension.

    “One can analyze the budgets of health, education, public assistance and the justice system

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:18 am

    Easier screening test for colon cancer

    Dear Savvy Senior

    Are there any easier alternatives to a colonoscopy to check for colon cancer? I’m in my sixties and would like to be tested, but hate the idea of drinking

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