Springfield Batman’ to receive key to city Dec. 12

Posted December 11, 2014 at 11:15 am

Derek Smith, son of Linda Brewer Smith, formerly of El Dorado Springs, known as “Springfield Batman” will receive a key to the city Dec. 12.

Derek Smith has donated hundreds of hours to appear at local hospitals and at special events dressed as the caped crusader, according to a news release from the city. Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Seifried will present the key to him at 6 p.m. at Park Central Square for going “above and beyond the call of duty” to spread good will in the community.

Smith does this work on his own free time, at his own expense, for no other reason but to cheer up sick children or bring awareness to the importance of our local public safety teams, Seifried said.

The ceremony will include the debut of Springfield Batman’s

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    Ambulance Board to meet Monday

    The Cedar County Ambulance District board of directors is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, in the Stockton Ambulance Barn.

    The unfinished business listed on the tentative agenda is driveway repair.

    The just released agenda reports that as of this time there is no new business, subject to change.

    Hospital Board to meet Monday

    The Board of Directors of Cedar County Memorial Hospital will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, in the board room at Cedar County Memorial Hospital.

    The tentative agenda of includes: New Business: Financial Report, Payrolls—Review/Approve; Review/Approve Miscellaneous Policies.

    Medical Staff Appointments

    Nursing Report: Dixie Flynn, RN, CNO.

    CEO Report: Jana Witt, CEO.

    R-II School Board to meet Thursday

    The El Dorado Springs R-2 School Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, in the High School library.

    Items on the tentative agenda for new business include: Review property and liability insurance renewal, Consider purchase of additional liability insurance, Review progress and plans—Early Childhood Center, Report—Facilities Committee Dec. 9 meeting.

    Santa coming to Schell City

    Santa Claus is coming to the Schell City Community Building at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. Be sure to bring your camera.

    The event is sponsored by the City of Schell City, Schell City Rural Volunteer Fire Department and Schell City Community Betterment.

    Everyone welcome.

    Refreshments will be served.

    Diabetic Support Group to meet Dec. 11

    The El Dorado Springs Senior Center Diabetics’ Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, a week earlier than normal. The speaker, Vickie Whitsitt, Lifestyle Specialist, Care Connection for Aging Services, will talk about how a family history of diabetes puts a person at risk for developing diabetes.

    Diabetes is serious business and knowing our family history of diabetes is important because diabetes in our family is one of the key issues that puts us at risk for developing diabetes. This history is not only important to us, but also

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    Last show of year at Ft. Scott

    The last show of the year at Ft. Scott Country Music will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, in Memorial Hall.

    Special guest will be Bill White. Ginelle Esry, El Dorado Springs, is a vocalist in the house band, Swinging West Band.

    Feed a local senior citizen for $10 a month

    Can you imagine not knowing where your next meal is coming from? Can you imagine having to decide between buying lifesaving medicine and paying the electric bill?

    Many seniors in El Dorado Springs have to make these decisions or wonder where their next meal is coming from. This holiday season would you consider sponsoring a home-delivered meal senior for $10 a month here in our community? Help someone with a gift of food from the Senior Center.

    With your donation to our “Sponsor a Senior” program we can

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    Dance off Thanksgiving calories

    On Friday, Dec. 5, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have a dance with Kenton Sullivan calling. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer. All area dancers are invited.

    For more information, call the Harolds at 417/465-2241, the Eberts at 417/667-3069 or the Burneys at 417/432-3703.

    Relay for Life meeting Dec. 10

    Relay for Life of Cedar County will have an event planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, in Stockton in the CCMH board room.

    Any questions, contact Amber Fidler at 417/276-7688.