El Dorado to host circus

Posted August 20, 2015 at 11:22 am

It has been announced that the El Dorado Springs Lions Club has singed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus for the exhibition of an all new 2015 show. The circus will roll into town on Friday, Oct. 16.

Everyone is invited to come out and watch the animals being unloaded and fed, witness the raising of the giant big top, followed by a special tiger meet and greet. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the tent will be raised at 9 a.m. Guides will be furnished for school groups and anyone attending.

The traditional “old style” circus will present performances at 4:30 and 7:30. Support the El Dorado Springs Lions Club – buy your tickets in advance and save.

The 2015 season promises to be more exciting than ever with many new

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    Hwy. 215 Bridge Over Stockton Lake to

    The Hwy. 215 bridge over Stockton Lake south of Stockton in Cedar County will close to traffic starting Tuesday, Sept. 8, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

    The bridge will be closed until late May 2016 as contractor crews replace the driving surface or bridge deck.

    Drivers should follow the signed detour by taking Hwy. 39 south at Hwy. 215 (near Stockton) to Dade County Hwy. Y at Arcola, then east on Hwy. Y back to Hwy. 215 to get around the bridge closing.

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    Love note from Jeff City

    100 mile Labor Day yard sale on Hwy. 54

    by from Rep. Warren Love

    My fellow Missourians:

    There will be a 100 mile yard sale on Labor Day weekend. The ‘Discover More on Route 54’ committee is inviting many area communities to participate this year—on Friday, Sept. 4, and Saturday, Sept. 5. Free to the public, the event will take place on U.S. Hwy. 54 stretching from Camdenton to Nevada. Just coordinate a location to set up your yard sale

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    ElDo Youth Center News

    The school year has officially started and so has the 2015-2016 Liston-Up! After-School Program. The Liston-Up! Program is open every day after school from 3 – 6 p.m. for children 8 – 17.

    This year we will also be open on all early dismissal days and, pending state approval, will be open full days when school is not in session. The program offers homework assistance, tutoring, games, computer lab, snacks and more.

    All children who participate in this program must be enrolled in the Liston-Up! Program. Call 876-5439

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    Five Loaves seminar Aug. 27

    Five Loaves, a free life skills seminar hosted by the Dederick Christian Church, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. This will be an evening to share information and to learn, while having fun, food and fellowship.

    Five Loaves is for you if you have ever wanted to learn how to cook, learn about healthy eating, or enjoy knowing good tips for saving money and shopping smart. The Aug. 27 meeting will feature recipes and information with a “back to school” theme.

    Please call 417.876.5730 to RSVP

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    Fifth Sunday Services at Concord

    The Cedar County Baptist Association Fifth Sunday Services will be held Aug. 28, 29 and 30 at Concord Missionary Baptist Church, located on Hwy. DD north of Hwy. 54 at Cedar Springs six miles east of El Dorado Springs.

    Friday night at 7:30 p.m.: Devotional – Bro. Ralph Benham; Sermon – Bro. Ron Pitts; Alternate – Bro. Lewis Eslinger.

    Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m.: Devotional – Bro. Tim Cooper; Sermon – Bro. Alan Collins; Alternate – Bro. Charles Boultinghouse.

    Saturday noon – Carry-in dinner.

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    Square Dance Friday night

    On Friday, Aug. 21, 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 and interested persons are invited to attend.

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

    Keith family reunion Aug. 23

    The Keith family will meet Aug. 23, for our annual reunion at Circle S Feed Co.

    We will eat at 12:30. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. Lemonade, tea and table service will be provided.

    We hope to see all Keith family members there.

    For more information, call Carolyn Keith at 876-3536.

    Hospital Board to meet Monday

    The Board of Directors of Cedar County Memorial Hospital will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, in the classroom at Cedar County Memorial Hospital.

    The tentative agenda of this meeting includes: no unfinished business.

    New business: Approval of tax rate, financial report; review/approve miscellaneous policies, medical staff appointments, nursing report, CEO report. Jana Witt, CEO.

    School Board to meet Thursday

    The El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Regular Board of Education meeting is scheduled to convene at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, in the Elementary library .

    In old business, the board is scheduled to discuss / approve a resolution for prepayment of 2011 G.O.R. Bond (2020).

    In new business, the board will hear the initial report on the audit, re-Aadopt the conflict of interest policy, set the tuition rate for 2015-16, approve transportation-out of district route miles, re-adopt the Model Compliance Plan for Special Education, consider bids for

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