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Five time district champ VolleyDogs

Posted November 27, 2015 at 3:40 pm

NEVER INTIMIDATED – The El Dorado Springs VolleyDogs believed in themselves even if the district tournament committee seeded them at No. 4. They played the 5th seeded Sarcoxie Bears on Oct. 19 winning in three exciting sets, 25-14, 25-27. 25-22. On Tuesday, they took on the 1st seeded Lamar Tigers who had beaten them earlier in the season in two sets 19-25. They lost the first one 13-25. The second set was point for point until an illegal rotation call on Lamar gave El Dorado Springs the edge and the lead at 23-22. They pulled out the next two points and took Set No. 2 – 25-22. In No. 3, they were aggressive at the net and their serve receive was spot on. This gave the Lady Bulldogs the win 25-18.

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    Ghosts and Goblins will have the run of the town Saturday

    Halloween in El Dorado Springs will come alive just about dark with the many activities planned by various organizations in the area.


    The Local VFW, at the corner of First and Pine, will host local hobgoblins beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31.

    There will be snow cones, popcorn, hotdogs and reflective tape for each costumed spook.


    The El Dorado Springs Optimist Club will keep things hopping in the Park starting at

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    Sex Offender Halloween requirements

    by Jarrod D. Schiereck Chief of Policeand D. Leon Dwerlkotte

    Sheriff – Cedar County

    This letter is to notify you that any person who is required to register as a sexual offender under sections 589.400 to 589.425 of the Missouri Revised Statutes shall be required on Oct. 31 (Halloween) to comply with the following:

    1. Avoid all Halloween-related contact with children

    2. Remain inside his or her residence between the hours of 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. unless required to

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    Annual Chamber Awards Banquet makes for a memorable evening

    The 2015 Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet & Benefit Auction was a fantastic event full of entertainment, outstanding food, fundraising and recognition for some of Spring City’s most deserving citizens.

    Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jackson Tough and his co-host of the evening Shannon Sewell-Mays opened the evening by saying “It’s all about Hawaiian Shirts and Grass Skirts! Time to Get Your Luau On!” They thanked guests for being active members and said “You give our business community strength and vision, your support is greatly appreciated. We’re pleased you’ve joined us

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    Chamber inducts Sewell into Hall of Fame

    HONORED GUEST – Ron Sewell, former president of Tri-County Bank and long time El Dorado Springs advocate and supporter, was honored by the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce by being named the 2015 Hall of Fame recipient. Hall of Fame member Harold Fugate made the presentation on behalf of the chamber, noting Sewell’s many accomplishments including banker, chamber member and president of the El Dorado Springs Industrial Development Corporation. Sewell was recognized for a lifetime of achievement on behalf of

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    Burn ban effective immediately

    Due to the dry weather, a burn ban has been issued by Owen Elliott, El Dorado Springs Fire Chief.

    People in this area should not burn any trash, grass, leaves or brush until sufficient rainfall occurs.

    This is in effect from this date, Oct. 19.

    Send military photos for Veterans Day

    The El Dorado Springs DECA chapter will host the 20th Annual Veterans Day Assembly beginning at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the High School Gymnasium with a reception to follow in the High School Library.

    This year the Multimedia class will put together a special video presentation to honor our Veterans and those currently serving. Please drop off photos in the High School office or mail them to Kristal Swopes. El Dorado Springs DECA, 901 S. Grand, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744. Be sure to include the individual’s name, rank, branch

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    A special thank you

    There are not enough words to express how grateful and thankful we are, so we would just like to say a big thank you to:

    • God for saving and protecting us from further injuries.

    • A big thank you to our wives for being there hours upon end and taking on roles that they have never done before. We love you very much.

    • Thank you to our church families for praying and for the dinners and

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    Deadline Nov. 25 for first 200

    Christmas Basket applications available

    The El Dorado Springs Christmas Basket project is a program that provides food baskets for families and gifts for children age 16 and under who live in the El Dorado Springs school district and are in need of holiday assistance. Applications will be available by Oct. 23 at the Division of Social Services in Stockton on RB Road and at the Health Dept. in El Dorado Springs in the Southside Medical Mall and from school counselors. Applications must be completed and returned to the El Dorado Health Dept. or

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    Fall leaf pick up in ElDo

    The dates for the El Dorado Springs City resident leaf pick up will be the weeks of Nov. 2-5, Nov. 16-19 and Dec. 14-17.

    Place your bags of leaves out the night before or by 4 a.m. the same day as your regular trash pickup.

    Residents are allowed up to eight bags, boxes or trash cans that weigh no more than 50 pounds each when full. Brush and tree limbs will not be picked up by Waste Corporation of America.

    For more information, contact

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