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Dale Miller missing

Posted October 30, 2014 at 11:19 am

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department has issued an Endangered SILVER Advisory for a missing adult incident that occurred at 5645 Northwest 400 Road in Appleton City at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25.

The endangered SILVER advisory missing adult is:

Dale Miller, a white male, age 78, 5’10”, 158 lbs, gray hair, blue eyes, wearing glasses, a hunter orange baseball cap, blue shirt, blue jeans and boots.

Diagnosed Medical Condition(s): The subject has Parkinson’s Disease and a fractured vertebrae. He walks hunched forward and shuffles his feet. His speech is whispered and mumbled.

Brief circumstances regarding the Endangered Silver Person incident: The subject reportedly walked away from his residence in Appleton City with his black German Shepherd. He has missed

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    Take a ghostly POPS tour

     The POPS museum will host a candlelight tour of the museum on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25, from 7-9 p.m. View the rooms in subdued lighting as you listen to ghost stories based on events from our community and the surrounding area. Enjoy cookies and cider after the tour.

    The cost of the event is $3, with children under 10 free. Anyone 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    City Council nixes Cedar House Grill’s request for a resort license

    In a two to three vote, the El Dorado Springs City Council voted not to approve Cedar House Grill’s application for a resort liquor license with Sunday sales.

    Councilmen Mayor Brad True, Jim Luster, Gene Floyd Randy Bland and Jerry Baldwin were present at the Monday, Oct. 13, meeting as were City Manager Bruce Rogers and City Clerk Lisa Allison.

    The restaurant is the building formerly occupied by Rusty Jug. Rogers said the State always wants an indication of what the city intends to do before granting a

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    And the winner is…

    THIRD WIN BUT FIRST FIRST FOR DERELICTS – The Derelicts chili-cooking team took first place as the judges top pick at the 10th annual Spring City Revitalization Group Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Oct. 18, in downtown El Dorado Springs. Team Derelicts is composed of Kelly Morgan, John Billings, Carl Fleener and Dennis Smith. The Derelicts won Third Place and the People’s Choice award in 2011.

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    New interchange open at Osceola

    MoDOT was scheduled to open the new Hwy. 13/82 interchange highways at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7.

    Construction began in January to replace the at-grade intersection with a new interchange over Hwy. 13.

    The $7 million project includes a new Hwy. 82 bridge which will carry traffic over Hwy. 13 and new ramps. The project also relocated Business Hwy. 13’s intersection with Hwy. 82 slightly to the west and relocated a connection road’s access to Hwy. 82 on the east side of the interchange.

    Nevada woman pleads guilty for failure to pay taxes

    Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that the owner of a Nevada business pleaded guilty in federal court to failing to pay over more than $357,000 in federal taxes.

    Dana L. Thompson Cavener, 51, of Nevada, waived her right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to failure to pay over employment taxes.

    Cavener was corporate secretary of Cavener’s Library and Office Supplies, Inc., in Nevada which she co-owned with her husband. The business employed

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    CCMH and Cedar County Ambulances ready

    The Sun contacted Cedar County Memorial Hospital and the Cedar County Ambulance District to ask about their preparations to handle patients with ebola and enterovirus – the disease that has sickened numerous small children and killed some of them.

    Dixie Flynn, director of nursing at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, said, “Basically the enterovirus presents just like any other virus.”

    She said the kids who are vunerable are the ones that get in trouble, the ones with respiratory diseases. It really causes them to be compromised.

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    The fall color show

    by Marilyn Odneal,

    Horticulture Adviser

    The recent rains may have put a damper on the developing fall color in south central Missouri. But we still hope to see a lovely show before the leaves fall and winter ensues. Although there is still a lot of green – reds, oranges and yellows are definitely peeking through. The autumn actors’ performance may be difficult to predict this year, but we always hope for a brilliant season finale.

    So what is involved in the woody wardrobe

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    2014 Bulldog football royalty

    LEADERS OF THE PACK – On Friday night, Oct. 3, the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs crowned Megan Chism as their 2014 Homecoming queen and Colten Hedrick as their 2014 Homecoming king. Flower girl was Alexis Collins, daughter of Alan and Becky Collins. Crown bearer was Marshall Stauffer, son of Daniel and Rachel Stauffer. The Bulldogs put the icing on the Homecoming cake with a 48-16 win over the Pierce City Eagles.

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    Hall of Fame winner

    CHAMBER HALL OF FAME/LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – JACK TOUGH. Jack’s award was accepted by his children, Tevi Tough and Jackson Tough. Jack was recognized for his longtime involvement in community affairs and his help in establishing the Spring City Revitalization Group. The award was presented by Chamber President Janna Dody.

    POPS Holiday Tea Nov. 13

    It is time to mark your calendars and purchase tickets for the annual POPS museum holiday tea. The tea will be Thursday, Nov. 13. Appetizers will begin at 5:30 and the full course meal at 6. Tickets are $25.

    Come join us for an evening of entertainment and fine food. Seating is limited so make your plans now. Call Georgia Detwiler at 876-2922 for tickets.

    Bulldogs power past Eagles for district win

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 10:49 am

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs improve to 6-4 on the year after defeating the Summit Christian Academy 50-26 in the first round of District play.

    Summit Christian opened the game by managing to field an onside kick by the Bulldogs. Nine plays

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    VolleyDogs are district champs

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 10:45 am

    The El Dorado Springs VolleyDogs won the Class 2 District 12 championship Tuesday evening, Oct. 21, in Lamar in two games over College Heights 25-17 and 25-21.

    They played the District 10 champs Saturday, Oct. 25, in Mt. View It will be

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    Cheerleader Senior Night

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 10:42 am

    McKensi Marshall, daughter of Lindell and Kris Marshall

    Jacie Moles, daughter of Lori Moles

    Kylena Goodwin, daughter of Janelle

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    VolleyDogs fall to Strafford in sectional match

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 10:35 am

    “We played hard, but fell short to a very talented Strafford team,” VolleyDog head coach Ashley Rogers reported about the sectional match her team played Saturday, Oct. 25, in Mt. View.

    She said, “We couldn’t seem to put the ball down and

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    Football Senior Night

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    TANNER BARGER’S PARENTS – David and Tracy Barger with the 2014 Bulldog Football Seniors (from left) Logan Perrodin (24), Justice Hall (55), Kason Schwalm (9) and Colten Hedrick (52.

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    Senior Night Volleyball

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    Rachel Bush, daughter of Mitch and Tonya Bush, said her favorite EHS memory is her basketball team being the Missouri Class 3 state champs. She plans to go to college and study education. She has played volleyball three years.

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    Adrian rallies late to top Buldogs 39-36

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Late scores in the last three minutes put the Blackhawks ahead in the final regular season game of 2014.

    In the game Friday night, Oct. 17, with the Adrian Blackhawks, El Dorado Springs won the opening coin toss and elected to receive the ball. Adrian’s kickoff went out of bounds giving

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    Posted October 23, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    After a set from Kinli Simmons (2), Megan Chism spikes the ball as teammates Rachel Bush (12) and Olivia Hallford (24) get ready for whatever comes next. Photo by Alissa Steward.

    JV vs Adrian

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    JV FIGHTS ADRIAN – During the JV game last Tuesday, Kinlee Ihde received the serve and passed the ball. Amy Ford (No.41) and Kiley Studer looked on ready to assist.

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    Strafford Indians get past Bulldogs 21-8

    Posted October 16, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    The Strafford Indians remained undefeated on Friday night by edging past the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs 21-8.

    The Indians began the game by kicking the ball off to the Bulldogs, where Lance Molz returned the ball 49 yards to the Strafford 46-yard line. Despite a 7-yard gain by Kason Schwalm on

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    Ebola concerns may be insufficient

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Good Day,

    The Department of Homeland Security announced a set of travel restrictions on travelers coming from Ebola-stricken countries, with the requirement that all

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    Job satisfaction does impact ‘Happiness in Life’

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 10:03 am

    Job satisfaction research in the United States has found the most satisfying jobs are professions involving care for others, teaching, protecting others and creative pursuits.

    “One’s general happiness in life increases by 29 percent when the person is also very happy with

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    I’m interested in getting a walk-in bathtub for my wife that’s easy for her to get into and out of, but could use some assistance. Can you offer any consumer tips?

    Need Help

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    Four simple home remedies for joint pain

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 9:17 am

    Soreness, stiffness, tenderness – joint pain can have a direct impact on quality of life. Fortunately, there are a number of proactive steps that incorporate all-natural solutions to help improve joint health and

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    The good, the bad and the ugly

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    of starting a new business

    Starting a business can be an exciting time but it is also filled with potential risks and pitfalls according to Chrystal Irons, business development specialist, University of Missouri Extension.

    “Your job as a potential

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    Could church involvement improve kids grades?

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    By: Rusty Wright

    Could church participation improve children’s grades in school? Recent studies suggest it might play a part.

    Glenn Elder, Jr., of the University of North Carolina and Mark Regnerus of Calvin College have shown that in

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    Timing is everything

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    by Rebecca French Smith

    Every good home canner knows timing is important at several stages in preserving food. There are set cook times, water bath times and pressure cooking times that must be adhered to if you hope to be eating that

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    Lack of sleep can affect work, school

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Sleep deprivation is common among both children and adults according to Renette Wardlow, a human development specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

    “Recent studies by the U.S. Department of Labor indicate that the vast majority of Americans are not getting enough sleep

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    What resources can you recommend for researching hospitals? I need to get a knee replacement next year, and want to find a good, safe hospital to have it done in.

    Shopping Around

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