Make reservation for Fancy Nancy tea parties

Posted August 27, 2015 at 8:25 am

Friends of the Library, Inc., El Dorado Springs will host Fancy Nancy Tea parties at The Cedar County Library, John D. Smith Branch, El Dorado Springs, each Saturday morning in September. Fancy teapots, fancy teacups, fancy decorations and of course, Fancy Nancy books.

Space is limited and by reservation only. There are still some seats available on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturdays in September. So get your reservation in then dress up for the Fancy Nancy Party and Parade and enjoy a very fun tea party.

You’ll find the rules on the reservation forms that you need to pick up at the library.

    Wayside Inn Museum to host quilt exhibit

    The Wayside Inn Museum will host its 2nd Annual Needlework and Quilt Exhibit Aug. 20- 30. This exhibit is open to needlework and quilters in El Dorado Springs, formerly from El Dorado Springs and the surrounding area.

    The purpose of this show is: to increase the prestige, artistry, creativity, professionalism and recognition of needlework and quilts; to foster the appreciation of needlework and quilting as an art form throughout El Dorado Springs; to recognize needlework and quilters as textile artists; and to preserve the heritage of today’s needlework and quilts.

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    City doing well financially

    The El Dorado Springs City Council, at its regular Monday, Aug. 3, meeting heard from City Manager Bruce Rogers, “All in all, it looks like revenue is holding up well.”

    He told the council that as of June, with three fourths of the fiscal year completed, the total revenues have been $7,201,491 and total expenses have been $6,105,376.

    Looking at individual accounts, the water/sewer fund has taken in $1,322,417 while spending $996,887. The electric fund has received $3,843,630 and has spent $3,349,211.


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    State of Mind album

    SYDNEY RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM – Sydney Friar’s debut album is now available for purchase on all major online music retailers, including iTunes and Amazon. Physical copies of the CD can purchased through email request on Friar’s website

    On her debut album, (State of Mind), Friar embraces a classic approach to songwriting reminiscent of the 1970’s Southern California Troubadours. She draws from her genuine small town country roots and a

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    One killed, two life-flighted

    FATALTY WRECK AT CEDAR SPRINGS – A three-vehicle mishap at 12:50 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, in Cedar Springs left a Mack’s Creek teenager dead and two others hospitalized with injuries reported as serious. According to the report by Trooper Baker, a westbound 2007 Ford Focus, driven by Bethany J. Hargett, 55, El Dorado Springs, was stopped on Hwy. 54 waiting to make a left turn onto Hwy. 39 when a westbound

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    Ambulance Board votes for upgrades on radio equipment

    In the public forum at the Monday, Aug. 17, meeting of the Cedar County Ambulance Board, Presiding Commissioner Marlon Collins said that there had been a tentative compromise agreement between the Cedar County Commission and Citizens Memorial Hospital, which provides ambulance service to Cedar County under contract, on keeping ambulance dispatching in Cedar County.

    Commissioner Collins said he could not discuss the details. He said, “CMH is on board.” He said, “I appreciate Neal Taylor (CMH ambulance director) and everybody who has worked with us on this.” He said, “I hope we

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    Albino or fashion?

    ALBINO CEDAR? – A St. Clair County resident who wishes to remain anonymous found that section of apparently albino limb 10 ft. up on a 15 ft. tall cedar. Google lists some albino redwood trees in California that must live on a host tree much like the common dodder, a parasitic plant in this area.

    Commission makes proposal on ambulance dispatching

    When the Sun called the Cedar County Commission room about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to ask about progress on the ambulance dispatching contract, Southern Commissioner John Fox answered the phone.

    Mr. Fox told the Sun that the commissioners had made an offer to Citizens Memorial Hospital (CMH) and were waiting on a response. He did not give any details about the offer.

    At the meeting of the Cedar County Ambulance Board Monday evening in the Stockton barn, Presiding Commissioner Marlon Collins said that an agreement had been reached with

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    Where did our summer go?

    FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL – On Thursday, Aug. 13, just a few days after the last day of the 2013-14 school year, the big yellow school buses pulled up to the El Dorado Springs R-II bus ramp just before 8 a.m. and spit out their youthful passengers. Most of them headed straight for the free breakfast in the Multi-Purpose Room to stock up on fuel to give them enough energy to kick their brains into gear and get back to the serious business of book

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    Boat driver leaves scene of accident

    About 1 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, Cheyamber Hyde, 34, Stockton, was northbound in the main channel of Lake Stockton at Mile Marker B2 when she slowed the 28 ft. cabin cruiser she was driving to a stop.

    That’s when the driver of a 22 ft. open 1994 Chaparral motorboat ran over the stern of the cabin cruiser, went airborne and landed right side up in the water.

    According to the report by the Highway Patrol Trooper B. L. Butler, the driver of the Chaparral left the scene of

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    Cedar Democrats to meet

    The Cedar County Democratic Committee will meet in the courthouse in Stockton at 7 p.m. Tuesday , Sept. 1.

    It will be an open meeting and all are welcome to attend. Darrell Martin , secretary.

    ElDo edges Stockton in the Cedar County Bowl

    Posted August 27, 2015 at 9:30 am


    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs opened the 2015 football season on Friday with a 20-15 victory in the Cedar County Bowl over the Stockton Tigers.

    The Tigers opened the game on offense with the ball at their own 35-yard line. Stockton used

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    13TH Annual Cedar Bowl

    Posted August 20, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    Stockton Tigers Vs.El Dorado Springs Bulldogs

    7 p.m. Friday, August 21, 2015

    El Dorado Springs


    Sr -Austin Christian

    Sr -Blake Cluck

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    Coach Scroggins: Bulldogs look good for Cedar Bowl

    Posted August 20, 2015 at 10:10 am

    On Tuesday, the Sun spoke with Bulldog Head Coach Derek Scroggins about the upcoming Cedar Bowl game against the visiting Stockton Tigers, which the Tigers won last year on their home field.

    Q. How is the team looking for Friday night?

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    Lance Molz wins

    Posted August 6, 2015 at 10:33 am

    NO. 1 TRACK ATHLETE – “The O-Zone awards have been announced and Lance won the 2015 Track Athlete of the year. This is a very prestigious award for SW Missouri Athletes. We are very

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    Bulldog football team looking good

    Posted July 30, 2015 at 9:27 am


    by Coach Derek Scroggins

    Summer camp went really well.

    We had a pretty good turnout of our kids. We learned a lot on both sides of the ball and are were able to get a lot of things

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    VolleyDogs win quarter final

    Posted March 6, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Lady Bulldogs beat Lafayette County 79-58 in their quarter final game Wednesday, March 5. This means they will play in the semi-final game in the Independence Center (Kansas City) at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8. Great job girls! Keep it up!

    Bulldogs compete in Clinton tournament

    Posted January 31, 2013 at 10:17 am

    JV PLAYS LIBERAL – On Saturday, the final game of the El Dorado Springs JV tournament was for third place pitting El Dorado Springs against Liberal. Here, Freshman Cody McNeece gets in close for a shot.

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    Missouri Chamber will push for override of right-to-work veto

    Posted August 27, 2015 at 10:35 am

    In less than a month, Missouri lawmakers will have a chance to make Missouri the 26th state to pass right-to-work protections. Projected vote tallies show an increasing likelihood of a successful override vote of House Bill 116. The Missouri Chamber will continue to push for this

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted August 27, 2015 at 8:44 am

    Roadside assistance services for older drivers

    Dear Savvy Senior

    I would like to get my wife and I set up with some type of roadside assistance service in case we get a flat tire or our battery

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    Woman excited about new patient-led arthritis database

    Posted August 27, 2015 at 8:43 am

    Rachelle Crow, of Chesterfield, Michigan, is living proof that autoimmune and rheumatic diseases can affect people of any age. She was, surprisingly, first diagnosed with osteoarthritis when she was a 19-year-old college student and in the years since, her symptoms were more accurately diagnosed as inflammatory

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    Customized knee implants offer advantages to patients

    Posted August 27, 2015 at 8:41 am

    By 2030, the number of people turning to knee replacement surgery to end pain and regain mobility will likely increase to 3.5 million annually, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. For many patients, recovery from knee replacement surgery is painful and slow, and the

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    FB’s Cut to the Chase

    Posted August 27, 2015 at 8:40 am

    by Robert Giblin

    Though in their infancy, rapidly evolving Unmanned Arial Systems, commonly known as drones, are stimulating new visions for farms of the future.

    Some visions may seem almost cartoonish – tractors with no drivers, the air

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    Proper e-mail etiquette sends the right message

    Posted August 20, 2015 at 11:25 am

    E-mail is easy, it arrives fast and recipients can answer at their convenience. At the same time, not following proper e-mail etiquette can send some negative and unintended messages.

    “Business e-mail is like any other form of business communication. Use the same

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    Obama’s clean power grab

    Posted August 20, 2015 at 11:06 am

    By Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler

    Missouri’s Fourth Congressional District

    The Obama Administration’s sweeping new rules and regulations for existing power plants are a harmful attack on families in Missouri and across the country. These ill-conceived rules will raise energy

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News Archived

    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 –

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