Recent scam alert

Posted August 28, 2014 at 11:47 am

by JARROD D. SCHIERECK chief of police

On Aug. 27, the police department received information about scams that are hitting the area, due to the severe weather event of Aug. 26. A caller will indicate that he/she is a representative of a roofing company, tree removal or a vehicle dent repair service.  The caller identification system will indicate a false name and number. These are people from out of the area attempting to obtain your business.  To protect yourself, research and contact reputable businesses and always obtain multiple estimates for these services.  Also do not fall prey to the door to door salesmen or peddlers that use high pressure sales techniques to sell you theses services.

The City of El Dorado Springs requires all door to door peddlers to obtain a permit and merchant’s license. The City of El Dorado Springs issues a photo identification card for door to door sales.

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    Two arrested after high speed chase that started near Olympia

    On Sunday, Jan. 4, at approximately 8:59 p.m. Cedar County Deputy Jeffries checked a moving vehicle with radar on Hwy. E near the Olympia area and checked it speeding at a rate of 78 mph.

    Deputy Jeffries attempted to stop the white Olds Alero, which then began speeding at speeds up to 100 mph, running stop signs and engaging in careless and imprudent driving. The Alero failed to stop at Hwys.

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    Filing closes for April municipal election

    Candidates have filed for several public offices that will be filled in the April 7, 2015, municipal election. Candidates had until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, to file.

    The El Dorado Springs City Council has one opening. Brad True, the current mayor, filed for that seat.

    The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board has two vacancies currently held by Benny Brower and Kevin Fast. Terry Shephard, Kevin Fast, Josh Floyd and Benny Brower filed.

    Cedar County Public Water Supply District No. 1 has two

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    Flu restricts hospital visitors

    Due to an area wide increase in influenza (flu) cases, Cedar County Memorial Hospital is restricting visitors 15 and younger.

    The incidence of flu diagnosis in Cedar and surrounding counties has been predominately in children age 14 and under. This mirrors the findings statewide. Additionally, even visitors age 15 and over are cautioned not to visit if they are experiencing the following flu-like symptoms: fever higher than 100.5 ̊ F, cough, congestion, headache, muscle aches, joint pain, loss of appetite, running nose, sore throat. These precautions can help reduce the spread of

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    Picture this

    YES, THIS IS A MOVIE PROJECTOR – The Opera House Theatre, and several members of the Save the Opera House Committee, welcomed the new digital projector to the projection room on Saturday, Jan. 17. The two- piece contraption arrived a few days earlier and was placed in its new permanent home after the room was cleaned out.

    According to Davin Allison the new projector will allow them to actually know what they can show and when.

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    James Reynolds charged for ‘mooning’

    According to a probable cause statement released by Cedar County Prosecutor Ty Gaither, James E. Reynolds, 52, Jerico Springs, who is a board member of the Cedar County Ambulance District, on Sept. 28, 2014, “mooned” Jeremiah Anderson.

    The probable cause statement by Cedar County Deputy Sheriff James Heryford said, “I made contact with Jeremiah Anderson on 9/28/2014 in reference to a call for service. During my interview, I received video footage that was taken in front of the residence at 19635 South 425 Road, Stockton, MO 65785. The video showed James Reynolds

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    Council denies second request to serve drinks at Cedar House Grill

    For a second time, a three to two vote by the El Dorado Springs City Council denied a resort liquor license for the Cedar House Grill.

    The council met in regular session on Monday, Jan 5. All council members were present – Mayor Brad True, Jim Luster, Gene Floyd, Randy Bland and Jerry Baldwin. City Manager Bruce Rogers was present as was City Clerk Lisa Allison.

    Cedar House Grill owner Mark Shouse, Manager Mike Nelson and Bookkeeper Trish Hall addressed the council telling them, they were losing business

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    Help needed to restart recycling service

    The phone is ringing off the wall at Evans Drugs with El Dorado Springs citizens wanting to know what happened to the recycling trailer in Evans parking lot.

    The short answer is: the funds ran out.

    Actually, the grant, used to pay for the recycling trailers, there are two of them, ran out about five months ago. Since then, Evans Drug has borne the cost – about $800 a year to insure the trailers and $250 a month to transport the trailers to Nevada about every five to

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    Leading the stampede

    ECS COURTWARMING ROYALTY – During the break between the girls’ and boys’ games at the El Dorado Christian School Courtwarmiing Friday night, the school crowned its 2015 Courtwarming royalty: Chaney Housh was crowned the queen. Tanner Daniel was named the king. The crown bearer was Isaac Hubbard. The flower girl was McKenzie Cole.

    Filing deadline next Tuesday

    Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney wishes to remind everyone that the last day to file as a candidate for the April 7, 2015, General Municipal Election is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20.

    Anyone interested in filing for a position on the Cedar County Ambulance Board (Districts 2 and 5), Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board, Village of Umber View Heights Trustee, ont of several Special Road District Commissioners or Chapel Hills Fire Protection Board may do so in the Cedar County Clerk’s Office in Stockton at the Courthouse.


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    No filing in several offices

    Candidates file for public office

    Candidates have filed for several public offices that will be filled in the April 7, 2015, municipal election but a number of offices do not have a candidate as of Tuesday, Jan. 13. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, to file.

    The El Dorado Springs City Council has one opening. Brad True, the current mayor, has filed for that seat. File at El Dorado Springs City Hall.

    The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board has two vacancies currently

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    Posted January 29, 2015 at 10:20 am

    El Dorado Springs youth wrestler, Dominic Plummer, won 1st place in the Fort Scott Tournament for the age 10 and under 75-79 lb. weight class on Saturday, Jan. 24.

    Former ElDo coach hired at Ozark

    Posted January 29, 2015 at 10:19 am

    The former head football coach at El Dorado Springs who was fired by five El Dorado Springs school board members is still on the field and moving up, according to a report by KY3.

    Ozark High School announced Chad Depee as its

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    Lady Bulldogs advance in Clinton Tournament

    Posted January 29, 2015 at 10:18 am

    The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Skyline for a regular season game on Thursday, Jan. 22.

    The Lady Bulldogs started out the game on a high note going on a 12-0 run in the first quarter. The Lady Tigers of Skyline would fight

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    NEVC Wins Homecoming Games

    Posted January 29, 2015 at 9:43 am

    Girls : 44-37

    Boys : 44-38

    SHORT RANGE JUMPER – Senior Karliegh Conner got a good look at the rim in the Lady Knights homecoming game against the Calhoun Eagles.

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    Posted January 22, 2015 at 11:49 am

    The 3rd/4th Grade Basketball Team won second place in the January Shootout in El Dorado Springs on Saturday, Jan.17. Pictured are: back row from left – Hannah Carpenter, Cassidy Shane, Chloe Middleton, Tasia

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    8th grade basketball boys report

    Posted January 22, 2015 at 11:47 am

    by Coach David Carpenter

    Monday-Warsaw Tourney played Warsaw. Lost 38-21 to eventual tourney champion Warsaw. Kids played hard, we just did not have a good night. All kids played several minutes each.

    Tanner Witt-three points, Trey Babcock-six pts.,

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    JV Girls lose to Fair Grove

    Posted January 22, 2015 at 11:46 am

    On Monday night at home, the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs JV Girls lost to Fair Grove 29-43.

    The leading scorers were Paige Esry with 6 points and Hannah Kruckenberg and Anyssa Salazar with 4 points each.

    Coach David

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    Coach wrestling with flu, injuries

    Posted January 22, 2015 at 11:43 am

    On Monday, the Sun spoke with Bulldog Wrestling Coach Justin Stratton.

    We went to Adrian. We actually did pretty good at Adrian. We wrestled Summit and we were able to beat them 52 – 12.

    We wrestled Sherwood.

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    Tammy Williams inducted into Northwestern’s Hall of Fame

    Posted January 22, 2015 at 11:42 am

    Tammy Williams, formerly of Roscoe, Northwestern’s first four-time All-American in softball, was inducted into the NU Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston, IL. The Northwestern Athletics Hall of Fame was

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    Lady Bulldogs take 3rd in Skyline Tournament

    Posted January 22, 2015 at 11:41 am

    On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs traveled to Skyline to play their second round game against Fair Grove. The Lady Bulldogs started out on a positive note as they worked the ball offensively and were able to get out to an early

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    Bonding legislation and agriculture

    Posted January 29, 2015 at 10:47 am

    I filed two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting some of our state’s greatest assets – our public buildings. Last year, the General Assembly authorized the issuance of approximately $600 million in revenue bonds to pay for maintenance and

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    Love not from Jeff City

    Posted January 29, 2015 at 10:46 am

    My Fellow Missourians,

    On my way to the Capitol this week I drove the back roads to Jefferson City. I started north of Warsaw on “The Old Butterfield Overland Stage Route.” Traveling through Cole Camp into the

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted January 29, 2015 at 9:16 am

    Getting around when you no longer drive

    Dear Savvy Senior

    Where can I find out about alternative transportation options for my elderly mother? She needs to give up driving, but before she does, we need to figure out

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    Not ready for a hearing aid? Alternatives break tradition

    Posted January 29, 2015 at 9:15 am

    Your spouse’s voice, the traffic signals, your favorite TV show – you probably don’t think about your sense of hearing often, but without the ears’ ability to collect and translate invisible sound waves, many important things would go unheard. Unfortunately, missing out is a reality for

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    Committee appointments and Henry S. Geyer Award

    Posted January 22, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    I was honored to receive the Henry S. Geyer Award from the Mizzou Legislative Network. The award honors one legislator and one public citizen who have had a significant impact on higher education in the state of Missouri.

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    Love note from Jeff City

    Posted January 22, 2015 at 12:21 pm

    My Fellow Missourians,

    The 98th General Legislative Assembly gathered in Jefferson City, Wednesday, Jan. 7. My day began at the Concord Baptist Church. The church hosted an annual breakfast and prayer

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    McCaskill won’t run for governor in 2016

    Posted January 22, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    by MDN Staff

    U.S. Sen. Clair McCaskill announced Monday, Jan. 12, she will not seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2016.

    The Democratic senator acknowledged her party had lost a majority of the U.S. Senate.

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