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Wanted in Vernon County

Posted March 26, 2015 at 10:39 am

The Sheriff’s Office is looking for a wanted fugitive following the issuance of a warrant from the 28th Judicial Circuit Court on Monday for Gary Drake, 122 West Broadway, El Dorado Springs, for charges of 1st degree Involuntary Manslaughter, DWI- Persistent Offender, and Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident, all of which are felony charges. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said his office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Gary (aka Bud) Drake who is also wanted on other warrants including resisting/interfering with arrest and non-support. The Sheriff said one of the warrants is a no-bond warrant and the other cash warrants total $20,000 cash only.

Anyone with information about Drake is asked to contact the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office at (417) 667-6042 and not to make contact with

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    ElDo drug raid nets two

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 10:38 am

    On Thursday, March 19, officers of the El Dorado Springs Police Department, in cooperation with Bates County Sheriff’s Office Investigator, received information developed by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office concerning stolen property and illegal drug activity.

    Officers applied for and received a

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    Drug raid in Stockton nets three

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 10:37 am

    On Thursday, March 19, 2015, the Cedar County Sheriff Office in conjunction with CNET (Community Narcotics Enforcement Team), received information of a residence at 205 South Church Street, Stockton, was

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    Backing accident

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 10:35 am

    ‘UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT’ – El Dorado Springs Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck said that on Monday, March 23, his officers responded to the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery concerning a reported motor vehicle accident with

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    Cedar County Library gets technology grant

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 10:34 am

    Secretary of State Jason Kander announced that Cedar County Library received a technology grant in the amount of $4,370. The funds will be used to purchase a new server that will provide more reliable service to patrons.

    “This grant will enable Cedar

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    Have ropes, will travel

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 10:33 am

    COWBOY UP - On Monday March 23, 2015, officers responded 309 East Hospital Road concerning a bull at large. According to information obtained by officers, the owner had equipment failure concerning his

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    Posted July 11, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    20’s ERA APARTMENTS BITE THE DUST – The South Main Apartments at 421 South Main kept their long overdue appointment with a track hoe on Tuesday, July 8. By 2

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    Four state champions

    Posted March 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    GIRLS BRING HONORS TO TOWN – Markers went up on the four El Dorado Springs city limit signs this week commemorating three more joyous occasions in the city’s history – when

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    Safe place for tykes

    Posted March 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER ABOUT READY FOR BIDS – At the March 5 School Board meeting, Superintendent Mark Koca said the the plans for the Early Childhood Center are about completed and ready to go out for

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    Benefit for Rusty Norval Saturday

    Posted March 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    The community is invited to a benefit dinner and silent auction for El Dorado native and businessman Rusty Norval at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, in the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in El Dorado Springs.

    The $10 meal includes

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    Learn Digital Self-Defense for Parents

    Posted March 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    On Tuesday, March 17, at 901 South Grand Avenue, the El Dorado Springs R-2 School will host a class on Digital Self-Defense for Parents from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Jennifer Schiffman of the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (MOICAC) will

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    Nation’s first state Farm Bureau to celebrate 100 years

    Posted March 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    Missouri Farm Bureau will commemorate its 100th anniversary on March 24. It was on that day in 1915 when Missouri farmers organized the first state Farm Bureau in the United States. The anniversary is significant, since Farm Bureau has grown to become the largest general farm

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    Toughest class of their life

    Posted March 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    ADULT RECOVERY COURT GRADUATES FIVE – It was a long and hard battle for all five of the graduates of the March 9, 2015, Cedar County Adult Recovery Court to

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    Q & A session

    Posted March 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    TOWN HALL MEETING – About 20 citizens attended Shf. Leon Dwerlkotte’s town hall meeting Friday night in the Civic Center. At times a lively discuss ensued.

    Recycling trailer back at Evans

    Posted March 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    By popular demand and through the efforts of Evans Drugs’ owners, Kevin and Brandi McCullough, and thanks to some generous individuals, the recycling trailer is back in the Evans Drugs parking lot.

    McCullough said that a few individuals made large donations to

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    Posted March 26, 2015 at 9:11 am

    El Dorado Springs Cheerleaders were honored with a banquet and awards presentation on Wednesday, March 19, in the Hs/Ms cafeteria.

    Parents, grandparents and cheerleaders were treated to a meal of barbeque, beans, cheesy potatoes and

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    Bulldogs win 2-1 in season opener

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 9:10 am

    In a March 21 double header at Cassville, pitching picked up the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs Varsity’s offense in 2-1 victory over Pea Ridge, AR.

    El Dorado Springs Bulldogs starter Spencer Young doesn’t need much help when he is on the hill

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    Late Cassville surge downs Bulldogs

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 9:09 am

    The second game of a double header in Cassville Saturday was a tight game until Cassville scored 10 late runs for the 18-7 victory over the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs.

    Jake Schieffer reached base three times. He scored one run and had

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    Posted March 26, 2015 at 9:08 am

    MORE WRESTLING AWARDS – Two Bulldog wrestlers could not attend the awards ceremony Thursday because they are now involved in baseball. Ms. Marsh caught up with them the next day at school.

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    MS Dawgs bite Skyline 16-3

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 8:57 am

    Early lead gives the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs victory over Skyline, 16-3 in the second game on Saturday.

    The 7th/8th Bulldogs beat Skyline 16-3 in four innings on Saturday at ElDo after a nine-run explosion in the second inning.

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    Posted March 26, 2015 at 8:55 am

    On Saturday, March 14, El Dorado Springs High School Powerlifters competed in the first state recognized weightlifting meet in Missouri at Glendale High School in Springfield. Kids from all over the state competed in this event where

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    Bulldogs lose to Bolivar Liberators 10-0

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 8:54 am

    Bolivar beat El Dorado Springs 10-0 in the first round of the Bolivar Tournament Monday, March 23, at Bolivar. Five fielding errors which led to 6 unearned runs doomed the Bulldogs.

    Kason Schwalm was credited with the loss despite pitching pretty well.

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    Posted March 26, 2015 at 8:53 am

    Giving up some spring break time was worth it. Celebrating their 3rd place finish at the Lakeland Youth Basketball Tournament are: (Front Row): Gavin Whitworth, Reese McCullough, Landon Murry and (Back Row): Coach Richard Lyness,

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    ECH Basketball Honors 2015

    Posted March 19, 2015 at 9:33 am

    ALL STATE FOR TWO AT ECH – Chaney Housh, and Anna Buttorff, both El Dorado Christian School juniors, were awarded MCSAA State Basketball awards during the State Playoffs in Joplin. Chaney

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    Love note from Jeff City

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 10:17 am

    My Fellow Missourians,

    My In-District activity began at the Cedar County Farm Bureau meeting Thursday evening. The program was on Missouri’s fencing law. Our state has two fencing laws. One is the general fence law and the

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    Bill vital to viability and success of farming

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 10:16 am

    Before the 2015 session even began, I and other lawmakers vowed to again take up the omnibus agricultural bill that was approved last year. The bill was ultimately struck down by the governor because of controversial language involving captive

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    Excess sugar: Not so sweet for your health

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 9:21 am

    As a nation, craving something “sweet” seems to be a food pattern that has gotten out of control according to Dr. Pam Duitsman, a nutrition specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

    “Most of us have a craving for something sweet now and

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Essential legal documents all seniors should have

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    What kinds of legal documents are suggested for end-of-life plans? I would like to get my affairs in order before it’s too late.


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    Treating hearing loss pays dividends on the job

    Posted March 26, 2015 at 8:43 am

    The willingness to take action is the single most important ingredient for success. This is true in any career, in any business venture, and at any time in a person’s life.

    Addressing hearing loss on the job allows you to stay ahead

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    Lawmakers call for GOP chairman’s resignation

    Posted March 19, 2015 at 10:44 am

    by Steven Anthony

    Three senators and two members of the House called on Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock Thursday, March 12, to resign after allegations surfaced claiming Hancock orchestrated what some called a, “whispering campaign” against former State Auditor and gubernatorial

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    Love Note from Jefferson City

    Posted March 19, 2015 at 10:43 am

    by Rep. Warren Love

    Well the time has come to discuss “Daylight Savings Time.” It reminds me of an old Indian saying; “Only the government would believe that you could cut a foot off the top of

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    House Approves Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Posted March 19, 2015 at 10:42 am

    It was another busy week here in Jefferson City as lawmakers and staff returned to the State Capitol after a shortened weekend, due to Daylight Savings Time. This week, the Senate approved several bills and heard more bills in

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