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Parked in the Park

Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:17 pm

VEHICLE JUMPS 7,200 VOLT BOX – Gladys A. Wright, 92, El Dorado Springs, was shook up but not injured when the 2003 Chevrolet Malibu she was driving eastbound on Spring Street turned into a parking place on the south side of the street a the northeast corner of the Park. The vehicle then apparently accelerated going over the curb, over the sidewalk, over a 7,200 volt electrical junction box and pay phone, then continued down the east side of the sidewalk toward the Sunderwirth Bandstand wiping out seven Park benches before it came to a stop a few yards before the Spring basin. Steward Wrecker hauled the lightly damaged car from the scene.


    The fall color show

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    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

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    Nevada man pleads guilty to receiving child porn

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that Nevada man pled guilty in federal court Wednesday, Oct. 15, to receiving child pornography after he assumed a false online identity as a woman and persuaded a teenage girl in Georgia to send

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    No. 1

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    4-H SPEECH CHAMP – On Oct. 4, Kraysen Leonard, of Union Hall 4-H, took first place in the Junior Division of the

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    POPS Holiday Tea Nov. 13

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    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

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    And the winner is…

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    THIRD WIN BUT FIRST FIRST FOR DERELICTS – The Derelicts chili-cooking team took first place as the judges top pick at

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    Take a ghostly POPS tour

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:09 pm

     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

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    Fall leaf pick-up

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    The dates for the City resident leaf pick up will be the weeks of November 3-7, November 17-21 and December 8-12, 2014. 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

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    Nevada woman pleads guilty for failure to pay taxes

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    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,

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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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    Body found in Lake Stockton identified

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    On Tuesday, Sept. 23, at approximately 10:30 a.m., a body was located and recovered on Stockton Lake, near the Hwy. H and Hwy. Y intersection in Dade County. The body was positively identified as Rodney Wade David, 61, of Golden City.


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    New interchange open at Osceola

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    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

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    CCMH and Cedar County Ambulances ready

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    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

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    CMH and Sac-Osage Hospital sign agreement

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar, and Sac-Osage Hospital, Osceola, have signed the cooperative affiliation agreement effective Sept. 24.

    According to the agreement, Citizens Memorial will open a medical clinic in Osceola in November, which will also include a walk-in clinic and other services.

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    The Rock Wall

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    Sydney Friar and Justin Dougherty got married late Saturday afternoon in the Leeper Center next door to our office.

    Sydney took the approach of having the wedding in her hometown, sort of like the flip side of Adrian getting married in Cain’s

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    Hall of Fame winner

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    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

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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.

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    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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    Posted October 16, 2014 at 10:37 am

    BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS – ECH Lady Buffalo’s traveled to Ft. Scott, KS on Saturday, Oct. 11, to compete in the annual MOKAN Volleyball Tournament which was hosted by Christian Learning Center. The team brought home the third place MOKAN Tournament

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    Bulldog softball varsity loses at districts

    Posted October 16, 2014 at 10:32 am

    The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs Varsity let Marion C. Early get away late in 7-1 loss in the second round of Class 2, District 6 play. As the No. 2 seed with a 16-6 record, El Dorado Springs drew a bye in the first round. Marion

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    ElDo VB Oct. 6-9

    Posted October 16, 2014 at 10:20 am

    The Lady Bulldogs started the week of Oct. 6 off strong with quick two set win over Skyline, 25-18, 25-17.

    Megan Chism led the team in kills with eight, aces with four and solo blocks with four. Kameron Schaaf added six kills, and Kinli Simmons and Rachel Bush each had three.

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    Posted October 16, 2014 at 10:12 am

    was chosen as the American Volleyball Coaches Association Player of the Week in the state of Missouri for the week of Sept. 22. Megan was chosen by the association based on their stats on for that entire

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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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    Pumpkins provide plethora of possibilities

    Posted October 16, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    October’s most famous squash is also its most versatile according to Dr. Pam Duitsman, a nutrition and health education specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

    “Whether you are using this fruit disguised as a vegetable to decorate for fall or preparing it

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted October 16, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Burial and memorial benefits available to veterans

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    Does the Veterans Administration provide any special funeral services or benefits to old veterans? My father is a 90-year-old World War II veteran with late stage Alzheimer’s, so

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