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Ready for annual event

Posted November 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm

LET THEIR BE LIGHTS – Last week, the city got a head start on putting up the Christmas Lights in preparation for the annual Christmas Lighting at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 24.

The event will feature free hotdogs provided by State Senator Mike Parson and State Representatives Warren Love and Sue Entlicher.

Miss Merry Christmas will be crowned and the Little Mr. and Mrs. Santa contestants will be introduced. Entertainment will include a mixed mass choir under the direction of Ron Alumbaugh. The evening concludes with a visit from Santa.

    Ellison gets attorney

    Posted November 20, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Logan Ellison, who is being held in the Vernon County jail on two counts of 1st degree murder with a $1 million bond, now has an attorney, Joseph G. Zuzul, public defender.

    Ellison will have a pre-trial conference before Vernon County Associate

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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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    Tis the season

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS TO BE CROWNED NOV. 24 – The 2014 Miss Merry Christmas candidates were interviewed on Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Wayside Inn Museum staking the outcome to give them the

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    CCAD board approves CMH’s 2015 figure

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    The Cedar County Ambulance District Board voted unanimously, at its Monday, Nov. 15, meeting, to approve a 3% increase for Citizens Memorial Hospital to furnish ambulance service to the Cedar County Ambulance District (as provided in the contact which will run until Dec. 31, 2016) for

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    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    COLD START– SFC (Retired) Brent Beckman portrayed the grieving soldier during the Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the El Dorado

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    Barnwarming royalty

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    TOO COLD TO CALL IT WARM – On a cold Friday night, the El Dorado Springs FFA held their 2014 Barnwarming in

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    R-II Board sees new logo

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    During the regular Thursday, Nov. 13, meeting of the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board, Supt. Mark Koca “rolled out” the new official Bulldog logo.

    Members present for the meeting were Walt Anderson, Benny Brower,

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    American Degree

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    ELDO AMERICAN FFA DEGREE RECIPIENTS – Courtney Hooper (center left), Jaynee Beaty (center right), (and not pictured) Skyler Dozler and

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    Eldo PD assists at shooting scene

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    BY POLICE CHIEF JARROD SCHIERECK – On Nov. 2, 2014, officers responded to 218 West Hickory Street to assist the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office.

    Upon officers arrival on

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    Apply early, only first 200 guaranteed

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    Christmas Basket applications available

    The El Dorado Springs Christmas Basket project is a program that provides food baskets for low income families and gifts for children age 16 and under who live in the El Dorado Springs school district and are in need

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    Truck loses tire

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    Dustin C. Eason, 32, and his son, Ryland M., 10, El Dorado Springs, escaped serious injury at 8:10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, on Hwy. 82 two miles north of El Dorado Springs when the westbound 1996 Volvo semi-tractor they met lost its left front tire and

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    Future Olympian?

    Posted November 28, 2014 at 5:47 am

    NO. 1 ARCHER – Colt Schieffer is currently the top 16-year-old male archer in the U.S. His dream is to go to

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    Cross Country Banquet honors

    Posted November 26, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY PLAQUES – On Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Cross Country banquet (from left) Tommy Cornejo and Ashley Knoll each received a Bulldog Award naming them as the most tenacious on the boys’ and girls’ team. Tessa Durnell

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    Posted November 26, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    (Front row, from left) Kaiden Simmons, Jake Schieffer, Wyatt Graves, Brandon Hayes, Colten Collins, Kade Collins and Shane Trowbridge; (middle row, from left) Lance Molz, Cody McNeece, Spencer Young, Jakob Studer, Landon Smith, Blake Cluck, Riley Boyd

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    Posted November 26, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    El Dorado Christian Lady Buffalos 2014-15 varsity basketball season is underway. Head Coach Tim Scott and his team won against Lowry City Tuesday night. They will be at home for one game on Dec. 2 against Center

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    Posted November 26, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Head Coach Travis Cole and his El Dorado Christian Varsity boys traveled to Lowry City Tuesday night, Nov. 18 and kicked- off their 2014-15 basketball season with a win. The Buffalos will be at home on Dec.

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    Posted November 26, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    A new face was on the basketball court for the Bulldog Girls at the Red/Black scrimmage Thursday night. Megan Chism adds some height to the team bringing along her competitive spirit on the volleyball court. Paige

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    VolleyDogs honored

    Posted November 20, 2014 at 11:30 am


    JUNIOR VARSITY AWARDS – Junior VolleyDogs honored Monday night, Nov. 17 were: (from left) Most Inspirational Player – Bailey Tyler, Most Valuable Player – Amy Ford, Most Inspirational Player – Caeleigh

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    Colt Schieffer works hard on his dream

    Posted November 13, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    It’s a full time job for Colt Schieffer trying to earn a spot on the USA Olympic archery team.

    He goes home from high school every day and spends a couple of hours practicing shooting at least 200 arrows. He says that

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    Bulldog Cross Country finishes history-making season

    Posted November 13, 2014 at 12:20 pm


    On Saturday, Nov. 8, the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs finished their season at the state meet in Jefferson City.

    The opportunity to run in this meet is what the runners have worked for over five months. El Dorado Springs had nine athletes

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    Laugh a little: It’s good for your health

    Posted November 26, 2014 at 11:37 am

    by Rusty Wright

    Had a good laugh recently? Need one?

    Stressful days can invite comic relief. Doctors realize that laughter can enhance physical and mental health. Now it seems even looking forward to laughter can be good for

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted November 26, 2014 at 11:32 am

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    How Seniors Can Quit Smoking with the Help of Medicare and Other Tools

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    Can Medicare help me quit smoking? I just turned 65, and would like to quit

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    Better late than never for retirement planning

    Posted November 26, 2014 at 11:32 am

    If you’re within 10 years of retirement and haven’t done any appreciable planning, you’re not alone.

    Nearly half of Americans age 50 and older expect to retire later than they hoped, citing financial concerns, according to a 2013 study by the Associated

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    Hartzler, House vote for Keystone pipeline

    Posted November 20, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Good Day,

    Congress returned to Washington this week to begin the “lame duck” session of Congress which provides current Members with the chance to finish work on important pieces of legislation and other bills

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    Tips for being your own boss

    Posted November 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    If you’ve ever thought about starting your own business, you may have found the prospect of starting from scratch overwhelming, particularly after reviewing statistics about the success rates of new start-ups. But there are ways to become your own boss while eliminating some of the intrinsic

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted November 20, 2014 at 10:57 am

    How to improve your balance as you age

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    I’ve always been a walker, but when I fell last month my doctor suggested I start doing some balance exercises. Is this really something I need to

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    Savvy Senior®

    Posted November 13, 2014 at 11:32 am

    A guide to finding affordabel dental care

    Dear Savvy Senior

    I had dental insurance through my work for many years but lost it when I retired. Where can retirees find affordable dental care?


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