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Posted December 11, 2014 at 11:09 am

On Dec. 4, Cody Gray, 21, Osceola, was arrested for failing to maintain registration as a sex offender. It was allegedly discovered Gray did not register after he lost his job, obtained a new phone number and started a new job. Gray was booked into the St. Clair County Jail and later released pending formal charges. Gray can be charged with a class D felony for each of the alleged violations.

Sheriff Scott Keeler reminds citizens a current list of sex offenders registered in St. Clair County is available on the sheriff’s office website. There is also a map feature in which most of the addresses for offenders appear although some addresses do not function properly on Google Maps.

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    On Dec. 2, Clint Wilkerson Sr., 43, Collins, was arrested in St. Clair County on three misdemeanor warrants from Polk County, failing to register a motor vehicle, no seatbelt and no insurance. The warrant was issued on Nov. 24 and stems from an incident on Sept. 26. The total bond is set at $350 cash only.

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    Wanted fugitive eludes deputies for the last time

    A wanted fugitive is in custody after attempting to elude deputies for the last time.

    According to a press release from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, Brian Barnett, 38, of Metz, was arrested at a residence in Metz late Wednesday night by Sheriff’s Deputies.

    According to Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher, Deputies attempted to make contact with Barnett at the residence and while the deputy was knocking on the front door, Barnett attempted to flee from the back of the

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    Cards of Thanks

    The NEVC Booster Club would like to thank the businesses that donated to our recent silent auction held on Nov. 21 at our Meet the Knights. It was a huge success and the money raised will be used to help support our Athletic Department at the NEVC R-1 School.

    We extend thanks to those who donated their time in approaching the businesses for their donations and for the wonderful crowd that attended that night. It was a success.

    Staff and volunteers of Community Blood Center of the

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    Christmas Parade 1st PlaceWinners

    1ST PLACE CHURCH – First Christian Church

    1ST PLACE CIVIC – Nine Wonders Optimist Club

    1ST PLACE BUSINESS – Cedar County Memorial Hospital

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    Last month members of the Royal Neighbors, Chapter 2388, of El Dorado Springs, donated 25 winter coats and other winter clothing to the W.I.N.G.S. of Refuge /Treasure Hunt located on West Broadway in El Dorado Springs.

    Pictured are (from left) Norma Jean Alumbaugh, Melody Wilson, Secretary/Treasurer Dorothy Foster and Leader Donna Woody. Not pictured are members Jim Wilson and Jodi Cauthon. Jodi volunteers her time once a week at the Treasure Hunt.

    Donating items to the Battered Women’s shelter is an

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    TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0319 of El Dorado Springs donates to the El Dorado Springs Senior Center to help defray the cost of feeding the home bound seniors and to the food pantry that helps feed those in our community. Last Thursday, Dec. 4, TOPS presented checks to both organizations. Pictured are: (from left) Chapter Leader Dorothy Foster presents a check in the amount of $231.20 to Senior Center Care Manager Melanie Shinn. TOPS Treasurer Sharon Hawn presents a check for 231.20 to Stephanie Studer and

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    Santa’s Helpers are everywhere. Joy Dobbs (left) on behalf of Joy Dobbs Insurance presented Jerry Bobbett at the El Dorado Springs Senior Center a $100 donation to help with the Christmas goodies that will be taken to the recipients of the Meals On Wheels program.

    Church Co-ed Volleyball results

    The fall season of the church co-ed volleyball league finished with a double elimination tournament. Eight teams were in this rotation. The winners were Alvin and the Chipmunks. In second place was the Holy Hitters. Coming in third place was the Bold Believers. Thanks goes to First Baptist Church for the use of their family Life Center for the league. The winter season will start up fresh on Tuesday night, January 3rd, 2015. Each team plays one best two out of three wins per night. The season will run about 10 weeks, before a concluding tournament.

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    More 2014 Christmas Parade winners

    2ND PLACE CHURCH – Community Church

    3RD PLACE CHURCH – Union Hall Baptist

    2ND PLACE BUSINESS – Mid Missouri Bank and Insurance

    3RD PLACE BUSINESS – Pedi Nails

    2ND PLACE YOUTH – Union Hall 4H

    3RD PLACE YOUTH – New Kids on the Block 4H

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