March Lottery winners

Posted April 21, 2016 at 10:03 am

$1,000 Scratchers winners in March included Ella McNeece and Richard Tigner, both from El Dorado Springs.

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    Amy Bailey has been hired by the Opera House Arts Council for 15 hours a week as their manager. Bailey has had over 20 years of experience in event and benefit planning and fundraising. Her most recent job in that field was recreation programmer for the City of Nevada.

    Bailey’s job duties include scheduling volunteers and coordinating and planning events and programming. You can contract her at 417/321-5657.

    She is currently employed at Shelter Insurance in El Dorado Springs.

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    Hospital board

    After the newly elected board members for the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees were sworn in at the regular hospital board meeting on Monday, April 18, the board voted to retain the current officers in their respective positions: President Judy Renn, Vice-President Jan Neale and Secretary/Treasurer John Walker.

    Present for the meeting were Board Members Renn, Neale, Walker, Phillips and Carla Griffin as well as CEO Jana Witt, DOF Carla Gilbert, RN/CNO Drew Alexander, Attorney Bryan Brackenridge and Recording Secretary Terri Heitz.

    Gilbert reported that the

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    City council approves delinquent tax list

    The El Dorado Springs City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 18, after swearing in new council members, Jerry Baldwin and Nick Bland.

    Brad True was elected mayor and Randy Bland as mayor pro-tem in the council reorganization.

    Kaysinger Basin Executive Director Elizabeth Van Winkle introduced Cedar County Director of Economic Development Marge Vance.

    Jackson Tough, executive director of the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce thanked the council for their help with the city wide clean-up on April 9. He said

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    Cards of Thanks

    Thank you. Who would have thought anyone would pay attention to a Card Shower for an old fogey – but they did. Thanks again.


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    Arrests made in connection with armed robbery in Appleton City

    St. Clair County Sheriff Scott Keeler said two teenage suspects are in custody and are being charged in reference to an armed robbery that occurred in the morning hours at Casey’s General Store, Appleton City, on April 1.

    On April 12, Leroy Davis Jr., 17, Springfield, was arrested in Green County on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with class A felony robbery-first degree. The warrant was issued on April 10 and bond is set at $75,000

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    The two newly elected members of the Cedar County Ambulance Board, Katie White (left) – District 3 and Lisa Ringler – District 6 took the oath of office from Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney at the CCAD meeting Monday evening in the Stockton Ambulance Barn.

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    One of the first items of business at the Thursday, April 14, meeting of the R-II School was to install the two members who were automatically elected because they were the only ones who filed. Board Secretary Tanya Molz administered the oath of office to Greg Beydler (left) who was re-elected and to Chad Whitesell who is new on the board. The board then re-elected Darrell Eason as president and Greg Beydler as vice-president.

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    News members installed

    BALDWIN, BLAND TAKE OATH – El Dorado Springs City Clerk Lisa Allison administered the oath of office to newly elected council members Jerry Baldwin and Nick Bland at the Monday, April 18, council meeting.

    PHILLIPS,WALKER INSTALLED – At the regular board meeting on Monday, April 18, Diana Pyle administers the oath of office to newly elected Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees member Julia Phillips (left) and to

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    Hazel Dell Cemetery report

    The Hazel Dell Cemetery financial report for year 2015 is respectfully submitted as follows: checking account balance for Jan. 1, 2015 was $1,422.68. Cash donations were $1,045, giving a balance of $2,467.68 before expenses. Expenses included: safety deposit box rental $10, mowing $1,800 and $6 service charges for paper statements from Simmons Bank after the merger of it and Liberty Bank. This leaves a new balance Dec. 31, 2015, of $651.68.

    Donations were received from the following: $10 – Chester and Leone Greenstreet; $20 – Janice Manning, Ruby McCowan; $25 – Doug

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