Christmas Parade Winners

YOUTH: First Pace – El Dorado Springs FFA; Second place – El Dorado Springs Christian School; Third place – El Dorado Springs Church of the Nazarene. CIVIC: First place – Optimist Float; Second place – TOPS #9319. BUSINESS: First place – CVBT/Eagle Dispatch; Second place – Skate Town; Third place – CJ Lawn Mowing.

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CMS Vaccine Mandate Takes a Toll on CCMH Staffing

On Nov. 5, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule (the Rule), adding vaccination requirements to the Conditions of Participation for numerous health care providers, including Medicare- and Medicaid-certified hospitals and critical access hospitals such as Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH).  This Rule

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The Rock Wall

Well. Friday Kenny and I were going to get our covid boosters when by mid-morning Kenny felt that he should go to the hospital. When I called to check on him, I was told that he was just about to go to his room AND he had tested positive for Covid. I guess it is

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Cedar County Health Dept. COVID-19 stats for Nov. 22

Reported cases since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic (1,814-41 new cases this past week) Active COVID-19 cases (27) Cases in Stockton (16) Cases in El Dorado Springs (22) # of deaths (31 confirmed PCR, 8 by antigen. Updated Oct. 21). Total Cedar County Test Count (total of negative line list + # positive cases) Negative Cedar

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The Merriest

CHRISTMAS PARADE ROYALTY – The 2021 El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade Royalty was announced at 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning at the Civic Center. Libby Toliver was named Miss Merry Christmas and Isabelle Casey and Keeton Quamme were named Little Miss and Mr. Santa. Sydney Barger was named 1st runner-up to Miss Merry Christmas.

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Celebrating 100 years

Jim Kelly will be 100 on Nov. 29, 2021. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1941 and went on to become a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He would love to get cards form El Dorado Springs friends. James Kelly, 8127 E. Wolfberry Circle, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118.

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Route 54 Cruisers donate to provide Christmas blessings

It’s that time of year again, when our thoughts turn to the joy of sharing and of Christmas time. As the Route 54 Cruiser Car Club thinks of Christmas, they have donated $600 to each of three area charities. They donate to the El Dorado Springs Christmas Basket Program, the Stockton area Ministerial Alliance and

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BBB warns seasonal workers of rising holiday jobs scams

In this year’s red-hot job market, competition for seasonal employment this holiday season will be fierce. Shipping companies and online retailers like Amazon have seen their business boom as the pandemic has driven online shopping through the roof, and it is expected they will hire thousands of seasonal employees this holiday season. Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers

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Fire report for week of Nov. 14

On Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m. the Fire Department was dispatched on a mutual aid fire call for Caplinger Mills Fire Department. A grain combine was destroyed by fire. Four truck and 10 firefighters from El Dorado Springs responded. On Saturday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. the Fire Department was in the Christmas parade.

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Happy Thanksgiving from State Senator Sandy Crawford

On Oct. 3, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November as a day of national thanksgiving. In his proclamation, he recognized that despite the inevitable evils of the world, there are still so many things to be grateful for in this country. Lincoln emphasized that this day is a reflection of the

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