VERNON COUNTY COURT

The following felonies have been filed in Vernon County: Melanie R Foley, Butler, forgery  4/12 The following misdemeanors have been filed in Vernon County: Dakoda R Chadd, Nevada, theft/stealing  5/20 Cole Lewis Allenbrand, Stockton, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia  5/11 Lisa Marie Nickelson, Nevada,  ownr opr mv wtht maintng fncl responsibility or oprtr who athrzd

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ST CLAIR COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT

May 16 – Melissa Collins, 33, Osceola, taken into custody on a class C felony charge of possessing a controlled substance. Charge stems from investigation the same day when a traffic stop was conducted on vehicle she was driving. During investigation a prescription pill bottle with residue that field tested positive for methamphetamine was located

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Michael D. Hoffman

Michael D. Hoffman, 61, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016. Mike was born on Feb. 2, 1955, in Manhattan, KS, the son of Glenn and Annabelle Hoffman. He started school in Zeandale, KS, then moved with his family to El Dorado Springs. Mike met the love of his life, Kathy Gibbs.

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Mary Lou Riney

Mary Lou Riney, 83, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 24, 2016, at her home in Lenoir City, TN. Mary Lou was born Sept. 24, 1932, the daughter of Forrest Raye White and Mabel Marie (Martin) White at Des Moines, IA, later moving with her family to Independence. Mary Lou graduated from William Chrisman High School

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Ed Pullin

Ed Pullin was born in El Dorado Springs where he helped his parents with his younger siblings and on the farms. After numerous moves, the family settled in Idaho. When not at work Ed would often be with his friends racing the back roads of Kimberly in their motorcycles and cars. After graduating high school

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Virginia M. ‘Ginny’ Hartwig

Virginia M. “Ginny” Hartwig, 76, of Higginsville, died on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Warrensburg Manor Care Center. Born Sunday, Aug. 20, 1939, in Missouri Valley, IA, she was the daughter of the late Steve Leroy Stebbins and the late Eunice Plouch  Stebbins. She married Bruce E.  Hartwig on Feb. 1, 1985. She lived most

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James “Jim” Paul Austin Jr.

James “Jim” Paul Austin Jr., 60, El Dorado Springs, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016, at his home in El Dorado Springs. Memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016, in the Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs. Family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, in the Sheldon Funeral

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Cards of Thanks

Thank you to everybody during our time of  loss of our mother and grandmother, Anna Parrish. A special thanks to the Cedar County Memorial Hospital staff. Jeff and Cameron Parrish Thank you to everyone who helped in any way to make our 60th anniversary special. We are so blessed to have each other and you

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KAMBER CAIN NAMED INDIE COUNTRY ARTIST OF YEAR

El Dorado Springs native, Kamber Cain, recently took top honors of receiving the Independent Artist award for Country Artist Of The Year at the Indie Ville TV awards held on May 6 at Rocketown in Nashville, TN. Indie Rock, Country, Reggae, R&B, Alternative bands, Models, Films, Directors, etc… are nominated by the community and awarded

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Cedar County Soil and Water holds annual meeting

A large crowd of 130 attended the Cedar SWCD Annual Dinner Meeting April 28, 2016, at the Stockton United Methodist Church.  An outstanding meal, catered by Jackson and Kim Jones, was enjoyed by all. Conservation highlights was given by Drexel Atkisson, NRCS District Conservationist, and Jackson Jones, Farm Service Agency CED. It was a great

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