Show and tell for CCAD

BOARD SEES LIFESAVING TOOLS – Cedar County Ambulance District Manager Tom Ryan brought some lifesaving and back saving tools to the June 20 board meeting so the board could see what they have recently purchased. The biggest purchase at $17,000 each was two Stryker battery powered cots (one for El Dorado Springs and one for

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Celebrate Freedom needs your input

This is the final call for information about local military personnel to include in the Celebrate Freedom edition which runs next week. Please send a pix and write-up to sunnews@centurylink.net or bring the information by the Sun office at 125 N. Main. Don’t be left out.

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Ambulance Board holds short meeting

The Monday, June 20, meeting of the Cedar County Ambulance District board was short, sweet and to the point. With only five members on the board currently, more than a quorum was present with four members at the table – Kenny Turner, Katie White, Sue Rice and John Wilson – presiding. Lisa Ringler was absent.

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Meetings set to discuss Missouri farm financial stress

Financial issues and stresses in farm country will be discussed in seven meetings across Missouri in July. “The meetings will gather information rather than tell economic outlooks,” says Scott Brown, University of Missouri economist. The Missouri Department of Agriculture and MU Extension join in talks with agricultural stakeholders. Farmers, agribusiness leaders and farm organization members

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School Board to hold final session of fiscal year

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, to finalize budget figures for this fiscal year. In new business, the board is scheduled to approve transfer of the maximum abounfrom Fund 1 to Fund 4 for purposes of capital expenditures. The board is scheduled to amend

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Cock fight-round II

Editor: Well we have another Harris supporting the chicken farmers and are very much opposed to the CAFO rules by telling us that the big corporate people will come in anyway and knock out the family farmers. The different thing Ms. Harris is the big ones will have to go by the same rules and

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Taylor and Baker books available

Troublemaker by Linda Howard – Sent to a remote location when an unknown enemy begins targeting members of his paramilitary group, dedicated operative Morgan Yancy fights his growing feelings for small-town police chief Isabeau Maran, whose life is put in danger by her discovery of Morgan’s secret. Beyond The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston and

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One Missourian’s story of sacrifice and silence

A column by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill It’s never too late to correct an injustice. That’s been a driving principle for me over the past few months, as I’ve investigated a stunning failure on the part of our government, and have worked to address that failure on behalf of one Missouri veteran. During World War

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135th ElDo Picnic committee

The Picnic committee for 2016 is Mike Bush, Chairman, Judi Baldwin, Secretary, Debbie Floyd, Tania Molz, Joyce Cain, Stacy Fast, Ava Phipps, Brad True, Council representative and Bruce Rogers, City manager, ex officio. If you have any questions you may contact any member and they will try to help with any question you may have.

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Lt. Gov. Kinder’s staff to conduct listening post in El Dorado Springs

Staff from the office of Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder will conduct a listening post at the Cedar County Library in El Dorado Springs on Monday, June 27. The listening session is an opportunity for residents to meet with the Lieutenant Governor’s staff and share their opinions about issues facing Cedar County and Missouri. • 4:30-5

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