Council approves Phase II sidewalk plan

The El Dorado Springs City Council unanimously approved the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce request to apply for a $440,000 MoDOT Grant to build Phase II of the planned sidewalks for El Dorado Springs. The $440,000 grant is a 20/80 grant with the city contributing $44,000 out of the general Fund  and the chamber

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Run, don’t walk

NEW SIDEWALKS OFFICIALY OPEN – Though they’ve been available for a couple of months, the official ribbon cutting for the Hwy 54 Sidewalk to the Future Project happened on Saturday, Oct. 15. It was immediately followed by the FFA Heroes Against Hunger Run. Chamber Executive Director Jackson Tough addressed the crowd thanking the City of

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Commission meets with Hospital Board

The three Cedar County commissioners, Presiding Commissioner Marlon Collins, Southern Commissioner John Fox and Northern Commissioner Don Boultinghouse along with County Clerk Peggy Kenney met with the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees at their regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 17. Present were Hospital CEO Jana Witt, CNO Drew Alexander, CFO Carla Gilbert, Board

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Fall leaf pick up set

The dates for the City resident leaf pick up will be the weeks of Nov. 7-11, Nov. 28-Dec. 2 and Dec.12-16.  Place your bags of leaves out the night before or by 4 a.m. the same day as your regular trash pickup. Residents are allowed up to 8 bags, boxes or trash cans that weigh

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And the winner is..

THE OPTIMIST CLUB WINS FIRST PLACE – It was another perfect day as the anonymous trio of judges gave the coveted 2016  First Place Chili award to the Optimist Club – Dennis Lunday cooker – during the 12th Annual Spring City Revitalization Group Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Oct. 15. Eight teams vied for the honor

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Hall of Fame

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Dr. Robert Magee. Dr. Magee practiced medicine and provided health care in this community for 37 years. He was instrumental in Establishing CCMH in El Dorado Springs in the early 60’s. He worked in his clinic, the ER, took care of in-patients, delivered babies, performed surgeries, provided nursing home care and

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The Rock Wall

We have always been pleased with the excellent care we have received in the emergency room at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital. With the help of Tom and Margaret Gough Kenny ended up there on Sunday afternoon. He got immediate head to toe care from Loree Tyler and Amanda Schierek. When Dr. Casey came in

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All of a sudden

Before Obama there was virtually no outlandish presence of Islam in America. All of a sudden Islam is taught in schools. All of a sudden we must allow prayer rugs everywhere and allow for Islamic prayer in school, airports and businesses. All of a sudden we must stop serving pork in prisons. All of a

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Nominations needed for Vernon County Extension Council members

Nominations are being accepted for the January election of the Vernon County University of Missouri Extension Council members, according to Council Chairman Leslie Carroll-Bartlett.  The Extension council meets monthly and supports the activities of the local Extension Center. Council members are elected or appointed to two-year terms and may not serve more than two consecutive

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Teens receive minor injuries

Jeremiah P. Johnson, 18, driver, and Hannah J. Johnson, 17, passenger, both of El Dorado Springs, received minor injuries in a one vehicle accident, Thursday, Oct. 13, at 8:05 a.m. The accident happened on Route BB six miles south of El Dorado Springs. The eastbound vehicle swerved and the driver lost control, ran off the

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