QUIT SMOKING

QUIT SMOKING – Vapaholics, a Vapor Lounge at 115 N. Main, hosted an official Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting in their honor on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Owner Lucas Quamme invites his customers to sample 100 e-juice  flavors. Pictured are: (from left) Chamber Board Member Jason Woods, Chamber Executive Director Jackson Tough, Board Member Dr. Neil

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Christmas Baskets final notes

Signs that Christmas is just around the corner are all around us. Here in El Dorado Springs we are helping to share the holiday spirit. Thanks to the donations of food, toys and time, the holiday will be brighter for some families that have struggled to make ends meet this year. Some happy children will

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Post season Bulldog football awards

DAYTON AUSTIN – Sr: 1st Team All-District RB, Honorable Mention All-SWMFCA Athlete, Honorable Mention All-SWMFCA LB. KEILAN JAQUES – Soph: 2nd Team All-District DL, Honorable Mention All-SWMFCA DL. SHELBY MCKINNEY – Soph: 2nd Team All-District TE. RILEY BOYD – Sr: 2nd Team All-District DB, 2nd Team All-SWMFCA DB. TRENTON HARDIE – Jr: Honorable Mention All-SWMFCA

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Bulldog wrestlers win Lone Jack tournament

On Saturday, Bulldog Wrestling Coach Justin Stratton took his wrestlers to the Lone Jack Invitational and they brought home the first place trophy. The Bulldog wrestlers defeated 12 teams en route to winning the Lone Jack Invitational.  Each Bulldog wrestler had at least one win during the tournament with 7 out of 10 wrestlers winning

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MDC reports nearly 6,500 deer harvested during antlerless portion

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 6,491 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season, Dec. 2-4. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 213 deer harvested, Pike with 205, and Osage with 185. MDC reduced the length of the antlerless portion of

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TEAM SWAT COMPETES

TEAM SWAT COMPETES – On Saturday, Dec. 2, two students from Van Dyk’s Karate representing the SWAT Karate Competition Team traveled to Grain Valley to compete in the annual Winter Kick Out Karate Tournament. This tournament is a ProAm Circuit event and sanctioned by the North American Sport Karate Association – Mid-West Region. As with

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NRCS funding available to protect wetlands and other agricultural land

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has $9.5 million available to help Missouri landowners restore wetlands and $360,000 available for easements to protect agricultural land from conversion to non-agricultural uses. The funding is part of a national effort by USDA to protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands through NRCS’ Agricultural Conservation Easement

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MoDOT Crews prepared for wintry conditions

With the possibility of snow and frigid temperatures in the forecast starting Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 7, Missouri Department of Transportation crews are prepared for the return of harsh winter weather to southwest Missouri. Crews are watching weather forecasts and are standing by for the forecasted inclement weather.  Snow plows are ready and loaded with salt

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Cedar County Cattlemen collect toys for Christmas

by Megan Richner The Cedar County Cattleman’s Association kicked off the Christmas season by hosting a toy drive in conjunction with their member meeting on Dec. 1 in the Ray H. Zumwalt Expo Center, Stockton. Over 60 toys were donated and will be distributed to children in need in the El Dorado Springs and Stockton

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