CEDAR COUNTY LAND TRANSFERS

Brandy D. Divine to Stephen L. and Kelly Driscoll, LT 2 ARROWHEAD ESTATES. Mary Ellen and Alan Clark, Pamela S. Bateman and Patricia A. Steinmuller – trustees to Mary Ellen Clark Trust, STR 17-34-26 //NE; STR 13-34-26 /SE/NE; LT 2 STR 7-34-25 /N/NW; LT 2 STR 7-34-25 /S/NW; LT 2 STR 7-34-25 /N/SW; LT 2

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USDA Makes $1.5 billion available to help farmers

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of an historic $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2024 to invest in partner-driven conservation and climate solutions through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting project proposals now through July 2,

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Randy Blystone

Randy Blystone, 74, passed away on April 2, 2024 at his home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. He was born on Dec. 19, 1949 to Wilma and Wallace Blystone in Garden City, KS. After graduation from El Dorado Springs High School, he married Sharon Thornton, had two children and pursued a military career. Randy

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Pleasant Springs Cemetery meeting

The Pleasant Springs Cemetery Board will hold the annual meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. The meeting is held at Pleasant Springs Missionary Baptist Church, Oyer, MO. The meeting is open to the public.

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Rich Hill Alumni Committee Board meets

The Rich Hill Alumni Committee met on March 25, and the following items were decided for the alumni for 2024-25. Officers are Miranda Kassner, president; Lucus Brackenridge, vice-president; Chuck Duffield, treasurer; and Rhonda Masters, secretary. Rich Hill Alumni Banquet is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Rich Hill Dome. This year’s reservations

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Nine Wonders Optimist oratorical winners

1st place oratorical winner – Jude Wyatt 2nd place oratorical winner –  Macy Stauffer 3rd place oratorical winner – Crayton Thorell 4th place oratorical winner – Allison Carpenter All 4 contestants get to continue on to the Zone contest that will be held April 14 at Osceola Optimist Building.  Nine Wonders Optimist are sponsoring Jude

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That’s a true story!

I encourage old time turkey hunters to refrain from buying a turkey tag this spring and hunt them as I do…with a camera. I just don’t want to kill any more gobblers. I have killed them for 56 years, sometimes six or seven a year, and that is enough. I never want to go through

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Bit, Stung And Threatened

I wrote about some things awhile back that some folks questioned. One column concerned skunks and someone hoorahed the idea that skunks carry rabies and therefore there is liable to be a rabies outbreak this year. We may not see a rabies outbreak on an increased scale, but the increase in skunk populations, which has

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35th Annual Jock’s Nitch/PSU Gorilla Relays 2024

The El Dorado Springs track team loaded the bus on Friday, April 5 to head to Pittsburg, KS for the 35th Annual Jock’s Nitch/PSU Gorilla Relays 2024.  This is a pretty decent size track meet with schools from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas attending.  The weather ended up being pretty nice, in the upper 60’s

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