Absentee Voting Begins

The first day of absentee voting for the General Election on November 3, 2020 has begun.  You may vote absentee in the County Clerk’s office room 3, of the Cedar County Courthouse until 5:00 p.m., November 2nd, the day before the election. Absentee ballots may be requested by mail or fax.  Mail absentee ballot requests

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City Tax Sale

The City of El Dorado Springs and Cedar County will be offering for sale the following properties located in El Dorado Springs.  There will be a minimum bid to satisfy the base taxes only.  Penalties, interest, special assessments and advertising costs will be waived.  The properties are the following; 121 W Walnut, 115 W Martin,

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CEDAR COUNTY COMMISSION

Met with Chad Pyle, Assessor Requests to process court order 25725-25731, to add-on the assessed valuation of newly purchased personal property. Mikayla Fox, MU Extension Presented monthly report of MU and 4H activities. County resident stopped in to request embankment mowing on CR1300.  Currently shoulders are being mowed; embankments will be done after the urgency

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Gennelle Guzman McMillan

by Pastor Larry Sorrells, Rockville, Trinity UMC We recently marked the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy that so rocked our nation. Genelle Guzman McMillan was one of the last persons to be rescued from the collapse of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. She had been trapped in the rubble for 27

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SPECIAL TREAT FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS

Residents of Community Springs Healthcare Facility got a treat on Aug. 13 when a number of local pet owners participated in a pet parade around the facility. Shawn Abele was there with her Dog Nation crew. Here, Carol Parmenter, with help from her friends, posed for a photo with some of her miniature  horses. (from

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Juanita Mae (Fleeman) Wallen

Juanita Mae (Fleeman) Wallen, 87, was born July 24, 1933, in Cliquot, Polk County, the youngest of six children, born to Henry Harrison and Ella Mae (Yost) Fleeman. She passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in her home surrounded by her family. Juanita attended school in Fair Play and graduated from the

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James Roy Beckman

James Roy Beckman, 43, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Sept. 16, 2020. Jim was born Oct. 2, 1976, in El Dorado Springs, to Brent and Barbara Beckman. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1995. During his school years he also studied Karate under sensei Don Douglas and was invited to the

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Wesley “Jim” Gilpin

Wesley “Jim” Gilpin of Nashua, N. H., passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Cards of Thanks

Robert Conner would like to thank everyone who helped him have a happy 91st Birthday. He appreciates all the cards and acknowledgements. Words cannot express our gratitude for all the cards, calls, prayers and delicious food provided to us following the death of our mother/grandmother. What a comfort all our friend have been to us.

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Bulldogs fall short against the Blackhawks

By Head Football Coach Kelley Beckner Friday night the ElDo Bulldogs traveled to Adrain for their Friday night contest. It was a tough fought battle with the away team falling short. Once again, the 1st half was a defensive battle. Both teams scored just once. Coach Kelley Beckner said, “There were moments in the 1st

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