ElDo boys Basketball update

by Joel Braden Head bsketball coach The El Dorado boys basketball team had a busy first week of the new year. The week started with a conference home game against Warsaw. The Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead but the Wildcats crawled back to take a 27-25 halftime lead. The Bulldogs turned up the

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Lady Bulldogs Basketball report

by Beau Sopes Head Coach The Lady Bulldogs started out the new year, traveling to Baptist Bible College to take part in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame shootout facing the Lady Mustangs of McDonald County. The first half saw both teams trade baskets as they were trying to knock off the rust from Christmas

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CNB STUDENT OF THE MONTH

CNB STUDENT OF THE MONTH – Laylee Cartwright has been recognized by Community National Bank as the December 2019 Student of the Month. She is the 17-year-old daughter of Ronald and Dolores Cartwright.  She belongs to the Library Club and the Spanish Club and received a Perfect Attendance Award her Junior year. Her hobbies include

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Rices celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Doug and Janice Rice celebrated their 50th anniversary Friday, Dec. 27, at a surprise reception provided by their children, Todd and Melissa Rice and Chelsey Rice; and grandchildren, Stetson Rice and Tristan Broyles.  They all thank everyone who was able to attend or who sent greetings and apologize to anyone who might not have gotten

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John D. Pentecost

John D. Pentecost, 92, of El Dorado Springs, peacefully went home to reunite with his wife, Barbara, in heaven Jan. 8, 2020.   John was born on Nov. 18, 1927, in Grain Valley to the union of Earl and Grace Pentecost.  He was the fourth of five children born to this union.  John was preceded

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Anna Lee Myers

Anna Lee Myers, 97, formerly of Jerico Springs, passed away peacefully on Jan. 7, 2020, in Kansas City. Graveside services were held on Friday, Jan. 10, in Hall Cemetery.  Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Fairview Community Church and left at the

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Cards of Thanks

The Church of Christ Food Pantry thanks the community for its generous support throughout 2019.  Special thanks go to the following groups who have led food drives or donated to help meet the hunger needs of El Dorado Springs:  Assassin Pest Control of Nevada, Cedar County Farm Bureau, Cedar County Memorial Hospital, the Church of

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Stork Report

Michael and Allie Castor, Nevada, are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Janae Castor. She weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz. and was 21 inches long.

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The Rock Wall

I hope you and yours had a wonder filled Christmas and New Year’s. We did. The family time was even better than the weather. Even got a note from Adrian Monday thanking us for the good time for her, Cain, Van and Snider. Everybody got home safely from Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. I told

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City receives MoPEP grant for electric system upgrades

The City of El Dorado Springs received a check for over $17,000 from the Missouri Public Utility Alliance at the city regular meeting on Jan. 6. Councilmen Brett Entrikin, Jim Luster, Nathan Murrell and Mayor Cory Gayman were present as were City Manager Bruce Rogers and City Clerk Kandi Baldwin. Councilman Nick Bland was absent.

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