SIZING UP A DEPUTY – Photo is of Vernon County Deputy Zesar Huerta getting sized for his new vest.
LIVING WATERS RANCH 2020 OFF TO A GREAT START – The volunteers from Living Waters Ranch, Gene Holtgrewe, Jay Binyon, and Joyce Brown, were happy to usher in the new year with the first of 12 monthly Special Touch Day Camps for adults with developmental delays or disabilities and their staff/caregivers. These Day Camps are
COLD WEATHER GEAR…DELIVERED – Each December Cedar County Memorial Hospital conducts a drive to collect coats, gloves, socks, and other requested articles of clothing to benefit schools in Cedar County. Recently our CEO, Jana Witt welcomed El Dorado Springs R-2 Elementary School Counselor Kaitlyn Norman when she dropped by to pick up donations to keep
Submitted by Lana Sue Jones The first meeting of our new year, 2020, was held on Jan. 13 with Georgia Detwiler serving as hostess and Luella Phipps co-hostess. The meeting was called to order by President Jean Wernel. The November meeting was cancelled due to bad weather and then our December meeting was our Christmas
On Friday afternoon at 16:06 hours the El Dorado Springs Voluneer Fire Department was dispatched to 1804 S. Elm for a reported chimney fire. The fire was contained within the chimney. The firefighters removed the fire from the fire placed and extinguished the fire the chimney. 13 firefighters responded. The house suffered minor smoke damage.
El Dorado Springs Fire Department responded to two incidents on the week of Jan. 12. Jan 8 to a chimney fire at 507 S. Ohio and weather spotted on Jan. 10.
EL DORADO SPRINGS LIONS GO SHOPPING – On Dec.14, the El Dorado Springs Lions, through their annual Shop-With-A-Lion project, were able to help nearly 25 area children have a more enjoyable Christmas. Since its beginning in 2005, the Shop-With-A-Lion project has spent over $37,000 serving more than 750 children. Funds for this project are three-fold:
TORNADO – The El Dorado Springs Volunteer Fire Department, as part of their duties, watches for approaching storms. On Friday, Jan. 10, they spotted this small tornado which they think is the one that hit Montevallo and a barn near Virgil City. STORM DAMAGE – The small tornado on Friday, Jan. 10, damage a barn
Tops Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) met in the United Methodist Church, 201 E Broadway on Thursday, Jan. 16, for their weekly weigh-in and meeting. We welcomed back our leader, Susan. Also, glad to see Melissa back. Susan led us in the TOPS and KOPS pledges and Carol led us in
BRIGHT FUTURES AWARDS – The Bright Futures organization presented two awards at the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce meeting. (top photo) The El Dorado Springs Optimist Club, represented by President Aaron Brown, was recognized for their contributions to an after school snack program for students in food crisis. (bottom photo), David and Tracy Barger