OATS Transit schedule update for your community: OATS Transit is open for regular transportation service, but with restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is limited seating on each bus to facilitate social distancing measures, and riders are encouraged to wear face mask/coverings. Drivers are sanitizing the buses on a routine basis. Individuals can call
You will be seeing this new Ford Transit van serving residents in El Dorado Springs and the surrounding Cedar County area. The El Dorado Springs Community Foundation partially funded this van for OATS Transit, a non-profit public transportation company. Peggy Taylor, 28 year veteran driver and local Drive Trainer/Safety Coordinator will be using this van
Colby and Jessica Stiffler, Appleton City, are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Kolbi Lynn Stiffler. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Sharon West Lansing was recognized as the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the year at the Chamber Banquet in the Park on June 12. Sharon is active in the community especially with the museum, the Spring City Revitalizations Group and most recently the Community Garden. She is pictured with President Neil Linsenmayer
On Monday, June 15, at 9:57, the fire chief was dispatched to a residence on East Thompson on a report of carbon monoxide gas in the house. The house was vented and gas service shut off until repairs could be made. On Friday, June 19, at 3:12 p.m., the Fire Department was dispatched to a
The Missouri State Fair will be held as scheduled August 13-23, 2020. However, the Fair will look differently than previous years. The mission of our Fair has always been to showcase Missouri agriculture, so our livestock shows will continue to honor that tradition. Details for our vendors, sponsors, and other partners are still being determined.
A Monett resident is in custody following a traffic stop by a Sheriff’s K-9 Deputy near N HWY and 1575 RD just West of Sheldon in Vernon County Wednesday morning. According to Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher, a deputy observed a 2008 Chevy Impala make several minor traffic violations and using the computer in his
Four new members have recently been appointed to the OATS Transit Board of Directors. Angie Crowder of Moberly, Jeff Leeman of Sedalia, Stacey Steffens of Alma and Tammy Nadler of Clinton are newest member to join the statewide Board of Directors. They were sworn into office at the regular board meeting on May 26. Angie
Pending expiration of Phase 1 on June 15, Governor Mike Parson announced Thursday that Missouri will fully reopen and enter Phase 2 of its “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan on Tuesday, June 16. “It is truly incredible to think about how far Missouri has come since March. At that time, no one knew what to
The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce first annual Picnic in the Park was attended by over 120 area community and business leaders. The event was also the organization’s annual meeting for 2020. Chamber of Commerce CEO, Jackson Tough said “We were pleased that so many joined us to support the El Dorado Springs Chamber