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ROCK WITH THE DOC

CCMH fundraising entertainment was provided by Ginelle Esry, Ron Swopes, Juliet, Dr. Andrew and Krystal Wyant and Ron Alumbaugh.

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Water sample drop off locations

Effective Oct 30, 2020, water samples may be taken to the Cedar County Health Department in El Dorado Springs, the Polk County Health Department in Bolivar or the Dade County Health Department in Greenfield to be couriered for state testing. Below are the locations where water samples may be dropped off: Cedar County Health Department

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In the spirit

RT 54 CRUISERS CAR CLUB DONATES TO THE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS BASKETS – It’s that time of year again when our thoughts turn to Christmas. Is it possible there are only that many days till Christmas?  The Rt. 54 Cruisers Car Club has donated $600 once again this year to the Community Baskets.  They have also

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Holiday donation opportunities

Although Christmas is still two months away, please plan to help those in our community whose holidays may not be so bright. Now is the time to start taking advantage of sales to pick up gift items. Because of covid concerns, the project will not be collecting food donations this year. Please make a monetary

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Christmas Basket applications available

The El Dorado Springs Christmas Basket project is a program that provides food for families and gifts for children age 16 and younger who live in the El Dorado Springs School District and are in need of holiday assistance. Applications for Christmas Baskets will be available at the Stockton Public Library in Stockton and at

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Cedar County Memorial Hospital Annual Fundraiser a success

On Thursday evening, Oct. 15, the Cedar County Memorial Hospital held their 12th annual fundraiser themed “60 Years of Serving” since the hospital will celebrate its 60th anniversary on Nov. 6. In a look back – Plans for the hospital began in early 1957 when local citizens decided that a facility was something that people

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Burn Ban

Due to the extended time of little or no rain, we are issuing a burn ban for the city of El Dorado Springs and our Rural Fire protection area until conditions change Bob Floyd Fire Chief El Dorado Springs Fire Department

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Homecoming royalty

CORONATION BEFORE THE GAME – Seniors Jalen Julian and Tristyn Marshall were honored with being named Homecoming King and Queen before their Friday, Oct. 9, game with the Sherwood Marksmen. Flower Girl was Emory Loane and Crown Bearer was Harrison Friar. The Bulldogs won 49 – 15.

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COVID 19 dominates School Board meeting

The El Dorado Springs R-II School board convened in open session Thursday, Oct. 8, in the High School Library with all members present: Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Craig Carpenter, Nathan Murry, RJ Kinnett and Josh Floyd presiding. Also present were the superintendent, Heath Oates, and board secretary, Tonia Molz. In the consent agenda,

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Roger Hensley: Volleyball official for 42 years

Q. You’ve been a volleyball official for 42 years? Correct. Q. How do you get your assignments? Some of them we do independently. Some of them we go through an Association like the Joplin or Springfield Association. Q. You have to be up on the rules? Correct. Q. What all do you officiate? Only volleyball.

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